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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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 do...my 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,...
Shon Hopkin discusses the top 5 questions students ask about the Book of Isaiah

Shon Hopkin – Top 5 Questions About Isaiah

Ken Krogue:  List just the top five questions that you could ask in class? What do they ask you? Shon Hopkin: So, they always...they want to know, how can I understand this in my day,...
Opening Isaiah: A Harmony written by Shon Hopkin and Ann Madsen to help make Isaiah easier to study.

Shon Hopkin – The Start of Opening Isaiah: A Harmony with Ann Madsen

Ken Krogue:  Now, when we were introduced to you, we got to meet you and Ann Madsen. Shon Hopkin: Yeah. Ken Krogue: Tell us about that connection. Shon Hopkin: So, Ann is a wonderful friend, a very...