Week 7: The Gospel of Matthew, Part 2
25 October 2018
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Additional reading and links
- Hugh Nibley, “Baptism for the Dead in Ancient Times,” Mormonism and Early Christianity, vol. 4 of The Collected Work of Hugh Nibley (Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Book, and Provo, Utah: FARMS, 1987), 105–09. The section “The Gates of Hell” in this chapter discusses the connection between Matthew 16:18 and baptism for the dead in early Christianity.
- In March 1844 Joseph Smith explained the doctrine of Elias in a sermon delivered in the Nauvoo Temple. Wilford Woodruff’s notes of that meeting are available in The Words of Joseph Smith, pp. 327–332.
- Kevin Barney, “Who was the Elias of D&C 110?,” By Common Consent, last modified 2 March 2006. Barney traces the connection between the Elias who appeared at the Kirtland Temple in 1836 and JST Mark 9:3.