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Understanding the Book of Mormon : a reader's guide

Author: Grant Hardy
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This introduction, adopting approaches from literature and religious studies, for the first time makes the contents of the Book of Mormon accessible to outsiders in a comprehensive, detailed manner.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Grant Hardy
ISBN: 9780199731701 0199731705
OCLC Number: 705459822
Description: XIX, 346 Seiten
Contents: Preface 1. Getting Started, or Why Bother?Section I: Nephi2. Sons and Brothers: Characterization3. Prophets of Old: Scriptural InterpretationSection II: Mormon4. Mormon's Dilemma: Competing Agendas 5. Other Voices: Embedded Documents6. Providential Recurrence: Parallel Narratives7. The Day of the Lord's Coming: Prophecy and FulfilmentSection III: Moroni8. Weakness in Writing: A Sense of Audience9. Strategies of Conclusion: AllusionAfterwordNotes Index
Responsibility: Grant Hardy.

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