An Archaeologist’s View

Title

An Archaeologist’s View

Publication Type

Journal Article

Year of Publication

2006

Authors

Journal

Journal of Book of Mormon Studies

Pagination

68-77, 122-124

Volume

15

Issue

2

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Bibliographic Citation

Chadwick, Jeffrey R. "An Archaeologist’s View" In Journal of Book of Mormon Studies, Vol. 15. 2006:68-77, 122-124.

Abstract

Seasoned archaeologist Jeffrey R. Chadwick responds to studies done by Warren Aston (see page 8), Richard Wellington and George Potter (see page 26), and Kent Brown (see page 44) pertaining to the trail that the Book of Mormon prophet Lehi took after fleeing Jerusalem. Chadwick uses his archaeological, historical, and scriptural knowledge to comment on the claims made by the other scholars. He specifically analyzes Lehi’s life in Jerusalem, the route Lehi took from Jerusalem to the Red Sea, the Valley of Lemuel, the route from Shazer to Nahom, the route from Nahom to Bountiful, and the building of the ship at Bountiful.

Nahom
Arabia
Archaeology

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