Acts–Revelation Bibliography by Category

Bibliography

Acts

Anderson, Richard P. “Rhetoric versus Revelation: A Consideration of Acts 17, verses 16–34.” SBSS 1987, 23–41. Analyzes Paul’s speech in light of Greek rhetoric and education, as well as his Hebrew preparation and methodology.

Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “The Gift of Tongues at Pentecost.” MS 91 (10 Oct. 1929): 647, 649–53. Discusses the gift of tongues in Acts.

Cowan, Richard O. “Unto All the World: Fulfilling the Great Commission—How Far Have We Come?” SNT 1980, 60–62. Compares the Church ministry in Acts with missionary activity in the restored Church.

Hunter, Howard W. “The Road to Damascus.” IE 67 (Dec. 1964): 1086–88. Recounts Paul’s conversion experience.

Kimball, Spencer W. “To Kick against the Pricks.” IE 58 (June 1955): 425–28. Discourses on the statement of the angel during Paul’s conversion experience.

Lyon, T. Edgar. “From Solomon’s Porch.” Ensign 5 (Sept. 1975): 24–29. Summarizes the contribution of Luke in describing the beginning of the Church.

Matthews, Robert J. “The Jerusalem Council.” SBSS 1994, 96–109. Recounts the historical events and issues leading to the council in Jerusalem.

———. “The Role of Stephen as an Introduction to the Work of St. Paul.” SNT 1980, 23–26. Sees Stephen’s message as a forerunner to Paul’s.

———. “Unto All Nations.” SS 6:24–44. Gives an overview of the book of Acts.

———. “‘Unto All Nations’: Teaching the Book of Acts.” SNT 1984, 32–39. Surveys the book of Acts.

Millett, Robert L. “The Saga of the Early Christian Church.” SS 6:1–11. Notes the achievements and challenges in the first-century Church.

Moss, James R. “Foundations of the Kingdom: The Quorum of the Twelve in the New Testament.” SNT 1980, 146–48. Notes the ecclesiastical role of the twelve Apostles.

Petersen, Emma Marr. The Church That Jesus Built. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1971. Describes the first-century Church.

Salisbury, Charles D. “The Acts of the Apostles: A Prototype for the Restoration.” SNT 1984, 138–39. Shows several instances in Acts that find relevance for the Latter-day Church.

Schaelling, J. Philip. “The Western Text of the Book of Acts: A Mirror of the Doctrinal Struggles in the Early Christian Church.” In Apocryphal Writings and the Latter-day Saints, ed. by C. Wilfred Griggs, 155–72. Provo: Religious Studies Center, BYU, 1986. Asserts that the Western text of Acts reflects the early Church’s impending apostasy.

Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Your Question.” IE 60 (Sept. 1957): 622–23, 682–85. Adduces several examples of the gift of tongues in the latter days.

———. “Your Question.” IE 64 (Sept. 1961): 628–29. Gives a sympathetic appraisal of Paul’s sin at the stoning of Stephen and his eventual vindication.

Stout, Robert T. “I Have a Question.” Ensign 5 (Sept. 1975): 37–38. Addresses the issue of Luke’s qualifications to discuss the early missionary effort.

Acts through Revelation in General

Andersen, Todd G. Acts to Revelation Made Whole. Provo: Best Books Publishing, 1991. Combines portions of the New Testament with other standard works and the teachings of Joseph Smith.

Anderson, Edward H. The Apostles of Jesus Christ. Salt Lake City: Deseret Sunday School Union, 1917. Discusses the personalities and ministries of the first-century Apostles.

Anderson, Richard Lloyd. “The First Presidency of the Early Church: Their Lives and Epistles.” Ensign 18 (Aug. 1988): 16–21. Discusses the ministry of Peter, James, and John after the Resurrection.

Bohn, William J. “Three Other New Testament Temples.” Ensign 21 (July 1991): 21–25. Elaborates on the following types of temples: the physical body, the church or household of God, and the heavenly temples.

Butler, Margot J. “The Contributions of Women of the New Testament.” SNT 1980, 50–52. Contains an annotated catalog of New Testament women.

Clift, Frederic. “‘Christianity’—‘Mormonism.’” IE 10 (Dec. 1906): 81–88. Compares the first seventy-six years of the early Church and the latter-day Church.

Cracroft, Richard H., and Neal E. Lambert. “Voices of Admonition and Warning.” New Era 3 (Apr. 1973): 40–45. Mentions warnings found in Acts and the epistles that hold current relevance.

Hunter, Howard W. “Organization of the Church of Christ.” IE 68 (Dec. 1965): 1145–47. Enumerates characteristics of the New Testament Church.

Kimball, Spencer W. “Always a Convert Church.” Ensign 5 (Sept. 1975): 2–4. Reflects on Churchwide studies to take place in 1976 on the New Testament books of Acts to Revelation .

———. “The Certainty of the Resurrection.” IE 72 (June 1969): 55–56, 58–59. Affirms the reality of the Resurrection.

Ludlow, Daniel H., ed. Encyclopedia of Mormonism. New York: Macmillan, 1992. Contains various articles on New Testament topics, such as James, John, Paul, and Peter.

Lund, Gerald N. “I Have a Question.” Ensign 5 (Sept. 1975): 36–37. Explains what happened to members of Jesus’ family after the Resurrection.

Madsen, Ann N. “Cameos: The Women of the New Testament.” Ensign 5 (Sept. 1975): 40–43. Discusses several of the interesting women who figured in early Christian writings.

Matthews, Robert J. “The Fulness of Times.” Ensign 19 (Dec. 1989): 46–51. Shows how the Restoration fulfills New Testament prophecy.

———. “I Have a Question.” Ensign 14 (Jan. 1984): 51–52. Addresses the meaning of “rock” in the scriptures.

———. “The Plain and Precious Parts.” Ensign 5 (Sept. 1975): 5–11. Shows how modern revelation illuminates passages from Paul and other epistle-writers of the New Testament.

Maxwell, Neal A. “The New Testament—a Matchless Portrait of the Savior.” Ensign 16 (Dec. 1986): 20–27. Gives a composite picture of Jesus from the New Testament.

McConkie, Bruce R. Doctrinal New Testament Commentary. Vol. 2. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1970. A commentary on New Testament materials from Acts to Philippians.

———. Doctrinal New Testament Commentary. Vol. 3. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1973. A commentary on the books of the New Testament from Colossians to Revelation.

Millett, Robert L. “Joseph Smith and the New Testament.” Ensign 16 (Dec. 1986): 28–34. Shows how latter-day revelation illuminates the New Testament.

Nyman, Monte S. “The Necessity of the Book of Mormon in Teaching the New Testament.” SBSS 1983, 73–83. Shows how the Book of Mormon clarifies selected passages in the New Testament.

Petersen, Emma Marr. The Church That Jesus Built. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1971. Describes the first-century Church.

Swensen, Russel B. The New Testament: The Acts and the Epistles. Salt Lake City: Deseret Sunday School Union Board, 1955. This gospel doctrine manual surveys the first-century Christian history and epistles.

West, Franklin L. The Apostles and the Primitive Church. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1964. Tells of the experiences and doctrines of the New Testament Apostles.

Yarn, David H., Jr. “Discovering the Holy Ghost.” Ensign 5 (Sept. 1975): 69–73. Discusses the role of the Holy Ghost in the New Testament and other scriptures.

Ye Shall Be Witnesses unto Me. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1975. This institute manual covers Acts to Revelation.

Apostasy

Bennion, Milton. “Apostasy of the Primitive Church.” MS 89 (20 Oct. 1927): 657–62. This radio address outlines the main signs of the Apostasy. Notes premonitions of the falling away.

Brown, S. Kent. “Whither the Early Church?” SS 6:276–84. Reprinted in Ensign 18 (Oct. 1988): 6–10. Argues that the Apostasy was realized as anticipated by the early New Testament writers.

Draper, Richard D. “Gnosis, Grace, and Temples: Insights into Early Christian Apostasy.” SNT 1980, 69–73. Claims that the Apostasy came quickly rather than gradually.

Jackson, Kent P. “New Testament Prophecies of Apostasy.” SBSS 1983, 145–56. Reprinted as “Early Signs of the Apostasy,” Ensign 14 (Dec. 1984): 8–16. Expounds on several New Testament passages that predict the Apostasy.

———. “‘Watch and Remember’: The New Testament and the Great Apostasy.” In By Study and Also by Faith, ed. by John M. Lundquist and Stephen D. Ricks, 81–117. Vol. 1. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and F.A.R.M.S., 1990. Covers the prophecies of apostasy in the New Testament.

McConkie, Mark L. “Jewish Scriptures in Jesus’ Day.” SNT 1980, 132–34. Proposes that the New Testament Church had scriptures that are lost to the current Old Testament canon.

Nibley, Hugh W. “The Passing of the Primitive Church: Forty Variations on an Unpopular Theme.” MEC, 168–208. Documents from the New Testament, the church fathers, and secondary sources the proposition that the early Church was not expected to survive.

———. “The Way of the Church.” IE 58 (Jan. 1955): 20–22, 44–45; (Feb. 1955): 86–87, 104, 106–7, 110; (Mar. 1955): 152–54, 166, 168; (Apr. 1955): 230–32, 258, 260–61; (May 1955): 306–8, 364–66; (June 1955): 384–86, 455–56; (July 1955): 502–4, 538; (Aug. 1955): 570–71, 599–600, 602–6; (Sept. 1955): 650–53; (Oct. 1955): 708–9; (Nov. 1955): 817, 829–31; (Dec. 1955): 902–3, 968. Reprinted in MEC, 209–322. Offers a study of the Apostasy and shows that historians have tried to control how subsequent generations perceived the past.

Roberts, B. H. Outlines of Ecclesiastical History. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1902 Surveys the history of the Church from its establishment during New Testament times, through the Apostasy, and into the Restoration.

Robinson, Stephen E. “Early Christianity and 1 Nephi 13–14.” In The Book of Mormon: First Nephi, the Doctrinal Foundation, ed. by Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate Jr., 177–92. Provo: Religious Studies Center, BYU, 1988. Shows how a study of Revelation and 1 Nephi together help us draw historical conclusions about the Apostasy and the abominable church.

Sperry, Sidney B. “New Light on the Great Apostasy.” IE 53 (Sept. 1950): 710–11, 744, 746–51. Elaborates on the Apostle’s statement, “Children it is the last hour” (1 John 2:18).

Apostles’ Lives

Anderson, Edward H. The Apostles of Jesus Christ. Salt Lake City: Deseret Sunday School Union, 1917. Discusses the personalities and ministries of the first-century Apostles.

Anderson, Richard Lloyd. “The First Presidency of the Early Church: Their Lives and Epistles.” Ensign 18 (Aug. 1988): 16–21. Discusses the ministry of Peter, James, and John after the Resurrection.

McKay, David O. Ancient Apostles. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1964. Gives simple accounts of incidents in the lives of Peter, James, John, and Paul.

Book of Revelation

“Book of Revelation Overview.” Ensign 13 (Oct. 1983): 50–53. Offers several paradigms for understanding the Apocalypse.

Draper, Richard D. Opening the Seven Seals: The Visions of John the Revelator. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1991. A comprehensive commentary on the Apocalypse.

Durham, Reed C. “Revelations: The Plainest Book Ever Written.” New Era 3 (May 1973): 20–27. Produces background and hints for interpreting the Apocalypse.

Griggs, C. Wilfred. “Manichaeism, Mormonism, and Apocalypticism.” In Sidney B. Sperry Lecture Series, 18–25. Provo: College of Religious Instruction, BYU, 1973. Demonstrates that many of Joseph Smith’s revelations fit into the apocalyptic genre.

Lund, Gerald N. “The Book of Revelation—Three Keys for Making It a Book of Revelation.” SNT 1980, 114–22. Suggests ways to decode the Apocalypse.

———. “Seeing the Book of Revelation as a Book of Revelation.” Ensign 17 (Dec. 1987): 46–52. Produces four keys for grasping the Apocalypse.

Lund, Gerald N. “Things Which Must Shortly Come to Pass.” SS 6:256–75. Gives suggestions for understanding the book of Revelation.

Mackay, Thomas W. “Early Christian Millenarianist Interpretation of the Two Witnesses in John’s Apocalypse 11:3–13.” In By Study and Also by Faith, ed. by John M. Lundquist and Stephen D. Ricks, 222–331. Vol. 1. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and F.A.R.M.S., 1990. Reports on Christian identifications of the two enigmatic witnesses in Revelation.

Marriott, Dean L. “I Have a Question.” Ensign 17 (June 1987): 25–26. Discusses the relationship between the visions of Nephi and John the Revelator.

McConkie, Bruce R. “Understanding the Book of Revelation.” Ensign 5 (Sept. 1975): 85–89. Discusses several questions related to the Apocalypse.

Parry, Jay A., and Donald W. Parry. “The Temple in Heaven: Its Description and Significance.” In Temples of the Ancient World, ed. by Donald W. Parry, 515–32. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and F.A.R.M.S., 1994. Discusses the complementary earthly and heavenly temples as described in Revelation and other sacred writings.

Perkins, Keith W. “John the Beloved and His Epistles.” SNT 1984, 64–67. Comments on themes from the Johannine epistles and the first part of the Apocalypse.

Ridges, David J. The Book of Revelation Made Easier. Springville, Utah: D. J. Ridges, 1991. A simplified chapter-by-chapter commentary on the Apocalypse.

Turner, Rodney. “Joseph Smith and the Apocalypse of John.” SBSS 1987, 319–45. Summarizes the book of Revelation in light of Joseph Smith’s teachings about the visions of John.

Wilcox, Michael S. “The Revelation.” SBSS 1987, 347–67. Explains the images used by John in the book of Revelation.

———. The Writings of John: St. John, the Epistles, the Revelation. Orem, Utah: Randall Book, 1987. A thematic discussion of the Johannine corpus.

Williams, Clyde J. “The Revelation of John: A Plea to ‘Come unto Christ.’” SNT 1984, 68–73. Gives a sectional commentary on the Apocalypse.

Wooton, Attewall. “To Him That Overcometh.” IE 3 (Dec. 1899): 123–25. Treats briefly the theme of salvation as taught by Paul and John.

Cultural Setting

Anderson, Richard Lloyd. “The Church and the Roman Empire.” Ensign 5 (Sept. 1975): 12–23. Describes the political and cultural circumstances of the Roman Empire when Christianity began its missionary efforts.

Anderson, Richard P. “Rhetoric versus Revelation: A Consideration of Acts 17, verses 16–34.” SBSS 1987, 23–41. Analyzes Paul’s speech in light of Greek rhetoric and education, as well as his Hebrew preparation and methodology.

Brown, S. Kent. “Extracanonical Literature: The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament.” SNT 1980, 45–49. Compares the sectaries at Qumran with the New Testament Church.

Norton, Walter A. “Is Any Sick among You?: Anointing the Sick with Oil in Early Christianity and Latter-day Theology and Practice.” SBSS 1987, 233–48. Discusses the Jewish and early Christian backgrounds to James 5:14–16.

Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Your Question.” IE 63 (Apr. 1960): 224–25, 287. Claims that Paul’s view on women speaking in church was culturally conditioned.

Epistle of James

Dahl, Larry E. “A String of Gospel Pearls.” SS 6:207–24. Comments on several topics in the Epistle of James.

Norton, Walter A. “Is Any Sick among You?: Anointing the Sick with Oil in Early Christianity and Latter-day Theology and Practice.” SBSS 1987, 233–48. Discusses the Jewish and early Christian backgrounds to James 5:14–16.

Romney, Marion G. “The Royal Law according to the Scriptures.” IE 57 (Dec. 1954): 905–7. Treats the theme of loving one’s neighbor.

Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Your Question.” IE 58 (Sept. 1955): 622. Explains the importance of oil in anointing the sick.

Talmage, James E. “Prove Thy Faith by Thy Works.” IE 17 (Aug. 1914): 940–47. Expounds on the principle of faith as taught by James and Paul.

Epistle of Jude

Nielsen, T. John, II. “Jude: A Call to Contend for the Faith.” SBSS 1987, 219–32. Argues that the messages of the often-neglected epistle of Jude are vital to readers today.

Thomas, M. Catherine. “Refuge in God’s Love.” SS 6:244–55. Offers a commentary on the Epistle of Jude.

Epistles of John

Mackay, Thomas W. “The Epistles of John.” SS 6:236–43. Comments on the authenticity and doctrinal themes of the Johannine epistles.

McConkie, Bruce R. “Love Not the World.” IE 61 (June 1958): 438–39. Discusses carnality and spirituality.

Perkins, Keith W. “John the Beloved and His Epistles.” SNT 1984, 64–67. Comments on themes from the Johannine epistles and the first part of the Apocalypse.

Sperry, Sidney B. “New Light on the Great Apostasy.” IE 53 (Sept. 1950): 710–11, 744, 746–51. Elaborates on the Apostle’s statement, “Children it is the last hour” (1 John 2:18).

Taylor, J. Lewis. “New Testament Backgrounds: The Epistles of John.” Ensign 6 (July 1976): 58–59. States vital information on the Johannine epistles.

Wilcox, S. Michael. The Writings of John: St. John, the Epistles, the Revelation. Orem, Utah: Randall Book, 1987. Discusses themes in the Johannine corpus.

Epistles of Paul and Hebrews

Anderson, Richard Lloyd. “Paul’s Witness to the Early History of Jesus’ Ministry.” SBSS 1994, 1–33. Defends the view that Paul was interested in the historical Jesus and preserved glimpses of authentic memory.

———. Understanding Paul. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1983. Covers Paul’s ministry and thought as found in his epistles and the Acts.

Bradshaw, Frank M. “An Approach to Teaching 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, and Titus.” SNT 1984, 51–53. Suggests ways to teach the pastoral epistles.

Brandt, Edward J. “New Testament Backgrounds: 1 and 2 Corinthians.” Ensign 6 (Feb. 1976): 56–59. Gives an overview of Paul’s Corinthian epistles.

———. “New Testament Backgrounds: Romans.” Ensign 6 (Jan. 1976): 82–83. Briefly comments on Paul’s longest epistle.

Brandt, Edward J., and J. Lewis Taylor. “New Testament Backgrounds: Galatians through Colossians.” Ensign 6 (Mar. 1976): 37–39. Gives summary information on Paul’s epistles to the Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, and Colossians.

Brandt, Edward J., J. Lewis Taylor, and Lane Johnson. “New Testament Backgrounds: Thessalonians through Hebrews.” Ensign 6 (Apr. 1976): 56–59. Provides highlights of the writings of 1 Thessalonians to Hebrews.

Garrett, H. Dean. “Work Out Your Own Salvation.” SS 6:125–35. Focuses on the major concepts in Philippians.

Gentry, Leland H. “Let Us Go On unto Perfection: Paul’s Message in the Book of Hebrews.” SBSS 1983, 135–44. Discusses several salvational themes in Hebrews.

———. “Seducing Spirits and Doctrines of Devils.” SBSS 1987, 75–87. Analyzes Paul’s concern in 1 and 2 Timothy with the impending apostasy.

Haggerty, Charles E. “Melchizedek . . . King of Salem.” IE 55 (July 1952): 512–14; (Aug. 1952): 582, 598–99, 601–3. Discusses Melchizedek from a variety of sources, including Hebrews.

Horton, George A., Jr. “Concern, Correction, and Counsel for Converts.” SS 6:83–106. Discusses background and features of Galatians.

Hunter, Howard W. “The Reality of the Resurrection.” IE 72 (June 1969): 106–8. A study on 1 Corinthians 15.

Ivins, Antoine R. “Be Thou an Example of the Believers.” IE 56 (June 1953): 412–13. Comments on a theme from 1 Timothy.

Jensen, Jay E. “First and Second Corinthians: Helping Students See the Big Picture.” SNT 1984, 44–46. Suggests reading Paul’s letters to the Corinthians in their larger context.

Matthews, Robert J. “I Have a Question.” Ensign 17 (Aug. 1987): 21. Discusses the role of Melchizedek in the Epistle to the Hebrews.

McConkie, Joseph Fielding. “Jesus Christ, Symbolism, and Salvation.” SS 6:192–206. Discusses high points in the Epistle to the Hebrews.

Millett, Robert L. “I Have a Question.” Ensign 17 (Aug. 1987): 19–21. Discusses the practice of baptism for the dead in the primitive Church.

———. “The Just Shall Live by Faith.” SS 6:45–56. Highlights the main themes of Romans.

———. “‘Walking in Newness of Life’: The Epistle of Paul to the Romans.” SNT 1984, 40–43. Reviews salient Christological themes in Romans.

Nelson, N. L. “A Modern Study of the Resurrection.” IE 26 (Apr. 1923): 497–510. Offers an in-depth essay on the Resurrection, consulting passages from 1 Corinthians and Hebrews.

Nibley, Hugh W. “Baptism for the Dead in Ancient Times.” IE 51 (Dec. 1948): 786–88, 836–38; 52 (Jan. 1949): 24–26, 60; (Feb. 1949): 90–91, 109–10, 112; (Mar. 1949): 146–48, 180–83; (Apr. 1949): 212–14. Reprinted in MEC, 100–67. Explains the concept of salvation of the dead as taught in the early Church.

Nyman, Monte S. “The Stumbling Blocks of First Corinthians.” SBSS 1987, 249–62. Identifies the problems experienced by members of the church in Corinth, including immorality, marriage questions, following the Apostles, and the understanding the sacrament.

Parry, Jay A., and Donald W. Parry. “The Temple in Heaven: Its Description and Significance.” In Temples of the Ancient World, ed. by Donald W. Parry, 515–32. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and F.A.R.M.S., 1994. Discusses the complementary earthly and heavenly temples as described in Revelation and other sacred writings.

Romney, Joseph B. “The Book of Romans: An Orthodox Description of Faith, Works, and Exaltation.” SBSS 1987, 279–93. Outlines the epistle and argues that its content is fully consistent with the restored gospel.

Romney, Marion G. “Gifts of the Spirit.” IE 59 (June 1956): 422–25. Explains the characteristics of the legitimate gifts of the Spirit.

Schramm, Clarence F. “Hebrews.” SNT 1984, 54–58. Treats the authorship, date, themes, and title for Jesus in Hebrews. Contains a chart with statements by presidents of the Church on various passages.

Scott, John G. “A Triumph of Faith: Paul’s Teachings in Second Timothy.” SBSS 1994, 178–87. Considers themes in 2 Timothy.

Seely, David R. “‘Is Christ Divided?’: Unity of the Saints through Charity.” SS 6:57–82. Comments on the Corinthian correspondence.

———. “From Unprofitable Servant to Beloved Brother in Christ.” SS 6:165–77. Comments on Paul’s epistle to Philemon.

Seely, JoAnn H. “Hope for the ‘Children of Light’ as the Darkness Descends.” SS 6:146–64. Presents a precis of the epistles to the Thessalonians.

Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Your Question.” IE 60 (Apr. 1957): 222–23. Argues that Paul in his epistle to Timothy was not against genealogical research.

Sperry, Sidney B. Paul’s Life and Letters. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1955. Tells of Paul’s life and literary output.

Thomas, M. Catherine. “Hebrews: To Ascend the Holy Mount.” In Temples of the Ancient World, ed. by Donald W. Parry, 479–91. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and F.A.R.M.S., 1994. Considers the temple themes in Hebrews of promise and price.

Turner, Rodney. “Grace, Mysteries, and Exaltation.” SS 6:107–24. Treats the doctrinal themes in Ephesians.

———. “Paul: Apostle of Grace.” SBSS 1983, 113–24. Discusses the nature of grace in light of humanity’s fallen nature. Covers the dialectic of grace and works.

Van Orden, Bruce A. “The Pastoral Epistles.” SS 6:178–91. Discusses selected points in the epistles to Timothy and Titus.

Welch, John W. “The Melchizedek Material in Alma 13:13–19.” In By Study and Also by Faith, ed. by John M. Lundquist and Stephen D. Ricks, 238–72. Vol. 2. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and F.A.R.M.S., 1990. Compares Alma 13 with the interpretations given to Genesis 14 by various Christian and Jewish writings, including Hebrews 7.

Widtsoe, John A. “Who Was Melchizedek?” IE 48 (Dec. 1945): 761. Discusses the importance of Melchizedek from Hebrews.

Williams, Clyde J. “The Preeminence of Christ.” SS 6:136–45. Writes on the crucial role of Christ and the importance of avoiding false doctrine as discussed in Colossians.

Zobell, Albert L., Jr. “If the Dead Rise Not: The Story of 100 Years of Baptism for the Dead.” IE 43 (Sept. 1940): 530–31. Elaborates on Paul’s statement on baptism for the dead.

Epistles of Peter

Anderson, Richard Lloyd. “Peter’s Letters: Progression for the Living and the Dead.” Ensign 21 (Oct. 1991): 6–10. Discusses the salient doctrines in the Petrine epistles.

Done, Willard. “Lives of the Apostles I: Simon Peter.” IE 2 (Jan. 1899): 208–16. Highlights events in the life of the Apostle Peter.

Kimball, Spencer W. “Peter, My Brother.” SY (13 July 1971). Defends Peter’s integrity against his critics.

McConkie, Bruce R. “Making Our Calling and Election Sure.” SY (25 March 1969). Elaborates on the preparation for salvation.

McKinlay, Daniel B. “Temple Imagery in the Epistles of Peter.” In Temples of the Ancient World, ed. by Donald W. Parry, 492–514. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and F.A.R.M.S., 1994. Notes temple-related themes in Peter’s writings.

Muren, Joseph C. “Peter, Part II: The Writings of Peter—Prophet, Seer, and Revelator.” SNT 1980, 153–55. Highlights the teachings of Peter.

Nyman, Monte S. “The Sublime Epistles of Peter.” SNT 1984, 59–63. Reprinted in SS 6:225–35. Refers to eight admonitions in 1 Peter and the doctrinal content of 2 Peter.

Romney, Marion G. “Making Our Calling and Election Sure.” IE 68 (Dec. 1965): 1115–16. Explains the admonition of Peter to solidify one’s hope for exaltation.

Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Your Question.” IE 57 (Nov. 1954): 786. Discusses the Savior’s visit to the spirits in prison.

Tanner, N. Eldon. “The Plan of Life and Salvation.” IE 72 (Dec. 1969): 34–36. Discusses basic questions of human existence. Quotes Paul and Peter.

Taylor, J. Lewis. “Peter and His Writings.” SBSS 1978, 124–38. Provides a human and apostolic profile of Peter. Notes several important doctrines.

Thomas, Catherine M. “Visions of Christ in the Spirit World and the Dead Redeemed.” SBSS 1987, 296–317. Translates and comments on Peter’s references to the Savior’s redemptive work in his descent to the spirit world especially in light of Jewish and early Christian evidences.

Ministry

Anderson, Richard Lloyd. “I Have a Question.” Ensign 14 (Jan. 1984): 50–51. Discusses what happened to the Apostle John after the day of Pentecost.

Brown, S. Kent. “James the Just and the Question of Peter’s Leadership in the Light of New Sources.” SBSS 1973, 10–16. Consults New Testament and apocryphal sources to argue that James did not “eclipse” Peter’s authority in the early church.

Brown, S. Kent, and C. Wilfred Griggs. “The Postresurrection Ministry.” SS 6:12–23. Discusses the role of apocryphal literature in describing the conditions in the early Church.

Bryce-Thomas, R. M. “St. Paul’s Companions in Rome.” IE 12 (Nov. 1908): 1–9; (Dec. 1908): 97–104; 13 (Feb. 1909): 295–301; (Apr. 1909): 453–55; (May 1909): 529–34; (July 1909): 708–9; (Aug. 1909): 804–7; (Oct. 1909): 973–76. Details the lives of those who associated with Paul in the ministry.

Clift, Frederic. “‘Christianity’—‘Mormonism.’” IE 10 (Dec. 1906): 81–88. Compares the first seventy-six years of the early Church and the latter-day Church.

Done, Willard. “Lives of the Apostles II: James and John.” IE 2 (Feb. 1899): 281–90. Enumerates aspects of the ministries of the two apostolic brothers.

Hanks, Marion D. “Failing Never: What the Apostles Teach Us about Love.” Ensign 5 (Sept. 1975): 74–78. Examines the views of Paul and Peter on love.

Holland, Jeffrey R. “The Lengthening Shadow of Peter.” Ensign 5 (Sept. 1975): 30–35. Pays tribute to Peter’s growth and leadership.

Hunter, Howard W. “Organization of the Church of Christ.” IE 68 (Dec. 1965): 1145–47. Enumerates characteristics of the New Testament Church.

Matthews, Robert J. “I Have a Question.” Ensign 14 (Jan. 1984): 51–52. Addresses the meaning of “rock” in the scriptures.

Morris, Nephi L. “Legendary Anecdotes of St. John.” IE 2 (Apr. 1899): 459–63. Reports several apocryphal stories of John.

Moss, James R. “Foundations of the Kingdom: The Quorum of the Twelve in the New Testament.” SNT 1980, 146–48. Notes the ecclesiastical role of the twelve Apostles.

Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Your Question.” IE 65 (July 1962): 510–11. Claims that Paul derived his authority from Apostles other than Peter.

Talmage, James E. “In Olden Days and Now.” MS 91 (8 Aug. 1929): 497–503, 506–7. Discusses the roles of Stephen and Saul of Tarsus.

Taylor, J. Lewis. “Peter and His Writings.” SBSS 1978, 124–38. Provides a human and apostolic profile of Peter. Notes several important doctrines.

West, Franklin L. The Apostles and the Primitive Church. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1964. Tells of the experiences and doctrines of the New Testament Apostles.

Paul’s Life

Anderson, Richard Lloyd. “Parallel Prophets: Paul and Joseph Smith.” BYUFDS 1982–83, 177–83. Reprinted in Ensign 15 (Apr. 1985): 12–17. Argues that Joseph Smith was a prophet on the same basis that Paul was.

———. Understanding Paul. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1983. Covers Paul’s ministry and thought as found in his epistles and the Acts.

Bryce-Thomas, R. M. “The Closing Years of St. Paul’s Life in Rome.” IE 10 (Mar. 1907): 321–32; (Apr. 1907): 453–56; (May 1907): 526–31; (June 1907): 577–85; (July 1907): 648–54; (Aug. 1907): 799–805; (Sept. 1907): 892–900. Details the last period in Paul’s ministry.

———. “St. Paul’s Companions in Rome.” IE 12 (Nov. 1908): 1–9; (Dec. 1908): 97–104; 13 (Feb. 1909): 295–301; (Apr. 1909): 453–55; (May 1909): 529–34; (July 1909): 708–9; (Aug. 1909): 804–7; (Oct. 1909): 973–76. Details the lives of those who associated with Paul in the ministry.

Cloward, Robert A. “Jesus and Paul in the Synagogues.” SNT 1984, 88–91. Explains the nature of the synagogues and the ways New Testament figures utilized them.

Done, Willard. “Lives of the Apostles III: Paul.” IE 2 (Mar. 1899): 351–58. Provides a brief historical sketch of the Apostle Paul.

Griggs, C. Wilfred. “‘An Hebrew of the Hebrews’: Paul’s Language and Thought.” SBSS 1994, 47–64. Discusses the diversified Jewish and Hellenistic milieus in Paul’s historical setting.

———. “Paul: The Long Road from Damascus.” Ensign 5 (Sept. 1975): 57–62. Discusses some of the high points in Paul’s ministry.

Hardy, C. Brian. “Paul: Personal Disclosures through His Epistles.” SNT 1980, 88–90. Shows how Paul personalized his theology.

Hatch, Gary Layne. “Paul among the Rhetoricians: A Model for Proclaiming Christ.” SBSS 1994, 65–79. Defends the usefulness of rhetoric in proclaiming the gospel. Shows that Paul used rhetorical techniques to advantage.

Hunter, Howard W. “The Road to Damascus.” IE 67 (Dec. 1964): 1086–88. Recounts Paul’s conversion experience.

Jackson, Kent P. “Scenes from Paul’s Missionary Journeys.” Ensign 21 (Sept. 1991): 42–48. Describes and illustrates the geography of Paul’s ministry.

Kimball, Spencer W. “To Kick against the Pricks.” IE 58 (June 1955): 425–28. Discourses on the statement of the angel during Paul’s conversion experience.

Lee, Rex E. “Paul and Alma and Harold B. Lee: What Prophets and Common Sense Can Teach Us about Learning from Our Mistakes.” BYUDFS 1993–94, 13–17. Shows dramatic levels of progression.

Ludlow, Daniel H. “Paul—the Man, the Ministry, the Message.” SNT 1988, 1–15. Provides pedagogical tools in identifying biographical and doctrinal information on Paul.

Matthews, Robert J. “The Jerusalem Council.” SBSS 1994, 96–109. Recounts the historical events and issues leading to the council in Jerusalem.

Matthews, Robert J. “Saul of Tarsus: Chosen for a Special Need.” Ensign 17 (Sept. 1987): 60–63. Shows how Paul was peculiarly suited for his missionary role.

McIntosh, Robert K. “The Road to Damascus: Every Man’s Road to Christ.” SNT 1980, 135–37. Recommends Paul’s life as an appropriate model for the Latter-day Saints to follow as they strive for salvation.

Middleton, Michael W. “Paul among the Prophets: Obtaining a Crown.” SBSS 1994, 110–31. Eulogizes Paul’s paradigmatic life devoted to Christ.

Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Your Question.” IE 64 (Sept. 1961): 628–29. Gives a sympathetic appraisal of Paul’s sin at the stoning of Stephen and his eventual vindication.

Sperry, Sidney B. Paul’s Life and Letters. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1955. Tells of Paul’s life and literary output.

Strathearn, Gaye. “The Jewish and Gentile Missions: Paul’s Role in the Transition.” SBSS 1994, 188–205. Shows the relationship between missionary endeavors to Israelites and Gentiles, and emphasizes lessons to be learned in today’s global proselytizing efforts.

Talmage, James E. “In Olden Days and Now.” MS 91 (8 Aug. 1929): 497–503, 506–7. Discusses the roles of Stephen and Saul of Tarsus.

Thomson, Hazel M. “Much like Paul.” IE 69 (Dec. 1966): 1082–83, 1160–61. Compares the Apostle Paul with Joseph Smith.

Turner, Rodney. “Paul—Then and Now.” SBSS 1978, 100–15. Points out Paul’s human characteristics, apostolic identity, and salient teachings.

Paul’s Teachings

Adair, Michael D. “The Doctrine of Salvation by Grace vs. Works: A New Look at an Old Controversy.” SNT 1980, 28–33. Discusses the New Testament criteria for obtaining salvation, with emphasis on Paul. Contains charts.

Anderson, Richard Lloyd. “Misleading Translations of Paul.” SBSS 1983, 17–26. Suggests more accurate translations for several of Paul’s teachings.

———. “Paul and the Athenian Intellectuals.” Ensign 6 (Feb. 1976): 50–55. Discusses the setting and content of Paul’s Areopagus speech.

———. “Paul’s Witness to the Early History of Jesus’ Ministry.” SBSS 1994, 1–33. Defends the view that Paul was interested in the historical Jesus and preserved glimpses of authentic memory.

———. Understanding Paul. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1983. Covers Paul’s ministry and thought as found in his epistles and the Acts.

Brandt, Edward J. “The Doctrine of Justification and the Writings of Apostle Paul.” SBSS 1987, 61–73. Examines the English, Greek and Hebrew words for just, justify, justification, and related usages in Paul.

Cullimore, James A. “Gifts of the Spirit.” Ensign 4 (Nov. 1974): 27–28. Avers that the spiritual gifts of the New Testament operate in the Church today.

Faulconer, James E. “The Olive Tree and the Works of God: Jacob 5 and Romans 11.” In The Allegory of the Olive Tree, ed. by Stephen D. Ricks and John W. Welch, 347–66. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and F.A.R.M.S., 1994. Compares and contrasts the metaphor of the olive tree in the writings of Paul and the Book of Mormon.

Freeman, Robert C. “Paul’s Earnest Pursuit of Spiritual Gifts.” SBSS 1994, 34–46. Elaborates on several gifts of the Spirit listed by Paul.

Fudge, George H. “I Have a Question.” Ensign 16 (Mar. 1986): 49–50. Answers the view that certain New Testament passages seemingly condemn genealogy.

Gentry, Leland H. “Galatians: Paul’s Answer to the Judaizers.” SNT 1984, 47–50. Examines Paul’s concept of the law.

Griggs, C. Wilfred. “‘An Hebrew of the Hebrews’: Paul’s Language and Thought.” SBSS 1994, 47–64. Discusses the diversified Jewish and Hellenistic milieus in Paul’s historical setting.

Hales, Robert D. “Gifts of the Spirit.” BYUDFS 1992–93, 135–46. Provo: BYU Publications, 1993. Shows practical application of spiritual gifts.

Hardy, C. Brian. “Paul: Personal Disclosures through His Epistles.” SNT 1980, 88–90. Shows how Paul personalized his theology.

Lane, Jennifer Clark. “Hebrew Concepts of Adoption and Redemption in the Writings of Paul.” SBSS 1994, 80–95. Explains the linguistic, historical, and covenantal aspects of adoption in Paul’s writings.

Ludlow, Daniel H. “Paul—the Man, the Ministry, the Message.” SNT 1988, 1–15. Provides pedagogical tools in identifying biographical and doctrinal information on Paul.

Matthews, Robert J. “The Role of Stephen as an Introduction to the Work of St. Paul.” SNT 1980, 23–26. Sees Stephen’s message as a forerunner to Paul’s.

Millett, Robert L. “Walking in Newness of Life: Doctrinal Themes of the Apostle Paul.” SBSS 1994, 132–50. Considers Paul’s treatment of justification, grace, newness, spiritual fruit, Israel, and the superlative name of Christ.

Morris, George Q. “Saul . . . and Saint Paul.” MS 119 (May 1957): 130–33. Comments on Paul’s view of the Jews as found in Romans 10.

Nibley, Hugh W. “Work We Must, but the Lunch Is Free.” In Approaching Zion, ed. by Don E. Norton, 202–51. Vol. 9 of CWHN. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and F.A.R.M.S., 1989. Applies the Pauline doctrine of grace to the choices made in following Christ or the Adversary.

Oaks, Dallin H. “Spiritual Gifts.” Ensign 16 (Sept. 1986): 68–72. Describes the New Testament gifts of the Spirit and encourages modern readers to seek them.

Ostler, Craig J. “What Is a Mortal Messiah?” SBSS 1994, 151–65. Examines Paul’s Christological understanding.

Petersen, Mark E. The Teachings of Paul. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1984. Treats a series of Pauline themes.

Reeve, Rex C., Jr. “The Holy Ghost Brings Testimony, Unity, and Spiritual Gifts.” SBSS 1994, 166–77. Discusses various functions of the Holy Ghost.

Richards, Stephen L. “Gifts of the Gospel.” IE 53 (May 1950): 371, 419–21. Comments on the gifts of the Spirit.

Robinson, Stephen E. “The Law after Christ.” Ensign 13 (Sept. 1983): 69–73. Explains how New Testament writers understood Jesus’ relationship to the law of Moses and in what way Jesus fulfilled it.

Romney, Marion G. “Gifts of the Spirit.” IE 59 (June 1956): 422–25. Explains the characteristics of the legitimate gifts of the Spirit.

Schaelling, J. Philip. “How Paul Used the Old Testament as a Witness for Christ.” In Third Annual Church Educational System Religious Educators’ Symposium: A Symposium on the Old Testament, 261–66. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1979. Shows that Paul understood the Old Testament as a collection of types and allegories.

Scott, John G. “A Triumph of Faith: Paul’s Teachings in Second Timothy.” SBSS 1994, 178–87. Considers themes in 2 Timothy.

Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Your Question.” IE 59 (Sept. 1956): 622. Defines the identity of the Gentiles.

———. “Your Question.” IE 66 (May 1963): 350–51, 390. Covers the Pauline doctrine of election.

Sperry, Sidney B. Paul’s Life and Letters. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1955. Tells of Paul’s life and literary output.

Stapley, Delbert L. “Can Two Walk Together?” IE 61 (June 1958): 452–54. Testifies that the Restoration corrects many false doctrines in the world.

———. “Joint Heirship with Christ.” IE 64 (June 1961): 416–17. Discusses the Pauline doctrine of adoption.

———. “Teachings of the Apostle Paul.” Ensign 6 (Nov. 1976): 91–94. Quotes significant doctrinal statements from Paul.

Talmage, James E. “Prove Thy Faith by Thy Works.” IE 17 (Aug. 1914): 940–47. Expounds on the principle of faith as taught by James and Paul.

Tanner, N. Eldon. “The Plan of Life and Salvation.” IE 72 (Dec. 1969): 34–36. Discusses basic questions of human existence. Quotes Paul and Peter.

Taylor, George T. “The Dual Nature of Man: Paul’s Writing on the Interchange and Conflict between the Body and the Spirit.” SNT 1980, 170–73. Discusses the moral tension between the two components of humanity’s being.

Turner, Rodney. “Paul—Then and Now.” SBSS 1978, 100–15. Points out Paul’s human characteristics, apostolic identity, and salient teachings.

Welch, John W. “Co-Authors of the Articles of Faith?” Instructor 104 (Nov. 1969): 422–26. Points out verbatim quotes and similarities between passages in the letters of Paul and the articles of faith.

Wilcox, S. Michael. “I Have a Question.” Ensign 21 (June 1991): 51–53. Discusses the principle of justification by faith.

Williams, Clyde J. “Securing Divine Protection: Putting On the Armor of God.” SBSS 1987, 369–81. Explicates Paul’s metaphor in Ephesians 6:11 in light of statements by modern Church leaders.

Wooton, Attewall. “To Him That Overcometh.” IE 3 (Dec. 1899): 123–25. Treats briefly the theme of salvation as taught by Paul and John.

Zobell, Albert L., Jr. “If the Dead Rise Not: The Story of 100 Years of Baptism for the Dead.” IE 43 (Sept. 1940): 530–31. Elaborates on Paul’s statement on baptism for the dead.

Peter’s Life

Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “The Gift of Tongues at Pentecost.” MS 91 (10 Oct. 1929): 647, 649–53. Discusses the gift of tongues in Acts.

Cloward, Robert A. “Jesus and Paul in the Synagogues.” SNT 1984, 88–91. Explains the nature of the synagogues and the ways New Testament figures utilized them.

Done, Willard. “Lives of the Apostles I: Simon Peter.” IE 2 (Jan. 1899): 208–16. Highlights events in the life of the Apostle Peter.

Holland, Jeffrey R. “The Lengthening Shadow of Peter.” Ensign 5 (Sept. 1975): 30–35. Pays tribute to Peter’s growth and leadership.

Horsley, A. Burt. Peter and the Popes. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1989. Discusses Peter’s role in the early Church and the history of the papacy.

McConkie, Bruce R. “The Times of Refreshing.” IE 70 (Dec. 1967): 60–62. Discourses on how the Restoration fulfills the prophecy of Peter in Acts 3:21.

Muren, Joseph C. “Peter, Part I: The Rock and Chief Apostle.” SNT 1980, 149–52. Outlines Peter’s ministry.

Muren, Joseph C. “Peter, Part II: The Writings of Peter—Prophet, Seer, and Revelator.” SNT 1980, 153–55. Highlights the teachings of Peter.

Tanner, N. Eldon. “The Plan of Life and Salvation.” IE 72 (Dec. 1969): 34–36. Discusses basic questions of human existence. Quotes Paul and Peter.

Religious Setting

Cloward, Robert A. “Jesus and Paul in the Synagogues.” SNT 1984, 88–91. Explains the nature of the synagogues and the ways New Testament figures utilized them.

Griggs, C. Wilfred. “Manichaeism, Mormonism, and Apocalypticism.” Sidney B. Sperry Lecture Series, 18–25. Provo: College of Religious Instruction, 1973. Demonstrates that many of Joseph Smith’s revelations fit into the apocalyptic genre.

Millett, Robert L. “The Saga of the Early Christian Church.” SS 6:1–11. Notes the achievements and challenges in the first-century Church.

Ricks, Stephen D. “Fasting in the Perspective of Ancient Israel and the New Testament.” SBSS 1983, 85–94. Compares and contrasts reasons for fasting in the Old and New Testaments. Provides a chart.

Salvation

Adair, Michael D. “The Doctrine of Salvation by Grace vs. Works: A New Look at an Old Controversy.” SNT 1980, 28–33. Discusses the New Testament criteria for obtaining salvation, with emphasis on Paul. Contains charts.

Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “. . . By the Name of Jesus Christ.” IE 58 (Dec. 1955): 915–16. Speaks of the Fall and the Atonement.

Cook, Gene R. “Receiving Divine Assistance through the Grace of the Lord.” Ensign 23 (May 1993): 79–81. Shows the importance of the grace of Christ in the salvation process.

Draper, Richard D. “Gnosis, Grace, and Temples: Insights into Early Christian Apostasy.” SNT 1980, 69–73. Claims that the Apostasy came quickly rather than gradually.

Garrett, H. Dean. “Work Out Your Own Salvation.” SS 6:125–35. Focuses on the major concepts in Philippians.

Gentry, Leland H. “Galatians: Paul’s Answer to the Judaizers.” SNT 1984, 47–50. Examines Paul’s concept of the law.

———. “Let Us Go On unto Perfection: Paul’s Message in the Book of Hebrews.” SBSS 1983, 135–44. Discusses several salvational themes in Hebrews.

Kimball, Spencer W. “The Certainty of the Resurrection.” IE 72 (June 1969): 55–56, 58–59. Affirms the reality of the Resurrection.

Lane, Jennifer Clark. “Hebrew Concepts of Adoption and Redemption in the Writings of Paul.” SBSS 1994, 80–95. Explains the linguistic, historical, and covenantal aspects of adoption in Paul’s writings.

Ludlow, Daniel H. “The Relationship between Grace and Works.” SNT 1984 Supplement, 29–36. Discusses the dialectic in the need for both grace and works.

McConkie, Bruce R. “Making Our Calling and Election Sure.” SY (25 March 1969). Elaborates on the preparation for salvation.

Millett, Robert L. “I Have a Question.” Ensign 17 (Aug. 1987): 19–21. Discusses the practice of baptism for the dead in the primitive Church.

———. “The Just Shall Live by Faith.” SS 6:45–56. Highlights the main themes of Romans.

———. “Walking in Newness of Life: Doctrinal Themes of the Apostle Paul.” SBSS 1994, 132–50. Considers Paul’s treatment of justification, grace, newness, spiritual fruit, Israel, and the superlative name of Christ.

Nelson, N. L. “A Modern Study of the Resurrection.” IE 26 (Apr. 1923): 497–510. Offers an in-depth essay on the Resurrection, consulting passages from 1 Corinthians and Hebrews.

Nibley, Hugh W. “Baptism for the Dead in Ancient Times.” IE 51 (Dec. 1948): 786–88, 836–38; 52 (Jan. 1949): 24–26, 60; (Feb. 1949): 90–91, 109–10, 112; (Mar. 1949): 146–48, 180–83; (Apr. 1949): 212–14. Reprinted in MEC, 100–67. Explains the concept of salvation of the dead as taught in the early Church.

———. “Evangelium Quadraginta Dierum: The Forty-Day Mission of Christ—the Forgotten Heritage.” MEC, 10–44. Discusses the teachings and rites that occurred in the post-Resurrection period.

Riddle, Chauncey C. “Justification, Ancient and Modern.” In The Old Testament and the Latter-day Saints, Sperry Symposium, 323–42. Salt Lake City: Randall Book, 1986. Explains justification in Bible times and as understood in Catholicism, Protestantism, and the Restoration.

Robinson, Stephen E. “The Law after Christ.” Ensign 13 (Sept. 1983): 69–73. Explains how New Testament writers understood Jesus’ relationship to the law of Moses and in what way Jesus fulfilled it.

Romney, Marion G. “Making Our Calling and Election Sure.” IE 68 (Dec. 1965): 1115–16. Explains the admonition of Peter to solidify one’s hope for exaltation.

Schaelling, J. Philip. “The New Testament Talks about Love.” SNT 1984, 143–46. Shows the richness of love as taught in the New Testament.

Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Your Question.” IE 66 (May 1963): 350–51, 390. Covers the Pauline doctrine of election.

Taylor, George T. “The Dual Nature of Man: Paul’s Writing on the Interchange and Conflict between the Body and the Spirit.” SNT 1980, 170–73. Discusses the moral tension between the two components of humanity’s being.

Turner, Rodney. “The Doctrine of Godhood in the New Testament.” In Principles of the Gospel in Practice, Sperry Symposium, 21–37. Salt Lake City: Randall Book, 1985. Argues that the New Testament supports the Latter-day Saint concept of God.

———. “Paul: Apostle of Grace.” SBSS 1983, 113–24. Discusses the nature of grace in light of humanity’s fallen nature. Covers the dialectic of grace and works.

Wilcox, S. Michael. “I Have a Question.” Ensign 21 (June 1991): 51–53. Discusses the principle of justification by faith.

Wooton, Attewall. “To Him That Overcometh.” IE 3 (Dec. 1899): 123–25. Treats briefly the theme of salvation as taught by Paul and John.

Zobell, Albert L., Jr. “If the Dead Rise Not: The Story of 100 Years of Baptism for the Dead.” IE 43 (Sept. 1940): 530–31. Elaborates on Paul’s statement on baptism for the dead.

Teachings in General

Anderson, Richard Lloyd. “Peter’s Letters: Progression for the Living and the Dead.” Ensign 21 (Oct. 1991): 6–10. Discusses the salient doctrines in the Petrine epistles.

Bohn, William J. “Three Other New Testament Temples.” Ensign 21 (July 1991): 21–25. Elaborates on the following types of temples: the physical body, the church or household of God, and the heavenly temples.

Draper, Richard D. “Gnosis, Grace, and Temples: Insights into Early Christian Apostasy.” SNT 1980, 69–73. Claims that the Apostasy came quickly rather than gradually.

Ludlow, Victor L. “Isaiah As Taught by the New Testament Apostles.” SBSS 1987, 149–59. Compares the various uses of Isaiah by Matthew, other Gospel writers, Paul, and Peter.

McKinlay, Daniel B. “Temple Imagery in the Epistles of Peter.” In Temples of the Ancient World, ed. by Donald W. Parry, 492–514. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and F.A.R.M.S., 1994. Notes temple-related themes in Peter’s writings.

Millett, Robert L. “I Have a Question.” Ensign 17 (Aug. 1987): 19–21. Discusses the practice of baptism for the dead in the primitive Church.

Nibley, Hugh W. “Baptism for the Dead in Ancient Times.” IE 51 (Dec. 1948): 786–88, 836–38; 52 (Jan. 1949): 24–26, 60; (Feb. 1949): 90–91, 109–10, 112; (Mar. 1949): 146–48, 180–83; (Apr. 1949): 212–14. Reprinted in MEC, 100–67. Explains the concept of salvation of the dead as taught in the early Church.

———. “Evangelium Quadraginta Dierum: The Forty-Day Mission of Christ—the Forgotten Heritage.” MEC, 10–44. Discusses the teachings and rites that occurred in the post-Resurrection period.

Parry, Jay A., and Donald W. Parry. “The Temple in Heaven: Its Description and Significance.” In Temples of the Ancient World, ed. by Donald W. Parry, 515–32. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and F.A.R.M.S., 1994. Discusses the complementary earthly and heavenly temples as described in Revelation and other sacred writings.

Peterson, Daniel C., and Stephen D. Ricks. Offenders for a Word. Salt Lake City: Aspen Books, 1992. Looks in-depth at the New Testament definition of the concept of being a Christian.

Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Your Question.” IE 57 (Nov. 1954): 786. Discusses the Savior’s visit to the spirits in prison.

Thomas, M. Catherine. “Hebrews: To Ascend the Holy Mount.” In Temples of the Ancient World, ed. by Donald W. Parry, 479–91. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and F.A.R.M.S., 1994. Considers the temple themes in Hebrews of promise and price.

Zobell, Albert L., Jr. “If the Dead Rise Not: The Story of 100 Years of Baptism for the Dead.” IE 43 (Sept. 1940): 530–31. Elaborates on Paul’s statement on baptism for the dead.

Teaching Techniques

Berrett, William E. “How to Teach the New Testament.” IE 64 (May 1961): 314–17, 340, 342–45. Suggests techniques for teaching the New Testament, including the use of the other standard works.

Bradshaw, Frank M. “An Approach to Teaching 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, and Titus.” SNT 1984, 51–53. Suggests ways to teach the pastoral epistles.

Hanks, Marion D. “Failing Never: What the Apostles Teach Us about Love.” Ensign 5 (Sept. 1975): 74–78. Examines the views of Paul and Peter on love.

Ludlow, Daniel H. “Paul—the Man, the Ministry, the Message.” SNT 1988, 1–15. Provides pedagogical tools in identifying biographical and doctrinal information on Paul.

Women

Butler, Margot J. “The Contributions of Women of the New Testament.” SNT 1980, 50–52. Contains an annotated catalog of New Testament women.

Madsen, Ann N. “Cameos: The Women of the New Testament.” Ensign 5 (Sept. 1975): 40–43. Discusses several of the interesting women who figured in early Christian writings.

Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Your Question.” IE 63 (Apr. 1960): 224–25, 287. Claims that Paul’s view on women speaking in church was culturally conditioned.

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