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Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1928
AuthorsMelville, Alton C.
MagazineImprovement Era
Issue Number2
Date PublishedDecember 1928
KeywordsJesus Christ; Quetzalcoatl; Savior in America; Sermon at the Temple

This article provides several legends and descriptions of the “feathered serpent” god called Quetzalcoatl and links Jesus Christ and his visit to the Americas (3 Nephi) with him. Quetzalcoatl was known as a light complexioned wise benefactor. After having spent some time with the ancestors of the Aztecs, he promised to return to them.