An Intelligent, Thoughtful Work on One of the Richest Portions of the Book of Mormon

Title

An Intelligent, Thoughtful Work on One of the Richest Portions of the Book of Mormon

Publication Type

Journal Article

Year of Publication

2020

Authors

Lindsay, Jeff (Primary)

Pagination

145-152

Volume

41

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Bibliographic Citation

Lindsay, Jeff. "An Intelligent, Thoughtful Work on One of the Richest Portions of the Book of Mormon", Vol. 41. 2020:145-152.

Abstract

Terryl Givens’s well-written and enjoyable book does much to equip readers of the Book of Mormon with new tools to appreciate the riches of a text often viewed as the most difficult part of the Book of Mormon. Givens helps us recognize Nephi’s sorrow over Jerusalem and his passionate hope and joy centered in the Messiah, Jesus Christ. He helps us understand the weightier matters that Nephi focuses on to encourage us to accept the covenants of the Lord and to be part of Zion. Readers will better respect 2 Nephi as a vital part of the Restoration with content critically important for our day.

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