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A Conversation with Robert J. Matthews

TitleA Conversation with Robert J. Matthews
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsS. Kent Brown
JournalJournal of Book of Mormon Studies
KeywordsAncient Near East; Joseph Smith Translation; Structure

Robert J. Matthews was influenced by the Book of Mormon to pursue his studies of the Joseph Smith Translation. He was intrigued by what the Book of Mormon said about the Bible. To further one’s understanding of the Book of Mormon, Matthews recommends further study on the Near East and an analysis of the internal structure of the book. Royal Skousen’s work on the comparative text, Hugh Nibley’s Book of Mormon writings, and articles in the Encyclopedia of Mormonism on the Book of Mormon are sources for increasing one’s knowledge of that book.