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Prolegomena to Any Study of the Book of Abraham

BYU Studies 8:2 (Winter 1968): 171-178. On November 27, 1967 the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City made available to the Church certain papyri fragments that had once been in the possession of Joseph Smith. These generated considerable interest and also much controversy over the Book of Abraham and what came to be …

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Mixed Voices

a series of articles (on so-called Mormon “criticism”), in The Improvement Era, 1959; CWHN 8:127-206.

A New Look at the Pearl of Great Price

a series of articles in The Improvement Era, 1968-1970. The following three chapters, “Setting the Stage– The World of Abraham,” “The Sacrifice of Isaac,” and “The Sacrifice of Sarah,” have been reprinted in CWHN 14:163-218, 319-381

Genesis of the Written Word

(Provo: BYU Press, 1973). This was the Commissioner’s Lecture delivered in 1972. Later reprinted (without the complete footnotes) in The New Era 3:9 (September 1973): 38-50; reprinted again in Nibley on the Timely and the Timeless (Provo: Religious Studies Center, 1978): 101-127; CWHN 12: 450-490. An examination of writing as a gift from God and …

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Pearl of Great Price Papyrus Acquisition (Pearl of Great Price Papyri, 14 March 1967)

15 pp., transcript of a talk given on March 14, 1967

Rediscovery of the Apocrypha and the Book of Mormon

58 pp. d.s. typed transcript of a lecture given on March 17, 1965; CWHN 12:212-263. The imagery and practices found in the Book of Mormon are compared with certain phrases and material concerns found in Jewish and Christian apocryphal writings. — Midgley Listen to recording: Part 1 Part 2 Right-click (cntrl-click for macs) and ‚Äúsave …

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