Fair study aids/book of mormon resources by chapter and verse/alma fair study aids alma's use of state in the book of mormon (maxwell institute) alma 40:12-13 “book excerpt: analysis of textual variants of the book of mormon” (maxwell institute) alma 44. Online access to the book of mormon critical text project by royal skousen a stray drop of ink and a quirk of nineteenth-century penmanship make the difference between “retain that wrong” and “repair that wrong. The book of mormon is a book of scripture that teaches about jesus christ and tells of his visit to the ancient americas over 2,000 years ago. To an individual book in the book of mormon (such as the book of helaman) as well as a whole set of plates (such as the book of nephi, meaning the large plates of nephi see helaman 2:13—14.
The book of mormon an account written by the hand of mormon upon plates taken from the plates of nephi wherefore, it is an abridgment of the record of the people of nephi, and. Alma 13:21 and now it came to pass that when alma had said these words unto them, he stretched forth his hand unto them and cried with a mighty voice, saying: now is the time to repent, for the day of salvation draweth nigh. Alma 2 ‘s sermon at zarahemla: alma chapter 5 in this sermon (presented by mormon as a primary text), alma 2 employs an interesting technique he has the congregants remember the past, look to the future, and then focus on the present. Source: irrorg literary dependence in the book of mormon: two studies alma 11 the chapter goes into great detail about the nephite system of coins this is cited as proof of knowledge of antiquity that joseph could not have had.
Mormon think has a great page on the subject there are huge textual similarities between the book of mormon and writings about george washington also, an archived post on reddit/r/exmormon summarizes some of the non-textual similarities. “the book of alma as a prototype for teaching the word of god,” by gerald hansen jr in the book of mormon: alma, the testimony of the word the account of the mission of mosiah’s sons to the lamanites shows the power of the word of god. The account of alma, who was the son of alma, the first and chief judge over the people of nephi, and also the high priest over the church an account of the reign of the judges, and the wars and contentions among the people. It occurs nine times in the book of mormon, six of which are spoken by alma (and tow other occurrences within a single sentence – are in the words of his missionary companion amulek) almacontrasts the nephites and the lamanites: alma 9:13-24 alma never uses these exact words, but see alma 9:5 9:33 in chapter 14 they are cast into.
Chapter xx 43:1 and now it came to pass, that the sons of alma did go forth among the people, to declare the word unto them and alma also, himself, could not rest, and he also went forth 43:2 now book of alma xx (43-44) book of mormon study text | mormons in transition. Dallin lewis, “finding the prince of peace in the war chapters: an analysis of alma 44,” selections from the religious education student symposium, 2007 (provo, ut: religious studies center, brigham young university, 2007), 121–129. The tanners selected the book of alma, chapter 2, at random they found that 62% of the sentences begin with for , and or but next, they analyzed smith's account of the first vision from joseph smith's 1832-34 diary .
The book of mormon: an account written by the hand of mormon, upon plates taken from the plates of nephi palmyra, known as swift’s landing and tolland before being renamed palmyra, 1796 incorporated, mar 1827, two years after completion of adjacent erie canal. Joseph smith’s plagiarism of the bible in the book of mormon by jerald and sandra tanner utah lighthouse ministry po box 1884 salt lake city, utah 84110 bookstore 1358 s west temple wwwutlmorg. Journal of book of mormon studies, vol 23, 2014 187 notes untangling alma 13:3 kimberly m berkey the short sermon on priesthood contained in alma 13 is among the most topically unique and theologically significant chapters in the.
Chiasmus, a remarkable literary art, is an ancient and complex literary structure, found in both the greek and hebrew of the bible, and in the highest form of its expression, in the book of mormon. Chiasmus in helaman 6:7-13 john w welch helaman 6:10 “now the land south was called lehi, and the land north was called mulek, which was after the son of zedekiah for the lord did bring mulek into the land north, and lehi into the land south.  every book of the book of mormon (with the exception of jarom, enos, and omni) is utilized in depth in the chapters on the atonement in twl the focus is especially on doctrinal sections and sermons and explications-1 and 2 nephi, jacob, mosiah, alma, helaman, 3 and 4 nephi, ether, mormon, and moroni.
The book of mormon is a sacred text of the latter day saint movement, which adherents believe contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the american continent from approximately 2200 bc to ad 421 it was first published in march 1830 by joseph smith as the book of mormon: an account written by the hand of mormon upon plates taken from the plates of nephi. Book of mormon evidences, part 3 presents further evidence supporting the book of mormon as an ancient document this page is a continuation of book of mormon evidences, part one and part twocontrary to the claims of our critics, there are impressive findings that make it difficult to explain away the book of mormon as a nineteenth-century fraud from joseph smith. Alma 5 (50 questions) john w welch there are 50 questions in this chapter, divided into 8 groups: 1- remembering god’s acts for his people (alma 5:6-9. As the book of mosiah closes, focus shifts from alma the elder to his son and the rising generation many of the people are led away in unbelief, and alma the elder’s efforts to preserve the church are evident in these chapters.
Below is the introduction to what will be an ongoing personal chapter-by-chapter commentary on the book of mormon, starting with 1st nephimy emphasis will be on doctrinal and historical items, with citations provided to other sources and commentaries when used. The critical text project is an invaluable resource for any scholar or student of the book of mormon royal skousen in 1972 he received his phd in linguistics from the university of illinois at champaign-urbana. Hugh w nibley, teachings of the book of mormon: transcripts of lectures presented to an honors book of mormon class at brigham young university, 1988–1990, semester 1 (american fork, utah: covenant communications and farms, 2004), 13.