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|Publication Type||Book Chapter|
|Year of Publication||1997|
|Authors||Sorenson, John L.|
|Book Title||Nephite Culture and Society: Collected Papers|
|Publisher||New Sage Books|
|City||Salt Lake City|
|Keywords||King Zedekiah; Mulek; Mulekite; Zarahemla (Mulekite); Zarahemla (Polity)|
The "people of Zarahemla" referred to in the Nephite record remain enigmatic to Latter-day Saint readers. Although they were more numerous than their neighbors, the Nephites-by-descent, only a handful of statements in the scripture give explicit information about them. No one has attempted to combine these into a systematic picture of who these people were and what their role in Nephite history was. This article redresses that lack.
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