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The Importance of Authorial Intention

TitleThe Importance of Authorial Intention
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2020
AuthorsParry, Donald W.
JournalInterpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship
KeywordsIsaiah (Book); Isaiah (Prophet); Language - Hebrew; Nephi (Son of Lehi); Smith, Joseph, Jr.

It is important when evaluating the words of others to consider the intention of their writing. It also does not hurt to consider what may go on behind the scenes before an article (or a book review) even reaches a particular readership.