A Church News editorial dated January l, 1994, made the bold pronouncement that “the Old Testament has probably influenced the world of Judeo-Christian history and literature more than any other book ever written.” The editorial went on to say that the basis of this claim was the fact that this great book of ancient scripture “contains the stories and traditions and truths that generations of parents have handed down to their children (more…)
This has nothing to do with the Gospel Doctrine class, but did you know that the seminary course of study for the 2015-16 school year is the Old Testament? How Often Would I Have Gathered You is the ideal study aid for your student and for you. You will come to understand and appreciate the Old Testament through its stories.
How Often Would I Have Gathered You is no ordinary book of Bible stories. It contains 229 delightful Old Testament stories, written especially for adults and young adults. These great Old Testament stories are told in chronological sequence—to the extent possible—and take the reader on a meaningful and exciting journey through the Old Testament–beginning with the Grand Council (as told in the Pearl of Great Price) and concluding after the return of the Jews from their Babylonian captivity. (more…)