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Charting the Book of Mormon: Subject Index

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A

Abinadi, 70, 123, 124
Alma, book of, flashbacks in, 30
Alma 5, fifty questions of, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65
Alma1
and doctrine of Two Ways, 71
escape of, 155
flashback to, 29
life spans of descendants of, 28
Alma2
as chief judge, 34, 35
conversion of, 106, 107
and doctrine of Two Ways, 72, 73, 74
fifty questions posed by, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65
as high priest, 35
missionary journeys of, 157
quoting Lehi, 103
speeches of, 60
and tree of righteousness, 95
Amlicites, war of, with Nephites, 156
Ammon, flashback of, 30
angel of the Lord, 41
angel Moroni, 9, 11
Anthon, Charles, 9
antion, 111
apostate cities, law of, 126
apostles and prophets, as foundation of LDS religion, 2
archetypes, biblical, 93
armor, European compared to Mayan, 140
Aston, Warren and Michaela, 148

B

baptism, at Waters of Mormon, 59
belief, fostered by rational argument, 8
Benjamin. See also Benjamin's speech
coronation of Mosiah2 by, 85
covenant ceremonies of, 101
and doctrine of Two Ways, 69
and law of the king, 125
quoted by Helaman, 104
quoted by Samuel the Lamanite, 105
on service, 86
Benjamin's speech
as ancient farewell address, 102
chiasmus in, 130, 131
overview of, 87
themes of, related to Israelite holy days, 88, 89, 90
themes of, related to sabbatical and jubilee years, 91
treaty-covenant pattern in, 100
Bible, chiasmus in, 128, 129. See also chiasmus
Book of Mormon
average number of pages covering one Nephite year in, 23, 24
books of, listed chronologically, 25
chapter divisions of, 170
chiasmus in, 130, 131, 132, 133
chronology of, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40
colors in, 164
coming forth of, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
comparative studies of, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109
copyright page of, 167
correctness of, 1
covenant language of, 58
cycles in, 144, 145, 146, 147
doctrines of, 53, 54, 55
as evidence that Joseph Smith was a prophet, 3
faith in, fostered by rational argument, 8
first edition of, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170
geographical names in, 150, 151
geography of, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164
gospel in, 56
historical sites related to coming forth of, 11, 12
Holy Ghost as witness of truth of, 7
invitations of, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177
Isaiah passages in, 96, 97, 98
"it came to pass" in, 134, 135
journeys in, 152, 153, 157, 158
as keystone of LDS religion, 1, 2
law in, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127
lawsuits in, 121
lengths of books of, 22, 24
as lineage history, 16, 17
longevity of people of, 26, 27, 28
lost 116 pages of, 9, 19
messages of, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91
metals in, 163
missionary work in, 109
money in, 110, 111, 112, 113
persons quoted in, 18
plates and records of, 13
preface to, 166
printing of, 10
record keepers of, 16, 17
scholarly evidence of, as secondary, 7
setting of, compared to Mesoamerica, 160
structure of, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25. See also structure, of Book of Mormon
teachings of, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79. See also teachings, of Book of Mormon
title page of, 165
translation of, 4, 5, 9, 10
trees in, 95
Two Ways evident in, 66
war in, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143
women in, 108
word studies in, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135
Bountiful, land of, 148
brother of Jared, 15

C

chapter divisions, of Book of Mormon, 170
chiasmus, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133
chief judge
Alma2 as, 34, 35
Helaman as, 38
Nehpi2 as, 39
Nephihah as, 36
overview of, 33
Pahoran as, 37
chronology
of books of Book of Mormon, 25
flashbacks, 29, 30
of judges, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
of kings, 31
life spans of lineages, 26, 27, 28
of Nephite and Mesoamerican history, 40
Clark, John (archaeologist), 149
Colesville, New York, 12
colors, in scripture, 164
comparative studies, of Book of Mormon
Alma's conversion, 106, 107
biblical archetypes, 93
covenant ceremonies, 101
exodus, 94
farewell addresses, 102
Isaiah passages, 96, 97, 98
missionary work, 109
Nephite prophetic view, 99
quotations, 103, 104, 105
treaty-covenant pattern, 100
tree of life vision, 92
trees, 95
women, 108
conversion, personal, 62, 64
copyright page, of Book of Mormon, 167
covenant, 57
covenant language, of Book of Mormon, 58
Cowdery, Oliver, 5, 9, 10, 168
Cumorah. See Hill Cumorah; hill Ramah/Cumorah
currency, Nephite, 110, 111, 112
cycles of righteousness, Nephite, 144, 145, 146, 147

D

declaration of faith, Nephite, 42, 43
devil, ways of, 79
distances, indicated by journeys, 152
doctrines, of Book of Mormon, 53, 54, 55
documents, doubled and sealed, 117, 118
dualism. See Two Ways

E

Egyptian hieroglyphs, 113
Eight Witnesses, 169
Ether, writings of, 15
exodus, Lehite compared to Israelite, 94

F

faith, encouraged by research, 8
farewell addresses, 102
Farrer, Austin, 8
Fayette, New York, 12
fifty questions, of Alma 5, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65
flashbacks, 29, 30
fortifications, 142, 143

G

geographical names, of Book of Mormon, 150, 151
geography, of Book of Mormon
colors, 164
compared to Mesoamerica, 160, 161, 162, 163
essential features of, 148, 149
final battles of Nephites and Jaredites, 159
geographical names, 150, 151
journeys, 152, 153
land of Nephi, 154
metals, 163
Zarahemla, 155, 156, 157, 158
gold plates, 6, 12
gospel, in Book of Mormon, 56
grain measurement, Egyptian hieroglyphs for, 113
Grandin, E. B., 10, 11

H

Harmony, Pennsylvania, 10, 12
Harris, Martin
loses 116 pages, 9, 19
mortgages farm, 11
as one of Three Witnesses, 168
role in translation of Book of Mormon, 9, 10
Helaman, 38, 104
high priest, Alma2 as, 35
Hill Cumorah (near Palmyra, New York), 11
hill Ramah/Cumorah (scene of final Jaredite battle), 138, 159
historical sites, related to Book of Mormon, 11, 12
history, Nephite compared to Mesoamerican, 40
Holy Ghost, 7

I

invitations, of Book of Mormon, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175
Isaiah
five keys to understanding, 84
quotations of, in Book of Mormon, 96, 97, 98
understanding of, helped by Nephite prophetic view, 99
"it came to pass," use of phrase, 134
Izapans, compared to Nephites, 40

J

Jacob, 19, 68, 120
Jaredite plates, twenty-four, 15
Jaredites
in book of Ether, 15
compared to Olmecs, 40
final battle of, 138, 159
kings of, 31
Jehoiakim, 115
Jesus Christ
appearances of, 41
body of, 52
as chief cornerstone, 2
death of, 49
names and concepts associated with, 45
names used for, 44, 46, 47
prophecies about, by Samuel the Lamanite, 48
quoting Old Testament, 50
role of, in Nephite declaration of faith, 42
second coming of, 51
visitation of, to Americas, 51

Jews, 14
journeys, 152, 153, 158
judges, reign of, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 145, 146
judgment day, 63

K

keys, to understanding Isaiah, 84
keystone, Book of Mormon as, of LDS religion, 1, 2
kings, 31, 32
Korihor, 78, 122
Kurz, William S., 102

L

Laban, 115, 139
Laman, 77
Lamanites, kings of, 32
Lamoni, people of, 30
law
Abinadi, legal charges against, 123, 124
of apostate cities, 126
biblical, 114
documents, doubled and sealed, 117, 118
Israelite, permitted killing, 115
Jacob's ten woes, 120
of the king, 125
lawsuits, 121
lists, Nephite, 127
trials of three anti-Christs, 122
tribes, 116
use of word, 119
Law (Pentateuch), 14
lawsuits, 121
legal traditions, related to biblical law, 114
Lehi. See also tree of life

and doctrine of Two Ways, 67
exodus of, 94
genealogy of, given on plates of brass, 14
life spans of descendants of, 26
posterity of, organized into tribes, 116
quoted by Alma, 103
writings of, 19
Lehi, book of, 9, 19
Lemuel, 77
life and death, ways of. See Two Ways
life spans, of Book of Mormon people, 26, 27, 28
Limhi, people of, 155
limnah, 112
lineage, of Jaredite kings, 31
lineage history, Book of Mormon as, 16, 17
longevity, of Book of Mormon people, 26, 27, 28
lost 116 pages, of Book of Mormon. See Lehi, book of

M

Manchester, New York, 11, 12
Mesoamerica, 40, 143, 160, 161, 162
metals, 163
missionary work, 109
money, 110, 111, 112, 113
Mormon, 20, 75
Moroni, 15, 21, 176
Mosiah, flashbacks in book of, 29
Mosiah1, life spans of descendants of, 27
Mosiah2
coronation of, 85
covenant ceremonies of, 101
monetary system of, 110, 111, 112
sons of, 158
as translator of twenty-four Jaredite plates, 15

N

Nehor, 122
Nephi
city of, 153
land of, 154
Nephi1. See also plates of Nephi; tree of life
account of building ship, 93
and doctrine of Two Ways, 67
and killing of Laban, 115
summary of plates of brass written by, 14
quoting Lehi, 19
on ways of the devil, 79
Nephi2, as chief judge, 39
Nephihah, as chief judge, 36
Nephite(s)
compared to Izapans, 40
currency of, 110, 111, 112
cycles of righteousness of, 144, 145, 146, 147
final battle of, 138, 159
fortifications of, 142
judges, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
kings, 32
lands of, destroyed at Christ's death, 49
prophetic view, 99
three opponents of, 122
visit of Jesus Christ to, 51
wars of, 137, 141, 156

O

Old Testament, 50, 101, 164
olive tree, allegory of, 81, 82, 83, 95
Olmecs, compared to Jaredites, 40
onti, 112
original manuscript, of Book of Mormon, 13

P

Pahoran, as chief judge, 37
Palmyra, New York, 9, 11
Pentecost, Abinadi prophesies on, 124
plates of brass, 13, 14
plates of Nephi
large, 13, 54
small, 13, 19, 53
printer's manuscript, of Book of Mormon, 13
prophetic view, Nephite, 99
prophets and apostles, as foundation of LDS religion, 2

R

rational argument, fosters belief, 8‚Äč
record keepers, of Book of Mormon, 16, 17
repentance, 65
research, fosters belief, 8
Roberts, B. H., 7

S

Samuel the Lamanite, 48, 105
sealing, of documents, 117, 118
second coming, of Jesus Christ, 51
service, 86
Sheba, 115
Sherem, 122
Smith, Emma, 4, 5, 6
Smith, Joseph
on correctness of Book of Mormon, 1
proved a true prophet by Book of Mormon, 3
received gold plates, 11
and translation of Book of Mormon, 9, 10
as translator of Book of Mormon, 4, 5
Sorenson, John L. (archaeologist), 141, 152
South Bainbridge, New York, 12
structure, of Book of Mormon
books, listed chronologically, 25
coverage, extent of, 22, 23, 24
Ether, book of, 15
Lehi, writings of, 19
Mormon, writings of, 20
Moroni, writings of, 21
persons quoted, 18
plates and records, 13
plates of brass, 14
record keepers, 16, 17
sword of Laban, 139

T

teachings, of Book of Mormon
from Alma, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 72, 73, 74
on baptism, 59
on covenant, 57, 58
on devil, ways of, 79
on doctrine, 53, 54, 55
on gospel, 56
Korihor, as anti-Christ, 78
Laman and Lemuel, murmuring of, 77
on life and death, ways of, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76
Teotihuacans, as remnant of Jaredites, 40
Three Witnesses, 168
title page, of Book of Mormon, 165
translation, of Book of Mormon, 4, 5, 9, 10
treaty-covenant pattern, 100
tree of life
and doctrine of Two Ways, 67
and individual salvation, 95
Lehi's dream compared to Nephi's vision, 92
Nephi's interpretation of, 80
tree of righteousness, 95
tribes, Lehi's posterity organized in, 116
Two Ways
Abinadi's explanation of, 70
Alma1's explanation of, 71
Alma2's explanation of, 72, 73, 74
Benjamin's explanation of, 69
Jacob's explanation of, 68
Lehi's and Nephi's explanations of, 67
Mormon's explanation of, 75
overview of, 66, 76

W

war
armor, 140
final battles of Nephites and Jaredites, 138
fortifications, 142, 143
involving Nephites, 137
periods of, 136
seasonality of, 141
weapons, 139
Waters of Mormon, baptism at, 59
Whitmer, David, 9, 168
Whitmer, Peter, 12
woes, of Jacob, 120
women, in Book of Mormon, 108
word studies
chiasmus, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133
"it came to pass," 134
wordprint analysis, 135

Z

Zarahemla, city of, 153, 156
Zeniff, flashback to, 29
Zenos, and allegory of olive tree, 81, 82, 83, 95