An Approach to the Book of Abraham


John Gee

About the Editor

John Gee

John Gee (Ph.D. in Egyptology, Yale University) is William "Bill" Gay Assistant Research Professor of Egyptology at the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, where he is a series editor for Studies in the Book of Abraham and a member of the editorial board of the Eastern Christian Texts series. He is also on the board of directors for the Aziz S. Atiya Fund for Coptic Studies at the University of Utah.

Table of Contents

  • Illustrations
  • Key to Abbreviations
  • Editor's Introduction: Hugh Nibley and the Joseph Smith Papyri
  • As Things Stand at the Moment
  • Challenge and Response
  • Qualified for What?
  • Facsimile 1: A Unique Document
  • Facsimile 1: By the Figures
  • The Unknown Abraham
  • The New Abraham
  • Judging and Prejudging the Book of Abraham
  • What, Exactly, Is the Purpose and Significance of the Facsimiles in the Book of Abraham?
  • The Facsimiles of the Book of Abraham: A Response
  • The Meaning of the Kirtland Egyptian Papers
  • Conclusion: Taking Stock
  • Appendix: "A New Look at the Pearl of Great Price"
  • Index of Passages
  • Index of Subjects
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Publication Information

  • Publication Date: 2010
  • ISBN 13: 978-1606410547
  • Page Count: 512
  • Format: hardcover
  • Price: $ 38.27
  • Imprint: Deseret Book

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