The Covenant of the Promised Land: Territorial Symbolism in the Book of Mormon

Title

The Covenant of the Promised Land: Territorial Symbolism in the Book of Mormon

Publication Type

Journal Article

Year of Publication

2010

Authors

Journal

FARMS Review

Pagination

137-154

Volume

22

Issue

2

Terms of use

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Bibliographic Citation

Olsen, Steven L. "The Covenant of the Promised Land: Territorial Symbolism in the Book of Mormon" In FARMS Review, Vol. 22. 2010:137-154.

Abstract

The symbolism of land and its covenantal associations are viewed as guiding structural elements in the Book of Mormon narrative. Involving “existential space” more than “geometric space,” the concept of land is central to an understanding of the book as a sacred, covenant-based record.

Table of Contents

Journal

The FARMS Review 22/2 (2010)
Covenant
Record

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