Book of Mormon

Week 1: Introduction & the title page of the Book of Mormon

5 September 2019

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Suggested Materials for This Course

Grant Hardy, ed., The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ, Maxwell Institute Study Edition (Provo, Utah: The Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship at Brigham Young University, 2019).

Royal Skousen, ed., The Book of Mormon: The Earliest Text (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009).

Donald W. Parry, Poetic Parallelisms in the Book of Mormon: The Complete Text Reformatted (Provo, Utah: The Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, 2007).

Additional reading and links

  • Daniel H. Ludlow, “The Title Page,” in First Nephi, The Doctrinal Foundation, ed. Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate Jr. (Provo, Utah: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 1988), 29–31.
  • John W. Welch and J. Gregory Welch, “Book of Mormon Plates and Records,” in Charting the Book of Mormon: Visual Aids for Personal Study (Provo, Utah: FARMS, 1999), chart 13.