Isaiah Scholar Shon Hopkin Explains Why Isaiah is so Hard to Understand in the Modern Day

Shon Hopkin – Why is Isaiah Hard to Understand?

 Ken Krogue:  Let's talk about...again, one of the things I background is social and digital media, and I want to make Isaiah cool. Shon Hopkin:  Yeah. Ken Krogue: I want to get it out there,...
Isaiah Scholar Shon Hopkin Explains why Isaiah is Important

Shon Hopkin – Why Isaiah?

Ken Krogue:  Why in the world did you choose to get involved with Isaiah, and maybe some of your... I mean, why is this thing such a question mark? Shon Hopkin: Yeah, well, so I...
Isaiah’s Literary Style displayed through modern day writing of pen and notebook

Isaiah’s Literary Style

In the introduction to their book, Opening Isaiah—a Harmony, Shon Hopkin and Ann Madsen explain 7 kinds of parallelism in Hebrew poetry as presented in the Book of Isaiah, where ideas, not rhyme, are compared and contrasted.
Shon Hopkin

Get to Know Isaiah Scholar, Shon D. Hopkin

Finding Isaiah Shon D. Hopkin’s interest in Isaiah began in 1996 while studying at the Brigham Young University Jerusalem Center. “My time studying in Jerusalem lit a fire that eventually led me to a Ph.D. in Hebrew...
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 insurmountable obstacle made up of Hebrew poetry and imagery. Particularly...