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KnoWhy #430 - Why Did Moroni Speak of Pulling Down Pride? (Alma 51:17)
|Title||KnoWhy #430 - Why Did Moroni Speak of Pulling Down Pride? (Alma 51:17)|
|Year of Publication||2018|
|Corporate Authors||Book of Mormon Central Staff|
|Publisher||Book of Mormon Central|
|Place Published||Springville, UT|
|Keywords||Ancient America; Captain Moroni; Humility; Mesoamerica; Monument; Pride; Ritual; Stelae|
Moroni spoke of pulling down the pride of noble rulers. This concept shows up in many scriptural passages and may even relate to the “pulling down” of monuments—a common practice among ancient Mesoamerican societies.
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