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By Study and Also By Faith, Volume 2
|Title||By Study and Also By Faith, Volume 2|
|Year of Publication||1990|
|Series Editor||Lundquist, John M., and Stephen D. Ricks|
|Series Title||By Study and Also By Faith|
|Number of Pages||676|
|Publisher||Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies/Deseret Book|
|City||Provo, UT/Salt Lake City|
Almost since his boyhood, Hugh Nibley has been interested in scholarship of the highest order. As a teacher, he has inspired others to become scholars themselves. And as a writer, he has opened doors to passages and rooms that others will be exploring for years to come.
This second of two volumes of essays honoring Hugh Nibley includes scholarly papers based on what the authors have learned from Nibley. Nearly every major subject that Dr. Nibley has encompassed in his vast learning and scholarly production is represented here by at least one article. Topics include the sacrament covenant in Third Nephi, the Lamanite view of Book of Mormon history, external evidences of the Book of Mormon, proper names in the Book of Mormon, the brass plates version of Genesis, the composition of Lehi’s family, ancient burials of metal documents in stone boxes, repentance as rethinking, Mormon history’s encounter with secular modernity, and Judaism in the 20th century.
The two volumes contain papers on subject areas that include the Bible and the ancient Near East, early and Eastern Christianity and formative Judaism, aspects of kingship and the sacred, the religion and society of Asia, the Classics, the scriptures of the Latter-day Saints, and modern themes dealing with religion, literature, and society. Especially notable are papers by world-renowned scholars, including Drs. Aziz Atiya, James Charlesworth, Cyrus Gordon, Jacob Milgrom, Jacob Neusner, and Raphael Patai, whose work in these volumes attests to the wide respect in which Dr. Nibley’s work, as well as his personal example, is held. Finally, these volumes include papers by authors representing the second or the third generations of Nibley’s influence, an influence that will surely endure through many generations of future scholars.
Table of Contents
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Table of Contents
- Religious Validity: The Sacrament Covenant in Third Nephi
- The Lamanite View of Book of Mormon History
- External Evidences of the Book of Mormon
- A Second Witness for the Logos: The Book of Mormon and Contemporary Literary Criticism
- An Introduction to the Relevance of and a Methodology for a Study of the Proper Names of the Book of Mormon
- The Brass Plates Version of Genesis
- The Composition of Lehi's Family
- King Benjamin and the Feast of Tabernacles
- The Melchizedek Material in Alma 13:13-19
- Ancient Burials of Metal Documents in Stone Boxes
- Cultural Pluralism or Assimilation? A Dilemma of Our Times
- Twelve Diatribes of Modern Israel
- Repentance Also Means Rethinking
- Is There a Cure for Authoritarianism in Science?
- Language, Humour, Character, and Persona in Shakespeare
- Talent and the Individual's Tradition: History as Art, and Art as Moral Response
- The Challenge of Historical Consciousness: Mormon History and the Encounter with Secular Modernity
- Why No New Judaisms in the Twentieth Century?
- Thoughts about Joseph Smith: Upon Reading Donna Hill's Joseph Smith: The First Mormon
- Utopia and Garden: The Relationship of Candide to Laxness's Paradísarheimt
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