index-subject11/1no.2

Ten-Year Index to FARMS Review of Books 1989—98

By Subject

1 Corinthians 6:9—10, 10/1:258

1 Corinthians 15:22, 10/1:62

1 Corinthians 15:29, 10/1:79, 10/2:186

interpretation of, 9/2:137—42, 191—92
Tertullian's interpretation of, 10/2:196
attempts to explain, 8/2:43
discussion of, 8/2:245—47
struggle of anti-Mormons with, 8/2:75 n. 37

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

1 Nephi 13:12, referring to Columbus, 8/1:105

1 Peter 3:18—19, 10/2:189

1 Peter 3:19, 9/2:131—37, 10/1:79

1 Peter 3:19—22, 10/2:186

1 Peter 4:1—5, 10/2:187

1 Peter 4:6, 10/2:186

1 Samuel in the Dead Sea Scrolls, 10/2:143

2 Esdras, parallels with Book of Mormon, 8/2:337, 343—46

2 Maccabees, parallels with Book of Mormon, 8/2:346—48

2 Peter 2:5—9, 10/2:191

3 Nephi, insights into text of, 7/2:158 n. 37

4 Baruch, parallels with Book of Mormon, 8/2:353—56

600 B.C., as departure date for Lehi's group, 10/1:7, 1

Abinadi, 9/1:10

disguise of, 7/1:194
teaching of, on God and Jesus Christ, 7/1:92

Abish, 10/2:14

strong deed and vision of, 10/2:16
aborigines, American, 9/1:64

Abraham, Book of,

2:212, 4:91—126,
6/1:40, 112, 210, 6/2:212—14,
9/2:68, 124, 125, 10/1:84, 10/2:173—78
James Harris's contributions to discussion on, 8/2:47
LDS scholarship on, 10/1:84 n. 228
publication of, 8/2:57
relationship to Joseph Smith Papyri, 7/1:71

Abraham, name of, among Egyptian documents, 7/1:19, 22—23, 28, 29 n. 35, 29—35


Abrasax, name of, 7/1:32—34

absolute and unchanging doctrine, belief in, 7/1:269

academic freedom at Brigham Young University, 7/1:245, 250, 264, 274

academic inquiry, limitations of, 9/2:45

academic training, 10/2:4

accuracy of key predictions, a value in evaluating paradigms, 7/2:161—73

acids of modernity, and return to Christian faith, 7/1:290

Adam, transgression or sin of, 8/2:28

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

Adam-God as Adam Kadmon, 8/2:317

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

agency, 2:182, 5:347—50

use of term, 7/1:252

agenda, 2:vii—xv, 3:295—305, 4:vii—lxxv, 5:26—34, 6/1:54—57, 187—89, 198—99, 420—21, 526—52

Akkadian, 6/1:82

Alger, Fanny, 10/2:78, 79, 85

Al-Ghazali 9/1:xiv, xv, 9/2:vi

Allah

as an evil, pagan deity, 8/2:71
title of, 10/2:xi n. 9

Allred, Janice Merrill, belief of, that Father and Son are one being, 7/1:309—11

allusion, as indication of sophistication, 7/1:192—206

Alma, book of, and the Epistle to the Hebrews, 8/1:14—16

Alma, name of, 10/1:51

Alma 32, discussion of, 7/2:145, 161, 172—73, 176—77, 181, 187, 208—10, 214

Alma the Elder, 9/1:10, 176

Alma the Younger, 9/1:11, 10/2:2

commandments and instructions of, to sons, 9/2:31—32

Alpha & Omega, 10/2:203

Alpha Internet Ministries, 9/1:173

Alphabet and Grammar, from the Kirtland Egyptian Papers, 7/1:219

Al-Shimas, Kamar, 9/1:129

Alter, Robert, 10/2:19

Amalickiah

death of, 10/2:66
rise of, to power, 10/2:40

Amarna letters, 5:67—68, 73, 77

amateurs

enthusiasm of, 10/2:1
works by, 10/2:3

ambitious men, 9/2:8

America and its civilizations, 7/1:212

American history, 9/2:126

American Indians. See Native Americans

Amerindian languages, diversity of, 9/1:71

Amherst Papyrus, 5:45—63

Ammon, 9/1:12, 10/2:14

Amulek, 9/1:11, 10/2:2

Amulon, 9/1:176

anachronism in the Book of Mormon

claims of, refuted, 8/1:2—3
reference to faith, hope, and charity, not an, 8/1:41—42, 42 n. 36

Anastasi archive

Egyptian nature of, 7/1:45
significance of, for the Book of Abraham, 7/1:72—74, 76

ancient Near East word category, 9/2:22

Andersen, H. Verlan, 9/2:1

Anderson, Einar, 9/2:125

Anderson, Mary "May," 10/1:191

role of, in Primary, 10/1:192

Anderson, Richard Lloyd, 9/2:44

Andrus, Hyrum L., 9/2:79

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

angular chronology and pre-Columbian dating, 8/1:112

animals, 2:148, 4:206—7, 6/1:10, 29—30, 299—300, 342—48

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

Ankerberg, John, 10/1:v

academic degrees of, 8/2:90—92

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

annunciation, 10/2:19

Anselm of Canterbury, St., 10/2:v, vi

Anthon, Charles, 2:44, 200, 4:210—12, 5:260

and accounts of meeting with Martin Harris, 8/1:98—99

Anthon episode, 9/2:171—72

Anthon transcript, script of, 10/2:171

anthropomorphism, 8/2:311, 9/2:118 n. 26

anti-anti-Mormon, 9/1:88

anti-Catholic ministries, 10/1:317 n. 124, 319

anti-Christ, 1:14, 2:101, 6/1:12—13

anti-Christ doctrines, 9/2:8

anti-Christian, gospel portrayed as, 10/1:33

anti-Christs in the Book of Mormon, 8/2:28

anticult ideology, secular and sectarian, 10/1:307

anticult movement, 10/1:273

anti-Mormon. See also Book of Mormon, criticism, 1:x, 2:31—55, 110, 169, 187, 204, 3:52—80, 158—318, 4:vii—lxxv, 8—9, 78—126, 169—215, 247, 5:14, 101—2, 116—21, 126, 140, 350—54, 6/1:v—xii, 1, 117, 148, 219, 254, 524—25, 6/2:19—20, 114—17, 156—249

activism, 9/2:140
book, 9/1:61, 10/1:261
criticisms, 10/1:269
exposés, 10/1:107
individuals and agencies, 10/1:278
literature, study of, 10/1:267
ministries, 10/1:305—6
novels, 9/2:49
publications, 8/1:xlii, 8/2:61, 78, 80—84, 9/2:165
use of term, 10/1:327, 328
web sites, 9/1:172—73
web sites, mirroring of, 10/2:202
writing, 10/1:vi

Anti-Mormon Almanac, 10/1:328

anti-Mormonism, 7/1:229—30, 9/2:54, 10/1:v, 274

in Cairo weekly magazine, 10/1:xix—xxiv
contemporary, 10/1:277
history of, 10/1:272
manifestations of, 10/1:271
in 19th-century American fiction, 9/2:47
in Russian newspaper, 10/1:xi
sectarian, in 1830s and 1840s, 272
sources on, 10/1:84—85 n. 229
study of, 9/2:47

anti-Mormons, 9/2:52, 10/1:15 n. 12

assault by, 10/1:19
flawed methods of, 9/2:198
motivated by insecurity, 9/2:200
phony degrees of some, 8/2:97, 97 n. 80
rejection of label by, 9/2:199—200, 199—200 nn. 62—63
at temple dedications and pageants, 10/1:94
united by disbelief, 8/1:xlii
use by, of writers whose arguments would logically destroy own beliefs, 8/2:62 n. 6

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

Apocrypha, 4:114—17, 122—23

King James, comparison of, with Book of Mormon, 8/2:326

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

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

apologetics, web sites linked to, 10/2:203

apologists, 2:175, 203, 4:vii—lxxv, 5:5—16, 6/1:114—19, 434, 438—46, 461—67

apostasy, 3:50, 6/1:65, 412—13, 454—55, 9/1:38, 10/1:74

criticism leading to, 7/1:300
denial of, 9/2:115
and destruction, 7/1:214
of the early Christian church, 9/2:177
in first centuries of our era, 8/1:xxxiii n. 80
Latter-day Saint works on, 10/1:75
in the primitive church, 8/1:33 n. 13
stages in development of, in society, 7/1:212

apostates, 10/1:280

role of, 10/1:326

apostles, summons of, to follow Christ, 10/1:46

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

Arabian Peninsula, 10/2:6

Arabic, 2:172, 258

Aramaic, 6/1:11, 68—70, 153

archaeological evidence

for house of David, 8/1:xxii
presence of, 10/2:166

archaeological method, 9/2:xxvi

archaeological support for the Bible, 9/2:123

archaeology, 2:71—72, 136, 209, 220, 260, 3:36, 50, 4:21—23, 117—19, 129, 202—4, 251—57, 5:33—37, 250—72, 6/1:303—4, 316—28, 348—54

Book of Mormon (see also Book of Mormon: archaeology), 8/1:20—21, 9/1:26
tentativeness and incompleteness of, 9/2:xxiii

archetypal situations, 10/2:13

arguments, responding to, 9/2:viii

ark, glowing pearls or stones inside, 10/2:153

Arminianism, elements of, in Book of Mormon, 7/1:146

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

vs. Hugh Nibley on Hebraisms in the Book of Mormon, 7/2:193—95

Ashton, Marvin J., 9/1:88

Asia, 2:143—53

assertion without evidence or analysis, 9/2:166

assumptions as ideological base of science, 8/1:xxvi

Aston, Warren, 10/2:6

Aston, Warren and Michaela, 9/1:116, 10/1:343

Athanasian Creed, 9/2:132

Athanasius, 10/1:71, 73

atheism, 10/2:viii, 182

atheistic presuppositions, 9/2:vi

atheists, 10/2:viii

accusation that Mormons are, 10/2:v

Atiya, Aziz, 9/2:124

atonement of Christ. See also Jesus Christ: atonement of, 2:100—106, 181, 5:297, 352—53, 6/1:17—18, 6/2:20—29, 183—84, 270—71, 289—93, 9/1:9, 29, 10/1:35, 39, 62, 10/2:185

according to Ed Decker, 7/2:76—77
Book of Mormon teachings on, 10/2:8
efficacy of, 9/1:viii
as explained in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 7/2:77—78
limited, 10/1:320
location of, 9/2:192—93
role of Paul Toscano's deities in, 7/1:307—8
as taught in the allegory of the olive tree, 8/1:62

attitudes toward learning and testimony, 9/2:41

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

authority, 6/1:415

appeal to, 7/2:180 n. 102
divine investiture of, 7/1:109

authors and principal word clusters, 9/2:26

authorship

individual, within the Book of Mormon, 9/2:21
of the standard works, 7/1:v

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

Avard, Sampson, 10/2:93

Aztec, 6/1:323, 328—29, 331—35

Babel. See Tower of Babel

Babylon, 10/2:46

Baer, Klaus, 10/1:268, 10/2:176

memorial volume for, 8/2:48

Baker Book, publications of, 9/1:54

Ballard, M. Russell, 9/2:156

Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 9/2:177

baptism, 2:212, 252, 5:20, 6/1:45—47, 76—77, 192—93, 367—69, 391

biblical passages on, 10/2:198
equivalence of, to circumsion, 10/2:198
by immersion and washing rituals, 8/1:34 n. 15
infant, 4:182, 8/1:32—35, 33 nn. 13—14, 9/1:40
LDS, rejection of, as Christian, 9/2:141
proxy, 4:83
for the remission of sins, 10/2:197
required for membership, 10/1:38
use of term, 9/2:95

baptism for the dead, 8/2:244—47, 9/1:41, 9/2:139, 142, 191, 10/1:79, 10/2:184, 194—97

as a necessary link between ancestors and posterity, 8/2:45
scholarly attention to, 8/2:43

baptismal prayer, 9/1:56

Baptists, advice of, to Latter-day Saints, 10/1:336—38

Barker, Margaret, 9/1:36

Barker, Stanley, 10/2:204

barley, 9/1:135

found at Hohokam site, 9/1:136

Barr, Stephen, 9/2:vii

Bart, Peter, 10/1:vii

Barth, Karl, 9/2:117

Bartholow, Roberts, 9/2:59

Basil, 10/1:71

Bat Creek inscription, 4:22, 212, 5:207, 9/1:139—43

Bateman, Merrill J., 9/1:8

Bay Area Colloquium, 10/1:101

Beckwith, Francis, 10/1:67

Behind the Mask of Mormonism, by John Ankerberg and John Weldon

errors in current edition of, 8/2:63 n. 8
remaining problems and falsehoods of, 8/2:68—79
reprint of Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Mormonism, 8/2:60
silent corrections in, 8/2:63—68

belief, religious, 9/1:xi

beliefs, LDS, 9/1:165, 168

compared to Christianity, 10/1:24
logical attack on, 8/2:231
misrepresented, 10/1:21

Benjamin, King, 9/1:10

speech of, as 19th-century revival, 7/2:174

Bennett, John C., 10/1:127, 154, 165, 258, 10/2:73, 130, 133

possible involvement of, in homosexual practices, 10/1:168

Bennion, Steven D., 9/2:41

Benson, Ezra Taft, 1:vi, 1—2, 8, 121—22, 2:74, 77, 173, 3:111, 4:13, 24, 29, 155—59, 5:109, 9/1:1, 9/2:1, 37, 152, 10/2:1

Benz, Ernst W., 10/1:72

Berge, Dale L., 9/2:xxiv

Bergin, Allen E., 9/2:40

Bergman, Ray, 10/1:202

Berryman, Mildred J., 10/1:185

LDS membership of, 10/1:187 n. 114

betrothed, encounter with, as type-scene, 10/2:19

Betz, Hans Dieter, 10/1:58

use by, of term magic, 7/1:66 n. 240

beverages, Native American, 9/1:137

Bible, the, 1:127, 2:xi, xxi, 53, 77, 91—95, 220—21, 3:147—49, 4:1—3, 41—43, 55, 103—4, 220—50, 228—32, 6/1:232—33, 500

acceptance of, 9/2:171
animals of, 9/1:131
archaeological proofs for, 10/1:49
archaeological support for, 9/2:xxiii
attacks on Mormon use of, 8/1:92—93
in the Book of Mormon, 2:187—204, 214—57, 3:110, 124, 160, 167—68, 171—84, 197—98, 213, 321, 4:40—62, 86—91, 195—97, 220—50, 5:298—300, 6/1:3—4, 11, 17—18, 19—23, 39, 62, 67—71, 99—102, 125—32, 152—81, 375—77, 6/2:39—43, 162—74, 231—49
contradictions and textual problems in, 8/2:238
feminist criticism of, 10/2:23
historicity of, 2:175—81, 214—57, 6/1:384—90, 396—412, 547—48
links between Book of Mormon and, 10/2:2
as only legitimate source of doctrine for Christians, 10/1:58
Protestant beliefs based on, 10/1:60
scholarship (see also documentary hypothesis), 6/1:108—11, 121—25, 384—90
sufficiency of, 10/1:56
translations, 2:140
truth of, 10/1:60
use of, during translation of Book of Mormon, 9/1:91—93
as the word of God, 10/1:58

Bible Baptist Ministry, 10/1:285 n. 30

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
procedures and premises in, 8/1:xxv

biblical stories, proof of, 10/1:53

bibliography

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

bibliolatry, 10/1:59

bifid structure of book of Isaiah, 8/1:71

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

biographies, purpose for, 10/2:158

bishop, office of, 9/1:39

"Black Hole" theory, 9/1:143

Black, Susan Easton, 9/2:40

blessing and cursing, cycles of, 8/1:36

Blomberg, Craig, 9/2:198

blood, 3:167, 5:297, 352—53

blood group evidence, 10/1:344

Bloom, Harold, 9/2:51

Bond, Christopher S., 10/1:88

Bonneville LDS Radio Network, 9/1:169

Book of Abraham. See also Abraham, Book of, 10/2:173—78

Book of Breathings, 4:94, 100, 105, 10/2:160

Book of Mormon, the

19th-century explanation of, 9/1:107
abridgment of, by Moroni, 9/1:143
as alleged 19th-century fiction, 7/2:146, 8/1:2—10, 8/2:179
alleged anti-Masonic sentiment of, 8/1:162
alleged biblical plagiarism of, 8/1:93
and alleged contradictions with the Bible, 8/1:18
as an alleged scheme to make money, 8/1:157
as ancient scripture, 7/2:24
animals of, 9/1:131
another testament of Christ, 8/2:25
Arabian portion of, 9/1:15
archaeological anachronisms alleged in, 8/1:93
archaeological evidence for, lack of, 9/2:xxiii
archaeological proofs for, 10/1:49
archaeology, 9/1:26
archaeology as means of authenticating, 8/1:96
archetypal or ritual backgrounds of, 10/2:20
archaeological evidence supporting, 7/1:88 n. 2
assumptions about, 9/1:101
attempt to separate restored church from, 10/1:38
as an authentic ancient text, 7/1:90, 231, 9/2:44
authors of, 7/2:1, 9/1:xvii, 9/2:26
authorship, 2:200, 6/1:v—562, 7/2:247
autobiographical genre in, 9/2:31
on baptism for the dead, 10/2:184
and belief in its truth, 7/2:229
belief of Saints in its truth, 7/2:251
bibliography, 9/2:33—38
book-by-book summary of, 7/2:1
as Book of the Restoration of the Covenant, 7/2:253
changes in text of, 7/2:90—92
chapters in, 6/1:137—40, 6/2:1
christology of, 10/2:7
chronology of, 2:24—25, 3:34, 50, 193—94, 264, 5:24—25, 6/2:180—84, 220—22, 9/1:25, 10/1:1, 6
commentary, standards for, 8/1:28—30
commentary on, 9/1:26
compared to modern apocryphal gospels, 9/2:123
compared with Old Testament passages, 9/1:114
complexity of, 7/1:207
computer software for, 9/1:159
conversions through, 10/1:342
criticisms of (see also anti-Mormon), 1:vii—x, 2:ix—xv, 87—95, 132, 139, 165, 187—204, 234—35, 3:52—80, 158—318, 4:vii—lxxv, 82—92, 169—215, 220—50, 5:25—26, 40, 53, 61—84, 101, 123, 150—54, 162—70, 231—89, 350—54, 6/1:v—562, 6/2:v—ix, 3—9, 156—203, 9/1:143—45, 9/2:xxiii
culture of, 9/1:25
dates in, 8/1:53
differences in the manuscripts of, 7/2:254
directional system in, 10/2:181
divine origin and antiquity of, 9/1:85
doctrinal sections of, 10/1:4
editions of, 6/2:1—2
Eight Witnesses to, 10/1:xii
elements of, 10/1:5
emphasis on, by Ezra Taft Benson, 8/2:32
and epics, 9/2:30
evidence for, 2:28, 54, 90, 137—39, 167—68, 199, 258—66, 4:65, 117—19, 129, 166, 5:35, 114, 256—57, 8/1:20—25, 9/1:70 n. 2, 10/1:49—51
female actions and words in, 10/2:14
female imagery in, 10/2:24
fictionalization of, 8/1:176, 177, 180
flora and fauna in, 8/1:22—23
Friberg's depiction of, 10/2:63
gender-inclusive language of, 10/2:11
geographic location of, 7/2:2
geography, diverse theories on, 10/2:159
geography of, 9/1:16, 25, 123, 9/2:36, 10/1:6, 10/2:179
healthy societies in, 10/2:44
heroes of, 9/1:7
historicity of (see also Book of Mormon, translation into English), 1:90—91, 93—100, 106—9, 116, 127, 2:87, 119—27, 134—38, 214, 257, 3:32, 52—80, 101, 118, 158—318, 4:9—12, 78—92, 176—79, 186, 191—92, 5:231—50, 271, 328—34, 6/1:1—10, 12, 40—48, 56—57, 65, 111—12, 116—17, 119, 135—37, 150—69, 180—86, 200—259, 280—82, 362—433, 452—56, 527—62, 6/2:3—58, 61—66, 121—33, 7/2:144, 8/1:9—10, 9/1:22, 70, 9/2:144
history of, 7/1:13—14, 9/1:25
imagery in, 9/2:32
important events in, 10/2:1
individual authorship within, 9/2:21
individuals, groups, and events in, 8/2:373
as inspired fiction, 7/2:185
intended audience of, 8/1:4
internal consistency of, 9/2:45
invitation of, to come unto Christ, 8/2:26
Isaiah, quotations of, in, 10/2:8
Isaiah passages in (see also Isaiah passages in the Book of Mormon), 9/2:12
issues relevant to, 10/1:10
Jesus Christ as protagonist in, 9/2:30
as keystone of the faith, 7/2:213
and King James Bible, 8/1:13—14
language claims of, 8/1:10—12
language of, 8/1:10—17
legal details of, 9/2:46
letters in, 9/2:31
linguistic style of, 2:165—67, 237—47, 262—66, 4:41—42, 52—62, 167, 5:73—74, 81, 163, 286, 307—8, 310—11, 6/1:11, 14—15, 30—48, 71—72, 88—106, 140—43, 379—417, 6/2:150—55
links between the Bible and, 10/2:2
and link with Joseph Smith's role as prophet, 7/2:232
literary analysis of, 9/2:29
literary aspects of (see also poetry), 1:5—9, 10—17, 126, 2:xx—xxii, 28, 51—52, 93, 3:108—10, 243, 264, 4:30—31, 167, 5:203—7, 284—86, 6/1:67—71, 9/2:45
literary beauty of, 10/2:64
literary studies of, 7/2:179
major sermons of, 8/2:25
manuscripts, 1:12, 2:28—29, 3:159, 170—71, 190, 199—201, 6/1:40—48, 124—27, 131—32, 135—37, 144, 6/2:174—79, 217—20
maternal imagery in, 10/2:35
message for women from, 10/2:10
modern-language versions of, 7/1:x, 1—2, 3—12
as a modern product of Joseph Smith, 9/1:102
as modern work of fiction, 7/1:92, 141, 151, 263, 268
as most correct book, 7/1:1, 15
motivational vs. instructional approach to, 9/1:5
as myth, 8/1:10
names in, 9/1:119—22
narratives of repetition and contrast in, 9/2:30
naturalistic arguments concerning, 9/1:99
naturalistic assumptions of, according to Dale Morgan, 8/1:151—52
naturalistic explanation of, 7/2:224—25, 8/1:165—66, 8/2:149, 180, 183, 185—86
online access to, 9/1:164
overview of, 7/2:1
paintings of, by Minerva Teichert, 10/2:58
parallels of, with Wonders of Nature and Providence Displayed, 9/1:110—11
peoples of, 7/2:1, 9/1:25
personal names in, 9/2:28
physical evidences for, 10/1:342
places of, 9/1:25
plant-life test for, 10/2:161
plausibility of, vs. proof of, 7/2:234
poetic qualities of, 9/2:31
population issues of, 7/2:164—70
and possible internal errors, 8/1:18—20
potential criticisms of, 9/1:98
preface, 8/2:15—17
promises of, to descendants, 10/1:346
prophets of, 9/1:13
prophets' revelations in, 10/2:8
purposes of, 7/2:1
as a recent composition, 8/2:214 n. 244, 215
recent writings on, 10/2:204
records of, 7/2:2
Roberts's conclusions about, 9/1:100—102
on salvation for the dead, 10/2:184
saving principles and doctrines of, 8/2:25
scholarship, 1:vii—x, 3—4, 90, 93—100, 105—13, 115—16, 2:vii—xxv, 32—33, 40, 54, 86—95, 141, 176, 234, 3:261—318, 158, 4:vii—lxxv, 21—23, 26, 137, 148, 150—53, 162—63, 5:17—19, 39, 6/1:v—xii, 1—8, 33, 52—66, 102, 114—19, 145—52, 182—86, 198—99, 201—3, 295—96, 306, 358—61, 379—81, 416—17, 434—523, 527—62, 6/2:37—39, 156—208, 9/1:26
scholarship, pioneering efforts of George Reynolds in, 8/1:57
as second witness for Jesus Christ, 7/1:99
as a second witness to the Gospels, 9/1:xvii
as a self .contained literary unit, 7/2:107
sermons in, 9/2:31
simplified text in double columns, 7/1:7
simplified text in parallel columns, 7/1:3
sophistication in, 1:v, 2:xxi—xxii, 168, 4:26, 91, 137, 6/1:146, 182, 6/2:61—62, 202—3
sources for, 10/1:55
spiritual message of, 7/1:15
study guide for, 9/1:31
study helps for, 8/1:168—71
study of, 2:77—85, 118, 207—8, 3:86—95, 4:24, 63—64, 164—65
subtitle of, 7/2:72
supposed 19th-century sources of, 8/2:183
Teichert's depiction of, 10/2:63
terms, dictionary of, 8/1:53—54
testimony of, 9/1:xxii
testimony of, leads to testimony of Christ, 8/2:32
testimony of witnesses of, 8/1:159—60
text, alleged sources of, 8/1:83 n. 2
textual discoveries about, in novel, 10/1:341
themes of, 4:28, 130, 6/2:134—38, 199—202, 9/1:4
Three Witnesses to, 8/1:99
time line of, 7/2:2, 8/2:373
as a tool for conversion, 8/2:32
as a trance-related production, 7/2:227
translation of, into English, 2:51—54, 65, 93, 200, 236—47, 261, 3:164, 171—72, 201—13, 228—29, 263—64, 4:9, 5:163, 337—39, 6/1:v, 33—48, 74—102, 122—23, 130—31, 135—37, 181, 362—78, 6/2:12—95, 208—9, 9/1:91
translation of, into other languages, 2:82, 264
as a true classic of literature, 9/2:46
truth claims of, 7/2:222
truth of, 7/2:171, 9/1:xviii, 81, 10/1:6 n. 2
type-scenes of, 10/2:19—20
typology in, 9/2:32
understanding and appreciation of, 9/1:29
verse arrangement of, 9/2:31
versification according to 1830 edition of, 7/2:3
vs. Maya archaeology, 10/2:168
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, 10/2:6

characteristics of, 9/1:118—19
site where Nephi built his ship, 7/1:86
Wadi Sayq as site of, 7/1:88

Bowie, David, 9/1:164

"boy chum," 10/1:225

bridal figures, 10/2:31—32

Brigham Young University, issues of academic freedom at, 7/1:253—54

Bringhurst, Newell, preparing biography of Fawn Brodie, 8/2:189

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

Brodie, Fawn M., 10/1:335

assisted by Dale Morgan, 8/1:124, 138—39
literary style of, 8/2:158
and view of Joseph Smith, 7/2:224

Brooks, Juanita, and critique of Hugh Nibley, 8/1:140 n. 43

brother of Jared and knowledge of the Godhead, 8/1:38, 38 n. 26

Brough, Monte J., 9/1:13

Brown, Benjamin, 9/1:xxiv

Brownlee, William (biblical scholar), 8/1:71

Buerger, David J., 10/1:100—103

Bullough, Vern and Bonnie, 10/1:186

Bultmann, Rudolph, cosmology of, 7/1:95

Buonarroti, Michelangelo, 9/2:170

Burgess, Harrison, 9/1:xxiv

burial of family members in nearby graves, 10/1:157

Burton, Sir Richard, 10/1:23

Bushman, Richard L., 9/2:42

"By the Brooklet," poem by Evan Stephens, 10/1:221

Cage, Nicholas, 9/2:53

calling and election process, 8/1:35, 35 n. 18

Calvinism, 5:348—49

Campbell, Alexander, 9/2:57

Cannon, George, 9/1:xxvi

Cannon, George Q., 9/1:124, 10/1:138, 180, 183

Cannon, James W., 9/2:42

Calvinism, 10/1:320

Canaanites, 2:140

canon

equated with Bible, 9/2:180 n. 34
New Testament, 10/1:57
open, 10/1:56
open vs. closed, 9/2:173, 179

capitalism, use of term, 9/2:82

Card, Orson Scott, fiction of, 10/2:58

cardinal-shift hypothesis, 8/1:114

Carmack, John K., 9/1:12

Carnegie, Andrew, 9/2:79

Carthage Jail, 10/1:137

events at, 10/1:90

Catholic mass in LDS buildings, 10/1:28—29

Catholicism, 1:127, 2:54—55, 2:84—85, 2:165, 2:201, 2:223, 3:1—12, 3:40, 3:314, 5:33

Cave 1, 10/2:145

CD-ROM libraries

advantages of, 8/2:377—78
Book of Mormon Reference Library, 8/2:390—92
Book of Mormon Studybase, 8/2:387—90
content of, 8/2:381—84
creation and use of multiple copies of, 8/2:385
cross-reference links of, 8/2:386
Folio Bound VIEWS technology, 8/2:378—79
LDS Collectors Library, 8/2:392—94
Lesson Planner/Talk Writer program, 8/2:388—90
Macintosh versions of, 8/2:379 nn. 8—9
searching capabilities of, 8/2:384—85
use of, in word processing, 8/2:380, 386—87

celestial kingdom, 10/1:79

celestial marriage, 10/1:83

Cenez, compared with Zenos and Zenock, 8/1:63

Central Park, love of, by Evan Stephens, 10/1:252

censorship, 5:238—40

Central America. See Mesoamerica

challenging a Mormon's arguments, 7/1:155

Chamberlain, Solomon, 9/1:xxiv

Chandler, Michael, relationship of, to Antonio Lebolo, 8/2:58

charitable organizations, 9/2:75

charity as a fruit of the Spirit, 8/2:29

Charles, Melodie Moench, contradictory conclusions of, 7/2:36

Charvatt, Charles, 10/1:130

chiasmus. See also poetry, 2:64, 3:244—46, 4:42, 167—68, 216, 5:204—8, 6/1:493—99, 9/1:170

Chick publications, 10/1:viii

children, 1:24—25, 2:165, 3:81—83

angelic ministrations to, 10/2:65
and understanding Book of Mormon, 7/1:3

Choctaw, 1:19

Christ. See Jesus Christ

Christensen, Joe J., 9/1:12

Christensen, Ross, 9/1:116

Christian

determination of who is, 10/1:299—300
God, efforts to identify with the god of sophisticated paganism, 8/2:71—72 n. 31
LDS claims to be, 10/1:27
term of, 10/2:xvii
terminology adopted by Mormonism with its own definitions, 7/1:158—60
themes in Book of Mormon and Qumran documents, 8/1:163
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
biblical, 10/1:22, 299
definition of, 9/2:119
difficulties of defining, 10/1:30
early and late, 10/1:74
early converts of, 10/2:156
emergence of, 10/2:156
god's support for, 10/2:157
historical tradition of, 9/2:65
LDS doctrines in disagreement with, 10/1:95 n. 253
of Mormons, 9/2:49
rehistoricizing of, 9/2:63
teachings of, 9/2:44
vs. magic, 9/2:130
vs. Mormonism, 10/2:199

Christian Research Institute, 10/1:284, 288

Christians

charge that Mormons are not, 9/2:65
definition of, 10/1:297—98
family practices of, 10/2:156
life span of, 10/2:156
Mormons as, 7/1:vii, 160
Saints as, 10/1:340

Christology

according to Abinadi, 7/2:8
Book of Mormon, 7/2:12—16, 91

Christopherson, Willard, 10/1:210

chronological arguments for borrowing from Masonic rites, 10/1:120—21 n. 42

chronology

of the Book of Mormon, 9/1:25
of early Mormon events, according to Marquardt and Walters, 7/2:125—26
of early Mormon events, limitations of, 7/2:125
Egyptian, 9/1:43
elements of detailed, 10/1:5
issues relevant to detailed, 10/1:10

church

critics of, 10/2:106
great and abominable, 10/2:26, 55
Internet guide to, 10/2:200
and state, relationship between, 7/2:65
three-fold mission of, 10/2:209

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the

details of organization of, 7/2:135—37
origin of, 10/1:321

churches

attacking other churches, 10/1:25
beliefs and practices of, attacked by individuals and agencies, 10/1:272
equality of, 7/1:303—4

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

circumcision, 9/1:40

cities, feminine gender of, 10/2:36

Civil War, prophecy of, 9/1:60

civilizations, annihilation of, 8/1:37—38 n. 24

claims, unsubstantiated, 10/1:112

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

Clark, J. Reuben, 9/2:156

Cleveland, Sarah, 10/2:76

cloth, 3:196

Coe, Michael, 9/1:113

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

coins, not mentioned in Book of Mormon, 8/1:97, 8/2:61

colleges and universities, church, 9/1:169

Cologne Mani Codex, parallels with Book of Mormon, 8/2:360—63

colophon. See also poetry, 4:167

Columbus, Christopher, 1:125, 3:97—98, 5:109

first transoceanic voyage of, 8/1:107
life of, 8/1:104
referred to in 1 Nephi 13:12, 8/1:105
role of, predicted by ancient prophets, 8/1:108
seven themes relating to, 8/1:105—6
vicarious baptism for, 8/1:110

combinations, 9/2:8

commandments, 2:181, 5:181, 295, 6/1:404—5

commentary

Book of Mormon, 8/1:53
on Isaiah passages, 9/2:12

communism, 9/2:2, 4

compass and the square, 8/2:261, 261—62 n. 31

comprehensiveness and coherence, values in evaluating paradigms, 7/2:173—76

computer, 1:119

computerized story programs, 9/1:159

computers as substitutes for books, 8/2:395

computer software, 9/1:159

Comte, Auguste, coined term positivism, 7/1:171

Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur, 10/1:vi

concordance

Book of Mormon, 8/1:53
of three LDS standard works, by Eldin Ricks, 8/1:172—75

condescension of God, 5:297

Condie, Spencer J., 9/1:13

conflict, causes of and cure for, 10/2:50

conspiracy theories, 9/2:94, 10/1:325

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

context, as a limit on human perspective, 7/2:198—208

conversion, 1:3—4, 2:74—76, 4:12—19

conversion stories, 9/1:169

converts portrayed as victims, 9/2:61

Cook, J. E., 10/1:62

cooperatives, 9/2:76

Mondragon in Spain, 9/2:76, 87

Coppenger, Mark, 10/1:82 n. 218

Coptic, 4:75

copyright, 2:200

Corbin, Henry, 9/2:107

Cornwall, J. Spencer, 10/1:255

corporate contributions, 9/2:76

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

Corrill, John, 10/2:93

cosmology, 6/2:3—58

cosmos, explanation of, 9/2:vii

council in heaven, 9/1:37

Council of the Twelve Apostles, 9/2:111

councils

debates in, 10/1:61
divinely appointed, 9/2:157

countercult movement, 10/1:271, 274

countercultism, directory of, 10/1:283

Cowdery, Oliver, 9/1:xix

charge of, to the Twelve, 9/2:153

covenant, 1:99, 4:127—28, 6/1:65—66, 6/1:396—412, 6/2:137—38

covenant law and conflict with law of agency, 8/1:37

covenant making, patterns of, 8/1:36—38, 36 n. 21

covenant people, obliteration of, 8/1:37 n. 22

covenantor vs. uncovenanted, 8/1:37 n. 23

covenants in the Book of Mormon as a reflection of modern theology, 8/1:3

covenant, new and everlasting, 10/2:70

covenants

premortal, 10/2:92, 128

counter-Mormon movements, Protestant evangelical attacks, 7/1:236

covenant making, pattern of, in the Old Testament, 7/1:211

covenant of Abraham, for literal descendants of Israel, 7/2:113

covenants

among secret combinations, 7/1:215
as central concept in overview, 7/2:1

Cowdery, Oliver

and connection to supposed forgery, 8/1:159 n. 75
and first meeting with Joseph Smith, 8/1:158

Cox, Paul Alan, 9/2:43

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

Crane, Charles, contradictions and sensationalism of, 8/1:89—91

creation, 2:60, 2:248—49, 2:252, 3:115, 5:209—10, 5:221—22

ex nihilo, 8/2:101, 8/2:134—36, 304, 9/2:118, 10/1:67, 67 n. 181, 10/2:xvi
Mormon concept of, 8/2:101
story of, 9/2:68

credentials in scholarly methodology, 8/1:xxiv

creeds, Christian, 10/1:61

criminal code, establishment of, 10/1:178

critics, professional, 10/1:26

critics, 9/2:143

response to, 9/1:167, 168

Cross, Frank Moore, 9/1:141

cross, symbolism of, 9/1:40

Cudworth, Ralph, 10/1:73

Cult & Occult Unification Program, 10/1:292

cult vs. new religious movement, 10/1:315

cult, term of, 10/1:310—12, 328, 10/2:xvii

"cults," characteristics of, 9/2:108

culture

Mesoamerican, 3:28, 3:40—43, 3:128
Mormon, 6/1:206—8
Near Eastern, 2:119—27, 2:143—63, 2:175—81, 6/1:145

Cumorah, 1:56—61, 2:68—73, 2:205, 2:232—33, 2:260—62, 3:49, 3:57, 4:77, 6/1:476—81, 6/2:79—113

Cumorah, location of, 8/2:2

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

curse, simile, and obedience to law, 7/1:200

curses, 2:182

Custer, Solomon, 10/2:79

cyber Mormonism, 10/2:207

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

Cyrus (Persian king), 8/1:70

D&C 132, crisis precipitating, 10/2:86

D&C 138, 10/2:190, 193

d'Anastasi, Giovanni

collector of Egyptian antiquities, 7/1:35
papyri collections of, 7/1:35, 38—41

dances, male-only, 10/1:176

Daniels, Sarah, 10/1:209

loneliness of, 10/1:214
sealing of, to Evan Stephens, 10/1:214

Danites, 10/1:x, xi, 10/2:93

darkness, skin of, 9/1:18

data, as theory-laden, 7/2:151, 159

database for scriptures, 8/1:172

David and Jonathan, brotherly love of, 10/1:184

Davidic king, 4:40—51, 57

latter-day, to bring temporal salvation, 8/1:75

Davies, Rachel, 10/1:210

Davis, Tal, 10/1:27, 31, 53, 73, 334

Dead Sea Scrolls, 2:140, 173, 175, 238, 3:173, 4:54, 231, 6/1:17, 20—22, 6/2:241—46, 10/2:141

discovery of, 10/2:142
DNA analysis of, 10/2:144
early work on, 10/2:142
messianic hopes in, 10/2:141
and the Mormon connection, 9/2:95
people who produced the, 10/2:142
plan of salvation in, 10/2:143
as sacred writings, 9/2:96
value of, 9/2:88

Dead Sea Scrolls Database, 10/2:145

dead, redeeming the, 10/1:76, 10/2:209

dead, work for, Jewish beliefs in, 10/2:185 n. 3

deaf church members, 9/1:170

Dealy, Steven J., 10/1:302 n. 95

death, 6/1:108

continuing existence of the spirit after, 10/1:269

death penalty, 9/2:2

deception, supposed, by LDS, 10/1:26

decision-making, 10/2:140

Decker's Complete Handbook on Mormonism, typographical errors in, 7/2:92—93

Decker, Ed, 9/2:102, 10/1:v, viii, 19, 96, 281, 300

and his charges against the Mormons, 7/2:67—70
critical look at, 7/2:38 n. 3
followers of, 10/1:324
and his questionable commitment to religious liberty, 7/2:63—66
and refusal to debate publicly, 8/1:xi
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, human, 7/2:74—75, 8/2:141—42, 8/2:247—48, 262—64, 9/2:190—91

deHoyos, Art, 10/1:101 n. 8

Deir el-Bahri, 10/2:163

deities, genuine, 10/2:xviii

deity

Neoplatonic, 10/2:xvi
term of, 10/2:xi
worship of, 10/2:xviii

deliverance, 4:25

Demke, Jared, 9/1:170

demographics in the Book of Mormon, 8/1:23—25

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

Descartes, René, 9/2:vii

Descensus, 9/2:132

Descent into Limbo, 9/2:132

destruction, 2:78—85

destruction in 3 Nephi, 9/1:111—14

devil, 3:234, 3:242—43

casting out of, 7/1:49 n. 154
spirit of, 10/2:188

DeVoto, Bernard, 8/2:156, 199—200

Dhofar, 9/1:22

Dickens, Charles, 10/1:182

Didache, 6/1:390—92

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

directional system in the Book of Mormon, 10/2:181

disciple, life of, 9/1:8

disguise type-scenes, 7/1:194—204

dissent from within, threatening the Saints, 7/2:233

dissenters

commitments of, 7/1:314
excommunication of, 7/1:313—16

dissidents and critics, response of Brethren to, 7/1:259

dissimilarity, criterion of, rejects statements attributed to Christ, 8/1:xvi

distance as estimated by speed, 9/1:127

diversity, 6/2:59—78

diversity in the Amerindian languages, 9/1:71

divination practices, biblical, 9/1:95

divine nature, respect for, 8/2:29

DNA analysis of, from the Dead Sea Scrolls, 10/2:144

Dobson, James, 10/1:285

doctrinal errors, introduction of, 7/1:1, 15

doctrine. See theology

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

Documentary History of the Church

online access to, 9/1:163
reliability of, 7/2:54—55

documentary hypothesis. See also Bible, scholarship, 2:31, 89—95


documents. See texts, ancient

documents relating to the origins of the restored Church, 7/2:123

documentation, adequate, 10/1:105

documents online, 9/1:164

dominion, 10/2:135

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

Dürer, Albrecht, 9/2:137

Durfee, Elizabeth, 10/2:76

Durham, Reed, claims of, 10/1:110

dynasticism, 10/2:107

dynasties, Egyptian, 9/1:45

earth, use of word, 9/2:22—25

Easter, 9/1:xv

Eby, Arden L., 9/1:171

ecclesiolatry, 10/1:33

economic equity, principles of, 9/2:87

economic expansion, in Mesoamerica, 7/1:218

economic systems, differences in, 9/2:84

economic topics, discussion of, 9/2:81

economy, 2:148

ecumenical movement and the Latter-day Saints, 7/2:122

Eden, Garden of, 3:222

editorial slips, 9/2:89—90

editor's picks, 7/1:xii, 7/2:vii—viii, 8/1:xliv—xlv, 8/2:vi—vii, 9/1:xxviii—xxix, 9/2:xxvii—xxix, 10/1:xxv—xxvi, 10/2:xxi—xxii

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

egocentricity, 10/1:132

Egypt, 9/1:16

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

Egyptian, 2:201, 210—12, 235, 258, 4:67—76, 90—117, 120—26, 5:44, 6/1:30—40, 39—40, 79—88, 94—99, 106—8, 112—14, 6/2:150—55, 9/1:139

Egyptian Alphabet and Grammar, 10/2:160

Egyptian papyri, 10/1:84

Egyptian script, Jewish writings in, 8/2:329

Egyptology, discipline of, 7/1:25—27

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

Eliot, T. S., 10/1:35

Ells, Josiah, 10/2:95

Elohim, 10/2:xiv

as father of Jehovah, 7/1:114

Emerald Tablet, 8/2:259, 259 n. 25

end of time, sequence of events leading up to, 8/1:76

Enders, Donald L., 9/2:xxv

enemies of the Latter-day Saints, murderous spirit of, 10/1:93 n. 248

Engels, Friedrich, 9/2:82

Englund, Wade, 10/2:202

Enlightenment

an intellectual movement, 8/2:268
Jewish, 8/2:269

Enos, 9/1:10, 10/2:52

environmental explanation of the Book of Mormon, 7/1:141, 150, 153—54

Epicurus, 9/1:xiv

epiphany in the field, 10/2:19

Episcopalianism, 2:xx

errors

methodological, in misrepresentation of Book of Mormon and early Latter-day Saint teachings about the Jews, 7/2:120
purported, in Mormon scripture, 7/2:93—96

Essene Gate of ancient Jerusalem, 10/2:142

Essenes, 2:140

eternal increase, 10/1:155

eternal life, 8/2:247, 10/1:34

promise of, 7/1:211

eternal marriage, doctrine of, 10/1:159

eternal progression. See progression, eternal

eternal security, 10/1:337

Ether, 9/1:13

ethical teachings of Book of Mormon, compared to historical authenticity, 7/1:152

Evangelical Ministries to New Religions, 10/1:284

Evans, Vella Neil, 10/1:194

Eve

and joy, 10/2:23—24
scapegoating of, 10/2:23

evidence, failure to examine, 10/1:52

evolution, 3:106—8, 5:212—16

excommunication, of dissidents, 7/1:270

Ex-Mormons for Jesus, 10/1:303

Exodus 20:16, 10/1:62

extermination order, 10/1:86

rescission of, 10/1:88

external evidences of gospel principles, 9/2:45

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

Facsimile 1, 10/2:160

Facsimile 1, fig. 3, restoration of head in, 7/1:79—82

Facsimile 2, 4:109, 123—26, 10/1:123

Facsimile 3, 4:100, 109

fact and fiction, line drawn between, 10/1:343

factual errors, 9/2:90—93

faith, 4:126, 6/1:4—6, 211, 6/2:285—87

attacks on, 10/1:283
basis of, 7/1:27—28
historical foundations of, 8/2:188—89, 229
hope, and charity, essays on, 8/1:41—43
and naturalistic humanism, confrontation between, 7/1:278
nurturing of, 9/1:29
political implications of, 9/2:6

fall, the, 9/1:29

false doctrines and principles, 8/2:236—38

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

falsification, limits of, 7/2:153—59

familial obligations, denial of, 10/2:25

family, 3:81—83, 4:24—39, 133—34, 258—61

family history web sites, 9/1:166

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

famine, 4:145

FARMS, 1:vi, 116—18, 126, 2:xxv, 40, 119, 126, 234, 257, 3:86, 118, 5:11—12, 34, 223—24, 305—6, 6/1:v—xii, 4, 23, 114, 146, 532—36, 6/2:37, 119, 206—7

FARMS home page, 9/1:162

Farrer, Austin, 9/1:91

fasting when a ship is in danger, 10/2:152

Father

appearance of, in the Sacred Grove, 10/1:80
Son's subordination of, to the, 9/1:36
voice of, 10/1:80

Father and the Son, 8/1:39 n. 28

First Presidency's doctrinal exposition on, 10/2:8
as two separate personages, 9/2:186

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

fathering, promotion of good, 9/1:169

fathers and husbands, errant, 10/2:14

fathers, early Christian, 9/1:33

Faust, James E., 9/2:156, 10/1:139

Feast of Tabernacles, as model for King Benjamin's speech, 7/2:175, 175 n. 88

feasts. See festivals

Felt, Joseph H., 10/1:195

Felt, Louie B., 10/1:191

role of, in Primary, 10/1:192

female actions and words in Book of Mormon, 10/2:14

female imagery, negative, in the Book of Mormon, 10/2:24

feminism, 7/1:254—57, 10/2:46

feminist bias, 10/2:116

Ferguson, Thomas Stuart (student of archaeology), 8/1:96

assumptions of, 10/2:173

festivals, 2:122—25, 3:1—31, 185—86, 4:134, 179—81, 5:309, 6/2:223—30

fiction, 2:57—62, 96—97, 107—17, 4:77, 154, 216—19, 6/2:59—78, 118—21

Book of Mormon as, 6/1:6, 200, 210, 222—35
as a means of civilizing Mormons, 9/2:56

fictionalization of Book of Mormon, 8/1:176, 177, 180

fifth Gospel (3 Nephi), 8/2:29

Filson, Floyd V., 10/1:59

finitude of being, 10/2:ix

First Nephi, study aids for, 7/2:3

First Presidency, 9/2:111, 168

First Presidency assisted by the Twelve, 96

first vision, 8/1:vi, 10/1:83

accounts of, 7/1:165, 7/2:32, 8/1:86, 8/2:177—78, 232, 232 n. 2, 9/1:164
dating of, 8/1:154 n. 66
Fawn Brodie's explanation of, as a "half-remembered dream," 8/1:151
paintings of, 9/2:169

first vision of Paul, accounts of, 8/2:233—34

Fisher, Irving, 9/2:viii

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

flood, 3:111—15

flood story, 10/2:152

food, 2:149, 3:43, 3:160

footnotes in Quinn's book, 10/1:149

foreknowledge, and free will, compatibility of, 8/2:107—10, 108—9 nn. 13—14

forty-day ministry, of Jesus Christ, 7/2:109

Foster, Lawrence, and view of Book of Mormon, 7/2:226—27

Foucault, Michel, 9/2:56

franchises to push ideology and sell products, 10/1:322

free agency. See agency

freedom

within the community of faith, 7/1:262
counterfactuals of, 8/2:105, 105 n. 6
and humanism, 7/1:243
individual, argument for, 9/2:5
intellectual, in the LDS Church, 8/1:xxxv
religious, in early Utah, 7/2:57—58

"freedom of the mind," expression of Hugh B. Brown, 7/1:266

Free Inquiry, 10/1:308

free will, 10/1:80

Freemasonry, 8/2:256, 257 n. 19, 286—89, 10/1:97 n. 1

origin of, 10/1:112

free speech, 6/1:531—34

friendship, poem on, 10/1:228

fruitfulness, a value in evaluating paradigms, 7/2:176—77

Fullmer, John S., 10/1:163

fundamentalism among religious believers, 8/1:xxxix

fundamentalists, 5:49

fundamentals for Latter-day Saints, 10/1:39

funerary text in conjunction with other texts, 10/2: 175, 175 n. 60

Fussell, Paul, 9/2:52

future, knowledge of, 9/2:xxi

future events, predictions of, 8/2:118

future promise, a value in evaluating paradigms, 7/2:181—87

Gadianton oaths, suppression of, 7/2:216 n. 183

Gadianton robbers, 9/1:xiii, 10/1:3

Gadianton's band, 10/2:64

García Martínez, Florentino, 10/2:141

Geer, Thelma, 10/1:20, 39—40

gematria, 4:58

gender-inclusive language of Book of Mormon, 10/2:11

genealogical records, microfilming of, 9/2:141

genealogy web sites, 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

Genesis 1:1, interpretation of, from Zohar, 8/2:299

geography, Book of Mormon, 1:20—79, 84—88, 119—20, 2:67—73, 125—26, 231—35, 3:150—53, 32—51, 150—53, 194—96, 4:252—55, 6/1:10—11, 29—30, 264—70, 297—361, 470—74, 6/2:79—113, 139—49, 7/1:150, 8/1:23, 9/1:16, 25, 9/2:36

beginnings of, 8/1:52—53
bibliography of LDS works on, 8/1:96 n. 3
construction of internal map of, 8/2:21, 23
directions in, 1:20, 23—25, 73, 3:33, 5:63—64, 74—77, 6/1:10—11, 299—300, 305—15
distances in, 1:76, 25—58, 120
extended view of, 8/1:56
Hedengren's key for evaluating, 8/2:18
limited, 9/1:122, 126
limited Great Lakes geography, 8/2:1, 22 n. 13
and location of Cumorah, 8/2:5
maps, 1:23—70, 76, 85—88, 119—20, 2:205—6, 3:150—53, 6/2:141—42
problems with Hedengren's view of, 8/2:13—18
scale of Book of Mormon lands in, 8/2:5
scholarship, 6/1:318—19, 358—61, 471—74, 6/2:80—82, 110—13, 140—48
typology, 1:67—70
variations of, based on initial assumptions, 8/2:5

Gid, city of, 10/2:64

Gideon, 9/1:176

Ginzberg, Louis, 9/2:72

Givens, Terryl, 10/1:x, 29, 58

glass looking, Joseph Smith accused of, 8/1:84

glory, kingdoms of, 10/1:63

glowing pearls or stones inside ark, 10/2:153

gnosticism, 2:140, 175

God

anthropomorphism of, 8/2:143—46, 144 n. 62, 10/1:68
attributes of, 10/2:xiii
becoming like, 8/2:141—42, 9/1:36
of the Bible, 10/1:66
biblical concept of, 8/2:132—34, 9/2:117, 119
concept of, 7/1:304—5
as deity, 9/2:170
different, 10/1:67
existence of, 9/2:v, 10/2:vi
existence of only one, 8/2:142—43
the Father, 8/2:139—40, 9/2:167, 186, 10/1:71
immutability and timelessness of, 8/2:120—25
inadequate attempts to describe, 9/2:169
infallible foreknowledge of, 8/2:110—14
kingdom of, 9/2:183, 10/1:271
knowledge of, 8/1:38, 10/2:xx
of the Latter-day Saints, 9/2:119
LDS concept of, 8/2:262—64, 99, 10/2:v
love of, 10/1:66
as a man, 9/2:170
middle knowledge of, 8/2:104—5
moral perfection of, 10/2:xx
nature of, 8/2:249, 9/1:62, 9/2:185
as an object of worship, 10/2:xvii
omniscience of, 8/2:106
oneness of, 10/1:68
open view of, 8/2:115—20
perfect goodness of, 8/2:125—26
power of, 8/2:103—6, 10/2:xx
rejection of, 9/2:v
relationship of, to man, 9/1:xvi
self-sufficiency (aseity) of, 8/2:101—3
as a spirit, 9/1:35
supposed ignorance of, 9/2:120
term of, 10/1:70
Thomist view of, 8/2:102—3
trinitarian concept of, 7/2:25
as Yahweh and Elohim, 7/2:100


God the Father, incorporeality of, 9/2:167

goddess, role of, in resurrection of husband, 10/2:18

Godhead

members of, as distinct beings, 7/1:91 n. 2
Paul Toscano's teachings on, 7/1:307—9
as separate deities, 9/1:34
statement of Joseph Smith on, 7/1:116
understanding of, 8/1:38, 38 n. 26, 39 n. 27, 8/2:101 n. 3, 138—42
understanding of, in 1830—1835, 7/1:113
unity of, 10/1:69

godhood, criterion for, 10/2:xix

God Makers (film), The, evaluation of, 7/2:70

gods, plurality of, 8/2:305

Goff, Alan, 9/1:121

golden plates. See plates

possible composition of, 8/1:84 n. 4
weight of, 7/1:165 , 8/1:83

Golden Rule, 9/2:5

Gomes, Alan, 10/1:310

goodness in the world, 10/2:60

goodness, perfect moral, 10/2:xix

good Samaritan, 10/2:153

Gookin, Daniel, 9/1:64

Gordon, Cyrus, 9/1:139, 142

gospel

acceptance of, 9/1:vii
Christian, compared to restored gospel, 7/2:71
definition of, 10/2:184
portrayed as anti-Christian, 10/1:33
preached by the Savior to the dead, 9/2:131
proclaiming the, 10/2:209
promises and obligations for all, 10/2:13
restoration of, 10/1:271
restored as response to cultural conditions, 7/1:148
themes of, 9/1:4

Gospel of Nicodemus, 9/2:132

Gospel of Thomas, reliance on, by Jesus Seminar, 8/1:xv

Gottwald, Norman K., cosmology of, 7/1:95

government

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

grace, 2:100—106, 5:343—50

emphasis on, 8/2:28
necessity of, 7/2:77, 210
salvation by, 10/1:336
and works, 10/1:62

grains, New World, 9/1:135

Granger, Oliver, 9/1:xxiv

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

Gray, James M., 10/1:291

Gray, Mike, 10/1:14

great and spacious building, 8/2:367—69

Great Basin, flight to, 10/1:92

Great Depression, 9/2:viii

Great Divide, separating accounts of Mormon past, 8/2:157, 223

greatest being, existence of, 10/2:xx

Greek, 2:101, 136—37, 154, 3:21—22, 6/1:11, 49—50, 68—70, 150—68, 438—39

Greene, John, 9/1:xxiii

Grey, Zane, 10/1:xi

Griggs, C. Wilfred, 9/2:45

Groat, Joel B., 10/2:106—7 n. 6, 119 n. 19

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

growth, spiritual, 9/1:10

Gutches, Drew, 9/1:169, 170

Hades, 10/1:76

Hadfield, Gary M., 10/1:55

Hadhramaut coast, 9/1:21

Hafen, Bruce C., 9/2:42

Hall, William, 10/2:127, 129

Halpern, Baruch, 9/2:xx

Hamblin, William J., 9/1:147, 156, 10/2:180

Hancock, Mosiah, 10/2:78

Hancock, Ralph C., 10/1:xvi

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

Hanegraaff, Hank, 9/1:viii, 10/1:300

Hardison, Richard, 9/1:168

Harris-Anthon affair, 7/1:146

Harris, George, 10/2:109

Harris, Lucinda Morgan, 10/2:75, 110—11

Harrison, R. K. (biblical scholar), 8/1:71

background of, 9/2:104

Harrowing of Hell, 9/2:132—37

Hart, James H., 9/1:xxvi

harvest, 3:1—31

Haskalah (Jewish Enlightenment), 8/2:294

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

Hatshepsut, 10/2:163

Hauck, Richard, 10/1:343

Hauth, Rüdiger, 9/2:103, 10/1:vii

Haynes, Carlyle B., 10/1:291

healthy societies in the Book of Mormon, 10/2:44

Hebraisms in the Book of Mormon, 8/1:17

and it came to pass, 7/1:v—vii, 4

Hebrew, 1:5—6, 10—12, 2:42—43, 210, 4:41—43, 52—62, 216, 6/1:11, 30—40, 49—50, 68—70, 79—99, 132—35, 145, 325, 344—45, 6/2:150—55, 9/1:139

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

Hebrew phonology, 8/2:36

Hebrew poetry, use of, 7/2:254

Hebrews 9:27, 10/2:187

Hedengren, Paul, fallacious argument of, for Book of Mormon geography, 8/2:13

Helaman, stripling warriors of, 10/2:39—40

hell, 2:29, 5:301—3

concept of, 9/2:195
descent of Christ into, and rescue of spirits from, 10/2:190

Hellenism, 1:viii, 127

heresy, 10/1:286

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

Hermetica, citing of, 8/2:255

hermeticism, 6/2:12—58

decline of, 8/2:268
in the early 19th-century United States, 8/2:267

hero, testament of dying, 10/2:19

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

Herzog, Rolf, 10/2:165

hidden things, 10/1:126, 126 n. 52

hieratic paleography, 10/2:177

Hill Cumorah, 9/1:125

Hill, Marvin, 9/1:x

and his "middle ground" (between prophet and faker), 8/1:144, 8/2:218, 224

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, 10/1:6 n. 2, 89

prophet of our time, 7/1:316

Hinduism, 10/1:23

historians, 9/2:56

historical evidence and rhetoric, 10/2:109

history, 2:87—95, 5:231, 236—37

early, of the Latter-day Saints and voids in information, 7/2:124
liberalizing role of, 7/1:293
manipulation of, 8/2:171, 221—23
sacred vs. ordinary, according to Jan Shipps, 7/2:234—35

Hittites, 9/1:47

Hobby, Michael (director of Zarahemla Foundation), 8/1:112

Hofmann, Mark, 335

holistic approach, tools of, 8/1:72

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

Holy Ghost

gift of, by laying on of hands, 7/2:103
vs. Holy Spirit, 9/2:189
role of, in bringing souls to Christ, 7/1:161
as teacher, 48

Holy Spirit, 9/2:185

Holzapfel, Richard Neitzel, 9/2:45

homeoteleuton, type of scribal error, 7/2:91

home schooling, 10/2:210

Homer, Michael, 10/1:102 n. 8, 120

homoerotic behavior, 10/1:135

homosexual conduct, Quinn as apologist for, 10/1:143

homosexual orientation, inborn, 10/1:140

homosexuality, 6/2:71—73

church teachings on, 10/1:256
tolerance for, 10/1:141

Hook, Sidney, 9/1:xvi

Hope, Edward R., 9/1:131

horse, 2:148—49, 3:43, 4:208, 6/1:10, 344

existence of, 9/1:74

Houtman, C., 9/1:97

Howard, F. Burton, 9/1:12

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

Howsepian, A. A., 10/2:v

Anselmian assumptions of, 10/2:xiv
use of religious terms by, 10/2:x

Huggins, Ronald V., 9/2:146

Hughes, Robert D., 10/1:291

human deification, 9/2:117, 10/1:72 , 10/2:xiii

humanization of deity, 10/2:vii

human religious needs, 10/2:xiii

humor, LDS, 9/1:164, 10/2:210

Huntington, Presendia, 10/2:82

Hurlbut affidavits, conflicting tales of, 8/1:153

husbands and fathers, errant, 10/2:14

Hutchinson, Anthony, 10/1:103

Hutchinson, Janis, 10/1:viii

Hyde, Orson, 9/1:144

and the Tree of the Sefirot, 8/2:319

hymn composed by Evan Stephens, 10/1:200

hymn, sacramental, 10/1:41

hypocephalus collection, 8/2:47

hypotheses, 9/2:164

idolatry, 6/1:5—7

imagery. See also symbolism

in the Book of Mormon, 9/2:32
positive and negative, 10/2:26

Immanuel prophecy, 9/2:12

immorality, 6/1:537—42

immortality, 10/1:62, 10/2:xiii

imperfection of our knowledge, 7/2:218

Indians, American, and the priesthood, 8/1:102—3

Indians. See Native Americans

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

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

infinite, possibility of an actual, 8/2:126—30

infinite sins, concept of, originating with Anselm of Canterbury, 7/2:22

Infobases, online links of, 9/1:172

information, outdated, 10/1:111

Inner Circle, 10/1:52

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

inspiration and diligent study, 9/2:42

Institute for Religious Research, 4:93

interest groups, 9/2:8

Internet, use of, to prepare church lessons, 10/2:208

interpretive keys to a sealed book, 8/1:72

intolerance, 10/1:94

Introvigne, Massimo, 9/2:143, 10/1:307, 318

Iraq, 2:137

iron

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

Irvine, Robert, 9/2:53

Irvine, William C., 10/1:291

Isabel, 10/2:33

Isaiah

as favorite author of Columbus, 8/1:109
prophecies of, relevant to a latter-day audience, 8/1:74
quotations of, in Book of Mormon, 9/2:12, 10/2:8
words of, 9/2:11

Isaiah, book of, 3:147—49, 4:40—62, 164—65

authorship of, 7/1:127, 8/1:69—70
Book of Mormon version as oldest text of, 7/1:126
commentaries on, 8/1:77—78
concordance of, 8/1:71
holistic approach to, 8/1:78
index of literary analysis of, 8/1:71
interpretation of and commentary on, by Avraham Gileadi, 8/1:74
literary analysis of, 8/1:73
literary unity of, 8/1:69—70
methodology of interpretation of, by Avraham Gileadi, 8/1:70—71
multiple authorship of, 9/2:xx
reference works on, 8/1:71
rhetorical analysis of, 8/1:73
seven themes of, 8/1:72—73
translation of, by Avraham Gileadi, 8/1:71, 76
typology in, 8/1:73

Isaiah (prophet), 2:180

Isaiah passages

Book of Mormon context of, 9/2:13—14
parallel versions of, 3:163, 9/2:12
selection of, by Book of Mormon writers, 9/2:14—15
variants of, 2:237

Isaiah passages in the Book of Mormon, 2:183, 7/1:123, 146, 4:227—28, 6/2:238—46, 9/2:12

chiastic structures in, 7/1:124, 134
compared with other texts, 7/1:124, 130, 138
as filler material, 3:183—84

Isaiah problem, 2:90, 3:264

Islam, 2:xv—xix, 263, 5:1, 267—68

attacking faith of, 10/2:xi n. 9

Israel

decadence of, 10/2:26
house of, destiny of, 9/1:28
use of word, 9/2:26

Israelites, 2:92—93, 121—22, 6/1:269—70

pre-Christian migration of, 9/1:65

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

Izapa, site of, 8/1:113

Izapa Stela 5, 1:126, 3:23—25, 39, 5:267—68, 10/2:160

Jackson, Joseph, 10/2:130

Jacob, son of Lehi, 9/1:9

Jakeman, M. Wells, 10/2:160

James, Ken, 10/1:79

James, William, 10/2:xiii

Japanese as possible descendants of Nephites, 10/1:350

Japanese nation, 10/1:347

Jared, daughter of, 10/2:33—35

Jared, brother of, 9/1:13

encounter of, with Jehovah, 9/1:28

Jaredite record, types and patterns in, 8/1:45

Jaredites, 1:8, 23—70, 116, 2:53, 68—69, 143, 159, 163, 205, 228, 3:33—36, 4:90, 6/1:24, 27, 253—59

Jasher, book of, 9/2:70—71

Jaspers, Karl, 9/1:vi

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

Jehovah, as God of the Old Testament, 7/1:114

Jehovah of the Old Testament, 9/1:36

Jehovah's Witnesses, 9/1:53

concentration on, by countercult agencies, 10/1:295

Jensen, Harold H., 10/1:255

Jenson, Andrew, 10/2:74

Jeremiah, book of, different versions of, 8/2:238

Jershon, 9/1:119

Jerusalem, 2:169, 226, 3:26, 34—35, 194, 215, 242, 4:88—89, 5:75—77

city of, 9/1:16
destruction of, 10/1:9
land of, 9/1:16
second Babylonian siege of, 10/1:8

Jesus

as the Christ, the Eternal God, 10/1:70
worshiping a different, 10/1:29

Jesus Christ

acceptance of, 10/1:37
atonement of (see also atonement of Christ), 9/1:viii, 9, 9/2:192, 10/1:35, 10/2:185
baptism of, 10/1:80
biblical view of, 65
as a brother to Lucifer, 10/1:81
descent of, into hell, 10/2:190
as distinct from the Father, 7/1:111
dying in ignorance of, 10/2:187
false stories about, 8/1:87 n. 12
as the Father, 7/2:27
as the Firstborn, 9/1:37
as God and man, 7/2:12—14 n. 11, 10/1:67
as God and man, scriptural basis for, 7/2:14 n. 12
and God as separate beings, 7/2:6
as God (Jehovah) of the Old Testament, 7/2:28, 34—36, 9/1:36
incarnation of, 10/1:68
Jerusalem as birthplace of, 8/1:98
knowledge of, hundreds of years before his coming, 7/2:111
Latter-day Saint teachings on, 9/2:114
LDS works on, 10/1:77—79
life and exaltation of, 9/2:170
as the Messiah, 7/1:103 n. 27, 9/2:97
miracles of, 9/2:183
mission of, in Ether 3—4, 8/1:35
as mortal during his ministry, 7/1:98
names and roles of, 7/1:209
necessity of, in our lives, 10/1:337
as personal Savior, 10/1:45
postresurrection appearance of, 7/2:72
prophecies of, in the Book of Mormon, 7/1:97 n. 16
prophecies of, in the Old Testament, 7/1:117
as prophet like unto Moses, 9/1:39
as protagonist in the Book of Mormon, 9/2:30
resurrection of, 8/2:xii, 9/1:84, 10/2:17
as Rock, 10/2:152
salvation through, 9/2:114
as savior of the whole world, 10/1:44
sinlessness of, 10/1:77—79
as son of God, 7/1:103 n. 27, 10/1:79
trust in, 10/1:65
understanding the premortal, 9/1:28
virgin birth of, 10/2:vii
visit of, to the spirit world, 9/2:131
worship of, in New Testament, 7/1:101 n. 22

Jesus Movement, 10/1:293

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

and analysis of Jesus' sayings in canonical Gospels, 7/2:111
and its lack of true critical scholarship, 8/1:xviii—xix
and quest for historical Jesus, 8/1:xii—xxxv

Jew, use of the term, 8/2:86, 88—89

Jewish writings in Egyptian script, 8/2:329

Jews, 1:3, 2:180, 201

and their acceptance of the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ, 7/2:116—19
conversion of, to the Church of Jesus Christ, 7/2:114, 119
in the Diaspora, 10/2:156
and recognition of Jesus Christ as the true Messiah, 7/2:114—19
Latter-day Saint attitudes and beliefs regarding, 7/2:106
and Nephites, 8/2:84—89

John, the apostle, 9/2:182

Johnson, Benjamin, 10/2:78

Johnson, Jeffrey O., 10/1:224

Johnson, Paul, 9/2:6

Johnson, Phillip E., 9/2:vi

Jones, Cleo, 9/2:53

Jones, Dan, 10/1:137, 163

Jones, Melba Thomas, 10/1:237

Joseph Smith Papyri. See also Papyri, Joseph Smith, 4:93—117, 120—26, 5:274—75, 6/1:207—8, 10/2:160, 174

color of ink on, 10/2:160
journal entries on, 8/2:52
journey of, from Thebes to Kirtland to Salt Lake City, 8/2:56—57
studies on, 8/2:46 n. 1

judgment, 10/1:22, 63

apostolic, of the twelve tribes of Israel, 8/1:40
four angels of, 8/1:40, 40 n. 32

Judith, apocryphal book of, parallels with Book of Mormon, 8/2:338—42

Jungian Type Theory, 10/2:56

justice, 10/2:57

justification, relationship with sanctification, 7/1:209

Kabbalah, Christian, 6/2:150—55, 8/2:258—59

Kabbalah game, according to Sampson, 7/1:224—25

kabbalism

and hermeticism, Lance Owens's blurring of distinctions between, 8/2:277
origin of, 8/2:260

kabbalistic ideas and LDS thought, 8/2:313

kabbalistic keys used to unlock Book of Mormon, 7/1:219

kabbalistic materials, compilation of, 8/2:297

Kenison, David, 9/1:165, 166

Kerr, Marion Belnap, 10/1:194, 197

keywords, repetition of, 7/1:213

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

Kiddle, Lawrence, 9/1:132

Kimball, Heber C., 9/1:xxiii, 10/1:115, 172

Kimball, Helen Mar, 10/2:78, 79—81, 92

Kimball, Lucy Walker, 10/2:102

Kimball, Spencer W., 9/2:160

teachings of, concerning the law of the gathering of Israel in the latter days, 7/2:120

Kimball, Vilate, 9/1:xxiii

Kinderhook plates, 2:210—11, 4:252—53

kindred spirits, doctrine of, 10/2:92, 127

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

kingdoms of glory, 10/1:63

King Follett discourse, unique LDS doctrines of, 8/2:299

King Lear, as inspired work, 7/2:186 n. 115

kingship, 2:251, 3:161—62, 192—93

Kirk, Russell, 9/2:6

Kirtland Egyptian Papers, 4:109—14, 4:121, 6/1:39—40, 112—14, 6/2:150—55, 7/1:226

Kirtland, Ohio, archaeological evidence at, 10/2:166

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

Knight, Vinson, 10/2:94, 98

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

Kofford, Cree-L, 9/1:10

Koran, 2:xv—xix, 3:143, 5:59

Kurtz, Paul, 10/1:308

Kushner, Tony, 9/2:53

Kwas, Mary, 9/1:141

Laban, Nephi's encounter with, parallels later parts of Book of Mormon, 8/2:349—52

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

Lamanites, 1:15—16, 23—70, 3:26, 30, 49—50, 102, 128, 136, 4:128—29, 5:225—29, 6/1:259—60, 268—69, 284—94, 474—76

identification of, with Indians, 7/1:144
interrelationships with Nephites, 7/1:212

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

Lamoni

conversion of, 10/2:14
father of, 10/2:20

land, promised, 6/2:82—93

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

Lane, Rev. George, and opportunities for Joseph Smith to hear him, 7/2:128—31

Langland, William, 9/2:134

language

inclusive of women, 10/2:45—46
scriptural, 7/1:11

languages, New World, 9/1:139

Larsen, Dean L., 9/1:11

Larson, Charles M., 10/1:303—4 n. 98

Larson, John, and information on Joseph Smith Papyri, 8/2:50—55

Larson, Stan, 9/2:146

Laslett, Peter, 10/1:133

Last Temptation of Christ (film), The, and its portrayal of Jesus Christ, 7/2:73—74

Latter-day Saints

and Christian beliefs, criticism of, 10/2:203
and Christians, 9/2:115
distinguised leaders among, 9/2:110
love for and liberation of, 10/1:326
negative portrayal of, 9/2:109

law of consecration as a precursor to a Zion society, 8/1:44

law of Moses, 9/2:98, 184

as foreshadowing sacrifice of Christ, 9/1:xvii
Nephite knowledge of, 7/2:112

law/command category, 9/2:25

Law, William, 10/2:90

Lawrence assets, Joseph Smith's legal responsibilities for, 10/2:91

Lawrence, Maria and Sarah, 10/2:85, 90—91

Lazarus and rich man, 10/2:188

Lazarus, raising of, 10/2:189

LDS beliefs, understanding, 9/1:165

LDS business driven to bankruptcy, 9/2:140

LDS Church

official name of, 10/1:31
growth of, illustrating social science hypotheses, 10/2:157

LDS Collectors Edition CD-ROM

contents of, 7/2:257—58
hypertext and search capabilities of, 7/2:258—60
Macintosh version of, 7/2:260—62
Windows version of, 7/2:262

LDS corporate cultures, 9/2:78

LDS link sites, 9/1:171

LDS music online, 9/1:170

LDS singles, 9/1:171

LDS web sites, 9/1:167, 172

Lears, Jackson, 10/1:133

Leazer, Gary, 10/1:334

Lebolo, Antonia, 10/2:177

background of, 8/2:58—59

Le Carré, John, 9/2:53

learning

by faith, 9/2:43
interest in, 9/2:40
and testimony, attitudes toward, 9/2:41

Lectures on Faith, never canonized, 7/2:90

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

Lee, John D., 10/2:122, 125

Leftow, Brian, 10/2:xiv, xix

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

legal system, 9/1:12

Lehi

as an author, 9/2:19
descendants of, 10/1:347
prophetic calling of, 10/1:7
seven tribes of, 10/1:351
trail of, 9/1:15—24

Lehi Cave, 9/1:16

Lehi's group, travels of, 10/2:151

Lehyanites, 9/1:17

Leigh, Allen, 9/1:165

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

Lewis, Catherine, 10/1:120

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

Liahona, 2:175, 221—22, 3:99, 5:290—91

Liberty Jail, Joseph Smith's letter from, 10/1:89

library collections of Mormon materials, 9/2:33

Lightner, Mary Elizabeth, 10/2:82, 126—27

Limhi, King, 9/1:176

limits on human perspective, 7/2:187—88

Lincoln, Abraham, 9/2:139, 10/1:137

Lindsay, Jeff, 9/1:163

linen, 3:180

linguistics, pre-Columbian, 9/1:72

link site to articles online, 9/1:165

linking from web sites, 10/2:208

literary and narrative theory

claim of, that ideology is inevitable, 7/1:174, 180—82
undermining historical claims of Book of Mormon, according to Metcalfe, 7/1:170

literary patterns in the Book of Mormon, 7/1:174

presence of, denies possibility of its being authentic history, 7/1:182—87

literature, 2:107—17

literature, anti-Mormon, 10/1:277, 281, 329

Literski, Nick, 9/1:170

living arrangements, strict, in Stephens's home, 10/1:230

living conditions of church members, 10/2:138

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

Locke, John, 9/2:5

logic

argument from silence, 8/2:14
begging the question, 10/2:xviii
circular argument, 7/1:100
of a claim, 10/1:60
fallacies of negative proof, 7/1:25
fallacy of argument ad verecundiam, 10/2:176
fallacy of equivocation, 7/1:46, 111, 10/2:ix
problems of causality, 8/2:278—81
propter hoc fallacy, 10/1:139
question-begging, 10/1:311
and reason, to counter arguments, 7/1:160
semantic equivocation, 8/2:270—71
straw man arguments, 9/2:168—71
straw man fallacy, 8/1:vi—x
traditional, in examining Latter-day Saint beliefs, 7/1:vii—x

loneliness of plural wives, 10/2:71, 115

Lord, recognition of, 65

Lord, use of title, 9/2:20

Lott, Melissa, 10/2:86—88, 112

love feast, 10/1:233

love feasting, 10/1:194

Lucifer, 3:234, 242—43

as a brother of Jesus Christ, 7/2:85—86, 10/1:81

Lucretius, 9/1:xiv

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

Luke 16:19—31, 10/2:187—88

Luke 18:18—27, 10/1:64

Lund, Gerald N., 9/2:41

Luther, Martin, 10/1:94

Luther Rice Seminary, 8/2:90—91, 91 n. 71

Lyon, T. Edgar, 10/1:171

Maccabaeus, Judas, 10/2:185 n. 3

MacDonald, George, 9/1:90

Mackey, Albert, 10/1:117

macuahuitl, 9/1:148, 151, 156

Madsen, Brigham D., 9/2:144

Madsen, Gordon, 10/2:90

Madsen, Truman G., 9/2:41

magic, 2:58—62, 5:143—45

in ancient Egyptian religion, 7/1:56—57
definition of, 7/1: 46—50, 83
as distinguished from religion, 7/1:50—66
defined by D. Michael Quinn, 7/1:59—60
defined by Hans Dieter Betz, 7/1:66—67 n. 240
defined by Jerald and Sandra Tanner, 7/1:60—62
defined in scholarly discourse, 7/1:64—66
defined in the Hekhalot literature, 7/1:56
defined outside of one's beliefs, 7/1:57—58
issue of, 9/1:94—98, 95 n. 20
in Mormonism, according to Ed Decker, 7/2:41
and the occult, involvement of the Smith family in, 7/2:231
vs. Christianity, 9/2:130

magical artifacts, 8/2:281—84

"magical" practices, 9/2:130—31 n. 65

Magnus, Albertus (medieval author), 8/2:261

maidens, Lamanite, abduction of, 10/2:37—39

Mainfort, Robert, 9/1:141

man, divine potential of, 9/1:38

Manetho, 9/1:48—49

manic depression, associated with genius, 7/2:227 n. 26

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

Marks, William, 10/2:95

Marquardt, H. Michael, and search for Mormon documents, 7/2:123—24

marriage, interracial and intercultural, 7/2:68

marriage

celestial, as priesthood ordinance, 10/1:79
civil, rejection of, 10/2:124
covenant, eternal nature of, 10/1:81, 155
customs, Semitic, 9/1:17
as earthly ordinance, 10/1:82
following the resurrection, 9/2:117
ideal, 10/2:vii
importance of, 10/1:173
of Ishmael's daughters to Lehi's sons, 10/2:64
plural, 9/1:57
as a religious ordinance, 10/2:123
scriptural basis for, 10/1:173
of a woman to more than one husband, 10/2:81

marriages

posthumous, 10/2:74
previous, 10/2:122

Marrs, Texe, 10/1:274, 274—75 n. 5

Martin, Walter, 9/1:viii, 146, 10/1:286—93, 330, 10/2:vii, viii n. 5, 204

works of, 10/1:287—88 n. 38

Marty, Martin, 9/2:52

martyrs, acceptance of death by, 10/2:157

Marx, Karl, 9/2:82

Marxism, as response to cultural conditions, 7/1:148

Mary, 10/2:29

masks, use of, by Egyptian priests, 7/1:82 n. 315

Masonry, 2:169, 4:184, 6/1:499—500, 6/2:31—32, 52—56

Masonry, Book of Mormon as response to, 7/1:149

Masonic influence in architecture of Kirtland Temple, 10/1:110

Masonic lodge, layout of, 10/1:111 n. 24

masonic, term of, 10/1:108, 108—9 n. 20

Masoretic Text clarified by Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint, 8/1:76

materialism, 5:192—93, 6/1:328

materialistic ideology, 9/2:vi

maternal imagery in the Book of Mormon, 10/2:35

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

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

Maya, 2:46, 50, 3:1, 8, 30, 34, 37, 42, 135, 6/1:82—83, 302—3, 312—15, 334

Maya archaeology, 10/2:168

Maya people and possible connection with Nephites, 10/2:169

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, 10/1:21, 31, 33, 37, 39, 48, 52 n. 120, 55, 331

McKeever, William J., 10/1:95 n. 253

McKenzie, John L., 9/2:xx

McKinney, Joyce, 10/1:316

McMurrin, Sterling, opinions on naturalistic humanism, 7/1:278—94

McQuown, Madeline Reeder, relationship of, with Dale Morgan, 8/1:128—33

media manipulation by the Jesus Seminar, 8/1:xvii—xviii

medieval English mystery drama, 9/2:136

Meeks, Priddy, journal of, 8/1:153

Melchizedek, 6/1:19—23, 170—74

Melchizedek Priesthood, 9/2:168

Melton, Gordon, 10/1:306 n. 105

membership only through baptism, 10/1:38

men and women

gospel promises and obligations for, 10/2:13
mutual dependence and independent agency of, 10/2:13

Mendoza Codex, 9/1:155

mercy, 10/2:57

Merrill, Brent, 9/1:147

Mesoamerica. See also culture, Mesoamerican, 2:67—73, 98—99, 134, 137, 205, 218, 220, 256, 3:1, 32—33, 96, 4:252, 5:259—63, 6/1:29—30, 299—301, 310—16, 10/2:161

Messiah

as expected by the Israelites, 7/2:16—24
New Testament expectations of, 7/1:100—105
prophetic statements about, 7/2:21 n. 29
visit of, to hell, 10/2:194

messianic figures and hopes in the Dead Sea Scrolls, 10/2:141

metal tablets used for sacred texts, 10/2:148

metallurgy, 2:48—49, 3:43, 146, 4:209, 6/1:30—31, 299—300, 319—28, 6/2:30—31

and the Book of Mormon, 8/1:21—22

metals, 9/1:138—39

Metcalfe, Brent Lee, 9/2:145

methodological issues, 10/2:108

methodology, 1:71—74, 2:86—95, 123—26, 134—35, 139—41, 214—19, 3:53, 291—95, 321—22, 4:72—76, 6/1:52—57, 59—66, 91—92, 102, 116, 119, 121, 144—47, 182—86, 223—24, 259—63, 297—98, 301—4, 319, 358—61, 379—81, 422—32, 434—523, 552, 434—523, 6/2:48—52

relationship between parallelism and causality in, 8/2:320

Meyer, Eduard, 9/2:103

"middle ground" (between prophet and faker) of Marvin Hill, 8/1:144, 8/2:218, 224

militarism, 10/2:49

of the Nephites, 10/2:10

military. See warfare

millennium, 5:183

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

millet, 9/1:134

Millet, Robert L., 9/1:29, 9/2:42, 10/1:19

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, 10/2:209

missionary activities, 9/2:172

missionary lessons, teachings within, 9/2:105

missionary opportunity with anti-Mormon literature, 8/2:250

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

Missouri

flight from, 10/1:85

Mormon resistance in, 10/2:93

Missouri persecutions, 9/2:57

religious component of, 9/2:57—58

Mitton, Samuel B., 10/1:214, 239

Mixtec people, royal genealogies of, 8/1:118—21

Möller, Georg, 10/2:177

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

monetary terms, 9/2:21

money, love of, 9/2:86

Mongolia, 2:229—31, 4:210

monotheism vs. plurality of gods, 8/2:136—43

moral conduct of business, 9/2:78

Morey, Robert, 10/1:331, 335

Morgan, Dale

assistance of, to Fawn Brodie, 8/1:137—44, 8/2:184
biographical sketch of, 8/1:127—33
plans of, to write history of LDS, 8/1:133—37
unfinished history of, 8/1:164—65

Morgan, William, 10/1:120

Morianton, 10/2:41

Mormon

account of, 10/2:46—47
and correlations with Joseph Smith, 8/1:41
as an editor, 7/1:215
and his philosophy of history, 7/1:215

Mormon culture, 9/2:57

Mormon doctrine, 9/2:114

Mormon historians, history of positivism among, 7/1:176

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

book award from, 10/2:69

Mormon leaders

Quinn's treatment of, 10/1:149
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's abridgment, 9/2:18

Mormon stereotype, 9/2:52

Mormon texts, allegations of secret changes in, 8/2:68

Mormon theology, naturalistic conception of, 10/2:112

Mormonism

attempt to separate Jesus from, 10/1:38
basic beliefs of, 9/1:168
and Christianity, 9/2:115
compared with Hinduism, 9/2:100
concentration on, by countercult agencies, 10/1:294
criticism of, 9/1:173
as a "cult," 9/1:54
cultural, 8/1:166—67
cyber, 10/2:207
errors and contradictions of, 9/1:51
and fiction, 9/2:49
non-Christian designation of, 9/2:48
puzzle of, 10/1:14
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
vs. Christianity, 10/2:199
vs. conservative Protestantism, 10/1:17
web sites for, 9/1:161

Mormonism Research Ministry, 10/1:95 n. 253

anti-Mormon activities of, 8/1:viii

Mormons

accused of being atheists, 10/2:v, xv
claim by others that they are not Christians, 10/1:15, 296
defined out of Christendom, 9/2:143
described as a new and inferior race, 9/2:58
faithful, online recountings of, 10/2:208
faithful worship of, 10/2:xvi
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, 10/2:51

Moroni (son of Mormon), 9/1:13

timing of visits of, as angel, 7/2:132—35

Morris, Nephi, 10/1:92

Morse, Jedidiah, 9/1:118

Moses

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

Mosiah 15:1—4, analysis of, 7/1:118—19

mother earth, 10/2:27—28, 27

Mother Goddess, Paul Toscano's concept of, 7/1:306—7

Mother, Heavenly, 9/1:37

Mother in Heaven

as the Holy Ghost, 7/1:307, 309
LDS concept of, 7/1:306

mother of abominations, 10/2:26

Mound Builder myth, 7/2:154 n. 26

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

Mulekites, 2:200—201, 228—29, 3:26, 33, 36—38, 161—62, 199—210, 6/1:24, 27—28, 259—60, 289—91

Munson, Eliza, 10/1:129

music, LDS, online, 9/1:170

mystery, term of, 10/2:30

mysticism, as explanation of early revelations, 7/1:147—48 n. 14

Nabopolassar, 10/1:7 n. 4

NAFTA, 9/2:79

Nahom, 9/1:18, 23, 116, 117, 120—22

as ancient place-name in southern Arabia, 7/1:87
Ishmael's place of burial, 7/1:85
research on, 7/1:87

names, Book of Mormon, 8/1:13, 53

Egyptian etymologies for, 8/2:34, 37—38, 40, 42
gentilic or nisbeh, 8/2:40
Hebrew etymologies for, 8/2:38

nonbiblical, 8/2:34

names, people, 3:191—93, 246—51, 4:132, 198—202, 232—33, 6/1:37—40, 102—6, 131, 6/2:144, 237—38

names, places, 1:85—88, 2:24, 76, 3:195

narrative forms, 9/2:56

narrative repetitions, 7/1:187—92

narratives

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

narrow neck of land, 9/1:126

Panama as, 8/1:112

narrow passage, 9/1:126

Native Americans, 1:129—31, 2:41—42, 134, 165—68,:171, 173, 197, 220, 225, 229—31, 257, 261, 3:101—2, 4:21—23, 65—76, 6/1:474—76

naturalism, 9/1:xiv

naturalistic explanations, implications of, 7/2:225, 228

Nauvoo Expositor, 10/2:109

Nauvoo Temple

endowment rooms in, 10/1:105
weather vane of, 10/1:106

Nauvoo, archaeological evidence at, 10/2:166

Near East. See culture, Near Eastern

neas, 9/1:176

Nebuchadrezzar, 10/1:8 n. 5

Necho II, 9/1:46

Nehem, 9/1:116

Neibaur, Alexander

and knowledge of Aramaic, 8/2:293
as Lance Owens's candidate for Joseph Smith's kabbalistic mentor, 8/2:269
supposed owner of kabbalistic texts, 8/2:289, 296

Nelson, Dee Jay, 9/2:100

credentials of, 10/1:267

Nelson, Russell M., 9/1:7

Nelson, William O., 10/1:298

Nephi, name of, in the Apocrypha, 8/2:327 n. 4

Nephi (son of Lehi), discipleship of, 9/1:7

Nephi (son of Helaman), 7/1:210, 9/1:12

Nephite architecture, 10/2:169

Nephite artwork, 10/2:170

Nephite city, defense of, 10/2:64

Nephite interrelationships with Lamanites, 7/1:212

Nephites, 1:23—70, 2:68—69, 96—97, 3:26—28, 38, 102—9, 128, 136, 161, 5:227—29, 6/1:24—29, 253, 259—61, 268—69, 284—94, 371—72, 378—84

on the American continent, 10/1:349
cultural definition of, 10/1:349
and Jews, 8/2:84—89
possible connection of, with Maya people, 10/2:169
remnant of, 10/1:346, 349

Nevada, prosperity of, 9/2:77

New Age Movement, concentration on, by countercult agencies, 10/1:295

New Approaches (book) designed to provide escape from faith, 7/2:211

Newark stones, 5:70

New Historicism, 9/2:56

Newman, John Henry, 10/1:30, 32, 58, 61, 71, 74

New Mormon History, 9/2:56

new religious movement vs. cult, 10/1:315

new religious movements, sociological approach to, 10/1:315

New Testament expressions in Book of Mormon, 8/2:326

New World

population of, 9/1:18
pre-Columbian explorations of, 7/1:120

New World Archaeological Foundation, 1:133, 4:117—18, 5:55—56

Nibley, Hugh W., 2:53, 55, 3:52—56, 125, 162—63, 182—85, 244—46, 283—89, 322, 4:26, 87, 96—97, 105, 137, 242, 5:9, 17, 190—97, 6/1:vi, 146, 148, 394—96, 6/2:37, 300—302, 9/2:44, 124—25, 10/1:329, 10/2:5, 176

Book of Mormon essays of, 8/2:210—11
and critique of Fawn Brodie's No Man Knows My History, 8/1:141—44, 8/2:155
vs. Dale Morgan on Fawn Brodie, 8/1:140—44

Nibley, Tom, 9/1:146

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

priests of, 10/2:15

No Man Knows My History, by Fawn Brodie

as "definitive" biography of Joseph Smith, 8/2:148, 213
celebratory reviews of, 8/2:150
criticisms of, 8/2:151—52, 151 n. 11, 217
errors and mistakes in, 8/2:176—77
Hugh Nibley's response to, in No Ma'am, That's Not History, 8/1:141—44, 8/2:155
reviews of, by historians, 8/2:190—97
reviews of, by literary gentlemen, 8/2:197—210
RLDS reaction to, 8/2:186—88

nonaggression, 10/1:87

Noyes, John Humphrey, 10/2:130

Nubia, archaeological evidences for, 10/2:167

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

obedience, 10/1:36

of Nephi, 9/1:7

objective history, Dale Morgan's position on, 8/1:149—51

objectivity

in analyzing Book of Mormon, 8/1:19
functional, 10/1:145
and the historical method, 7/2:228, 237
scholarly, 10/1:104
in scholarship, 8/1: xviii, xxi, xxvi—xxxii
in writing history, 8/2:223

obsidian, 9/1:152

Occam, William of, 9/2:9

occult sciences, Lance Owens's introduction to, 8/2:253

O'Connor, David, 10/2:165

O'Donovan, Rocky, 10/1:145

Ofstedahl, Jeff, 10/1:152

Old Testament passages, LDS interpretation of, 8/1:92

olive, origin, significance, use, and cultivation of, in the ancient Near East, 8/1:65—66

olive oil, use and symbolism of, 8/1:66—67

olives, 2:178—79, 3:112—13, 225, 4:216

olive tree, allegory of

botanical metaphors in, 8/1:65
botanical studies of, 8/1:67—68
cognates in Old Testament texts, 8/1:63
comparative studies of, 8/1:63—65
historical studies of, 8/1:65—67
interpretive studies of, 8/1:61—63
similarities in ancient Near Eastern texts, 8/1:64
similarities in the Bible and extracanonical books, 8/1:64
similarities in Romans 11, 8/1:64
textual studies of, 8/1:67
understanding of, in the early period of the restored Church, 8/1:62

Olmec, 2:46, 3:36—37, 6/1:320, 355—59

Oneida Community, 10/2:130

oneness, in reference to deity, 7/2:26

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

Only Begotten, designation of, 9/2:167

ontological argument for the existence of God, 10/2:vi

opposition, 2:60, 183, 252, 3:158, 270

ordeal, worship following, 10/2:23

ordinances, 2:81

ordinances invalid without priesthood authority, 10/2:121—22

organic evolution, 8/2:vii—xii, vii, 33

original sin, 9/2:187, 188

denial of, by Mormons, 7/2:98

orthodoxy vs. heresy, 9/2:62

Ostler, Blake, 10/2:vi

other people, presence of, 9/1:130

overstatement in Mormon Puzzle material, 10/1:22

overview, of the Book of Mormon, 7/2:1

Owens, Lance

Mormon History Association's Best Article Award for 1995, 8/2:251
unsupported assertions of, 8/2:265—66

ownership, 9/2:84

shared, 10/2:140

Pacific College of Graduate Studies, 8/2:92—96, 93 n. 76

Packer, Boyd K., 9/2:148, 152, 10/1:36

Pahoran, 9/1:12

Palmer, David, 9/1:127

Palmer, Mrs., 9/1:xxiv

Palmyra, New York, 9/2:xxiv

Palmyra Reflector and story of Walters the magician, 8/1:153

Palmyra, possible revival in, 8/1:155

papyri

background of, 7/1:35
magical, use and content of, 7/1:83

Papyri, Greek Magical (PGM)

contents of, 7/1:38
definition of, 7/1:46
nature of, 7/1:42

Papyri, Joseph Smith. See also Joseph Smith Papyri

dating of, 7/1:71 n. 272
relationship of, to Book of Abraham, 7/1:71

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

paradigm debate, makes real communication possible, 7/2:159—60

paradigms

choice between, based on application of values, not rules, 7/2:161
source of assumptions and methods, 7/2:148
vs. self-evident facts, 7/2:209

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

Parry, Donald W., 9/2:45

Palenque as a Book of Mormon site, 10/2:159, 179

Parahyba text, 5:269

parallelism. See also poetry, 1:5—9, 10—17, 2:13, 4:53, 5:202—8, 6/1:178—79

parallels, 1:80—88, 2:90, 189—204, 3:101—2, 170, 4:91—92, 5:1, 17—19, 105—7, 227—29, 6/1:67, 382—412, 488—93

between temple rites and Masonic rites, 10/1:120
transoceanic. See transoceanic comparisons

Parker, Richard, 10/2:176

Parry, Donald W., 10/2:143

Partridge, Emily, 10/2:97, 102

Partridge, Emily and Eliza, 10/2:85, 88—90

passivism, moral complexity of, 10/2:50

Passover, 6/1:388

Patai, Raphael, 10/2:147

patriarchal blessing, Ed Decker's view of, 7/2:41

patriarchal order, 10/2:xviii

patriarchy, 10/2:49

patriolatry, the idolatry of God the Father, 7/1:303—5

Paul, apostle

letters of, 10/1:57
warnings of, 9/1:vii

Paul, Joshua A., 10/1:217

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

peace, preservation of, 10/2:50

Pearce, Mike, 9/1:172

Pearl of Great Price, 9/2:68

recent writings on, 10/2:204

Pement, Eric, 10/1:279

Penrose, Charles W., 9/1:89

perdition, son of, 7/2:88

perfection, 8/2:249—50

of God, 8/2:100—103
Mormon view of, in contrast to classical view, 8/2:100

perplexity, as precursor to all learning, 7/1:213

Perry, L. Tom, 9/1:11

personal names. See names, people

personal property, 9/2:83

personality determinants, 10/2:57

personality type, authoritarian, 7/2:179 n. 100

Peter, 10/1:73

Peters, Karl, 10/2:165

Peterson, Andrew W., 9/1:12

Peterson, Daniel C., 9/2:44

response of, to Van Gorden, 9/2:196—98

Peterson, Mary Ann, 10/2:127

petroglyphs, 4:65, 72

pharaoh of the oppression, 9/1:44

philosopher's stone, 8/2:259—60, 260 n. 27

philosophy, 9/1:vi

phrenology, 10/1:174

Piers Plowman, 9/2:134

Pike, Dana, 10/2:143

Pinker, Steven, 9/2:vii

pioneers, 5:195

Pistis Sophia, parallels with the Book of Mormon, 8/2:356—60

Piute Indians, 1:129—31

Pixner, Bargil, 10/2:142

place names. See names, places

plagiarism, 9/2:73

alleged, by Joseph Smith, 8/2:326
alleged, in 3 Nephi 12—14, 7/2:178—79
possible, by Buerger, 10/1:105

plain and precious parts of the gospel, restoration of, 7/1:211

plan of salvation, 9/2:195

plants, nomenclature of, 10/2:162

plates, 2:29, 68—69, 183, 3:159, 170, 185, 190, 193—96, 201—10, 4:135—36, 6/1:39, 111, 463—70, 6/2:186—99, 217—23

Plato, 10/2:xx

plurality of gods vs. monotheism, 8/2:136—43

plural marriage, 9/1:57

campaign against, 10/2:70
conversion to, 10/2:101
dissatisfaction with, 10/2:101
doctrinal foundations of, 10/2:99
experimental nature of, 10/2:135
as a failed practice, 10/2:118
as harmful to women, 10/2:137
implementation of, 10/2:99
motivation for, 10/1:172, 10/2:107 n. 6
revelation on, 9/2:127
as a social system, 10/2:117
theology of, 10/2:120

Pluto, 10/1:76

poetic qualities in the Book of Mormon

poetry. See also chiasmus; colophon; parallelism; and Book of Mormon: literary qualities of, 1:5—17, 90, 2:153—55, 4:167, 5:203—8

in the Book of Mormon, 7/1:7, 9/2:31

polemics, lexical, 10/2:v

politics, 5:97—99

polyandrous marriages, nature of, 10/2:82

polyandry, 10/2:81, 99—101, 118

Joseph Smith's involvement in, 10/2:119

polygamists, Mormon, 10/2:114

polygamy, 9/2:50, 53, 58

early Mormon, 10/2:71
Emma Smith's reaction to, 10/2:84—86
environmental influences on, 10/2:92
introduction of, 10/2:68

polygyny, contradictions concerning, 9/2:174

polytheism, 10/2:xi

Popper, Sir Karl, 9/2:xx

population, 6/1:24—29, 259—94

Porter, Muriel, 9/1:113

Porter, Roger B., 9/2:41

positivism

as conception of scientific approach to human understanding, 7/1:171
historical development of, 7/1:172
and ideology, 7/1:175

positivist claims for neutrality and objectivity, 7/1:172—73

positivist distinction between literature and history, 7/1:174

postpositivist position, disseminated through literary and narrative theory, 7/1:172

poverty and affluence, 9/2:87

power and the powerless, 10/2:40—42

praise and thanks, 10/2:xix

Pratt, Noel S., 10/1:211

childlessness of, 10/1:238

Pratt, Orson, 9/1:xx, 10/1:169

Pratt, Parley P., 9/1:xxv, 10/1:138, 10/2:132

Pratt, Sarah M., 10/2:130

prayer, 2:255, 5:35, 326—28, 6/1:72—74, 396—403, 9/2:44

Preclassic Mesoamerican sites, widespread cardinal shift in, 8/1:113

pre-Columbian, 2:50, 98—99, 5:259—60, 6/1:266—68, 335—42

contacts, between the New and Old worlds, 7/1:121
grain, 2:49—50
linguistics, 9/1:72
metal, 2:48—49
metallurgy, 6/1:30—31, 299—300, 319—28
people, 6/1:266—68
plants, 6/1:335—42

predestination, 10/1:320

preferences, interaction of, in determining personality, 10/2:57

Preisendanz, Karl, publisher of Papyri Graecae Magicae, 7/1:38

prejudice. See agenda

premortal existence, doctrine of, 10/2:126

Presbyterianism, and Smith family membership, 7/2:131—32, 134

pride, 3:111—12, 5:295

priesthood blessings, as demonically empowered, according to Ed Decker, 7/2:41

Priest, Josiah, 9/1:110

priest, office of, 9/1:39

priestcraft, 4:183, 9/2:86

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

priesthood, 4:161, 6/1:23, 6/2:259—82, 9/2:110

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

Priesthood

Aaronic and Melchizedek, 8/2:239—41
Seal of the, 8/2:317

Primary lesson, preparation for, 10/2:210

primitive church, 9/2:115

Prince, Gregory, 10/1:117

principles

of the gospel, 8/2:26—27
of Mormonism, according to Joseph Smith, 8/2:30

printed word vs. Internet, 10/2:206

process theology, views of, 8/2:100 n. 2

progression, eternal, 10/1:72, 10/2:xiii

Prometheus Books, 10/1:308

propaganda, anti-Mormon, 10/1:299, 320

property, private ownership of, 10/2:139

prophecies

of coming of Christ, 7/1:96

prophecy, 3:198—99, 312—13, 6/1:62—63, 362—78, 453—56

before-the-fact, 7/1:95, 108—11, 7/2:14—16, 8/1:70
types of, 8/2:111—14

prophet and revelation, Lance Owens's use of words, 8/2:272—77

prophet-fraud dichotomy, 8/1:145—47

prophetic fulfillment, 9/2:11

prophetic narrative, 10/2:26

prophetic statements, 9/2:3

prophetic truth claims, rejection of, by Fawn Brodie, 8/2:188

prophet like unto Moses, 9/1:39

prophets, 2:58, 84, 115—16, 6/1:199, 452—56, 10/1:80

and apostles, necessity of, 9/2:183
in the Book of Mormon, 9/1:13
continuation of, 9/2:173
foundational, 9/2:184
function of, 10/1:81
living, putting trust in, 7/1:161
Old Testament, 9/2:183
reliance of, on Christ, 40
revelation of, in the Book of Mormon, 10/2:8
revelation to, in latter days, 9/2:173
rivalry between, and skeptics, 7/2:183
test for genuineness of, 10/1:82

prophet spectacles, 9/2:111

proselyting new members, 9/2:59

Protestantism, 1:102, 2:xx, 165, 6/1:14, 382—84, 393, 407—15, 6/2:290—334

conservative, vs. Mormonism, 10/1:17
inadequate for salvation, 9/2:63

Pseudepigrapha, 4:122

pseudepigraphic texts, 10/2:192

Pseudo-Philo writes of Cenez, 8/1:63

psychohistory, attempt at, 10/2:71

punishment theme, parallels between Jeroboam and Noah, 7/1:200—206

Punt

archaeology of land of, 10/2:162—68
locations proposed for, 10/2:163

pupil of the wedjat-eye, Abraham called, 7/1:76—79

Pyper, George D., 10/1:205, 206

Quagebeur, Jan, 10/2:178

queen, Lamanite (wife of Lamoni's father), 10/2:20

queen, Lamanite, husband of, slain by Amalickiah, 10/2:40

queen, Lamoni's, 10/2:14

faith of, 10/2:15

Queener, 10/1:243

quenching of iron, 9/1:149

quest for the historical Jesus, 8/1:xiii—xv, xiii

questions asked by non-Mormons, 8/2:232

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

Quetzalcoatl, 1:132—34, 2:43, 56, 64, 3:41—43, 5:266—67

Pyramid of, dating of, 8/1:118

Quiché-Mayan language, 10/1:352

Quinn, D. Michael, 8/2:225—99/1:x, 9/2:147, 10/1:103, 133

background of, 10/1:141 n. 2
book of, reactions to, 10/1:150—52
errors by, 9/2:161
as historian, 10/1:143
homosexual view of, 10/1:261
professed homosexuality of, 10/1:134
research of, 9/2:147
as source for Ed Decker, 7/2:41 n. 15
special vocabulary of, 10/1:147

Quinnspeak, 10/1:136, 148

Quiriguá as a Book of Mormon site, 10/2:160, 179

Qumran community, 9/2:97

inhabitants of, 9/2:97, 98 n. 3
worship practices at, 10/2:144

Qumran documents, concealment of, 9/2:94

quorum, unanimity in, 9/2:160

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

Qur'an. See Koran

Rabbinic legal provisions related to seafaring, 10/2:149

Ralson, Colleen, 10/1:87

Ramses II, 9/1:46

Rasmussen, Ellis T., 9/1:28

records. See texts, ancient

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

Redford, Donald, 10/2:x

redness, quality of, 9/2:vii

reformation, 9/2:62

Reformation, Protestant, 10/1:74, 94, 320

reformed Egyptian, 8/1:97, 9/1:138—39

reign of judges, 9/2:2

Relief Society, 10/2:111 n. 13

religion

ancient Near Eastern, 10/2:18
as distinguished from magic, 7/1:50—66
and politics, separation of, 9/2:1
on radio and TV, 10/1:301

religions, world, 9/1:165, 171

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

religious bigotry, 10/1:271, 272

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

religious nonconformity vs. heresy, 9/2:48

religious orthodoxy, 10/1:272

Religious Studies Center, BYU, 2:185—86, 9/1:163

religious texts online, 9/1:165

remarriage without prior divorce, 10/2:124

remembrance, 6/1:400—403, 9/1:2

Renaissance, 6/2:3—58

Rencher, Alvin, 9/2:18

Reorganized Church, 10/2:86

repentance, 5:292—93

encouraged by church, 10/1:260
after death, 10/2:188
fruit of, 10/1:338

repetition, 2:165

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

responsibility, individual and collective, 9/2:87

restoration, 2:165, 3:265, 271, 4:15, 6/1:413, 6/2:3—9

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 vs., 9/2:49
writings on, 9/2:127

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

resurrection, 3:11, 35, 6/1:75—76

of Christ, reality of, 8/1:xiii
familial joy at time of, 10/1:158
funeral sermon on, 10/1:156
of husband with assistance of goddess, 10/2:18

revelation, 2:35, 65—66, 80—81, 3:314—15, 5:277, 6/1:199, 10/1:47, 61

continuing, 8/1:29 n. 5, 7/1:299, 7/2:7
divine, defense of, 7/1:296
explanation of, 7/1:147
Mormon concept of, 9/2:117
necessity of ongoing, 9/2:183
rejection of, 9/2:180
worldview based on, 9/2:vi

revisionist agenda of Signature Books, 7/1:231

revival, 4:179

revivals, religious, timing of, 7/2:127—31

Reynolds, Michael H., 10/1:15, 15 n. 12, 21, 40, 52 n. 120, 56, 60, 61, 63, 338

Reynolds, George

biographical sketch of, 8/1:52
as Book of Mormon scholar, 8/1:51
concordance of, for Book of Mormon, 8/1:173

Reynolds-Sjodahl Commentary on the Book of Mormon as a fraud, 8/1:58—60

rhetoric, 6/1:418—33

Rich, Adrienne, 10/1:132

rich man and Lazarus, 10/2:188

riches, 5:192—93, 6/1:328

grasping for, 9/1:11

Richards, Willard, 10/1:90, 153, 157

Ricks, Stephen D., 9/2:44, 10/2:144

Rigdon, Sidney, 9/1:89, 10/1:83

righteous, rescue of, 10/2:191

Riley, I. Woodbridge, 9/1:63, 107

rituals. See festivals

rivers of water, 8/2:366—67

RLDS, 3:56, 68, 70, 110, 261—311

Roberts, B. H., 1:125, 2:27, 30, 110, 188, 214, 219, 233, 4:193—94, 215, 5:10, 315, 9/1:69, 78, 9/2:144, 10/1:92, 156

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

Roberts, Philip, 10/1:17, 19, 27, 31

Robertson, Lavoid, 10/1:21, 27, 83

Robinson, Stephen, 9/2:198, 10/1:19, 10/2:55

Rock, as Christ, 10/2:152

rod and root of Jesse, 9/2:13

Rollins, Mary Elizabeth, 10/2:112

Roman Catholic approach, 10/1:317

Romans 1:24—32, 10/1:257, 5:12,

interpretation of, 9/2:187, 11:17—24
bibliography of commentaries to, 8/1:64

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

Rosicrucian movement, 8/2:256, 256 n. 17

Rotundo, E. Anthony, 10/1:136, 229

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam, 10/1:219

Ruckman, Peter S., 10/1:285 n. 30

ruler, rich young, 10/1:64

Rust, Richard Dilworth, 9/2:45

Sabbatean movement, messianic and mystical excesses of, 8/2:268

Sabbath worship, 10/1:269

Sabellianism, doctrine of, regarding Godhead, 7/1:105—7, 7/2:26—28, 31

sacrament, 2:251—52, 4:127—28, 6/1:14—15, 71—74, 379—417, 10/1:42

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

sacrament prayers, paraphrase of, 7/1:8

sacrament ordinance in the Book of Mormon, 8/1:4—6

sacred experiences of modern apostles, 9/2:151

sacred space, 9/1:176

sacred texts on metal tablets, 10/2:148

sacrifice, 3:14—16, 165—66, 6/2:143—44, 169—74

sacrifice, human, in Egyptian practice, 8/2:49, 49 n. 10

Sagan, Carl, 9/2:vi

Saints

perfecting the, 10/2:209
persecution of, 9/2:106

Saints Alive, 10/1:303

Salisbury, Katherine Smith, 9/1:xxi

salvation, 5:343—50, 6/1:424—33, 9/1:vi, 10/2:135

for the dead, 10/2:184, 186—94
by faith alone, 9/2:194
by grace, 9/1:ix
through Jesus Christ, 7/2:119, 9/2:114, 10/1:33, 35
in modern Christianity, 7/2:81—82
Mormon concept of, 10/1:103
obtaining, 10/1:62
plan of, 9/2:195, 10/1:35, 36
plan of, in the Dead Sea Scrolls, 10/2:143
by works and grace, 7/2:77—80

same-sex attraction as an inherited genetic trait, 10/1:135

same-sex dynamics, 10/1:148

of 19th-century Mormonism, 10/1:133
as term to replace homosexuality, 10/1:135

same-sex past, 10/1:133

Samuel the Lamanite, 9/1:12

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

sanctification

principle of, 7/1:208
relationship of, with justification, 7/1:209

Sanders, John, 10/2:xii

Sapp, John N., 10/2:93

Sariah, 10/2:21

comforting of, 10/2:22
likening of, to widow of Zarephath, 10/2:22

Satan, 3:234, 242—43

malevolent activites of, 10/2:153
as a spirit child of God, 9/1:37

Satanic ritual child abuse, 10/1:324

satanism, claim that Mormonism is a form of, 8/2:72

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

Savior

Jesus as, 10/1:63
among the Nephites, 10/1:44

Schnoebelen, Bill, 10/1:280

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
books critical of radical biblical, 8/1:xxv n. 56
and faith, 7/2:182
naive and dishonest, 9/2:xix
radical revisionist, 8/1:xx—xxxvii
weaknesses of traditional, 9/2:42

science, history of, includes many instances of intolerance and resistance to new theories, 7/2:155 n. 31

science and scholarship, 9/2:v

scientific method, influence on knowledge, 7/1:171

Scott, Richard G., 9/1:12

scouting, 9/1:171

scriptural authority, 9/2:179—83

scriptural books, acceptance of, 10/1:56

scripture, 6/1:228—42

scripture, proof of, through the power of the Holy Ghost, 7/1:24

scripture-marking system, 9/1:31

scriptures

extrabiblical, 9/2:118
interpretations of, 7/1:168
possible correction of, 10/2:54—56
tools for studying, 10/2:3
women in, 10/2:9 n. 1

scripture scholarship, 10/2:4

scripture study, 10/2:4

scrolls. See texts, ancient

seafaring

biblical and Book of Mormon, 10/2:150
in biblical times, 10/2:151
parables and traditions of, 10/2:151
Rabbinic legal provisions related to, 10/2:149

sealed book, Book of Mormon as, 7/1:219

sealing vs. marriage, 10/2:80

search engines, 10/2:209

Second Comforter, 7/1:211

second coming, 3:102—3

events leading up to, 9/1:167

second death, 5:302

secrecy and Christianity, 9/2:120

secret combinations, 4:184, 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

secular humanism, 4:vii—lxxv, 5, 144, 6/1:v—562, 10/1:309

advanced by Paul Kurtz, 7/1:237

secularization, process of, 9/2:9

seed of Alma vs. Lehi's tree, 9/1:8

Seely, David, 10/2:144

seer stone, 8/2:259, 9/2:175

Sefer Nishmat Hayyim of Manasseh ben Israel, compilation of kabbalistic materials, 8/2:297

selectivity, as a limit on human perspective, 7/2:192—95

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

Septuagint helps clarify Masoretic Text, 8/1:76

Sermon at the Temple, 3:319—22, 6/1:152—68, 10/2:8

antiquity of, 9/2:146

Sermon on the Mount, 3:319—22, 6/1:121, 152—68, 10/2:8

compared with 3 Nephi, 7/2:9—10, 8/1:16—17

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

serpents, 3:43

services, institutionalization of, 9/2:86

Sessions, Patty, 10/2:113

Sessions, Sylvia, 10/2:82, 83

sexual immorality, rationalizations for, 10/2:131

sexuality and sexual identity in 19th-century America, 10/1:134

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

Sheol, 10/1:76

Sherem, 9/1:9

sheum, 9/1:120

shilum, 9/1:120

Shipps, Jan

background of, 7/2:221—22
and Mormonism as a new religious tradition, 8/2:182
and reviews of Mormonism, 7/2:220 n. 3

shipwrecks, 10/2:152

Shiz, beheading of, 10/1:55

Shurtliff, Luman, 9/1:xxiv

Siedenschnur, G nther, 9/2:106

sign seeking, 9/2:153

Signature Books, 3:305—11, 4:vii—lxxv, 9, 6/1:v—xii, 52—54, 56, 114, 121, 200, 212—14, 524—62, 9/1:x, 10/1:308

Signorile, Michelangelo, 10/1:262

signs of the times, 9/1:61

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

similes, 10/2:154

simplicity and aesthetics as values in evaluating paradigms, 7/2:177—81

sinners, 10/1:44

Mormons as, 10/1:336

skepticism

in contemporary biblical studies, 8/1:xii
Joseph Smith's response to, 7/1:146

Skinner, Andrew, 10/2:142

Smith, Adam, 9/2:5

linked to Joseph Smith, 9/2:81

Smith, Agnes Coolbrith, 10/2:70, 108

Smith, Alvin, death of, and knowledge of Moroni, 7/2:132—35

Smith, Andrew, 10/1:167

Smith, Don Carlos, 10/2:70

Smith, Emma, 9/1:xxii, 10/2:110—11

Joseph's expressions of friendship to, 10/1:160

Smith, Ethan, 9/1:63

evaluation of theory of, 7/1:150 n. 22
and View of the Hebrews, reputedly borrowed by Joseph Smith, 7/1:149

Smith, George Albert, 9/1:x, 10/2:71

Smith, George D., 9/1:x, 10/1:308

Smith, Gerald, 9/1:168

Smith, Hyrum, 9/1:xxi, 10/2:131

death of, 10/1:89

Smith, Hyrum (continued)

teachings of, on eternal marriage, 10/2:132 n. 33

Smith, John L., 10/1:vii, ix, ix n. 13, 18, 21, 31, 44, 51

doctorate of, 10/1:15 n. 12

Smith, Joseph, 9/1:89, 125, 9/2:58, 10/1:34, 39, 53, 89

and 1826 trial, 9/1:94
and access to the Bible, 8/2:330—32
children of, 10/2:83
compared to Muhammad, 9/2:58
daguerreotype of, 9/1:166
and comparison of his theology with Book of Mormon theology, 8/1:7—9
and correlations with the prophet Mormon, 8/1:41
and efforts to debase his character, 7/2:124
encounters of, with angelic messengers, 10/1:271
environment of, influencing Book of Mormon, 7/1:146
as a false prophet, according to Ed Decker, 7/2:48—50
and his family, 9/2:119
and first meeting with Oliver Cowdery, 8/1:158
first vision of, 10/2:103
and folk magic, 8/2:281
as a good worker, 9/1:xxv
historical narrative of, 7/2:138
humanizing of, 8/2:215
and his ideas about revelation, 7/1:146
influenced by Kabbalah, 8/2:289
inspiration of, for sealings, 10/2:82
knowledge of, concerning Nauvoo temple ceremonies, 10/1:123
and knowledge of Aramaic, 8/2:293
and knowledge of Hebrew, 8/2:292
linked to Adam Smith, 9/2:81
and links to kabbalism, 8/2:252
literacy of, 10/1:53
and magic and superstition, 10/1:321
marital theology of, 10/2:137
misinformation on, by Ed Decker, 7/2:50—55
money digging, alleged involvement in, 8/1:84, 8/2:174
murder of, 10/1:89
as a mystic, 7/2:241—46
naturalistic biography of, by Marvin Hill, 8/2:216
naturalistic explanation of, 8/2:152, 154, 221
negative reports of, 8/1:87
number of wives of, 10/2:72
persecution of, 10/1:92
and plural marriage, 10/2:105
as prophet, 10/1:270, 10/2:103
prophetic calling of, 10/2:102
prophetic truth claims of, 8/2:214
prophet or conscious fraud in Brodie's approach, 8/2:153, 176, 218, 220
Quinn's treatment of, 10/1:137, 153
and references to South American civilizations, 8/1:28 n. 3
religion of parents of, 9/2:175
Rosicrucian influences on, 8/2:269
shots fired by, in Carthage Jail, 10/1:90 n. 240
status of wives of, at marriage, 10/2:77
story of, 9/2:126
supposed plagiarization by, of ritual elements from Freemasonry, 10/1:97
supposed plagiarization of, for the Book of Mormon, 10/1:54
teachings and opinions of, 7/1:143
teachings of, on marriage and the family, 10/1:154
translation by, of Book of Abraham, 10/1:123
understanding by, of Freemasonry, 10/1:122
view of, 10/2:70
visions of, 9/2:64
wives of, 10/2:67
wives of, biographies of, 10/2:113
wives of, later sealing of, to apostles, 10/2:97

Smith, Joseph, III, 9/1:xx

Smith, Joseph F., 9/1:xx, 55, 9/2:43, 10/1:203, 10/2:193

Smith, Joseph F., II, 10/1:260

Smith, Joseph Fielding, 9/2:37, 157, 10/1:85

Smith, Lucy Mack, 9/2:119—20

biography by, about Joseph Smith, 8/1:88
personal revelations of, 8/1:88

Smith, Robert Morton (author of Jesus the Magician), 7/1:67—71

Smith, T. Michael, 9/2:xxv

Smith, William, 9/1:xxi, 10/2:133

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

Smithsonian statement, 4:204, 5:258—59

Smoot, Reed, 10/1:92

Snow, Eliza, 10/2:86, 96

social, economic, and political conditions, in Helaman and 3 Nephi, 7/1:217

socialism, principles of, in contrast to united order principles, 10/2:139—40

social science hypotheses, 10/2:157

social stratification, in Mesoamerica, 7/1:218

Society for Early Historic Archaeology, 4:117—18

Society for the Study of New Religions, 10/1:318

Society of Biblical Literature, 9/2:ix, 10/1:58

Sodom, destruction of, 10/1:137, 154

sodomy, tolerance for, in 19th century, 10/1:142

Solis (Spanish historian), 9/1:157

Sorenson, John L., 9/1:147, 9/2:xxiv, 10/1:344, 10/2:181

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

Southern Baptist Convention, 10/1:283 n. 21, 310, 333

annual national meeting of, 10/1:13

Spanish Archive Manuscripts, 9/2:68

Spanish, 1:133, 3:1—10, 115, 5:223—25, 229—30, 6/1:331—34, 346

Spaulding, Samuel, 1:80—88, 2:29, 91, 224, 3:60, 4:84—86

Spaulding manuscript, 1:80—88, 2:187—99, 221—24, 235, 3:60—61, 4:7, 84—86, 235, 6/2:114—17 8/1:82—83

Spaulding theory, 8/2:176 n. 90, 9/2:100, 122

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

Spencer, James R., 10/1:335

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

spirit, continuing existence of, after death, 10/1:269

spirit prison, 9/2:195, 10/1:80

spirits, righteous, organized to preach to disobedient spirits in prison, 10/2:190

Spirit teaches spiritual things, 47

spiritual abuse, accusations against the Church of, 7/1:254, 304

spiritual body, 9/1:35 n. 2

spiritual death, 5:302—4

spiritual gifts, importance of seeking, 8/1:43—44, 44 n. 42

spiritual growth, 9/1:10

spiritual things, knowledge of, 10/1:47

spiritual wifery, 10/2:68, 129, 130

denunciation of, 10/2:131

spiritual wives, 10/2:92, 129

spirit world, 5:202, 10/1:76

Christ's visit to, 10/2:187

Stafford, Tim, 10/1:284

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

Standing, Joseph, murder of, 10/1:93 n. 248

steel

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

Steinmetz, David, 10/1:30

Stenhouse, T. B. H., 10/2:74

Stephen, vision of, 9/2:188—89

Stephens, Evan, 10/1:139

as author of "Friends," 10/1:227
as author of articles for children, 10/1:223
as a case study, 10/1:198
as an example for youth, 10/1:191
as Mitton's mentor in music, 10/1:242
reasons of, for never marrying, 10/1:202, 204
resignation of, as director of Tabernacle Choir, 10/1:245
sealing of, to Sarah Daniels, 10/1:214
travels of, 10/1:250

Stephens family photograph, 10/1:211

stewardships of consumption and production, 9/2:83

Stone, Erasmus, 10/2:92

stories, scripture, 8/2:375—76

storm on the sea, 10/2:152

Stout, Richard, 9/2:140

Strang, James J., 10/1:xii

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

study and inspiration, 9/2:42

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

subjectivity, as a limit on human perspective, 7/2:195—98

Sumerian, 6/1:82

Supreme Court, 9/2:7

survivor witnesses, 10/2:47—48

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

symbolism, 3:147—49, 4:40—62, 143, 6/2:150—55, 261—68

symbols, opposing, 10/2:26

symbols of sun, moon, stars on Nauvoo Temple, 8/2:260

synagogues, 2:177

Tabernacle Choir, 10/1:231

Stephens's resignation of, as director, 10/1:245

Talmage, James E., 9/1:125

Talmage, Thomas De Witt, 9/2:48, 10/1:92

Tanner, Jerald, 9/2:101

Tanner, Jerald and Sandra, 2:188, 4:94—95, 220, 235, 5:20—22, 42, 5:171, 250—57, 9/1:87, 146, 9/2:125, 10/1:315

critique of writings of, 9/2:101
investigative techniques of, 8/2:xii—xiv
omissions of evidence by, 9/1:109—10
response to criticisms of, 8/2:76—79

Tanner, Sandra, 9/2:100, 10/1:vi, 19, 20, 23, 38

tapir, 9/1:133

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

Taylor, John, 9/1:xxii, 10/1:90, 92, 167

Taylor, John (not president of church), 10/2:131

Taylor, Samuel W., 10/1:167

Taylor, William, 10/1:138

Teacher of Righteousness, 9/2:97

Tehuantepec, 9/1:126, 128

Teichert, Minerva, 10/2:58, 62

temple at Jerusalem, 9/2:122

temple ceremony

discussion of, 10/1:99
introduced in May 1842, 10/1:123
as restoration of ancient Masonic rites, 10/1:115 n. 30
sacred nature of, 10/1:99

temple clothing, 10/1:129, 129—30 n. 60

temple garments, 9/2:176

temple endowment

angelic delivery of, 10/1:129 n. 59
within biblical texts, 10/1:118, 118—20 n. 41
derivation of, 10/1:101 n. 8
divine authenticity of, 10/1:98
origins of, 10/1: 98 n. 3, 113—14 n. 28
revelation on, 10/1:127, 128

Temple Lot Case, 10/2:86

"temple Mormons," 9/2:111

temple mysteries, 10/2:30

temple ordinances, 9/2:114

knowledge of, 10/2:31

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

temple recommends, 8/2:242—43

temples, 2:247—56, 3:16—18, 181, 234, 319—22, 5:78—81, 6/2:52—58, 262

ancient, 9/2:122
dedicatory prayers of, 9/1:170
Greco-Roman, near Corinth, 8/2:43
hatred and hostility toward, 7/2:82—83
objection to, by Ed Decker, 7/2:83—85
and temple worthiness, 8/2:241—42

Temple Square tours, 8/1:80—81

temple worship, components of, in Nauvoo, 10/1:125—26

temporality, as a limit on human perspective, 7/2:188—92

temporal welfare, 9/2:87

Ten Commandments, 9/2:5

tents, 2:148, 161, 6/1:299—300, 331—35

Teotihuacan, 8/1:113, 9/1:113

terms used as weapons, 9/2:129

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

Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs, translations of, 8/2:334—37

testimonies, 9/1:169

and experiences of scholars, 9/2:39
sharing of, 10/1:42
unifying factor of, 10/1:267

testimony, 2:74—76, 3:104—5, 4:13—19, 5:96—97, 189, 6/1:151, 404—5, 453—55

bearing, as a means of sharing faith, 7/2:55—57
belief in, 10/2:17
characteristics of, 9/2:43
of a Latter-day Saint, 10/1:33
meeting, 10/1:41—44
process of obtaining a, 9/2:42

text of the scriptures, 9/1:160

texts, ancient, 1:115, 2:125, 5:194, 269, 6/1:23, 40—48, 70—71, 6/2:261—68, 9/1:34

Textual Comparison Chart notes changes in various editions of 1 Nephi, 7/2:4

thanks and praise, 10/2:xix

theologians, "absolute sovereignty" and "limited sovereignty" of, 8/2:100

theology, 1:3—4, 90—104, 2:xx, 27—28, 78—79, 100—106, 182—86, 3:110—13, 4:20, 64, 139—53, 155—59, 5:57—58, 181—84, 200, 290—304, 6/1:145, 6/2:34—39, 250—334

theory, judging a, 9/1:vi

theos, term of, 10/2:xiii

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

thinking for oneself, 9/1:ix

Thomas, Agnes Olsen, 10/1:236

Thomas, Robert K., 9/2:29

Thomas, Thomas Stephens, 10/1:242

Thomas Jefferson, by Fawn Brodie

advertising blurbs for, 8/2:168—71
criticisms of, 8/2:160—64
quality of reviews of, 8/2:166—68
success of, 8/2:159

Thompson, Stephen, and his response to reviews of New Approaches, 7/2:146—47 n. 4

three Nephites, 5:87—92

Tillich, Paul, theology of, 10/1:339

title page, 2:191, 6/1:189, 225, 6/2:179—80

Titt, William, reputed analogue of Joseph Smith, 8/1:153

Tocqueville, Alexis de, 10/1:298

Todd, Jay, 9/1:15

Tolbert, Keith, 10/1:279, 325

toleration, approaches to, 9/2:63

Topical Guide to the Scriptures, 8/1:172

Topical Index, like a concordance, 7/2:4

Toscano, Paul, accusations of, against the LDS Church, 7/1:298, 302

"touch me not," vs. "do not hold on to me," 7/2:94—95

Tower of Babel, 2:145, 227, 246

tradition, appeal to, 7/2:180 n. 102

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

Transfiguration, Mount of, 10/1:80

transoceanic comparisons, 2:119—27, 136—42, 3:154—57, 4:21—23, 129, 212—15

transoceanic crossings, 1:19, 126, 132, 34, 2:41—43, 230, 298—99

treaty/covenant pattern, 1:90—98, 106—7

tree of Lehi vs. Alma's seed, 9/1:8

tree of life, 2:177—80, 3:15—16, 6/2:76, 9/1:176, 10/2:20

association of, with Mary and birth of Son of God, 10/2:30
in Jeremiah, 8/2:369—72
vision of, 10/2:29

tree of life visions, parallels with, 8/2:363—66

Trever, John, 10/2:142

trial, initiatory, 10/2:19

Trinity, 10/1:69

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

Trosset, Carol, 10/1:236

true believer, characteristics of, 7/2:181 n. 103

true church, only, belief in, 7/1:268

trust

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

truth, 2:181, 6/1:9—10

in other religions, 10/1:83
possession of, 10/1:354
recognizing and accepting, 9/1:vi
religious, 10/1:48
source of, 10/1:275

truth claims, avoidance of, 7/2:223

truths

plain and precious, 9/2:96
restored, 7/2:7
worth of, 9/2:42

truths of restored gospel to be presented in scholarly way, 8/1:29 n. 3

Tryk, Loftes, 10/1:v

Tsemminis papyrus, 10/2:174

Tuckett, Henry A., 10/1:235

tumbaga, alloy of gold and copper, 7/1:166

Twelve

authority of, in 1843—44, 10/2:94—96
relationship between senior and junior members of, 9/2:159

types. See symbolism

type-scene, 10/2:17

type-scenes

biblical, 10/2:19
in the Book of Mormon, 10/2:19—20

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

Uniformitarianism, 5:214—15

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

united order principles, 9/2:77, 10/2:139, 140

application of, 9/2:78, 85

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

units of value, 9/1:176

universal toleration, 9/2:48

Universalism, 2:223, 6/1:12-13, 418—33

Universalism and the Book of Mormon, 7/2:201—8, 8/1:6

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

URL listings, 10/2:206

Utah Evangel, 10/1:ix, 51, 87

Utah Lighthouse Ministry, 10/1:315, 323, 333 n. 172

Utah Missions, Inc., 10/1:ix, 15 n. 12, 18, 51, 52, 52 n. 120, 332, 333 n. 172

utopian society and spiritual conversion, 8/1:46

Vanatter, Scott, 9/1:170

Van Baalen, Jan Karel, 10/1:291

Van Dam, Cornelis, 9/1:96

VanderKam, James, 10/2:142

Van Gorden, Kurt, 10/1:xii, 327

testimonials of, 9/1:67

Van Nattan, Steve, 10/1:316, 316 n. 123

veil, splitting of, 9/2:122

verbal legerdemain, 10/2:v

verification, limits of, 7/2:151—53

View of the Hebrews, by Ethan Smith. See also Spaulding manuscript, 9/1:63, 78, 99, 102, 9/2:122

and the Book of Mormon, 8/2:211—12
as discussed by B. H. Roberts, 8/1:161 n. 81
as possible influence on Joseph Smith, 8/1:161

violence, 10/1:271

violence in the Book of Mormon, 10/2:48

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

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

Visser, John, 9/1:172

vocabulary, religious, ranging from formal to colloquial, 7/1:11

volcanic activity in Mesoamerica, 9/1:112

volcanic eruption in 3 Nephi, 8/2:22

Wadi Sayq, as site of Bountiful, 7/1:88, 9/1:20

Walgren, Kent, and view of Dale Morgan, 8/1:123—24 n. 5

Walker, Lucy, 10/2:98

Walter, Luman

as occult mentor, 8/2:284—86
supposedly influenced by Rosicrucian ideas, 8/2:269

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

and search for Mormon documents, 7/2:123—24
with Fred Poffarl, unethical use of source documents, 7/2:139—43

Walters the magician, attempts to identify, 8/1:153

wandering or journey motif, 8/1:45, 45 n. 44

war among all nations, 9/1:60

Ward, Maria, 9/2:61

warfare, 2:138, 153, 122, 3:118—46, 196—97, 4:216, 5:39, 192, 6/1:25—27

warfare, Mesoamerican, 9/1:154

Warren, Bruce, 9/1:112

Washington D.C. Temple, 10/1:93

Washington, George, 1:125, 3:270

water, blessing on, 10/1:42

waters, dangers on, 10/2:153

weaknesses or strengths, 9/2:44

wealth, 2:181

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

weapons, 2:260, 3:43, 132, 146, 4:226, 6/1:299—300, 328—31, 481—86

Weber, Max, 10/1:20

web publishers, identity of, 10/2:207

web sites

devoted to Mormonism, 10/2:210
homel.gte.net/shannon2/index.htm, 10/2:210
www.aros.net/~wenglund/frame2.htm, 10/2:202
www.fair-lds.org, 10/2:204
www.farmsresearch.com, 10/2:205
www.inficad.com/~novak/, 10/1:xxiv
www.ldsworld.com/index.asp, 10/2:208
www.mormons.org, 10/2:208
www.panix.com/~klarsen/ldsprimary.html, 10/2:210
www.sas.upenn.edu/~dbowie/armlc/armlc.htm, 10/2:210
www.shields-research.org, 10/2:203
www.xmission.com/~dkenison/lds/gems, 10/2:209

Weeks, William, 10/1:106

Welch, John W., 9/1:29, 9/2:46, 146, 10/1:343, 10/2:5

Weldon, John, 10/1:v

academic degrees of, 8/2:92—98

Wentworth, Richard, 10/1:261

Wentworth Letter, 2:225—31, 5:107

Western civilization, traditions of, 9/2:9

westward migration of the Saints, 10/1:91

Whalen, William, 9/2:125

wheat, 9/1:135

White, Ellen, 10/1:270

White, James R., 9/1:146, 10/1:95 n. 253, 276 , 10/2:203

White, Stephen, 10/1:xi

white vs. pure in Book of Mormon, 10/2:55

Whitmer, David, 9/1:xix

interviews of, 9/1:xix, xx
statements of, 8/1:100—102

Whitney, Elizabeth A., 10/1:128

Whitney, Orson F., 9/2:66, 10/1:107, 10/2:71, 133

Whitney, Sarah Ann, 10/2:84

whore, image of, 10/2:32

wicked

of Noah's time, 10/2:191
of Sodom and Gomorrah, 10/2:191

widow of Zarephath, 10/2:21

likening of, to Sariah, 10/2:22

Widtsoe, John A., 9/1:125, 10/1:255

wilderness, notion of, 8/2:20—21, 20 n. 12

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

Winchester, Nancy Maria, 10/2:76

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

Wirthlin, Joseph B., 9/1:10

wisdom

as feminine, 10/2:28—29
opposition to, 10/2:30

witch burnings, 10/2:23

witches, not, but murderers, 10/2:24

Witnesses, 2:xxvi, 29, 35—37, 66, 182, 4:170—76, 5:48, 113—15, 6/1:47, 111, 373—75, 404—5, 506—20, 553, 7/2:51—53

to the Book of Mormon, 9/1:xviii, 91
credibility of, 8/1:26, 99
Eight, to the Book of Mormon, 10/1:xii
testimony of Three, 10/1:69

wives

of Joseph Smith, 10/2:73, 113
number of supposedly related to degree of salvation, 10/2:134
plurality of, 10/1:171

Wolfe, Alan, 10/1:xiii—xvi

women, 2:91, 113—14, 4:258—61, 5:282, 6/2:65—71, 259—82

addressed in the Book of Mormon, 10/2:35 n. 30
behavior and treatment of, 10/2:43
blessing the sick, 10/2:116
Book of Mormon, in the foreground, 10/2:13
doctrines referring to, 10/2:12
entreaties of, 10/2:43
great, from the Bible, 10/2:59
involvement of, in spiritual gifts, 10/2:17
Lamanite, mention of, 10/2:36—37
leadership of, 10/2:25
message for, from Book of Mormon, 10/2:10
and men, gospel promises and obligations for, 10/2:13
and men, mutual dependence and independent agency of, 10/2:13
in Nephite culture, as property, 10/2:42
plural marriage harmful to, 10/2:137
positive aspects of lives of, 10/2:116
presence of, in Book of Mormon text, 10/2:11
and their relationship to men, 7/2:59
in the scriptures, 10/2:9 n. 1
silence and submissiveness of, 10/2:23
suffering of, in the desert, 10/2:42

women's voices, church's tolerance for, 10/2:99

Woodruff, Wilford, 10/1:153, 158

use by, of word friendship, 10/1:161

Woodward, Scott, 10/2:144

Word of Wisdom, 9/1:55, 10/1:80

wordprint studies, 4:216,, 10/1:344

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

worker motivation, 10/2:140

works

and grace, 10/1:62
good, 10/1:337
salvation by, and grace, 7/2:76—80

world, intelligent design of, 8/2:131—32

worldview

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

world views, competing, 7/2:181

worship of deity, 10/2:xviii

Wright, David P., teachings of, 7/1:268 n. 89

Wright, Dennis A., 10/1:52 n. 120, 332

Wright, John B., 10/1:xvii

writing, 5:260—65

Xochicalco, monuments at, 8/1:118

Yacovone, David, 10/1:234

Yadin, Yigael, 10/1:51, 10/2:142

Yamauchi, Edwin, 9/2:xxiii

Yemen, 9/1:116

Yemen Arab Republic, 9/1:18

Young, Ann-Eliza, 10/1:175

Young, Brigham, 9/2:178, 10/1:39, 109, 138, 168, 10/2:103, 122

and attitude toward women, 10/1:171
as legitimate successor to Joseph Smith, 10/1:83
quotation of, on Jews and gentiles misused, 7/2:120—21
son of, 10/1:129

Young, Lorenzo D., 10/2:93

Zarahemla Foundation, 8/1:112

Zeezrom, 9/1:11, 10/2:2

Zelph the Lamanite, 9/1:58

Zenos, allegory or parable of, 8/1:62—63

Zerahemnah, 10/2:51

Zion

analysis of, 8/1:43
working toward, 10/2:139

Zion-building, 9/2:75—76, 79

Zohar

kabbalistic text in Aramaic, 8/2:291
unique ideas from, 8/2:314—15

Zoramites, 2:170, 223, 228, 5:192, 6/1:371—72

Zosimus, Egyptian pagan, 7/1:45