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The Covenant of the Promised Land: Territorial Symbolism in the Book of Mormon
|Title||The Covenant of the Promised Land: Territorial Symbolism in the Book of Mormon|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Authors||Olsen, Steven L.|
|Keywords||Covenant; Land; Leitworter; Record; Symbolism|
The symbolism of land and its covenantal associations are viewed as guiding structural elements in the Book of Mormon narrative. Involving “existential space” more than “geometric space,” the concept of land is central to an understanding of the book as a sacred, covenant-based record.
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