Book of Mormon Evidence: Nephi's Complex Chiasm in 1 Nephi 3

Title

Book of Mormon Evidence: Nephi's Complex Chiasm in 1 Nephi 3

Publication Type

Video

Year of Publication

2024

Authors

Publisher

Scripture Central

Place Published

Springville, UT

Citation Key

12255

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Bibliographic Citation

Sturgill, Zander. "Book of Mormon Evidence: Nephi's Complex Chiasm in 1 Nephi 3", Springville, UT: Scripture Central, 2024.

Abstract

Summary

The chiasm in 1 Nephi 3:3–12 has impressive outer boundaries, a memorable central passage, good intervening parallels, and strong statistical backing.

Learn more:

Evidence Central, “Chiasmus in 1 Nephi 3:3–12,” Evidence Summary 309 (February 15, 2022).

Dennis Newton, “Nephi’s Use of Inverted Parallels,” Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship 22 (2016): 79–106.

Donald W. Parry, Poetic Parallelisms in the Book of Mormon: The Complete Text Reformatted (Provo, UT: Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, 2007), 5–6.

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Chiasmus

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