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Moroni, A Sketch of the Nephite Republic, VI

TitleMoroni, A Sketch of the Nephite Republic, VI
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1890
AuthorsRoberts, B.H.
MagazineThe Contributor
Issue Number6
Date PublishedApril 1890
KeywordsAlma the Younger; Amalickiah; Captain Moroni; Title of Liberty

Roberts sets out Alma the Younger as one of the great exemplars of the scriptures, saying “there is scarcely any condition of life that Alma’s life will not instruct.” He discusses the demoralizing effect of war upon communities and details Amalickiah’s attempted rebellion amongst the Nephites, Captain Moroni’s response with the Title of Liberty, and Amalickiah’s flight and subsequent and unbelievable rise to the Lamanite throne.