Remarks on the Foregoing Article (Mansfield’s ‘Jacob’s Isle’)

Title

Remarks on the Foregoing Article (Mansfield’s ‘Jacob’s Isle’)

Magazine

Improvement Era

Publication Type

Magazine Article

Year of Publication

1904

Authors

Roberts, B.H. (Primary)

Pagination

267-269

Date Published

February 1904

Volume

7

Issue Number

4

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Bibliographic Citation

Roberts, B.H. "Remarks on the Foregoing Article (Mansfield’s ‘Jacob’s Isle’)", Improvement Era, Vol. 7. no. 4 1904:267-269.

Abstract

This article discusses the meaning of the word “isle” as contained in biblical and Book of Mormon geography. Roberts agrees with Mansfield that Jacob’s reference to the lands of the Book of Mormon as an “isle of the sea” means a body of land (however large) reached by crossing an ocean.

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