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Excursus: The Voice of the People
|Excursus: The Voice of the People
|Year of Publication
|Gardner, Brant A.
|Second Witness, Analytical & Contextual Commentary on the Book of Mormon: Volume 3: Enos through Mosiah
|Greg Kofford Books
|Salt Lake City
|Democracy; Judgeship; King Mosiah; Kingship; Politics; Reign of the Judges
The book of Mosiah ends with a dramatic rearrangement in Zarahemla’s political landscape. Mosiah not only abdicated his throne; he symbolically destroyed it. He dissolved a monarchy in favor of a government headed by judges. What was this new government? How did it compare to the government by a king?
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