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Literary Aspects of the Book of Mormon
|Literary Aspects of the Book of Mormon
|Year of Publication
|E. McGavin, Cecil, and A.S. Reynolds
|The Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
|19 October 1939
|Biblical Criticism; Book of Mormon; Hermeneutics; Literary Analysis; Literary Criticism; Narrative Criticism
A literary study of the Bible assists in understanding its origin, purpose, and interpretation; the same is true of the Book of Mormon. In the Book of Mormon, religious truths are conveyed in a distinctive way. The Book of Mormon is mainly narration of a pedantic style with a universal appeal. It was far more important to both recorder and translator that the book be understood than to be a literary masterpiece.
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