Connections Between the Visions of Lehi and Nephi


Connections Between the Visions of Lehi and Nephi

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Pressing Forward with the Book of Mormon: The FARMS Updates of the 1990s

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Welch, John W. (Primary)


Welch, John W. (Secondary), and Thorne, Melvin J. (Secondary)






Provo, UT

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Welch, John W. "Connections Between the Visions of Lehi and Nephi" In Pressing Forward with the Book of Mormon: The FARMS Updates of the 1990s, Edited by Welch, John W., and Thorne, Melvin J. 49-53. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1999.
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Pressing Forward with the Book of Mormon: The FARMS Updates of the 1990s
Welch, John W.

69 Chapters

Four Suggestions on the Origin of the Name Nephi
Gee, John | pp. 1-5
Sariah in the Elephantine Papyri
Chadwick, Jeffrey R. | pp. 6-10
Nephi’s Jerusalem and Laban’s Sword
Adams, William J., Jr. | pp. 11-13
The Workmanship Thereof Was Exceedingly Fine
Tvedtnes, John A. | pp. 14-16
Better That One Man Perish
Welch, John W. | pp. 17-19
Metal Plates and the Book of Mormon
Hamblin, William J. | pp. 20-22
Lehi’s Jerusalem and Writing on Silver Plates
Adams, William J., Jr. | pp. 23-26
More on the Silver Plates from Lehi’s Jerusalem
Adams, William J., Jr. | pp. 27-28
A Visionary Man
Tvedtnes, John A. | pp. 29-31
Rod and Sword as the Word of God
Tvedtnes, John A. | pp. 32-39
"The Lamb of God" in Pre-Christian Texts
Welch, John W. | pp. 40-42
Further Light on Enallage
Barney, Kevin L. | pp. 43-48
Connections Between the Visions of Lehi and Nephi
Welch, John W. | pp. 49-53
The Exodus of Lehi Revisited
Johnson, Mark J. | pp. 54-58
The Book of Lehi and the Plates of Lehi
Sloan, David E. | pp. 59-62
Firstborn in the Wilderness
Tvedtnes, John A. | pp. 63-65
Sam: A Just and Holy Man
Haubrock, Ken | pp. 66-71
The Psalm of Nephi as a Post-Lehi Document
Welch, John W. | pp. 72-74
When Did Nephi Write the Small Plates
Welch, John W. | pp. 75-77
Why Nephi Wrote the Small Plates: Serving Practical Needs
Welch, John W. | pp. 78-80
Why Nephi Wrote the Small Plates: The Political Dimension
Welch, John W. | pp. 81-83
Sherem’s Accusations Against Jacob
Welch, John W. | pp. 84-87
The Hebrew Origin of Three Book of Mormon Place-Names
Ricks, Stephen D. | pp. 88-92
Sword of Laban as a Symbol of Divine Authority
Holbrook, Brett L. | pp. 93-96
Upon the Tower of Benjamin
Welch, John W. | pp. 97-99
Benjamin’s Tower and Old Testament Pillars
Welch, John W. | pp. 100-102
Unintentional Sin in Benjamin’s Discourse
Welch, John W. | pp. 103-106
On the Right or Left: Benjamin and the Scapegoat
Terry L. Szink | pp. 107-109
Democratizing Forces in King Benjamin’s Speech
Welch, John W. | pp. 110-126
As a Garment in a Hot Furnace
Tvedtnes, John A. | pp. 127-131
His Stewardship Was Fulfilled
Tvedtnes, John A. | pp. 132-134
Evidence for Tents in the Book of Mormon
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 135-138
Revisiting the Land of Jerusalem
Thomasson, Gordon C. | pp. 139-141
Blessing God after Eating One’s Fill
Crowell, Angela M. | pp. 142-146
The Laws of Eshnunna and Nephite Economics
Welch, John W. | pp. 147-149
Notes on Korihor and Language
Clark, Robert E. | pp. 150-153
Cursing a Litigant with Speechlessness
Welch, John W. | pp. 154-156
Alma’s Use of State in the Book of Mormon
Allred, Philip A. | pp. 157-163
Cities and Lands in the Book of Mormon
Tvedtnes, John A. | pp. 164-168
Eyewitness Descriptions of Mesoamerican Swords
Roper, Matthew | pp. 169-176
New Technology and Ancient Voyages
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 177-179
Rollercoaster Economics
Welch, John W. | pp. 180-186
Challenging Conventional Views of Metal
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 187-189
Secret Combinations Revisited
Peterson, Daniel C. | pp. 190-195
The Marketplace
Hunt, Wallace E., Jr | pp. 196-200
Hebraic Conditionals in the Book of Mormon
Skousen, Royal | pp. 201-203
"Thus Saith the Lord": Prophetic Language in Samuel’s Speech
Parry, Donald W. | pp. 204-207
More on the Hanging of Zemnarihah
Tvedtnes, John A. | pp. 208-210
Word Groups in the Book of Mormon
Tvedtnes, John A. | pp. 211-218
Another Note on the Three Days of Darkness
Gee, John | pp. 219-227
Two Notes on the Lord’s Prayer
Welch, John W. | pp. 228-230
Was There Leprosy Among the Nephites?
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 231-233
The Decline of the God Quetzalcoatl
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 234-236
Semitic Texts Written in Egyptian Characters
Ricks, Stephen D. | pp. 237-243
Two Notes on Egyptian Script
Gee, John | pp. 244-247
Old World People in the New
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 248-252
New Light on the Shining Stones of the Jaredites
Read, Nicholas | pp. 253-255
By Land or by Sea? Revisiting the Bering Straits
Christenson, Allen J. | pp. 256-258
Vikings, Iron, and the Book of Mormon
Hamblin, William J. | pp. 259-261
Drought and Serpents
Tvedtnes, John A. | pp. 262-265
The “Decapitation” of Shiz
Hadfield, M. Gary | pp. 266-268
Fragments of Original Manuscript Discovered
Skousen, Royal | pp. 269-271
Translation of the Book of Mormon
Ricks, Stephen D. | pp. 272-279
Revelation and the Urim and Thummim
Roper, Matthew | pp. 280-282
Was There a Library in Harmony, Pennsylvania?
Welch, John W. | pp. 283-284
Can the 1834 Affidavits Attacking the Smith Family Be Trusted?
Peterson, Daniel C. | pp. 285-288
Roberts Affirms Book of Mormon Antiquity
Welch, John W. | pp. 289-292
What the Original Book of Mormon Manuscript Is Not
Welch, John W. | pp. 293-295
The Sobering Lesson of the Grolier Codex
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 296-298

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