Colophons in the Book of Mormon


Colophons in the Book of Mormon

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Reexploring the Book of Mormon: The F.A.R.M.S. Updates

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Welch, John W. (Secondary)




Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies/Deseret Book


Provo, UT/Salt Lake City

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Tvedtnes, John A. "Colophons in the Book of Mormon" In Reexploring the Book of Mormon: The F.A.R.M.S. Updates, Edited by Welch, John W. 13-17. Provo, UT/Salt Lake City: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies/Deseret Book, 1992.
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Reexploring the Book of Mormon: The F.A.R.M.S. Updates
Welch, John W.

85 Chapters

How Long Did It Take to Translate the Book of Mormon?
Welch, John W. | pp. 1-8
The Original Book of Mormon Transcript
Skousen, Royal | pp. 9-12
Colophons in the Book of Mormon
Tvedtnes, John A. | pp. 13-17
Two Figurines From the Belleza and Sanchez Collection
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 18-20
Textual Consistency
Welch, John W. | pp. 21-23
Lehi's Council Vision and the Mysteries of God
Welch, John W. | pp. 24-25
The Book of Mormon and the Heavenly Book Motif
McNeely, Brent E. | pp. 26-28
Old World Languages in the New World
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 29-31
Columbus: By Faith or Reason?
Hardy, Grant R. | pp. 32-36
The Plain and Precious Parts
Welch, John W. | pp. 37-40
Nephi's Bows and Arrows
Hamblin, William J. | pp. 41-43
Lodestone and the Liahona
Smith, Robert F. | pp. 44-46
Lehi's Trail and Nahom Revisited
Aston, Warren P. | pp. 47-52
Winds and Currents: A Look at Nephi's Ocean Crossing
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 53-56
Did Lehi Land in Chile?
Williams, Frederick G. III | pp. 57-61
Statutes, Judgments, Ordinances, and Commandments
Welch, John W. | pp. 62-65
Kingship and Temple in 2 Nephi 5–10
Lundquist, John M. | pp. 66-68
Jacob's Ten Commandments
Welch, John W. | pp. 69-72
What Did Charles Anthon Really Say?
Smith, Robert F. | pp. 73-76
Textual Criticism of the Book of Mormon
Smith, Robert F. | pp. 77-79
Parallelism, Merismus, and Difrasismo
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 80-82
View of the Hebrews: "An Unparallel"
Welch, John W. | pp. 83-87
No, Sir, That's Not History!
Welch, John W. | pp. 88-92
Seven Tribes: An Aspect of Lehi's Legacy
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 93-95
Antenantiosis in the Book of Mormon
Call, Gail | pp. 96-97
Once More: The Horse
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 98-100
Lost Arts
Hoskisson, Paul Y. | pp. 101-104
What Was a "Mosiah"?
Welch, John W. | pp. 105-107
Ancient Europeans in America?
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 108-110
"Latest Discoveries"
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 111-113
The Ideology of Kingship in Mosiah 1–6
Ricks, Stephen D. | pp. 114-116
"This Day"
Welch, John W. | pp. 117-119
Benjamin's Speech: A Classic Ancient Farewell Address
Welch, John W. | pp. 120-123
The Coronation of Kings
Ricks, Stephen D. | pp. 124-126
"O Man, Remember, and Perish Not" (Mosiah 4:30)
Midgley, Louis C. | pp. 127-129
Barley in Ancient America
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 130-132
Decorative Iron in Early Israel
Welch, John W. | pp. 133-134
Abinadi and Pentecost
Welch, John W. | pp. 135-138
Dancing Maidens and the Fifteenth of Av
Welch, John W. | pp. 139-141
New Information about Mulek, Son of the King
Smith, Robert F. | pp. 142-144
Four Quarters
Wirth, Diane E. | pp. 145-159
Three Accounts of Alma's Conversion
Welch, John W. | pp. 150-153
Joseph Smith: "Author and Proprietor"
Smith, Miriam A. | pp. 154-157
The Law of Mosiah
Welch, John W. | pp. 158-161
Possible "Silk" and "Linen" in the Book of Mormon
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 162-164
Epanalepsis in the Book of Mormon
Childs, Larry G. | pp. 165-166
Antithetical Parallelism in the Book of Mormon
Parry, Donald W. | pp. 167-169
The Land of Jerusalem: The Place of Jesus' Birth
Smith, Robert F. | pp. 170-172
The Nephite Calendar in Mosiah, Alma, and Helaman
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 173-175
The Destruction of Ammonihah and the Law of Apostate Cities
Welch, John W. | pp. 176-179
Ammon and Cutting Off the Arms of Enemies
Lundquist, John M. | pp. 180-182
Directions in Hebrew, Egyptian, and Nephite Language
Hamblin, William J. | pp. 183-186
"A Day and a Half's Journey for a Nephite"
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 187-188
Exemption from Military Duty
Welch, John W. | pp. 189-192
Synagogues in the Book of Mormon
Welch, John W. | pp. 193-195
The Sons of the Passover
Thomasson, Gordon C. | pp. 196-198
Conference on Warfare in the Book of Mormon
Welch, John W. | pp. 199-201
'Holy War' in the Book of Mormon and the Ancient Near East
Ricks, Stephen D. | pp. 202-205
Symbolic Action as Prophetic Curse
Parry, Donald W. | pp. 206-208
New Year's Celebrations
Smith, Robert F. | pp. 209-211
Concrete Evidence for the Book of Mormon
Wells, Matthew G. | pp. 212-214
Mesoamericans in Pre-Spanish South America
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 215-217
Wordprints and the Book of Mormon
Hilton, John L. | pp. 221-226
Mesoamericans in Pre-Columbian North America
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 218-220
"Secret Combinations"
Benard, David R. | pp. 227-229
Chiasmus in Helaman 6:7–13
Welch, John W. | pp. 230-232
Chiasmus in Mesoamerican Texts
Christenson, Allen J. | pp. 233-235
Nephi's Garden and Chief Market
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 236-238
Was Helaman 7–8 An Allegorical Funeral Sermon?
Welch, John W. | pp. 239-241
The Case of an Unobserved Murder
Welch, John W. | pp. 242-244
Mormon's Agenda
Hardy, Grant R. | pp. 245-247
Thieves and Robbers
Welch, John W. | pp. 248-249
The Execution of Zemnarihah
Welch, John W. | pp. 250-252
The Sermon at the Temple
Welch, John W. | pp. 253-256
The Gospel as Taught by Nephite Prophets
Reynolds, Noel B. | pp. 257-259
Getting Things Strai[gh]t
Welch, John W. | pp. 260-262
Prophecy Among the Maya
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 263-265
The Survivor and the Will to Bear Witness
Thomasson, Gordon C. | pp. 266-268
Mormon and Moroni as Authors and Abridgers
Keller, Roger R. | pp. 269-271
Number 24
Welch, John W. | pp. 272-274
The "Golden" Plates
Smith, Robert F. | pp. 275-278
Hebrew and Uto-Aztecan: Possible Linguistic Connections
Stubbs, Brian D. | pp. 279-281
Words and Phrases
Welch, John W. | pp. 282-285
Our Nephite Sacrament Prayers
Welch, John W. | pp. 286-289
Climactic Forms in the Book of Mormon
Parry, Donald W. | pp. 290-292

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