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...
The importance of quoting Isaiah in the Book of Mormon

Purposes for quoting Isaiah in the Book of Mormon

The prophets Nephi, Jacob, Abinadi, and the resurrected Savior all cite Isaiah’s words as they teach in the Book of Mormon. Their primary use...
Victor Ludlow

Get to Know Isaiah Scholar, Victor L. Ludlow

Finding Isaiah Before Victor Ludlow served as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Central German Mission - now...
Isaiah’s Original Historical Context

Isaiah’s Original Historical Context

In their series: “Finding Doctrine and Meaning in Book of Mormon Isaiah,”  published in the Religious Educator 15, no. 1, in 2014, RoseAnn Benson and Shon D. Hopkin wrote that...
Isaiah’s Writing Style Discussed

Isaiah’s Writing Style

President Boyd K. Packer observed: “Just as you settle in to move comfortably along, you will meet a barrier. The style of the language...
Youth contemplating why Isaiah’s Literary Style is Imposing and Obscure?

Why is Isaiah’s Style Imposing and Obscure?

Paul Y. Hoskisson,  a professor of ancient scripture at BYU, in his paper “A Latter-Day Saint Reading of Isaiah: The Example of Isaiah 6.”  In that...
The book of Isaiah & Book of Mormon: Finding Doctrine and Meaning in Book of Mormon

Finding Doctrine and Meaning in Book of Mormon Isaiah

For many readers of the Book of Mormon, the Isaiah passages quoted in 1 and 2 Nephi, Mosiah, and 3 Nephi present an almost...
Search Isaiah - Insights Into Isaiah: A Light to the Gentilesvideo

Insights Into Isaiah: A Light to the Gentiles Isaiah 48 through 54

Victor: Greetings. I'm Victor Ludlow, a professor of ancient scripture here at BYU, and we'd like to welcome you to our discussion of the...