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I Have a Question: What exactly does the word ‘Lamanite’ mean?
|Title||I Have a Question: What exactly does the word ‘Lamanite’ mean?|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1977|
|Authors||Thomasson, Gordon C.|
|Date Published||September 1977|
Lamanites were not only the descendants of Laman, but also those who desired to destroy the people of Nephi. The line of division between Nephites and Lamanites seems to be rather fluid. In modern times the term may be applied to the descendants of Book of Mormon peoples.
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