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Part 1: Lehi and Sariah's World
|Title||Part 1: Lehi and Sariah's World|
|Publication Type||Book Chapter|
|Year of Publication||2015|
|Authors||Warren P. Aston|
|Book Title||Lehi and Sariah in Arabia: The Old World Setting of the Book of Mormon|
|Keywords||Ancient Near East; Arabia; Jerusalem (Old World); Language - Reformed Egyptian; Lehi (Prophet); Lost 116 Pages; Nephi (Son of Lehi)|
Although desert sands have blown over Lehi and Sariah’s land trail for more than two and a half millennia, substantial traces remain of their world. Arabia’s dry climate has preserved much of the setting in which the Book of Mormon account begins. Modern exploration of formerly inaccessible areas has revealed some surprises. This book reports on that exploration and the data learned so far. Lehi and Sariah in Arabia focuses on what we could term its “anthropological underlay,” the various circumstances and settings in which this singular story plays out. These new findings let us place the Lehite odyssey firmly, and very plausibly, into its geographical and historical setting.
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