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The Book of Mormon : a reader's edition

Author: Grant Hardy
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Regarded as sacred scripture by millions, the Book of Mormon - first published in 1830 - is one of the most significant documents in American religious history. For this new reader's edition, Grant Hardy has reformatted the complete, unchanged 1920 text in the manner of modern translations of the Bible, with paragraphs, quotation marks, poetic forms, topical headings, multichapter headings, indention of quoted  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grant Hardy
ISBN: 0252027973 9780252027970 9780252073410 025207341X
OCLC Number: 50115651
Description: xviii, 710 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The Small Plates of Nephi --
The First Book of Nephi (starting p. 5) --
The Second Book of Nephi (starting p. 61) --
The Book of Jacob (starting p. 139) --
The Book of Enos (starting p. 160) --
The Book of Jarom (starting p. 163) --
The Book of Omni (starting p. 165) --
Mormon[subscript 2]'s Explanatory Comments --
The Words of Mormon (starting p. 171) --
Mormon's Abridgment of the Large Plates of Nephi --
The Book of Mosiah (starting p. 177) --
The Book of Alma (starting p. 249) --
The Book of Helaman (starting p. 436) --
Third Nephi (starting p. 483) --
Fourth Nephi (starting p. 548) --
The Book of Mormon (Chapters 1-7) (starting p. 554) --
Moroni[subscript 2]'s Additions to his Father's Records --
The Book of Mormon (Chapters 8-9) (starting p. 571) --
The Book of Ether (starting p. 579) --
The Book of Moroni (starting p. 615) --
App. 1 Testomonies of Joseph Smith and Other Witnesses (starting p. 631) --
App. 2 Chronology of the Translation (starting p. 643) --
App. 3 The Lost Manuscript: Two Documents (starting p. 653) --
App. 4 Book of Mormon Plates and Records (starting p. 656) --
App. 5 Book of Mormon Poetry (starting p. 658) --
App. 6 Significant Changes in the Text (starting p. 665) --
App. 7: Charts and Maps (starting p. 673) --
App. 8: Glossary of Names (starting p. 690) --
Suggestions for Further Reading (starting p. 707)
Responsibility: edited by Grant Hardy.
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