In Search of Lehi’s Trail—30 Years Later

Title

In Search of Lehi’s Trail—30 Years Later

Publication Type

Journal Article

Year of Publication

2006

Authors

Hilton, Lynn M. (Primary)

Journal

Journal of Book of Mormon Studies

Pagination

4-7, 110

Volume

15

Issue

2

Terms of use

Items in the BMC Archive are made publicly available for non-commercial, private use. Inclusion within the BMC Archive does not imply endorsement. Items do not represent the official views of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or of Book of Mormon Central.

Bibliographic Citation

Hilton, Lynn M. "In Search of Lehi’s Trail—30 Years Later" In Journal of Book of Mormon Studies, Vol. 15. 2006:4-7, 110.

Abstract

Thirty years after publishing In Search of Lehi’s Trail, Lynn M. Hilton looks back at the progress of research on the journey of Lehi and his family from Jerusalem to Bountiful. Hilton starts by briefly reviewing the known aspects of the party’s travel, such as the location of Jerusalem and their initial “south-southeast direction.” Following their trail, he gives an overview of the discoveries that have helped identify and describe potential sites for several key locales mentioned in Nephi’s narrative of the journey: the Valley of Lemuel, Nahom, and Bountiful. In the past thirty years, many important discoveries have expanded our understanding of the real-life setting of Lehi’s travel through the Arabian Peninsula.

Nahom
Arabia

© 2024 Scripture Central: A Non-Profit Organization. All rights reserved. Registered 501(c)(3). EIN: 20-5294264