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The Book of Daniel in Early Mormon Thought

The Book of Daniel in Early Mormon Thought David J. Whittaker Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah Versions of this essay were presented at the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, December 1987, and at the Mormon History Association … Continue reading

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Scripture comes in its cultural packaging

Scripture comes in its cultural packaging In 1 Corinthians, chapter 1, Paul expresses his frustration with the division amongst the Saints. He says: Is Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Were you baptized in the name of Paul? I thank … Continue reading

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Emma Smith’s witness of The Book of Mormon

Emma Smith (Wife of Joseph Smith) The plates often lay on the table without any attempt at concealment, wrapped in a small linen tablecloth, which I had given him to fold them in. I once felt of the plates, as … Continue reading

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