David Ridges Give Insight Into Looking to Understand Isaiah

Looking to Understand Isaiah? Start Here:

David Ridges, LDS scholar, and longtime Seminary and Institute teacher suggests three things to get into the Book of Isaiah. These include: Go to 1 Nephi 19:23-24 to search for the two main reasons,...
Isaiah Made Easier Presented by David Ridges in Podcast 6

David Ridges – Discusses His Book – Isaiah Made Easier

Kelsey Wilding:  So, this is your first book, Isaiah Made Easier. David Ridges:  Yes, that's right. Kelsey Wilding: Why did you write this? David Ridges: I did it because of the Institute students that were in my...
Why Isaiah uses poetic form

David Ridges – Explains Why Isaiah is Written In Poetic Form

Kelsey Wilding:  Why was Isaiah written in poetic form? David Ridges:  Probably because it was a very prestigious thing to do in his day. It was the academically accepted way and when you get into...
David Ridges explains what peaked his interest in Isaiah

David Ridges – Where His Interest in Isaiah Started

Kelsey Wilding: So, where did you get your interest in Isaiah? David Ridges:  My interest in Isaiah came when I was teaching seminary and every time we had a segment or a little bit of...
Biggest hurdles to understanding Isaiah

David Ridges – Biggest Hurdles to Understanding Isaiah

Kelsey Wilding:  What is the hardest hump to get over to actually learning Isaiah? David Ridges:  To me it was his manner of prophesying, Nephi said that too.  It was learning to look beyond the...
Isaiah coming to life

David Ridges – Aha Isaiah Moment

Kelsey Wilding:  So, in your classes, what was 'aha' moments for students? David Ridges:  There were many of them which made it very, very pleasing.  One of them was one that most members of the...
David Ridges

Meet Isaiah Scholar David Ridges

Kelsey Wilding: Today, we get to spend some time with David Ridges, and we get to talk a little bit about Isaiah. Hi David, welcome. David Ridges: How are you, Kelsey? Kelsey Wilding: Can you tell...
David J Ridges

Let’s Meet David J. Ridges

Finding Isaiah David J. Ridges, a returned missionary from the Swiss/Austrian mission, had not planned to work for the Church Education System (CES), he was going to teach German. Early in life he was very busy,...