About

Welcome to Lehi’s Library. This blog exists primarily as a place for me to archive in one convenient place some of the many interesting things I learn in my studies of LDS apologetics and scholarship. I used to study and learn interesting and exciting things about the gospel but would soon forget about them or would not be able to access them easily. With this blog that problem is solved.

Feel free to browse my blog. You can navigate by using the “search” function or by using the “topics” at the top of every page. Hopefully you will find something useful to you. Feel free to use my research in any way you want, providing you give me credit for my work.

I enjoy a good discussion, so please don’t hesitate to comment on any post you would like to.  I am always interested to learn from those who disagree with me. I try to follow the pattern for inter-religious dialogue that was proposed by renown biblical scholar Krister Stendahl:

(1) When you are trying to understand another religion, you should ask the adherents of that religion and not its enemies.

(2) Don’t compare your best to their worst.

(3) Leave room for “holy envy.” (By this Stendahl meant that you should be willing to recognize elements in the other religious tradition or faith that you admire and wish could, in some way, be reflected in your own religious tradition or faith.)

I am a believing member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I have a testimony of the Savior Jesus Christ. I believe that He paid the ultimate debt in order that you and I might be redeemed. I believe that Jesus Christ restored His church in these latter days, and I feel very blessed to be a part of this glorious work. Let this blog stand as a witness to my testimony of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ.

Feel free to email me at lehislibrary@gmail.com if you have questions or comments. Or, leave a note in the comments section of any of my articles.

Sincerely,

James

15 comments on “About

  1. Mike Bennion says:

    Great Site James!

  2. Mike Bennion says:

    Are you aware of the site
    http://www.scriptures.byu.edu

    Go check it out!

  3. James says:

    Thanks Mike! How did you run into my blog?

  4. Jim Maher says:

    Dear James,

    Came upon your blog site in trying to understand Psalm 82. Thanks so much for your contributions to the cause.

    Jim Maher
    Oneonta Branch
    Utica New York Stake

  5. Cal says:

    Thanks for this blog, James. I may find it useful.
    Thanks especially for your quote of Krister Stendahl. As more evangelicals follow this man’s advice more of them will realize that the LDS is Christian; and as more Mormons follow his advice more of them will realize that non-Mormon Christians aren’t second-class.
    I believe this is happening!

    God the Father is fantastic, and Jesus Christ is awesome!
    I pray for their blessings to fall on you.

  6. James says:

    Thanks Cal. I always appreciate feedback.

  7. piaalexa says:

    Dear James….
    There are no coincidences in life… :)
    I was doing research on something I wanted to forward and here I was lead to your blog, when I clicked myself through endless different google search recommendations. I’m a faithful LDS too and I’m looking forward to dig myself through your “archieve”.
    I live in Germany BTW…
    Thanks!!!
    Piaalexa :)

  8. James says:

    I’m happy you’ve found my website piaalexa. Please feel free to email me if you can’t find answers to something.

    James
    lehislibrary@gmail.com

  9. David McKnight says:

    Hello there,

    Our young men and young women organization recently put together this short 12 minute film for the Stake film festival. It centers on the “For the Strength of Youth” booklet and was received to rave reviews. I thought the viewers of your blog would enjoy it. Think M. Night Shyamalan meets the Mormon Church. You have to watch to the very end of the film. M. Night would be proud. The link is below. Thanks for your consideration!

    Warm regards,

    David McKnight
    Port Washington Branch
    Grafton, Wisconsin

  10. Alex Bramwell says:

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  11. weshawehu says:

    Romney Country. Israel News |
    Haaretz Daily Newspaper
    http://Www..haaretz.com/opinion/1.452402
    Weshawehu

    JEWSHALOM

  12. Bob Nash says:

    James is this site still active? How does one print any of your
    articles or is that allowed. I have tries many times and can only
    get page 1 and no further. I am very interested In the February
    3 2011 article on Cleon Skousen’s Intelligence Theory of Atonement.
    Thanks
    Bob

    • James says:

      Hi Bob. No, I don’t really post here anymore. You are free to print or use anything on the website. Sorry I don’t have any tips for printing.

  13. Bob Nash says:

    Thanks for the response.

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