NEW FACES AT F.A.R.M.S.
In a non-profit research organization, people make the difference, and F.A.R.M.S. has some tremendous new people to introduce:
John Tanner of the BYU English Department received his Ph.D. from berkeley. He has been a great help editing and abstracting papers. He is interested in research on stylistic aspects of the Book of Mormon texts.
Bob Millett of the BYU Religion faculty is the coordinator for a project that will identify books and articles by Biblical scholars which will be helpful in analyzing Book of Mormon texts.
Michelle Steed assisted the Foundation as a summer intern from the BYU Communications Depaartment. She issues press releases, worked wth our regional delegates and put together some exciting informational displays.
Don Paver is currently working as a communications intern. He is designing a more professional layout for the newsletter that will incorporate our new graphic image.
One of our most enthusiastic volunteers is Ed Snow. A 23 year old married student majoring in English and minoring in German, Ed is from Knoxville, TN and served an L.D.S. mission in Switzerland. He shares some of his feelings about the Foundation:
"I'm interested in scriptural research and in promoting scholarship in Mormon Scriptures. As a student of literature, I have ideas for research that I may be able to contribute to F.A.R.M.S. I also enjoy volunteer work — someone has to do it. I hope that people from different disciplines will contribute time, research and money (!) to F.A.R.M.S. so that we will be able to understand our Scriptures in a more complete way. I think God expects us to try to understand everything we can about the Scriptures."