God and Aminadi in the Temple

Title

God and Aminadi in the Temple

Book Title

The Lost 116 Pages: Reconstructing the Book of Mormon's Missing Stories

Publication Type

Book

Chapter

13

Year of Publication

2019

Authors

Bradley, Don (Primary)

Pagination

221–240

Publisher

Greg Kofford Books

City

Salt Lake City

Terms of use

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Bibliographic Citation

Bradley, Don. "God and Aminadi in the Temple" In The Lost 116 Pages: Reconstructing the Book of Mormon's Missing Stories, 221–240. Salt Lake City: Greg Kofford Books, 2019.

Abstract

The chapter delves into the significance of Aminadi as a wisdom figure and prophet in the Book of Mormon narrative. It highlights Aminadi's role in interpreting divine manifestations, particularly the writing on the wall, akin to biblical figures like Daniel and Joseph. The text draws parallels between Aminadi and Abinadi, emphasizing their prophetic messages and warnings of calamity. Aminadi's interpretation of the writing on the wall is seen as a pivotal moment in Nephite history, foretelling imminent destruction and serving as a final warning to the king and his kingdom. The chapter also discusses the potential inclusion of Aminadi's story in the lost manuscript and the lasting impact of his prophecy on Nephite society.

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Lost 116 Pages
Wisdom Literature
Temple Worship
Aminadi (Ancestor of Amulek)
Abinadi (Prophet)

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