Number of Names for Christ Used Exclusively by Individual Authors

Title

Number of Names for Christ Used Exclusively by Individual Authors

Publication Type

Chart

Year of Publication

1999

Authors

Welch, John W. (Primary), and Welch, Greg (Primary)

Number

4-47

Publisher

Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies

City

Provo, UT

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Bibliographic Citation

Welch, John W., and Welch, Greg. "Number of Names for Christ Used Exclusively by Individual Authors", Vol. 4-47. Provo, UT: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 1999.

Abstract

Of the sixty-seven names for Jesus Christ employed by major Book of Mormon authors, nearly half are used exclusively by individual authors. For example, of the thirty-eight names that Nephi1 used for Christ, ten were used exclusively by him; of the twenty-two names Jacob used, four were unique to him; and so on. These figures suggest the originality and rich gospel perspectives and testimonies of the prophets and record keepers who contributed to the Book of Mormon record—an aspect preserved by Mormon's abridging and Joseph Smith's translating.
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