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The Book of Mormon: Brief Theological Introductions

Seeking Christ in scripture by combining intellectual rigor and the disciple’s yearning for holiness

Beginning This December

Twelve volumes. Twelve scholars. New explorations of every book in the Book of Mormon through the lenses of history, theology, philosophy, literary studies, and above all, faith in Jesus Christ. Meet the Book of Mormon again for the first time in these Brief Theological Introductions.

Authors

1 Nephi: Joseph M. Spencer, Brigham Young University
2 Nephi: Terryl L. Givens, Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship
Jacob: Deidre Nicole Green, Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship
Enos/Jarom/Omni: Sharon J. Harris, Brigham Young University
Mosiah: James E. Faulconer, Brigham Young University
Alma (1-29): Kylie Turley, Brigham Young University
Alma (30-63): Mark Wrathall, University of Oxford
Helaman: Kimberly Berkey, Loyola University Chicago
3 Nephi/4 Nephi: Daniel Becerra, Brigham Young University
Words of Mormon/Mormon: Adam S. Miller, Collin College
Ether: Rosalynde Frandsen Welch, Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship
Moroni: David F. Holland, Harvard Divinity School

General Editors

Spencer Fluhman, Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship
Philip Barlow, Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship

Series Editors

D. Morgan Davis, Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship
James E. Faulconer, Brigham Young University
Kristine Haglund, Independent scholar
Joseph M. Spencer, Brigham Young University
Rosalynde Welch, Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship

Live Events

“Exploring the Book of Mormon” is a series of live events where series authors outline their projects and answer your questions. We want this series to be both rigorous and accessible, so we’re offering readers like you a sneak preview. Watch our Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram feeds for limited invitations. We also provide live streaming for those who cannot attend.

Sunday, July 14

Sunday, September 22 at BYU (details forthcoming)

Friday, October 18 at BYU (details forthcoming)

Sunday, October 27 in Cambridge, MA (details forthcoming)

 

Contact

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“Seek ye diligently and teach one another words of wisdom; yea, seek ye out of the best books words of wisdom; seek learning, even by study and also by faith.” (D&C 88:118)