An Oath of Allegiance in the Book of Mormon

Title

An Oath of Allegiance in the Book of Mormon

Book Title

Warfare in the Book of Mormon

Publication Type

Book

Chapter

4

Year of Publication

1990

Authors

Editors

Ricks, Stephen D. (Secondary), and Hamblin, William J. (Secondary)

Pagination

35-45

Publisher

Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies/Deseret Book

City

Provo, UT/Salt Lake City

Keywords

Covenant
Warfare
Captain Moroni

Terms of use

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Bibliographic Citation

Szink, Terrence L. "An Oath of Allegiance in the Book of Mormon" In Warfare in the Book of Mormon, Edited by Ricks, Stephen D., and Hamblin, William J. 35-45. Provo, UT/Salt Lake City: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies/Deseret Book, 1990.

Abstract

Table of Contents

Book

Warfare in the Book of Mormon
Ricks, Stephen D.

22 Chapters

Why Is So Much of the Book of Mormon Given Over to Military Accounts?
Phillips, R. Douglas | pp. 25-28
Purpose of the War Chapters in the Book of Mormon
Rust, Richard Dilworth | pp. 29-32
Why Study Warfare in the Book of Mormon?
Welch, John W. | pp. 3-24
An Oath of Allegiance in the Book of Mormon
Szink, Terrence L. | pp. 35-45
Law and War in the Book of Mormon
Welch, John W. | pp. 46-102
"Holy War": The Sacral Ideology of War in the Book of Mormon and in the Ancient Near East
Ricks, Stephen D. | pp. 103-117
The Sons of Mosiah: Emissaries of Peace
Tvedtnes, John A. | pp. 118-123
Warfare and the Book of Mormon
Hugh W. Nibley | pp. 127-145
The Gadianton Robbers as Guerrilla Warriors
Peterson, Daniel C. | pp. 146-173
Notes on "Gadianton Masonry"
Peterson, Daniel C. | pp. 174-224
Secret Combinations, Warfare, and Captive Sacrifice in Mesoamerica and the Book of Mormon
Warren, Bruce W. | pp. 225-239
The Impact of Shifting Cultural Assumptions on the Military Policies Directing Armed Conflict Reported in the Book of Alma
HIlton, Matthew M.F. | pp. 237-265
Nephite Captains and Armies
Merrill, A. Brent | pp. 266-295
Book of Mormon Tribal Affiliation and Military Castes
Tvedtnes, John A. | pp. 296-326
Swords in the Book of Mormon
Hamblin, William J. | pp. 329-351
Scimitars, Cimeters! We Have Scimitars! Do We Need Another Cimeter?
Hoskisson, Paul Y. | pp. 352-359
Notes on the Cimeter (Scimitar) in the Book of Mormon
Hamblin, William J. | pp. 360-364
The Bow and Arrow in the Book of Mormon
Hamblin, William J. | pp. 365-399
Armor in the Book of Mormon
Hamblin, William J. | pp. 400-424
Fortifications in the Book of Mormon Account Compared with Mesoamerican Fortifications
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 425-444
Seasonality of Warfare in the Book of Mormon and Mesoamerica
Sorenson, John L. | pp. 445-477
The Importance of Warfare in Book of Mormon Studies
Hamblin, William J. | pp. 481-499

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