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"Choose the Things That Please Me": On the Selection of the Isaiah Sections in the Book of Mormon
Title"Choose the Things That Please Me": On the Selection of the Isaiah Sections in the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication1998
AuthorsGee, John
EditorParry, Donald W., and John W. Welch
Book TitleIsaiah in the Book of Mormon
Chapter4
Pagination67-91
PublisherFoundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies
CityProvo, UT
KeywordsAbinadi; Isaiah (Book); Jacob (Son of Lehi); Jesus Christ, Prophecies of; Likening; Nephi (Son of Lehi)
Abstract

Verbal markers, interpretive patterns, and explicit statements of purpose help modem readers appreciate why the Nephites included certain precise passages in their writings.