Index to FARMS Review of Books 1997

By Author

The entries in this section are listed by author, title, reviewer (in parentheses), volume number, and beginning page number.

Arnold, Marilyn, Sweet Is the Word: Reflections on the Book of Mormon—Its Narrative, Teachings, and People (Karen Lynn Davidson), 9/1:1.

Andersen, H. Verlan, The Book of Mormon and the Constitution (Ralph C. Hancock), 9/2:1.

Bankhead, Reid E., Building Faith with the Book of Mormon (Richard I. Winwood), 9/1:31.

Biddulph, Stephen, Dead Sea Scrolls and the Mormon Connection (Dana M. Pike), 9/2:88.

Black, Susan Easton, ed., Expressions of Faith: Testimonies of Latter-day Saint Scholars (J. Howard Rytting), 9/2:39.

Brewster, Hoyt W., Jr., Isaiah Plain and Simple: The Message of Isaiah in the Book of Mormon (John S. Thompson), 9/2:11.

Burgess, Allan K., Timely Truths from the Book of Mormon (Amy L. Livingstone), 9/1:4.

Farkas, John R., Mormonism: Changes, Contradictions, and Errors (Craig L. Foster), 9/1:51.

Givens, Terryl L., The Viper on the Hearth: Mormons, Myths, and the Construction of Heresy (Richard H. Cracroft), 9/2:47; (Neal W. Kramer), 9/2:55.

Griffith, Michael T., One Lord, One Faith: Writings of the Early Christian Fathers as Evidences of the Restoration (John A. Tvedtnes), 9/1:33.

Hainsworth, Brad E., If Men Were Angels: The Book of Mormon, Christ and the Constitution (Ralph C. Hancock), 9/2:1.

Harris, David T., Truths from the Earth, vol. 2: The Story of the Creations to the Floods (John A. Tvedtnes), 9/2:68.

Hauth, Rüdiger, Die Mormonen: Sekte oder neue Kirche Jesu Christi? (Daniel C. Peterson), 9/2:99.

Hilton, Hope A., Discovering Lehi: New Evidence of Lehi and Nephi in Arabia (Warren P. Aston), 9/1:15.

Hilton, Lynn M., Discovering Lehi: New Evidence of Lehi and Nephi in Arabia (Warren P. Aston), 9/1:15.

Lucas, James W., Working toward Zion: Principles of the United Order for the Modern World (T. Allen Lambert), 9/2:74; (Don Norton), 9/2:85.

Keller, Roger R., Book of Mormon Authors: Their Words and Messages (John A. Tvedtnes), 9/2:16.

Miller, Jeannette W., ed., A Comprehensive Annotated Book of Mormon Bibliography (Richard D. Van Orden), 9/2:33.

Miller, Jeannette W., ed., A Guide to Publications on the Book of Mormon: A Selected Annotated Bibliography (Richard D. Van Orden), 9/2:33.

Miner, Alan C., Step by Step through the Book of Mormon (Fred W. Nelson), 9/1:25.

Myers, Katherine, The Lehi Tree: A Novel (Shirley S. Ricks), 9/1:175.

Parry, Donald W., ed., A Comprehensive Annotated Book of Mormon Bibliography (Richard D. Van Orden), 9/2:33.

Parry, Donald W., ed., A Guide to Publications on the Book of Mormon: A Selected Annotated Bibliography (Richard D. Van Orden), 9/2:33.

Pearson, Glenn L., Building Faith with the Book of Mormon (Richard I. Winwood), 9/1:31.

Price, Lynn F., Every Person in the Book of Mormon: A Chron­ological Reference and Synopsis (Paul Hoskisson), 9/2:28.

Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Extensions of Power (Duane Boyce), 9/2:147.

Reed, David A., Mormonism: Changes, Contradictions, and Errors (Craig L. Foster), 9/1:51.

Rust, Richard Dilworth, Feasting on the Word: The Literary Testimony of the Book of Mormon (Madison U. Sowell), 9/2:29.

Smith, Ethan, View of the Hebrews (Andrew H. Hedges), 9/1:63.

Spencer, James R., “The Disappointment of B. H. Roberts: Five Questions That Forced a Mormon General Authority to Abandon the Book of Mormon” (Daniel C. Peterson), 9/1:69.

Tanner, Jerald, Answering Mormon Scholars: A Response to Criticism Raised by Mormon Defenders (Matthew Roper), 9/1:87.

Tanner, Sandra, Answering Mormon Scholars: A Response to Criticism Raised by Mormon Defenders (Matthew Roper), 9/1:87.

Terry, Keith, Dead Sea Scrolls and the Mormon Connection (Dana M. Pike), 9/2:88.

Thorne, Sandra A., ed., A Comprehensive Annotated Book of Mormon Bibliography (Richard D. Van Orden), 9/2:33.

Thorne, Sandra A., ed., A Guide to Publications on the Book of Mormon: A Selected Annotated Bibliography (Richard D. Van Orden), 9/2:33.

Todd, Michael R., Book of Mormon Stories (Charles D. Bush), 9/1:159.

Van Gorden, Kurt, Mormonism (L. Ara Norwood), 9/2:164.

Van Horn, Ted E., Book of Mormon Stories (Charles D. Bush), 9/1:159.

Van Horn, Mark, Book of Mormon Stories (Charles D. Bush), 9/1:159.

White, James, “Of Cities and Swords: The Impossible Task of Mormon Apologetics” (Matthew Roper), 9/1:146.

Williams, Jeff, Who Was the Pharaoh of the Exodus? (John Gee), 9/1:43.

Woodworth, Warner P., Working toward Zion: Principles of the United Order for the Modern World (T. Allen Lambert), 9/2:74; (Don Norton), 9/2:85.

By Title

The entries in this section are listed by title, author, reviewer (in parentheses), volume number, and beginning page number.

Answering Mormon Scholars: A Response to Criticism Raised by Mormon Defenders, by Jerald and Sandra Tanner (Matthew Roper), 9/1:87.

The Book of Mormon and the Constitution, by H. Verlan Andersen (Ralph C. Hancock), 9/2:1.

Book of Mormon Authors: Their Words and Messages, by Roger R. Keller (John A. Tvedtnes), 9/2:16.

Book of Mormon Stories, by Michael R. Todd, Ted E. Van Horn, and Mark Van Horn (Charles D. Bush), 9/1:159.

Building Faith with the Book of Mormon, by Glenn L. Pearson and Reid E. Bankhead (Richard I. Winwood), 9/1:31.

A Comprehensive Annotated Book of Mormon Bibliography, edited by Donald W. Parry, Jeannette W. Miller, and Sandra A. Thorne (Richard D. Van Orden), 9/2:33.

Dead Sea Scrolls and the Mormon Connection, by Keith Terry and Stephen Biddulph (Dana M. Pike), 9/2:88.

“The Disappointment of B. H. Roberts: Five Questions That Forced a Mormon General Authority to Abandon the Book of Mormon,” by James R. Spencer (Daniel C. Peterson), 9/1:69.

Discovering Lehi: New Evidence of Lehi and Nephi in Arabia, by Lynn M. and Hope A. Hilton (Warren P. Aston), 9/1:15.

Every Person in the Book of Mormon: A Chronological Reference and Synopsis, by Lynn F. Price (Paul Hoskisson), 9/2:28.

Expressions of Faith: Testimonies of Latter-day Saint Scholars, edited by Susan Easton Black (J. Howard Rytting), 9/2:39.

Feasting on the Word: The Literary Testimony of the Book of Mormon, by Richard Dilworth Rust (Madison U. Sowell), 9/2:29.

A Guide to Publications on the Book of Mormon: A Selected Annotated Bibliography, edited by Donald W. Parry, Jeannette W. Miller, and Sandra A. Thorne (Richard D. Van Orden), 9/2:33.

Heroes from the Book of Mormon (Cristie B. Gardner), 9/1:7.

If Men Were Angels: The Book of Mormon, Christ and the Constitution, by Brad E. Hainsworth (Ralph C. Hancock), 9/2:1.

Isaiah Plain and Simple: The Message of Isaiah in the Book of Mormon, by Hoyt W. Brewster Jr. (John S. Thompson), 9/2:11.

The Lehi Tree: A Novel, by Katherine Myers (Shirley S. Ricks), 9/1:175.

Die Mormonen: Sekte oder neue Kirche Jesu Christi? by Rüdiger Hauth (Daniel C. Peterson), 9/2:99.

The Mormon Hierarchy, Extensions of Power, by D. Michael Quinn (Duane Boyce), 9/2:147.

Mormonism, by Kurt Van Gorden (L. Ara Norwood), 9/2:164.

Mormonism: Changes, Contradictions, and Errors, by John R. Farkas and David A. Reed (Craig L. Foster), 9/1:51.

Mormonism on the Internet (Gregory H. Taggart), 9/1:161.

Nurturing Faith through the Book of Mormon (Marilyn Higbee Walker), 9/1:28.

“Of Cities and Swords: The Impossible Task of Mormon Apologetics,” by James White (Matthew Roper), 9/1:146.

One Lord, One Faith: Writings of the Early Christian Fathers as Evidences of the Restoration, by Michael T. Griffith (John A. Tvedtnes), 9/1:33.

Step by Step through the Book of Mormon, by Alan C. Miner (Fred W. Nelson), 9/1:25.

Sweet Is the Word: Reflections on the Book of Mormon—Its Narrative, Teachings, and People, by Marilyn Arnold (Karen Lynn Davidson), 9/1:1.

Timely Truths from the Book of Mormon, by Allan K. Burgess (Amy L. Livingstone), 9/1:4.

Truths from the Earth, vol. 2: The Story of the Creations to the Floods, by David T. Harris (John A. Tvedtnes), 9/2:68.

View of the Hebrews, by Ethan Smith (Andrew H. Hedges), 9/1:63.

The Viper on the Hearth: Mormons, Myths, and the Construction of Heresy, by Terryl L. Givens (Richard H. Cracroft) 9/2:47; (Neal W. Kramer), 9/2:55.

Who Was the Pharaoh of the Exodus? by Jeff Williams (John Gee), 9/1:43.

Working toward Zion: Principles of the United Order for the Modern World, by James W. Lucas and Warner P. Woodworth (T. Allen Lambert), 9/2:74; (Don Norton), 9/2:85.

By Reviewer

The entries in this section are listed by reviewer, author, title, volume number, and beginning page number.

Aston, Warren P., review of Lynn M. and Hope A. Hilton, Discovering Lehi: New Evidence of Lehi and Nephi in Arabia, 9/1:15.

Boyce, Duane, review of D. Michael Quinn, The Mormon Hierarchy: Extensions of Power, 9/2:147.

Bush, Charles D., review of Michael R. Todd, Ted E. Van Horn, and Mark Van Horn, Book of Mormon Stories, 9/1:159.

Cracroft, Richard H., review of Terryl L. Givens, The Viper on the Hearth: Mormons, Myths, and the Construction of Heresy, 9/2:47.

Davidson, Karen Lynn, review of Marilyn Arnold, Sweet Is the Word: Reflections on the Book of Mormon—Its Narrative, Teachings, and People, 9/1:1.

Foster, Craig L., review of John R. Farkas and David A. Reed, Mormonism: Changes, Contradictions, and Errors, 9/1:51.

Gardner, Cristie B., review of Heroes from the Book of Mormon, 9/1:7.

Gee, John, review of Jeff Williams, Who Was the Pharaoh of the Exodus? 9/1:43.

Hancock, Ralph C., review of Brad E. Hainsworth, If Men Were Angels: The Book of Mormon, Christ and the Constitution, 9/2:1.

Hancock, Ralph C., review of H. Verlan Andersen, The Book of Mormon and the Constitution, 9/2:1.

Hedges, Andrew H., review of Ethan Smith, View of the Hebrews, 9/1:63.

Hoskisson, Paul, review of Lynn F. Price, Every Person in the Book of Mormon: A Chronological Reference and Synopsis, 9/2:28.

Kramer, Neal W., review of Terryl L. Givens, The Viper on the Hearth: Mormons, Myths, and the Construction of Heresy, 9/2:55.

Lambert, T. Allen, review of James W. Lucas and Warner P. Woodworth, Working toward Zion: Principles of the United Order for the Modern World, 9/2:74.

Livingstone, Amy L., review of Allan K. Burgess, Timely Truths from the Book of Mormon, 9/1:4.

Nelson, Fred W., review of Alan C. Miner, Step by Step through the Book of Mormon, 9/1:25.

Norton, Don, review of James W. Lucas and Warner P. Woodworth, Working toward Zion: Principles of the United Order for the Modern World, 9/2:85.

Norwood, L. Ara, review of Kurt Van Gorden, Mormonism, 9/2:164.

Peterson, Daniel C., review of James R. Spencer, “The Disappoint­ment of B. H. Roberts: Five Questions That Forced a Mormon General Authority to Abandon the Book of Mormon,” 9/1:69.

Peterson, Daniel C., review of Rüdiger Hauth, Die Mormonen: Sekte oder neue Kirche Jesu Christi? 9/2:99.

Pike, Dana M., review of Keith Terry and Stephen Biddulph, Dead Sea Scrolls and the Mormon Connection, 9/2:88.

Ricks, Shirley S., review of Katherine Myers, The Lehi Tree: A Novel, 9/1:175.

Roper, Matthew, review of James White, “Of Cities and Swords: The Impossible Task of Mormon Apologetics,” 9/1:146.

Roper, Matthew, review of Jerald and Sandra Tanner, Answering Mormon Scholars: A Response to Criticism Raised by Mormon Defenders, 9/1:87.

Rytting, J. Howard, review of Susan Easton Black, ed., Expressions of Faith: Testimonies of Latter-day Saint Scholars, 9/2:39.

Sowell, Madison U., review of Richard Dilworth Rust, Feasting on the Word: The Literary Testimony of the Book of Mormon, 9/2:29.

Taggart, Gregory H., review of Mormonism on the Internet, 9/1:161.

Thompson, John S., review of Hoyt W. Brewster Jr., Isaiah Plain and Simple: The Message of Isaiah in the Book of Mormon, 9/2:11.

Tvedtnes, John A., review of David T. Harris, Truths from the Earth, vol. 2: The Story of the Creations to the Floods, 9/2:68.

Tvedtnes, John A., review of Michael T. Griffith, One Lord, One Faith: Writings of the Early Christian Fathers as Evidences of the Restoration, 9/1:33.

Tvedtnes, John A., review of Roger R. Keller, Book of Mormon Authors: Their Words and Messages, 9/2:16.

Van Orden, Richard, review of Donald W. Parry, Jeannette W. Miller, and Sandra A. Thorne, eds., A Comprehensive Annotated Book of Mormon Bibliography, 9/2:33.

Van Orden, Richard, review of Donald W. Parry, Jeannette W. Miller, and Sandra A. Thorne, eds., A Guide to Publications on the Book of Mormon: A Selected Annotated Bibliography, 9/2:33.

Walker, Marilyn Higbee, review of Nurturing Faith through the Book of Mormon, 9/1:28.

Winwood, Richard I., review of Glenn L. Pearson and Reid E. Bankhead, Building Faith with the Book of Mormon, 9/1:31.

By Subject

1 Corinthians 15:29, interpretation of, 9/2:137–42, 191–92

1 Corinthians 15:46, discussion of, 9/2:190

1 Peter 3:19, interpretation of, 9/2:131–37

Abinadi, 9/1:10

aborigines, American, 9/1:64

Abraham, book of, 9/2:68, 124, 125

academic inquiry, limitations of, 9/2:45

Adam and Eve, story of, 9/2:69

Adams, Daniel B., 9/1:136

advocacy vs. inquiry among anti-Mormons, 9/2:199

affluence and poverty, 9/2:87

afterlife, concept of, 9/2:195

Al-Ghazālī, 9/1:xiv, xv, 9/2:vi

Alma the Elder, 9/1:10, 176

Alma the Younger, 9/1:11
   commandments and instructions of, to sons, 9/2:31–32

Alpha Internet Ministries, 9/1:173

Al-Shimas, Kamar, 9/1:129

ambitious men, 9/2:8

American history, 9/2:126

Amerindian languages, diversity of, 9/1:71

Ammon, 9/1:12

Amulek, 9/1:11

Amulon, 9/1:176

Ancient Near East word category, 9/2:22

Andersen, H. Verlan, 9/2:1

Anderson, Einar, 9/2:125

Anderson, Richard Lloyd, 9/2:44

Andrus, Hyrum L., 9/2:79

angel, words of, to Nephi, 9/2:19

animals
   linguistic problems in naming, 9/1:132–33
   names of, 9/1:131

annotations in Book of Mormon bibliography, 9/2:34

Anthon episode, 9/2:171–72

anthropomorphism, 9/2:118 n. 26

anti-anti-Mormon, 9/1:88

anti-Christ doctrines, 9/2:8

anti-Mormon
   activism, 9/2:140
   book, 9/1:61
   novels, 9/2:49
   publication, 9/2:165
   websites, 9/1:172–73

anti-Mormonism, 9/2:54
   in nineteenth-century American fiction, 9/2:47
   study of, 9/2:47

anti-Mormons, 9/2:52
   flawed methods of, 9/2:198
   motivated by insecurity, 9/2:200
   rejection of label by, 9/2:199–200, 199–200 nn. 62–63

anti-polygamy turmoil in Utah, 9/2:48

apocryphal gospels, modern, compared to Book of Mormon, 9/2:123

apocryphal story of woman and husbands, 9/1:41

apostasy, 9/1:38
   denial of, 9/2:115

of the early Christian church, 9/2:177
   apostles and prophets, 9/2:168

Apostles’ Creed, 9/2:132

apotheosis or deification, 9/2:190–91

Arabia
   culture and customs of, 9/1:16
   Lehi’s trail through, 9/1:15

Arabia Felix, 9/1:118

archaeological method, 9/2:xxvi

archaeological support for the Bible, 9/2:123

archaeology
   Book of Mormon, 9/1:26
   tentativeness and incompleteness of, 9/2:xxiii

arguments, responding to, 9/2:viii

Arnold, Marilyn, 9/1:1, 9/2:45

artifacts, discovery of, 9/2:xxvi

Asay, Carlos E., 9/1:13

Ashment, Edward H., 9/1:xi

Ashton, Marvin J., 9/1:88

assertion without evidence or analysis, 9/2:166

Aston, Warren and Michaela, 9/1:116

Athanasian Creed, 9/2:132

atheistic presuppositions, 9/2:vi

Atiya, Aziz, 9/2:124

atonement of Christ, location of, 9/2:192–93

atonement, 9/1:9, 29
     efficacy of, 9/1:viii

attitudes toward learning and testimony, 9/2:41

author word use in the Book of Mormon, 9/2:27

authors and principal word clusters, 9/2:26

authorship, individual, within the Book of Mormon, 9/2:21

autobiographical genre in the Book of Mormon, 9/2:31

Baker Book, publications of, 9/1:54

Ballard, M. Russell, 9/2:156

Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 9/2:177

baptism for the dead, 9/1:41, 9/2:139, 142, 191

baptism, infant, 9/1:40

baptism, use of term, 9/2:95

baptismal prayer, 9/1:56

baptisms, LDS, rejection of, as Christian, 9/2:141

Barker, Margaret, 9/1:36

barley, 9/1:135
   found at Hohokam site, 9/1:136

Barr, Stephen, 9/2:vii

Barth, Karl, 9/2:117

Bartholow, Roberts, 9/2:59

Bat Creek inscription, 9/1:139–43

Bateman, Merrill J., 9/1:8

belief, religious, 9/1:xi

beliefs of the church, 9/1:165, 168

Benjamin, King, 9/1:10

Bennion, Steven D., 9/2:41

Benson, Ezra Taft, 9/1:1, 9/2:1, 37, 152

Berge, Dale L., 9/2:xxiv

Bergin, Allen E., 9/2:40

beverages, Native American, 9/1:137

Bible
   acceptance of, 9/2:171
   animals of, 9/1:131
   archaeological support for, 9/2:xxiii
   use of, during translation of Book of Mormon, 9/1:91–93

biblical books, missing, 9/1:59

biblical prophecies, format of, 9/1:61

biblical prophets, magical practices of, 9/1:95 biblical scholarship, contemporary, 9/2:ix, xviii

bibliography
   categories of, 9/2:35
   electronic format of, 9/2:37
   on Zion and economics, 9/2:79–80

Big Fifteen, Hauth’s designation of, 9/2:111

bishop, office of, 9/1:39

“Black Hole” theory, 9/1:143

Black, Susan Easton, 9/2:40

Blomberg, Craig, 9/2:198

Bloom, Harold, 9/2:51

Bonneville LDS Radio Network, 9/1:169

Book of Mormon, the
   abridgment of, by Moroni, 9/1:143
   animals of, 9/1:131
   Arabian portion of, 9/1:15
   archaeological evidence for, lack of, 9/2:xxiii
   archaeology, 9/1:26
   assumptions about, 9/1:101
   authenticity of, 9/2:44
   authors of, 9/1:xvii, 9/2:26
   autobiographical genre in, 9/2:31
   bibliography, 9/2:33–38
   chronology of, 9/1:25
   commentary on, 9/1:26
   compared to modern apocryphal gospels, 9/2:123
   compared with Old Testament passages, 9/1:114
   computer software for, 9/1:159
  

Book of Mormon, the (continued)
   criticisms of, 9/1:143–45
   critics of, 9/2:xxiii
   culture of, 9/1:25
   divine origin and antiquity of, 9/1:85
   and epics, 9/2:30
   evidence for, 9/1:70 n. 2
   geography of, 9/1:16, 25, 123, 9/2:36
   heroes of, 9/1:7
   historicity of, 9/1:22, 70, 9/2:144
   history of, 9/1:25
   imagery in, 9/2:32
   individual authorship within, 9/2:21
   internal consistency of, 9/2:45
   Isaiah passages in, 9/2:12
   Jesus Christ as protagonist in, 9/2:30
   legal details of, 9/2:46
   letters in, 9/2:31
   literary analysis of, 9/2:29
   literary aspects of, 9/2:45
   as a modern product of Joseph Smith, 9/1:102
   motivational vs. instructional approach to, 9/1:5
   names in, 9/1:119–22
   narratives of repetition and contrast in, 9/2:30
   naturalistic arguments concerning, 9/1:99
   nineteenth-century explanation of, 9/1:107
   online access to, 9/1:164
   parallels of, with Wonders of Nature and Providence Displayed, 9/1:110–11
   people of, 9/1:25
   personal names in, 9/2:28
   places of, 9/1:25
   poetic qualities of, 9/2:31
   potential criticisms of, 9/1:98
   prophets of, 9/1:13
   Roberts’s conclusions about, 9/1:100–102
   scholarship, 9/1:26
   as a second witness to the Gospels, 9/1:xvii
   sermons in, 9/2:31
   study guide for, 9/1:31
   testimony of, 9/1:xxii
   themes of, 9/1:4
   translation of, 9/1:91
   as a true classic of literature, 9/2:46
   truth of, 9/1:xviii, 81
   typology in, 9/2:32
   understanding and appreciation of, 9/1:29
   verse arrangement of, 9/2:31
   witnesses to, 9/1:xviii, 91, 9/2:175
   women in, 9/1:10
   wordprint studies of, 9/2:16
   as a written document, 9/1:29
  

Booth, Ezra, 9/1:89

botany in Mesoamerica, 9/1:134–36

Bountiful, 9/1:20, 23
   characteristics of, 9/1:118–19

Bowie, David, 9/1:164

Britain, Latter-day Saints in, 9/2:113

Brough, Monte J., 9/1:13

Brown, Benjamin, 9/1:xxiv

Buonarroti, Michelangelo, 9/2:170

Burgess, Harrison, 9/1:xxiv

Bushman, Richard L., 9/2:42

Cage, Nicholas, 9/2:53

Campbell, Alexander, 9/2:57

Cannon, George, 9/1:xxvi

Cannon, George Q., 9/1:124

Cannon, James W., 9/2:42

canon
   equated with Bible, 9/2:180 n. 34
   open vs. closed, 9/2:173, 179
   capitalism, use of term, 9/2:82
  

Carmack, John K., 9/1:12

Carnegie, Andrew, 9/2:79

Chamberlain, Solomon, 9/1:xxiv

charitable organizations, 9/2:75

chiasmus, discussion of, 9/1:170

Christensen, Joe J., 9/1:12

Christensen, Ross, 9/1:116

Christian writing and art about Christ’s visit to the spirit world, 9/2:132–37

Christianity, 9/2:107
   based on Jesus-centered discipleship, 9/2:65
   definition of, 9/2:119
   historical tradition of, 9/2:65
   of Mormons, 9/2:49
   rehistoricizing of, 9/2:63
   teachings of, 9/2:44
   vs. magic, 9/2:130
   Christians, charge that Mormons are not, 9/2:65
  

chronology
   of the Book of Mormon, 9/1:25
   Egyptian, 9/1:43

church colleges and universities, 9/1:169

church fathers, 9/1:33

church history online, 9/1:165, 166

church of Jesus Christ, true, 9/1:34
   name of, 9/1:39

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
   critics of, 9/1:88
   defense of, 9/1:88 n. 3, 162
   depicted as alien, evil, and stupid, 9/2:128
   growth of, 9/1:169, 9/2:59
   home page of, 9/1:167
   missionary activities of, 9/2:172
   published material about, online, 9/1:164
   unofficial introduction to, 9/1:163
  

church organization, 9/2:168

church, use of word, 9/2:18

cimeters in the Book of Mormon, 9/1:77

circumcision, 9/1:40

Civil War, prophecy of, 9/1:60

Clancy, Tom, fiction of, 9/2:53

Clark, J. Reuben, 9/2:156

Coe, Michael, 9/1:113

coercion and bondage, tales of, 9/2:51

colleges and universities, church, 9/1:169

combinations, 9/2:8

commentary on Isaiah passages, 9/2:12

communism, 9/2:2
   definition of, 9/2:4

computer software, 9/1:159

computerized story programs, 9/1:159

Condie, Spencer J., 9/1:13

conspiracy theory, 9/2:94

Constitution, U.S., 9/2:2, 4
   produced by wise men, 9/2:5
   prophetic warnings about, 9/2:8

constitutional amendments, 9/2:8

constitutional themes, 9/2:7

conversion stories, 9/1:169

converts portrayed as victims, 9/2:61

cooperatives, 9/2:76
   Mondragon in Spain, 9/2:76, 87

Corbin, Henry, 9/2:107

corporate contributions, 9/2:76

corporeality of the Father and the Son, 9/1:35

cosmos, explanation of, 9/2:vii

council in heaven, 9/1:37

Council of the Twelve Apostles, 9/2:111

councils, divinely appointed, 9/2:157

Cowdery, Oliver, 9/1:xix
   charge of, to the Twelve, 9/2:153

Cox, Paul Alan, 9/2:43

Craddock, P. T., 9/1:140

creatio ex nihilo, 9/2:118

creation, story of, 9/2:68

critics, 9/2:143
   response to, 9/1:167, 168

Cross, Frank Moore, 9/1:141

cross, symbolism of, 9/1:40

“cults,” characteristics of, 9/2:108

Cumorah, theories of, 9/1:126 n. 97, 147

Cyrus, coming of, prophesied by Isaiah, 9/2:xxi

darkness, skin of, 9/1:18

Dead Sea Scrolls
   and the Mormon connection, 9/2:95
   as sacred writings, 9/2:96
   value of, 9/2:88

deaf church members, 9/1:170

death penalty, 9/2:2

Decker, Ed, 9/2:102
   Tanners’ opinion of, 9/2:103

Decker, Rod, 9/1:x

defense, fortified line of, 9/1:127

defensive line “from the east to the west sea,” 9/1:129

deification, 9/2:190–91

Demke, Jared, 9/1:170

Department of Religious Education, BYU, 9/1:163

Descartes, René, 9/2:vii

Descensus, 9/2:132

Descent into Limbo, 9/2:132

destruction in 3 Nephi, 9/1:111–14

Dhofar, 9/1:22

differences, mocking vs. understanding, 9/2:198

disciple, life of, 9/1:8

distance as estimated by speed, 9/1:127

diversity in the Amerindian languages, 9/1:71

divination practices, biblical, 9/1:95

doctrines, fundamental and objectionable, 9/2:59–60

Documentary History of the Church, online access to, 9/1:163

documents online, 9/1:164

doubt as an invitation to think, 9/2:vii

Dürer, Albrecht, 9/2:137

dynasties, Egyptian, 9/1:45

earth, use of word, 9/2:22–25

Easter, 9/1:xv

Eby, Arden L., 9/1:171

economic equity, principles of, 9/2:87

economic systems, differences in, 9/2:84

economic topics, discussion of, 9/2:81

editorial slips, 9/2:89–90

editor’s picks, 9/1:xxviii–xxix, 9/2:xxvii–xxix

education and religious commitment, 9/2:39–40

Egypt, 9/1:16
   chronology of, 9/1:43
   dynasties of, 9/1:45

Egyptian, 9/1:139

Eight Witnesses to the Book of Mormon, 9/2:175

elder, office of, 9/1:39

electronic format of bibliography, 9/2:37

Eliot, John, 9/1:64

Enders, Donald L., 9/2:xxv

Engels, Friedrich, 9/2:82

Enos, 9/1:10

Epicurus, 9/1:xiv

Ether, 9/1:13

external evidences of gospel principles, 9/2:45

Eyring, Henry B., 9/1:11, 9/2:43

factual errors, 9/2:90–93

faith
   nurturing of, 9/1:29
   political implications of, 9/2:6

fall, the, 9/1:29

falsehoods, response to, 9/1:88 n. 3

family history websites, 9/1:166

family, nuclear, values of, 9/2:9

FARMS home page, 9/1:162

Farrer, Austin, 9/1:91

Father, Son’s subordination of, to the, 9/1:36

Father and Son as two separate personages, 9/2:186

father, charges of, to sons, 9/2:32

fathering, promotion of good, 9/1:169

fathers, early Christian, 9/1:33

Faust, James E., 9/2:156

fiction as a means of civilizing Mormons, 9/2:56

First Presidency, 9/2:111, 168

first vision
   accounts of, 9/1:164
   paintings of, 9/2:169

Fisher, Irving, 9/2:viii

flesh and bones, body of, 9/1:35 n. 2

Foucault, Michel, 9/2:56

freedom, individual, argument for, 9/2:5

Fussell, Paul, 9/2:52

future, knowledge of, 9/2:xxi

Gadianton robbers, 9/1:xiii

genealogical records, microfilming of, 9/2:141

genealogy websites, 9/1:166

General Authorities, photographs and biographies of, 9/1:167

general conference talks, online access to, 9/1:162

generosity and redemption, Book of Mormon teachings on, 9/1:3

Genesis, multiple authorship of, 9/2:ix, xiii

geography
   Book of Mormon, 9/1:16, 25, 9/2:36
   limited, 9/1:122, 126

Gideon, 9/1:176

Ginzberg, Louis, 9/2:72

God
   becoming like, 9/1:36
   biblical concept of, 9/2:117, 119
   as deity, 9/2:170
   existence of, 9/2:v
   as Father, 9/2:186
   inadequate attempts to describe, 9/2:169
   kingdom of, 9/2:183
   of the Latter-day Saints, 9/2:119
   as a man, 9/2:170
   nature of, 9/1:62, 9/2:185
   rejection of, 9/2:v
   relationship of, to man, 9/1:xvi
   as a spirit, 9/1:35
   supposed ignorance of, 9/2:120

God the Father, incorporeality of, 9/2:167 Godhead as separate deities, 9/1:34

Goff, Alan, 9/1:121

Golden Rule, 9/2:5

Gookin, Daniel, 9/1:64

Gordon, Cyrus, 9/1:139, 142

gospel of Jesus Christ
   acceptance of, 9/1:vii
   preached by the Savior to the dead, 9/2:131
   themes of, 9/1:4

Gospel of Nicodemus, 9/2:132

government
   minimalist, identified with Ten Commandments, 9/2:5
   scope of, 9/2:4
   theory of, 9/2:7

grains, New World, 9/1:135

Granger, Oliver, 9/1:xxiv

Grant, Heber J., 9/1:55, 9/2:154

Great Depression, 9/2:viii

Greene, John, 9/1:xxiii

Griggs, C. Wilfred, 9/2:45

Groberg, John H., 9/1:10, 9/2:155

growth, spiritual, 9/1:10

Gutches, Drew, 9/1:169, 170

Hadhramaut coast, 9/1:21

Hafen, Bruce C., 9/2:42

Halpern, Baruch, 9/2:xx

Hamblin, William J., 9/1:147, 156

hand as a cup in ancient temple worship, 9/1:19

Hanegraaff, Hank, 9/1:viii

Hardison, Richard, 9/1:168

Harrowing of Hell, 9/2:132–37

Hart, James H., 9/1:xxvi

Hassig, Ross, 9/1:128, 155, 157

Hauth, Rüdiger, 9/2:103
   background of, 9/2:104

Hebrew, 9/1:139
   presence of, in Indian languages, 9/1:73

hell, concept of, 9/2:195

heresy
   identification of, 9/2:56
   vs. orthodoxy, 9/2:62

heroes in the Book of Mormon, 9/1:7

Hill Cumorah, 9/1:125

Hill, Marvin, 9/1:x

Hilton, John, 9/2:18

Hilton, Lynn M. and Hope A., 9/1:15, 116

Hinckley, Gordon B., 9/1:xxvi, 13, 9/2:37

historians, 9/2:56

Hittites, 9/1:47

Holland, Jeffrey R., 9/1:9, 28

Holy Ghost vs. Holy Spirit, 9/2:189

Holy Spirit, 9/2:185

Holzapfel, Richard Neitzel, 9/2:45

Hook, Sidney, 9/1:xvi

Hope, Edward R., 9/1:131

horse, existence of, 9/1:74

Houtman, C., 9/1:97

Howard, F. Burton, 9/1:12

Howe, E. D., 9/2:58

Huggins, Ronald V., 9/2:146

human deification, 9/2:117

humor, LDS, 9/1:164

Hyde, Orson, 9/1:144

hypotheses, 9/2:164

imagery in the Book of Mormon, 9/2:32

Immanuel prophecy, 9/2:12

individualism and the minimal state, political theory of, 9/2:9

infallibility, 9/2:156, 158 n. 19

Infobases, online links of, 9/1:172

inquiry vs. advocacy among anti-Mormons, 9/2:199

inspiration and diligent study, 9/2:42

interest groups, 9/2:8

Introvigne, Massimo, 9/2:143

iron
   in the Americas, 9/1:75, 75–76 n. 14
   mention of, 9/1:150

Irvine, Robert, 9/2:53

Isaiah, words of, 9/2:11

Isaiah, book of, multiple authorship of, 9/2:xx

Isaiah passages
   in the Book of Mormon, 9/2:12
   Book of Mormon context of, 9/2:13–14
   parallel versions of, 9/2:12
   selection of, by Book of Mormon writers, 9/2:14–15

Israel, house of, destiny of, 9/1:28

Israel, use of word, 9/2:26

Israelites, pre-Christian migration of, 9/1:65

Ivins, Anthony W., 9/1:89, 125, 129–30

Jacob, son of Lehi, 9/1:9

Jared, brother of, 9/1:13
   encounter of, with Jehovah, 9/1:28

Jasher, book of, 9/2:70–71

Jaspers, Karl, 9/1:vi

Jastrow, Morris, Jr., 9/2:xxii

Jehovah of the Old Testament, 9/1:36

Jehovah’s Witnesses, 9/1:53

Jershon, 9/1:119

Jerusalem
   city of, 9/1:16
   land of, 9/1:16

Jesus Christ
   atonement of, 9/1:viii, 9, 9/2:192
   as the Firstborn, 9/1:37
   as Jehovah of the Old Testament, 9/1:36
   Latter-day Saint teachings on, 9/2:114
   life and exaltation of, 9/2:170
   as the Messiah, 9/2:97
   miracles of, 9/2:183
   as prophet like unto Moses, 9/1:39
   as protagonist in the Book of Mormon, 9/2:30
   resurrection of, 9/1:84
   salvation through, 9/2:114
   understanding the premortal, 9/1:28
   visit of, to the spirit world, 9/2:131

Jesus Seminar, 9/1:xi, xiii, xv

John, the apostle, 9/2:182

Johnson, Paul, 9/2:6

Johnson, Phillip E., 9/2:vi

Jones, Cleo, 9/2:53

Kenison, David, 9/1:165, 166

Khor Kharfot as site of Bountiful, 9/1:20, 21

Kiddle, Lawrence, 9/1:132

Kimball, Heber C., 9/1:xxiii

Kimball, Spencer W., 9/2:160

Kimball, Vilate, 9/1:xxiii

kingdom of God, inheritance of, 9/2:114

Kirk, Russell, 9/2:6

Knight, Joseph, Jr., 9/1:xxiii

knowledge, secular, vs. saving principles of the gospel, 9/2:42

Kofford, Cree-L, 9/1:10

Kushner, Tony, 9/2:53

Kwas, Mary, 9/1:141

La Barre, Weston, 9/1:137

Lamanite bondage and captivity, 9/1:175

Lamanite daughters, 9/1:176

Lamanite skin of darkness, 9/1:18

Lamb, M. T., 9/1:112

land(s), use of terms, 9/2:25

Langland, William, 9/2:134

languages, New World, 9/1:139

Larsen, Dean L., 9/1:11

Larson, Stan, 9/2:146

Latter-day Saints
   and Christians, 9/2:115
   distinguised leaders among, 9/2:110
   negative portrayal of, 9/2:109

law of Moses, 9/2:98, 184
   as foreshadowing sacrifice of Christ, 9/1:xvii

law/command category, 9/2:25

LDS beliefs, understanding, 9/1:165

LDS business driven to bankruptcy, 9/2:140

LDS corporate cultures, 9/2:78

LDS link sites, 9/1:171

LDS music online, 9/1:170

LDS singles, 9/1:171

LDS websites, 9/1:167, 172

Le Carré, John, 9/2:53

learning and testimony, attitudes toward, 9/2:41

learning
   by faith, 9/2:43
   interest in, 9/2:40

Lee, Harold B., 9/2:43, 152

legal details of the Book of Mormon, 9/2:46

legal system, 9/1:12

Lehi
   as an author, 9/2:19
   trail of, 9/1:15–24
   Lehi Cave, 9/1:16

Lehyanites, 9/1:17

Leigh, Allen, 9/1:165

letters in the Book of Mormon, 9/2:31

Lewis, C. S., 9/1:xii

library collections of Mormon materials, 9/2:33

Limhi, King, 9/1:176

Lincoln, Abraham, 9/2:139

Lindsay, Jeff, 9/1:163

linguistics, pre-Columbian, 9/1:72

link site to articles online, 9/1:165

Literski, Nick, 9/1:170

Lloyd, Wesley, journal of, 9/1:106

Locke, John, 9/2:5

Lord, use of title, 9/2:20

Lucretius, 9/1:xiv

Ludlow, Daniel H., 9/1:28, 9/2:43

Lund, Gerald N., 9/2:41

MacDonald, George, 9/1:90

macuahuitl, 9/1:148, 151, 156

Madsen, Brigham D., 9/2:144

Madsen, Truman G., 9/2:41

magic
   vs. Christianity, 9/2:130
   issue of, 9/1:94–98, 95 n. 20

“magical” practices, 9/2:130–31 n. 65

Mainfort, Robert, 9/1:141

man, divine potential of, 9/1:38

Manetho, 9/1:48–49

map of Book of Mormon events, 9/1:124

marketplace, Latter-day Saint prominence in, 9/2:110

markets and equality, problem of, 9/2:83

marriage
   customs, Semitic, 9/1:17
   following the resurrection, 9/2:117
   plural, 9/1:57

Martin, Walter, 9/1:viii, 146

Marty, Martin, 9/2:52

Marx, Karl, 9/2:82

materialistic ideology, 9/2:vi

Matthews, Robert J., 9/1:29, 9/2:44

Maxwell, Neal A., 9/1:10, 90, 9/2:148

McCarter, P. Kyle, 9/1:140

McConkie, Bruce R., 9/2:37, 44, 153

McCulloch, J. Huston, 9/1:140

McKay, Robert, 9/2:143

McKenzie, John L., 9/2:xx

medieval English mystery drama, 9/2:136

Melchizedek Priesthood, 9/2:168

Mendoza Codex, 9/1:155

Merrill, Brent, 9/1:147

metals, 9/1:138–39

Metcalfe, Brent Lee, 9/2:145

Meyer, Eduard, 9/2:103

Mill, John Stuart, 9/1:xiii, 9/2:55

millet, 9/1:134

Millet, Robert L., 9/1:29, 9/2:42

mind, redemption of, 9/1:30

minutes (of meetings)
   consulting of, 9/2:159
   tailoring of, 9/2:149–50

mission of the church, threefold, 9/1:167

missionary activities, 9/2:172

missionary lessons, teachings within, 9/2:105

missions, description of current LDS, 9/1:168

Missouri persecutions, 9/2:57

religious component of, 9/2:57–58

Mondragon cooperative in Spain, 9/2:76, 87

monetary terms, 9/2:21

money, love of, 9/2:86

moral conduct of business, 9/2:78

Mormon culture, 9/2:57

Mormon doctrine, 9/2:114

Mormon History Association, 9/1:xi, 9/2:127

Mormon leaders, teachings of, 9/2:105

Mormon mind-control, 9/2:109

Mormon offenses, 9/2:49

Mormon politics or culture, condemnation of, 9/2:56

Mormon position, strength of, 9/2:67

Mormon stereotype, 9/2:52

Mormon’s abridgment, 9/2:18

Mormonism
   basic beliefs of, 9/1:168
   and Christianity, 9/2:115
   compared with Hinduism, 9/2:100
   criticism of, 9/1:173
   as a “cult,” 9/1:54
   errors and contradictions of, 9/1:51
   and fiction, 9/2:49
   non-Christian designation of, 9/2:48
   as a religion, 9/2:66
   religious persecution of, 9/2:47
   response to critics of, 9/1:167
   so-called “crimes” of, 9/2:47
   syncretism of, 9/2:107
   websites for, 9/1:161

Mormons
   defined out of Christendom, 9/2:143
   described as a new and inferior race, 9/2:58
   as an indigenously developed ethnic minority, 9/2:47
   ostensible racism of, toward American Indians, 9/2:176
   popular image of, 9/2:49

Moroni, Captain, 9/1:12

Moroni, son of Mormon, 9/1:13

Morse, Jedidiah, 9/1:118

Moses
   book of, 9/2:68
   law of, 9/2:98 n. 3

Mother, Heavenly, 9/1:37

Muhammad, Joseph Smith compared to, 9/2:58

music, LDS, online, 9/1:170

NAFTA, 9/2:79

Nahom, 9/1:18, 23, 116, 117, 120–22

narrative forms, 9/2:56

narratives
   of coercion and captivity, 9/2:60–62
   of conversion, 9/2:60

narrow neck of land, 9/1:126

narrow passage, 9/1:126

naturalism, 9/1:xiv

neas, 9/1:176

Necho II, 9/1:46

Nehem, 9/1:116

Nelson, Dee Jay, 9/2:100

Nelson, Russell M., 9/1:7

Nephi, discipleship of, 9/1:7

Nephi, son of Helaman, 9/1:12

Nevada, prosperity of, 9/2:77

New Historicism, 9/2:56

New Mormon History, 9/2:56

New World, population of, 9/1:18

Nibley, Hugh W., 9/2:44, 124–25

Nibley, Tom, 9/1:146

Noah, King, 9/1:175, 9/2:7

Oaks, Dallin H., 9/1:130, 9/2:149, 156

obedience of Nephi, 9/1:7

obsidian, 9/1:152

Occam, William of, 9/2:9

online forum for discussion of issues of interest to faithful Latter-day Saints, 9/1:168

Only Begotten, designation of, 9/2:167

original sin, 9/2:187, 188

orthodoxy vs. heresy, 9/2:62

other people, presence of, 9/1:130

ownership, 9/2:84

Packer, Boyd K., 9/2:148, 152

Pahoran, 9/1:12

Palmer, David, 9/1:127

Palmer, Mrs., 9/1:xxiv

Palmyra, New York, 9/2:xxiv

papyrus find at the Metropolitan Museum in New York City, 9/2:124

parallels between View of the Hebrews and the Book of Mormon, 9/1:103 n. 41

Parry, Donald W., 9/2:45

Paul, apostle, warnings of, 9/1:vii

peace and love, gospel message of, 9/1:177

Pearce, Mike, 9/1:172

Pearl of Great Price, 9/2:68

Penrose, Charles W., 9/1:89

Perry, L. Tom, 9/1:11

personal property, 9/2:83

Peterson, Andrew W., 9/1:12

Peterson, Daniel C., 9/2:44
   response of, to Van Gorden, 9/2:196–98

pharaoh of the oppression, 9/1:44

philosophy, 9/1:vi

Piers Plowman, 9/2:134

Pinker, Steven, 9/2:vii

plagiarism, 9/2:73

plan of salvation, 9/2:195

plural marriage, 9/1:57
   revelation on, 9/2:127

poetic qualities in the Book of Mormon, 9/2:31

polygamy, 9/2:50, 53, 58

polygyny, contradictions concerning, 9/2:174

Popper, Sir Karl, 9/2:xx

Porter, Muriel, 9/1:113

Porter, Roger B., 9/2:41

poverty and affluence, 9/2:87

Pratt, Orson, 9/1:xx

Pratt, Parley P., 9/1:xxv

prayer, 9/2:44

pre-Columbian linguistics, 9/1:72

Priest, Josiah, 9/1:110

priest, office of, 9/1:39

priestcraft, 9/2:86
   Book of Mormon warnings against, 9/2:3
   practice of, 9/2:3

priesthood, 9/2:110
   authority, 9/2:176
   ordination, policy of, 9/2:112
   revelation on, 9/2:162

primitive church, 9/2:115

prophet like unto Moses, 9/1:39

prophet spectacles, 9/2:111

prophetic fulfillment, 9/2:11

prophetic statements, 9/2:3

prophets
   continuation of, 9/2:173
   foundational, 9/2:184
   Old Testament, 9/2:183
   revelation to, in latter days, 9/2:173

prophets and apostles, necessity of, 9/2:183

prophets in the Book of Mormon, 9/1:13

proselyting new members, 9/2:59

Protestantism inadequate for salvation, 9/2:63

quenching of iron, 9/1:149

questions of B. H. Roberts, 9/1:70

Quinn, D. Michael, 9/1:x, 9/2:147
   errors by, 9/2:161
   research of, 9/2:147

Qumran community, 9/2:97

Qumran documents, concealment of, 9/2:94

Qumran, inhabitants of, 9/2:97, 98 n. 3

quorum votes, negative outcome of, 9/2:160

quorum, unanimity in, 9/2:160

Ramses II, 9/1:46

Rasmussen, Ellis T., 9/1:28

Recovery from Mormonism, 9/1:172, 173

redemption and generosity, Book of Mormon teachings on, 9/1:3

redemption of the mind, 9/1:30

redness, quality of, 9/2:vii

reformed Egyptian, 9/1:138–39

reign of judges, 9/2:2

religion and politics, separation of, 9/2:1

religions, world, 9/1:165, 171

religious beliefs, political implications of, 9/2:1

religious commitment and education, 9/2:39–40

religious nonconformity vs. heresy, 9/2:48

Religious Studies Center, BYU, 9/1:163

religious texts online, 9/1:165

remembrance, role of, 9/1:2

Rencher, Alvin, 9/2:18

repetition and contrast in Book of Mormon narratives, 9/2:30

responsibility, individual and collective, 9/2:87

restoration
   founding narratives of, 9/2:126
   by Joseph Smith, 9/2:116
   and modern evils, connection between, 9/2:8
   necessity of, 9/1:38
   reformation, 9/2:49, 62
   writings on, 9/2:127

restored gospel and the ancient church, 9/2:44

revelation
   Mormon concept of, 9/2:117
   necessity of ongoing, 9/2:183
   rejection of, 9/2:180
   worldview based on, 9/2:vi

riches, grasping for, 9/1:11

Ricks, Stephen D., 9/2:44

Rigdon, Sidney, 9/1:89

Riley, I. Woodbridge, 9/1:63, 107

Roberts, B. H., 9/1:69, 78, 9/2:144
   and the Book of Mormon, 9/1:98–110
   Book of Mormon study of, 9/1:100–106
   faith of, 9/1:79–86
   literature on, 9/2:144–45
   questions of, 9/1:70


   Robinson, Stephen, 9/2:198

rod and root of Jesse, 9/2:13

Romans 5:12, interpretation of, 9/2:187

Roper, Matthew, acknowledgment of error of, 9/1:105–6

Rust, Richard Dilworth, 9/2:45

sacrament, use of wine and water for, 9/1:40, 55

sacred experiences of modern apostles, 9/2:151

sacred space, 9/1:176

Sagan, Carl, 9/2:vi

Saints, persecution of, 9/2:106

Salisbury, Katherine Smith, 9/1:xxi

salvation, 9/1:vi
   by faith alone, 9/2:194
   by grace, 9/1:ix
   history, Americanization of, 9/2:113
   plan of, 9/2:195
   through Jesus Christ, 9/2:114

Samuel the Lamanite, 9/1:12

Samuelson, Cecil O., Jr., 9/1:13

Satan as a spirit child of God, 9/1:37

saving principles of the gospel vs. secular knowledge, 9/2:42

scholarly methodology, 9/2:56

scholarly tools for understanding the gospel, 9/2:45

scholars, 9/2:ix
   biblical, 9/2:xx
   Book of Mormon, 9/1:2
   New Testament, 9/2:131
   testimonies and experiences of, 9/2:39

scholarship, 9/1:52
   Book of Mormon, 9/1:26
   naive and dishonest, 9/2:xix
   weaknesses of traditional, 9/2:42

science and scholarship, 9/2:v

Scott, Richard G., 9/1:12

scouting, 9/1:171

scriptural authority, 9/2:179–83

scripture-marking system, 9/1:31

scriptures, extrabiblical, 9/2:118

second coming, events leading up to, 9/1:167

secrecy and Christianity, 9/2:120

secret combinations, 9/2:2
   Book of Mormon warnings against, 9/2:3
   of Gadianton, identified with communism, 9/2:3 

secret signs and symbols of early Christians, 9/1:56

secret teachings in ancient Christianity, 9/1:40

sect, recognition of, as Christian, 9/2:63

secularization, process of, 9/2:9

seed of Alma vs. Lehi’s tree, 9/1:8

seer stone, 9/2:175

self and other, awareness of, 9/2:viii

self-interest and special interest groups, role of, 9/2:7

Semitic languages, roots in, 9/1:117

seniority, role of, in decision making, 9/2:158

sermon at the temple, antiquity of, 9/2:146

sermons in the Book of Mormon, 9/2:31

services, institutionalization of, 9/2:86

sexual sin, social costs of, 9/2:5

Shakespeare, parallels of, to Book of Mormon, 9/1:114–15

Shanks, Hershel, 9/1:149

Shaw, George Bernard, 9/2:131

sheath of Laban’s sword, 9/1:152

Sheets, Payson, 9/1:113

Sherem, 9/1:9

sheum, 9/1:120

shilum, 9/1:120

Shurtliff, Luman, 9/1:xxiv

Siedenschnur, Günther, 9/2:106

Signature Books, 9/1:x

signs of the times, 9/1:61

sign seeking, 9/2:153

silk in pre-Columbian America, 9/1:78

Smith, Adam, 9/2:5
   linked to Joseph Smith, 9/2:81

Smith, Emma, 9/1:xxii

Smith, Ethan, 9/1:63

Smith family cabin, excavation of, 9/2:xxiv-xxvi

Smith, George Albert, 9/1:x

Smith, George D., 9/1:x

Smith, Gerald, 9/1:168

Smith, Hyrum, 9/1:xxi

Smith, Joseph, 9/1:89, 125, 9/2:58
   and 1826 trial, 9/1:94
   compared to Muhammad, 9/2:58
   daguerreotype of, 9/1:166
   and his family, 9/2:119
   as a good worker, 9/1:xxv
   linked to Adam Smith, 9/2:81
   religion of parents of, 9/2:175
   story of, 9/2:126
   visions of, 9/2:64

Smith, Joseph F., 9/1:xx, 55, 9/2:43

Smith, Joseph Fielding, 9/2:37, 157

Smith, Joseph, III, 9/1:xx

Smith, Lucy Mack, 9/2:119–20

Smith, T. Michael, 9/2:xxv

Smith, William, 9/1:xxi

Society of Biblical Literature, 9/2:ix

Solis (Spanish historian), 9/1:157

Sorenson, John L., 9/1:147, 9/2:xxiv

souls, premortal existence of, 9/2:167, 190

source criticism, 9/2:ix-xxiii

source materials, lack of, during translation of the Book of Mormon, 9/1:93

Southern Baptist Convention, 9/2:109

Spanish Archive Manuscripts, 9/2:68

Spaulding theory, 9/2:100, 122

Spencer, Daniel, Jr., 9/1:xxv

Sperry, Sidney B., tribute to, 9/1:28

spirit prison, 9/2:195

spiritual body, 9/1:35 n. 2

spiritual growth, 9/1:10

standard works, online access to, 9/1:163

steel
   mention of, 9/1:150
   in Nephi’s time, 9/1:74
   presence of, in New World, 9/1:149

Stephen, vision of, 9/2:188–89

stewardships of consumption and production, 9/2:83

Stout, Richard, 9/2:140

Strang, James, claim by Van Gorden that witnesses followed, 9/2:175–76, 176 n. 23

straw-man arguments, 9/2:168–71

study and inspiration, 9/2:42

study guide for the Book of Mormon, 9/1:31

Supreme Court, 9/2:7

sword found near Jericho, 9/1:149

swords
   in the Book of Mormon, 9/1:148–58
   drawing of, 9/1:152–53
   hilts of, 9/1:156
   Mexican, 9/1:154
   pointed, 9/1:155–56
   staining of, 9/1:151

Talmage, James E., 9/1:125

Talmage, Thomas De Witt, 9/2:48

Tanner, Jerald, 9/2:101

Tanner, Jerald and Sandra, 9/1:87, 146, 9/2:125
   critique of writings of, 9/2:101>
   omissions of evidence by, 9/1:109–10

Tanner, Sandra, 9/2:100

tapir, 9/1:133

Tate, Charles D., Jr., 9/1:63, 67

Taylor, John, 9/1:xxii

Teacher of Righteousness, 9/2:97

Tehuantepec, 9/1:126, 128

temple garments, 9/2:176

temple at Jerusalem, 9/2:122

“temple Mormons,” 9/2:111

temple ordinances, 9/2:114

temple practices, ancient and modern, 9/2:121, 121 n. 36

temples
   ancient, 9/2:122
   dedicatory prayers of, 9/1:170  

temporal welfare, 9/2:87

Ten Commandments, 9/2:5

Teotihuacan, 9/1:113

terms used as weapons, 9/2:129

testability as a feature of science, 9/2:xx

testimonies, 9/1:169
   and experiences of scholars, 9/2:39

testimony
   characteristics of, 9/2:43
   process of obtaining a, 9/2:42 

text of the scriptures, 9/1:160

texts, ancient, 9/1:34

theory, judging a, 9/1:vi

theosis, or human deification, 9/2:117 and 117 n. 5

thinking for oneself, 9/1:ix

Thomas, Robert K., 9/2:29

Todd, Jay, 9/1:15

toleration, approaches to, 9/2:63

traditions
   Arabic and Persian, 9/2:vi
   of the fathers, 9/1:vi
   of the gospel, 9/1:xxvii
   of men, 9/1:vi, vii
   overcoming false, 9/1:vi
   of the world, 9/1:xxvii

tree of Lehi vs. Alma’s seed, 9/1:8

tree of life, 9/1:176

Trinity
   Christian doctrine of, 9/2:118
   Nicene doctrine of, 9/2:188
   representation of, on Norman baptismal font, 9/2:134

trust
   in author’s conclusions, 9/2:163
   in the Lord, 9/1:8

truth, recognizing and accepting, 9/1:vi

truths
   plain and precious, 9/2:96
   worth of, 9/2:42

Twelve, relationship between senior and junior members of, 9/2:159

typology in the Book of Mormon, 9/2:32

united order principles, 9/2:77
   application of, 9/2:78, 85

united order principles inspired enterprises (UOPIEs), 9/2:77

united-order living, failure of, 9/2:87

units of value, 9/1:176

universal toleration, 9/2:48

universities, church colleges and, 9/1:169

unpardonable sin, 9/2:196

Urim and Thummim
   biblical use of, 9/1:96
   use of, for translation, 9/2:175

Van Dam, Cornelis, 9/1:96

Vanatter, Scott, 9/1:170

veil, splitting of, 9/2:122

View of the Hebrews, 9/1:63, 78, 99, 102, 9/2:122
   testimonials of, 9/1:67

vision of an army of soldiers, 9/1:xxiii

vision of the redemption of the dead, 9/2:132

Visser, John, 9/1:172

volcanic activity in Mesoamerica, 9/1:112

Wadi Sayq, as site of Bountiful, 9/1:20

Walters, Wesley P., 9/1:94, 94 n. 18

war among all nations, 9/1:60

Ward, Maria, 9/2:61

warfare, Mesoamerican, 9/1:154

Warren, Bruce, 9/1:112

weaknesses or strengths, 9/2:44

wealth
   accumulation of, 9/2:8
   distribution of, 9/2:87
   inequitable distribution of, 9/2:86
   in the perspective of the Zion society, 9/2:85
   uses and abuses of, 9/2:85
   uses of, 9/2:87

Welch, John W., 9/1:29, 9/2:46, 146

Western civilization, traditions of, 9/2:9

Whalen, William, 9/2:125

wheat, 9/1:135

White, James, 9/1:146

Whitmer, David, 9/1:xix
   interviews of, 9/1:xix, xx

Whitney, Orson F., 9/2:66

Widtsoe, John A., 9/1:125

Williams, Fredrick G., statement of, 9/1:124

wine, Book of Mormon references to, 9/1:136

Wirthlin, Joseph B., 9/1:10

witnesses to the Book of Mormon, 9/1:xviii, 91

Word of Wisdom, 9/1:55

wordprint studies
   of the Book of Mormon, 9/2:16
   statistical methodology for, 9/2:18
   word groups or clusters for, 9/2:16, 20

worker/employee ownership, 9/2:76

worldview
   antireligious, 9/2:vi
   based on revelation, 9/2:vi

Yamauchi, Edwin, 9/2:xxiii

Yemen, 9/1:116

Yemen Arab Republic, 9/1:18

Young, Brigham, 9/2:178

Zeezrom, 9/1:11

Zelph the Lamanite, 9/1:58

Zion-building, 9/2:75–76, 79