FAIR Study Aids/Book of Mormon Resources by chapter and verse/Introduction, Title Page, Witnesses' Testimonies; Historical Studies of its Coming Forth; and Miscellaneous Items of Interest

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The Plates and the Three, Eight, and Other Witnesses

  • Robert L. Marrott, "Law of Witnesses" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Steven C. Harper, "Evaluating the Book of Mormon Witnesses" (Religious Educator)
  • FAIR collection of articles on Book of Mormon Witnesses (FAIR)
  • Keith W. Perkins, "David Whitmer" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Susan Easton Black, and Larry C. Porter, ""Rest Assured, Martin Harris Will Be Here in Time"" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Larry E. Morris, "The Conversion of Oliver Cowdery" (Maxwell Institute)
  • A. Bryan Weston, "Witnesses—Those Who Assist to Bring Forth This Work" (Religious Educator)
  • Richard Lloyd Anderson, "Reuben Miller, Recorder of Oliver Cowdery's Reaffirmations" (BYU Studies)
  • Larry C. Porter, "The Peter Whitmer Log Home: Cradle of Mormonism" (Religious Educator)
  • Rex C. Reeve Jr., “The Book of Mormon Plates,” (Religious Educator)
  • H. Curtis Wright and Elisabeth R. Sutton, "Evidence of Ancient Writing on Metal: An Interview with H. Curtis Wright" (Religious Educator)
  • H. Curtis Wright, "Metallic Documents of Antiquity" (BYU Studies)
  • John W. Welch and Kelsey Lambert, "Two Ancient Roman Plates" (BYU Studies)
  • David B. Honey and Michael P. Lyon, "An Inscribed Chinese Gold Plate in Its Context: Glimpses of the Sacred Center" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Andrew H. Hedges, ""All My Endeavors to Preserve Them": Protecting the Plates in Palmyra, 22 September–December 1827" (Maxwell Institute)
  • FAIR Entry: "Golden Plates" (FAIR)

Translation of the Book of Mormon

  • John W. Welch and Tim Rathbone, "How Long Did It Take to Translate the Book of Mormon?" (Maxwell Institute)
  • John W. Welch, "How long did it take Joseph Smith to translate the Book of Mormon?" (Ensign)
  • John W. Welch and Tim Rathbone, "Translation of the Book of Mormon by Joseph Smith" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Stephen D. Ricks, "Translation of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Stephen D. Ricks, "Joseph Smith's Translation of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Matthew Roper, "Revelation and the Urim and Thummim" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Paul Y. Hoskisson, "Urim and Thummim" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Hugh Nibley, "Classics from the Past: Literary Style Used in Book of Mormon Insured Accurate Translation" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Richard L. Bushman and Dean C. Jessee, "Joseph Smith" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Richard E. Turley Jr., "Seer Stones" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Roger Nicholson, "The Spectacles, the Stone, the Hat, and the Book: A Twenty-first Century Believer’s View of the Book of Mormon Translation" (Interpreter)

Textual History of the English Translation of the Book of Mormon

  • M. Gerald Bradford and Alison V.P. Coutts, "Uncovering the Original Text of the Book of Mormon (Collection)" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Royal Skousen,"Fragments of Original Manuscript Discovered," (Maxwell Institute)
  • Stan Larson, "Conjectural Emendation and the Text of the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
  • Robert J. Matthews, "The New Publications of the Standard Works—1979, 1981" (BYU Studies)
  • Royal Skousen, "Critical Methodology and the Text of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Royal Skousen, "History of the Critical Text Project of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Royal Skousen, "Why was one sixth of the 1830 Book of Mormon set from the original manuscript?" (Interpreter)
  • George A. Horton Jr., “Book of Mormon—Transmission from Translator to Printed Text,” (Religious Educator)
  • Dean C. Jesse, "The Original Book of Mormon Manuscript" (BYU Studies)
  • Janet Jenson, "Variations between Copies of the First Edition of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)(BYU Studies)
  • Royal Skousen, "Towards a Critical Edition of the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
  • Royal Skousen, "John Gilbert's 1892 Account of the 1830 Printing of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute) (Maxwell Institute)
  • FAIR Entry: "Book of Mormon Textual Changes" (FAIR)

Language

  • FAIR entry on "Hebrew and Native American languages" (FAIR)
  • FAIR entry on "Reformed Egyptian (FAIR)
  • Brian Stubbs, "Looking Over vs. Overlooking: Native American Languages: Let's Void the Void" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Paul Y. Hoskisson, "It Is OK Not to Have Every Answer: The Book of Mormon Onomastic Ending -(i)hah" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Paul R. Cheesman, "Ancient Writing in the Americas" (BYU Studies)

Title Page

  • Overview
  • "Wherefore, it is an abridgment of the record of the people of Nephi, and also of the Lamanites"
  • "Written to the Lamanites"
    • Gary P. Gillum, "Written to the Lamanites: Understanding the Book of Mormon through Native Culture and Religion," (Interpreter)
  • "And now, if there are faults they are the mistakes of men"
  • "Author and Proprietor" (1830 Title Page)
  • Authorship and Writing of the Title Page
    • Clyde J. Williams. "More Light on Who Wrote the Title Page" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Sidney B. Sperry, "Moroni the Lonely: The Story of the Writing of the Title Page to the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)

Introduction

Pronunciation Guide

  • Mary Jane Woodger, "How the Guide to English Pronunciation of Book of Mormon Names Came About" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Frederick M. Huchel, "The Deseret Alphabet as an Aid in Pronouncing Book of Mormon Names" (Maxwell Institute)

Structure and Composition of the Book of Mormon, Literary Elements

  • Whole Book of Mormon
    • Donald W. Perry, "Poetic Parallelisms in the Book of Mormon: The Complete Text Reformatted" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Grant R. Hardy and Robert E. Parsons, "Plates and Records in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Daniel B. McKinlay, and Scot Hanson, "A Selective Bibliography of Book of Mormon Literary Features" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Chiasmus and Other Particular Devices
    • John W. Welch, "Chiasmus in the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
    • Robert F. Smith, "Assessing the Broad Impact of Jack Welch's Discovery of Chiasmus in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • John W. Welch, "The Discovery of Chiasmus in the Book of Mormon: Forty Years Later" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Hugh W. Pinnock, "Finding Biblical Hebrew and Other Ancient Literary Forms in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • John W. Welch, "Chiasmus in Antiquity (Collection)" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Boyd F. Edwards and W. Farrell Edwards, "Does Chiasmus Appear in the Book of Mormon by Chance?" (BYU Studies)
  • Literary Qualities
    • Richard Dilworth Rust, "Feasting on the Word: The Literary Testimony of the Book of Mormon (Collection)" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Donald W. Perry, "The Book of Mormon: Integrity and Internal Consistency" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Marilyn Arnold, "Unlocking the Sacred Text" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Richard Dilworth Rust, "Questions Answered: My Study and Teaching of American Literature and the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • John W. Welch, "Good and True" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Robert A. Rees, "Irony in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Blair G. Van Dyke, "Light or Dark, Freedom or Bondage: Enhancing Book of Mormon Themes through Contrasts" (foils) (Religious Educator)
    • Charles Swift, "When Less Is More: The Reticent Narrator in the Story of Alma and Amulek" (Religious Educator)
    • Eugene England, "A Second Witness for the Logos: The Book of Mormon and Contemporary Literary Criticism" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Ben McGuire, "Nephi and Goliath: A Case Study of Literary Allusion in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Sidney B. Sperry, "Types of Literature in the Book of Mormon: Historical Narrative, Memoir, Prophetic Discourse, Oratory" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Sidney B. Sperry, "Types of Literature in the Book of Mormon: Patriarchal Blessings, Symbolic Prophecy, Prophetic Narrative, Prophetic Dialogue" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Sidney B. Sperry, "Types of Literature in the Book of Mormon: "The American Gospel"" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Heather Hardy, "Another Testament of Jesus Christ: Mormon's Poetics" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Biblical Style and Language and quotation
    • FAIR Entry: "Bible Plagiarism" (FAIR)
    • Royal Skousen, "Critical Methodology and the Text of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Brian D. Stubbs, "Language" (Maxwell Institute)
    • John A. Tvedtnes, "October 1986 Ensign: I have a question (on Book of Mormon language)" (Ensign)
    • Steven C. Walker, "More Than Meets the Eye: Concentration of the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
    • John A. Tvedtnes, "Biblical and Non-Biblical Quotes in the Sermons and Epistles of Paul" (Interpreter)
  • Grammar and Hebraisms
    • Brian D. Stubbs, "A Lengthier Treatment of Length" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Brian D. Stubbs, "A Short Addition to Length: Some Relative Frequencies of Circumstantial Structures" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Larry G. Childs, "Present Participle Adjuncts in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • John A. Tvedtnes, "Hebraisms in the Book of Mormon: A Preliminary Survey" (BYU Studies)
    • Donald W. Parry, "Why is the phrase “and it came to pass” so prevalent in the Book of Mormon?" (Ensign)
    • Paul Y. Hoskisson, John W. Welch, Robert F. Smith, Bruce W. Warren, Roger R. Keller, David Fox, and Deloy Pack, "Words and Phrases" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Royal Skousen, "The Original Language of the Book of Mormon: Upstate New York Dialect, King James English, or Hebrew?" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Andrew C. Smith, "Deflected Agreement in the Book of Mormon," (Maxwell Institute)
    • Sidney B. Sperry, "The Book of Mormon as Translation English" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Larry G. Childs, "Present Participle Adjuncts in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Royal Skousen, "The Archaic Vocabulary of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • John A. Tvedtnes, "The Hebrew Background of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Themes and Structures in the Small and Large Plates
    • Steven L. Olsen, "Prospering in the Land of Promise" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Steven L. Olsen, "The Covenant of the Promised Land: Territorial Symbolism in the Book of Mormon," (Maxwell Institute)
    • Steven L. Olsen, "The Covenant of the Chosen People: The Spiritual Foundations of Ethnic Identity in the Book of Mormon," (Maxwell Institute)

Historical Studies

  • John W. Welch, "Was There a Library in Harmony, Pennsylvania?" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Daniel C. Peterson and Donald L. Enders, "Can the 1834 Affidavits Attacking the Smith Family be Trusted?" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Donald Q. Cannon, "In the Press: Early Newspaper Reports on the Initial Publication of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Matthew Roper, "Early Publications on the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Stephen Kent Ehat, "'Securing' the Prophet's Copyright in the Book of Mormon: Historical and Legal Context for the So-Called Canadian Copyright Revelation," (Extended Online Version)
  • Cameron J. Packer, "Acquiring Cumorah" (Religious Educator)
  • Russell R. Rich "Where Were the Moroni Visits?" (BYU Studies)
  • Richard Lloyd Anderson, "Joseph Smith’s New York Reputation Reappraised" (BYU Studies)
  • Richard Lloy Anderson, review of "Joseph Smith's New York Reputation Reexamined," by Rodger I. Anderson, (Maxwell Institute)
  • Larry C. Porter, "William E. McLellan’s Testimony of the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
  • Richard Lyman Bushman, "The Book of Mormon and the American Revolution" (Maxwell Institute)(BYU Studies)
  • David A. Palmer, "A Survey of Pre-1830 Historical Sources Relating to the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
  • Truman G. Madsen, "B.H. Roberts and the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • C. Wilfred Griggs, "The Book of Mormon as an Ancient Book" (BYU Studies)
  • Steven L. Olsen, "Cosmic Urban Symbolism in the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
  • Gordon K. Thomas, "The Book of Mormon in the English Literary Context of 1837" BYU Studies)
  • Kenneth W. Godfrey, "The Zelph Story" (BYU Studies)
  • Matthew Roper, "How Much Weight Can a Single Source Bear? The Case of Samuel D. Tyler's Journal Entry" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Alexander L. Baugh, "Kirtland Camp, 1838: Bringing the Poor to Missouri" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Gary F. Novak, "Naturalistic Assumptions and the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
  • Robin Scott Jensen, "A Witness in England: Martin Harris and the Strangite Mission" (BYU Studies)
  • BYU Studies Staff, "1805-1829" (Joseph Smith Timeline) (BYU Studies)
  • Richard H. Cracroft, "The Gentle Blasphemer: Mark Twain, Holy Scripture, and the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
  • Thomas Edgar Lyon Jr., "Publishing a Book of Mormon Poetry: The Harp of Zion" (BYU Studies)
  • Larry C. Porter, "The Colesville Branch and the Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
  • Noel B. Reynolds, "The Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon in the Twentieth Century" (BYU Studies)
  • Russell R. Rich, "The Dogberry Papers and the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
  • Scott H. Faulring, "The Return of Oliver Cowdery" (Maxwell Institute)
  • John W. Welch, "Oliver Cowdery's 1835 Response to Alexander Campbell's 1831 "Delusions"" (Maxwell Institute)
  • John W. Welch, "View of the Hebrews: "An Unparallel"" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Richard C. Roberts, "View of the Hebrews" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Richard E. Bennett, ""A Nation Now Extinct," American Indian Origin Theories as of 1820: Samuel L. Mitchill, Martin Harris, and the New York Theory" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Anthon Transcript
    • Stanley B. Kimball, "The Anthon Transcript: People, Primary Sources, and Problems" (BYU Studies)
    • Danel W. Bachman, "Sealed in a Book: Preliminary Observations on the Newly Found “Anthon Transcript”" (BYU Studies)
    • David E. Sloan, "The Anthon Transcripts and the Translation of the Book of Mormon: Studying It Out in the Mind of Joseph Smith" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Anonymous, "New Light: "Anthon Transcript" Writing Found?" (Maxwell Institute)
    • John W. Welch, Gordon C. Thomasson, and Robert F. Smith, "What Did Charles Anthon Really Say?" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Buddy Youngreen, "And Yet Another Copy of the Anthon Manuscript" (BYU Studies)

Miscellaneous Items

  • Stephen D. Ricks, "Studies of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • John W. Welch, "Roberts Affirms Book of Mormon Antiquity" (Maxwell Institute)
  • John W. Welch, "No, Sir, That's Not History!" (Maxwell Institute)
  • John L. Sorenson and John W. Welch, "The Sobering Lesson of the Grolier Codex" (Maxwell Institute)
  • John W. Welch, "Hugh Nibley and the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Marilyn Arnold, ""Words, words, words": Hugh Nibley on the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Donald W. Parry, Jeanette W. Miller, and Sandra A. Thorne, "A Comprehensive Annotated Book of Mormon Bibliography" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Paul Y. Hoskisson, and Michael D. Rhodes, "Ancient Semitic in Egyptian Pyramids?" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Eric C. Olson, "The "Perfect Pattern": The Book of Mormon as a Model for the Writing of Sacred History Articles" (BYU Studies)
  • Pre-Columbian Old World - New World Contact
    • John L. Sorenson, "Ancient Europeans in America?" (Maxwell Institute)
    • John L. Sorenson, "Transoceanic Crossings" (Religious Educator)
    • Stephen C. Jett, "Before Columbus: The Question of Early Transoceanic Interinfluences" (BYU Studies)
    • George F. Carter, “Before Columbus,” (Religious Educator)
    • Norman Totten, “Categories of Evidence for Old World Contacts with Ancient America,” (Religious Educator)
    • Paul R. Cheesman, “Cultural Parallels between the Old World and the New World,” (Religious Educator)
    • Stephen C. Jett, "Resist-Dyeing as a Possible Ancient Transoceanic Transfer" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Carl L. Johannessen, "Pre-Columbian American Sunflower and Maize Images in Indian Temples: Evidence of Contact between Civilizations in India and America" (Maxwell Institute)

Geography

Topical Overview Articles

  • John L. Sorenson, "Peoples of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Camille Fronk, "Prophecy in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • John W. Welch, "Religious Teachings and Practices in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Stephen D. Ricks, "The Book of Mormon and the Dead Sea Scrolls" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Victor L. Ludlow, "Covenant Teachings of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Louis Midgley, "To Remember and Keep: On the Book of Mormon as an Ancient Book" (Maxwell Institute)
  • John L. Sorenson, "Religious Groups and Movements among the Nephites, 200–1 B.C." (Maxwell Institute)
  • Joseph F. McConkie, “A Comparison of Book of Mormon, Bible, and Traditional Teachings on the Doctrines of Salvation,” (Religious Educator)
  • Kent P. Jackson, “The Beginnings of Christianity in the Book of Mormon,” (Religious Educator)
  • Stephen D. Ricks, “Fasting in the Book of Mormon and the Bible,” (Religious Educator)
  • Elder Neal A. Maxwell, “The Book of Mormon: A Great Answer to ‘The Great Question,’” (Religious Educator)
  • Buck, Deanna, "Internal Evidence of Widespread Literacy in the Book of Mormon" (Religious Educator)
  • Black, Sharon, and Brad Wilcox, "188 Unexplainable Names: Book of Mormon Names No Fiction Writer Would Choose" (Religious Educator)
  • Edwin Brown Firmage, "Violence and the Gospel: The Teachings of the Old Testament, the New Testament, and the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
  • Robert J. Matthews, "The Doctrine of the Resurrection as Taught in the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
  • S. Kent Brown, "The Exodus Pattern in the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
  • Richard Dilworth Rust, "Taste and Feast: Images of Eating and Drinking in the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
  • Paul R. Cheesman, "External Evidences of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Gary P. Gillum, "Repentance Also Means Rethinking" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Paul Y. Hoskisson, "An Introduction to the Relevance of and a Methodology for a Study of the Proper Names of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)

Population Demographics in the Book of Mormon

  • James E. Smith, “How Many Nephites? The Book of Mormon at the Bar of Demography” (Maxwell Institute)
  • John L. Sorenson, "I have heard that the sizes of the Nephite and Lamanite populations indicated in the Book of Mormon do not make sense. What do we know about their numbers?" (Ensign)
  • Matthew Roper, "Nephi's Neighbors: Book of Mormon Peoples and Pre-Columbian Populations" (Maxwell Institute)

The Book of Mormon and Historicity

The Book of Mormon in Other Languages and Cultures

Authorship Studies, Stylometry

  • History and Context
    • FAIR Entry: "Authorship Theories" (FAIR)
    • Matthew Roper, "Myth, Memory, and "Manuscript Found"" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Matthew Roper, "The Mythical "Manuscript Found"" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Matthew Roper and Paul J. Fields, "The Historical Case against Sidney Rigdon's Authorship of the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Robert A. Rees, "The Book of Mormon and Automatic Writing" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Louis Midgley, "Who Really Wrote the Book of Mormon?: The Critics and Their Theories" (Maxwell Institute)
    • John E Clark, "Archaeological Trends and the Book of Mormon Origins" (BYU Studies)
  • Stylometry
    • Philip A. Allred, "Notes and Communications: Alma's Use of State in the Book of Mormon: Evidence of Multiple Authorship" (Maxwell Institute)
    • John L. Hilton III and Jana Johnson, "Who Uses the Word Resurrection in the Book of Mormon and How Is It Used?" (Maxwell Institute)
    • G. Bruce Schaalje, Matthew Roper, and Paul Fields, "Stylometric Analyses of the Book of Mormon: A Short History" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Bruce A VanOrden, "Sidney Rigdon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Matthew Roper, Paul Fields, and Atul Nepal, "Wordprint Analysis and Joseph Smith's Role as Editor of the Times and Seasons" (Maxwell Institute)
    • John L. Hilton, "On Verifying Wordprint Studies: Book of Mormon Authorship" (Maxwell Institute)
    • John L. Hilton, "Wordprints and the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Wayne A. Larsen, and Alvin C. Rencher, "Who Wrote the Book of Mormon? An Analysis of Wordprints" (Maxwell Institute)
    • G. Bruce Schaalje, John L. Hilton, and John B. Archer, "Comparative Power of Three Author-Attribution Techniques for Differentiating Authors" (Maxwell Institute)
    • G. Bruce Schaalje, Matthew Roper, and Paul Fields, "Stylometric Analyses of the Book of Mormon: A Short History" (Maxwell Institute)
    • G. Bruce Schaalje, Matthew Roper, and Paul Fields, "Examining a Misapplication of Nearest Shrunken Centroid Classification to Investigate Book of Mormon Authorship" (Maxwell Institute)
    • G. Bruce Schaalje, Paul J. Fields, Matthew Roper, Gregory L. Snow, "Extended nearest shrunken centroid classification: A new method for open-set authorship attribution of texts of varying sizes" ***Not freely available*** (Oxford Journals)

Isaiah in the Book of Mormon

  • FAIR entry on "deutero-Isaiah" (FAIR)
  • L. La Mar Adams, "Many non-LDS scholars claim that the second half of the book of Isaiah was written after the time Lehi left Jerusalem, Yet the Book of Mormon contains material from both halves. How do we explain this?" (Ensign)
  • L. Lamar Adams and Alvin C. Rencher, "A Computer Analysis of the Isaiah Authorship Problem" (BYU Studies)
  • Kevin L. Barney, "Isaiah Interwoven" (Maxwell Institute)
  • David E. Bokovoy, "On Christ and Covenants: An LDS Reading of Isaiah's Prophetic Call" (Maxwell Institute)
  • S. Kent Brown, "What Is Isaiah Doing in First Nephi? Or, How Did Lehi's Family Fare so Far from Home?" (Religious Educator)
  • Kevin Christensen, "Open Questions and Suggestions regarding Isaiah in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Garold N. Davis, "Pattern and Purpose of the Isaiah Commentaries in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Avraham Gileadi, "Isaiah-Key to the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Paul Y. Hoskisson, "A Latter-day Saint Reading of Isaiah: The Example of Isaiah 6" (Religious Educator)
  • Spencer J. Palmer and William L. Knecht, "View of the Hebrews: Substitute for Inspiration?" (BYU Studies)
  • Donald W. Parry, and Stephen D. Ricks, "Worthy of Another Look: The Great Isaiah Scroll and the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Dana M. Pike and David Rolph Seely, ""Upon All the Ships of the Sea, and Upon All the Ships of Tarshish": Revisiting 2 Nephi 12:16 and Isaiah 2:16" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Marc Schindler, "Deutero-Isaiah in the Book of Mormon?" (FAIR)
  • Royal Skousen, "Textual Variants in the Isaiah Quotations in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Sidney B. Sperry, "The Isaiah Quotation: 2 Nephi 12-24" (Maxwell Institute)
  • John A. Tvedtnes, "Isaiah Variants in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • John A. Tvedtnes, "Isaiah in the Bible and the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Book Reviews

The Temple in the Book of Mormon

  • Don Bradley, "Piercing the Veil: Temple Worship in the Lost 116 Pages" (FAIR)
  • John Gee, "The Keeper of the Gate" (Maxwell Institute)
  • John W. Welch, "Toward an Understanding of the Sermon as a Temple Text" (Maxwell Institute)
  • John W. Welch, "Illuminating the Sermon at the Temple & Sermon on the Mount" (Collection) (Maxwell Institute)
  • David E. Bokovoy, ""Thou Knowest That I Believe": Invoking The Spirit of the Lord as Council Witness in 1 Nephi 11" (Interpreter)
  • Matthew L. Bowen, "“In the Mount of the Lord It Shall Be Seen” and “Provided”: Theophany and Sacrifice as the Etiological Foundation of the Temple in Israelite and Latter-day Saint Tradition" (Interpreter)

Book of Mormon time keeping

  • John L. Sorenson, "Comments on Nephite Chronology" (Maxwell Institute)
  • John L. Sorenson, "The Nephite Calendar in Mosiah, Alma, and Helaman" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Randall P. Spackman, "The Jewish/Nephite Lunar Calendar" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Kent Brown and David Seely, “Jeremiah’s Imprisonment and the Date of Lehi’s Departure” (Religious Educator)
  • FAIR article on "the week in the Americas" (FAIR)
  • John P. Pratt, "Book of Mormon Chronology" (Link)
  • Mark Wright, "Nephite Daykeepers: Ritual Specialists in the Book of Mormon" (Video)

Main Themes

  • Jesus Christ
  • Atonement
    • Jared W. Ludlow, "The Powers of the Atonement: Insights from the Book of Mormon" (Religious Educator)
  • Resurrection
    • John Hilton III and Jana Johnson, "Who Uses the Word Resurrection in the Book of Mormon and How Is It Used?" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Faith, Hope, Charity, Love, Etc.
  • Warfare
  • Societal Division (including race)
    • Todd M. Compton, "The Spirituality of the Outcast in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • John A. Tvedtnes, "The Charge of 'Racism' in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Brant Gardner, "If Lamanites were black, why didn’t anyone notice?" (FAIRblog)
    • Brant A. Gardner, "What Does the Book of Mormon Mean by "Skin of Blackness"?" (FAIR)
    • Douglas Campbell, ""White" or "Pure":Five Vignettes" (Dialogue)
    • Steven L. Olsen, "The Covenant of the Chosen People: The Spiritual Foundations of Ethnic Idenity in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Apostasy
    • John L. Clark, "Painting Out the Messiah: The Theologies of Dissidents" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Susan Black, “‘Lest Ye Become As the Nephites of Old,’” (Religious Educator)
    • Mark Alan Wright and Brant A. Gardner, "The Cultural Context of Nephite Apostasy" (Interpreter)
  • Restorations

Women and the Book of Mormon

  • Camille Williams, "Women in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Camille Fronk, "Desert Epiphany: Sariah and the Women in 1 Nephi" (Maxwell Institute)
  • Camille Willams and Donna Lee Bowen, "Ordinary People in the Book of Mormon" (Ensign)

Study and Teaching Methods

Application of the Book of Mormon to Various Concepts and Principles