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1950
Bell, Albert W. The Mighty Drama of Israel and the Jew. Salt Lake City: Stevens and Wallis, 1950.
Topics:    Old Testament Topics > Judah and the Jews
ID = [29713]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:57:06
Briggs, Irene M. “The Tree of Life Symbol: Its Significance in Ancient American Religion.” M.A. thesis, Brigham Young University, 1950.
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Focuses upon the cross as a religious symbol in ancient Mesoamerica. The cross- shaped tree found in Mesoamerica has conventionally become known as the “Tree of Life”

ID = [80688]  Status = Type = thesis  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:08
Cheville, Roy A. “Overviews of the Book of Mormon.” Gospel Quarterly Series 52 (January-March 1950): 3-70.
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A lesson manual for young Book of Mormon students, consisting of thirteen lessons on the Book of Mormon and a variety of maps at the end. Lessons address the nature of the Book of Mormon, its coming forth, religion and government of the Nephites, and other topics.

ID = [79960]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:53
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 112 no. 1, January, 1950. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1950, 38 pages.
ID = [64134]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 100914  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00

Articles

Nibley, Hugh W. “The Christmas Quest.” The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star vol. 112, no. 1, January 1950.
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Reprinted in Eloquent Witness: Nibley on Himself, Others, and the Temple, Collected Works of Hugh Nibley vol. 17.
EDITORS NOTE: With Christmas still fresh in our memories, Professor Hugh Nibley, in this article especially prepared for the readers of the Millennial Star, gives us an interesting insight into what the world looks for in the celebration of Christmas. Nibley briefly looked into the question of whether it is possible that the bewildering profusion of Christmas observances might contain, among other things, a latent longing for the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Topics:    Book of Mormon Scriptures > Ether
Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Jesus Christ > Birth, Christmas
Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Jesus Christ > Childhood
ID = [855]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom,millennial-star,nibley  Size: 5585  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35
Cross, Whitney R. The Burned-over District. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1950.
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Outlines the social and intellectual history of religions in Western New York in the early nineteenth century. Chapter 8 deals with Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon. The author sees Joseph Smith’s teachings and the Book of Mormon as products of his enthusiastically religious environment. This can be seen from modern elements in the Book of Mormon such as proper names, modern Christian doctrines, and others.

ID = [78445]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:42
Ferguson, Thomas Stuart. “The World’s Strangest Book—The Book of Mormon.” n.p., 195?.
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A thirteen-page paper defending the Book of Mormon from an archaeological viewpoint.

ID = [78704]  Status = Type = manuscript  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:44
Ferguson, Thomas Stuart, and Milton R. Hunter. Ancient America and the Book of Mormon. Oakland, CA: Kolob, 1950.
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The Spanish conquest of Mexico resulted in the deliberate destruction of almost all written native records. Fortunately there were some who remembered the contents of the destroyed records. One of those was Ixtililxochitl who wrote as best he could a history of ancient America. This book uses parallel quotations from the Works of Ixtililxochitl and the Book of Mormon. Striking similarities confirm to a remarkable degree the story of the Book of Mormon.

ID = [77540]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:35
Hunter, Milton R., and Thomas Stuart Ferguson. Ancient America and the Book of Mormon. Oakland, CA: Kolob Book, 1950.
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A comparison between the Book of Mormon and Spanish, Mexican, and Guatemalan sources, such as Works of Ixtlilxochitl, Popul Vuh, and Totonicapan. Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon independently, with no help from historical sources, as most lay unpublished in archives or had not reached the United States.

ID = [77541]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:35
Jordan, T. J. “I Beheld a Book.” Regina (Saskatchewan) Canada: n.p., 195?.
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Defends Book of Mormon statements that some truths have been lost from the Bible through the process of translation. Affirms that the Book of Mormon was translated by the power of God. Cites Nephi’s testimony concerning the Bible beginning in 1 Nephi 3.

ID = [77879]  Status = Type = manuscript  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:37
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 53, no. 1 (January 1950). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [30159]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 332289  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:35
McKeage, Sylvia, and Charles B. Woodstock. The Downfall of a Righteous People. Independence, MO: Herald House, 1950.
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A Book of Mormon lesson manual for adults of the Reorganized Church. The manual teaches of the Jaredite nation and the Nephite nation 200 years after the appearance of Jesus in the New World.

ID = [78472]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:42
Nibley, Hugh W. “The End of What?” An unpublished, book-length manuscript from the 1950s.
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Discusses the eschatological theories of the early Christian church. Intended to be included in The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > History > Christian History, Apostasy > Eschatology, Last Days
ID = [1847]  Status = Type = unpublished  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  nibley  Size: 1189934  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:44
Nibley, Hugh W. “Lehi in the Desert.” Improvement Era in 10 parts running from January 1950 through October 1950.
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Virtually all that is known of the world in which Lehi is purported to have lived has been discovered within the last hundred years, mostly within the last thirty. How does this information check with that in the book of 1 Nephi? A classic reflection on Lehi’s world in Arabia: poetry, tree of life, family affairs, politics, imagery, travel, tents, and foods. One of the first attempts to test the Book of Mormon against known geographical and cultural details in the regions where Lehi probably traveled in the Old World.

Topics:    Book of Mormon Scriptures > 1 Nephi
Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon
ID = [844]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom,nibley  Size:   Children: 10  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35

Articles

Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 1—The Problem.” In Lehi in the Desert series, Improvement Era 53, no. 1 (January 1950): 102–4, 155–59.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
Tests the story of Lehi against various markers certain Egyptologists use to test the authenticity of other Egyptian stories.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon
ID = [845]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,nibley  Size: 50838  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 2.” In Lehi in the Desert series, Improvement Era 53, no. 2 (February 1950): 102–4, 155–59.
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This talks about the teaching of the Lord after his resurrection.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon
ID = [846]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1950-02-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 49860  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 3—The Problem.” In Lehi in the Desert series, Improvement Era 53, no. 3 ( March 1950): 200–2, 222, 225–26, 229–30.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
Looks at the various dreams of prophets and how they related to the prophets’ lives at the time they had them.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon
ID = [847]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1950-03-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 34860  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 4.” In Lehi in the Desert series, Improvement Era 53, no. 4 (April 1950): 276–77, 320–26.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
Discusses the distinction that Lehi dwelt in a tent as showing him of a different class as those who dwelt in sturdier houses.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon
ID = [848]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,nibley  Size: 37650  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 5—Contacts in the Desert.” In Lehi in the Desert series, Improvement Era 53, no. 5 (May 1950): 382–84, 448–49.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
States that Lehi’s family did not run into any important contacts throughout their eight years of wandering the desert because they didn’t light fires. It discusses this being a common practice even today so as to not attract the attention of prowling raiding parties.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon
ID = [849]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1950-05-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,nibley  Size: 32882  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/26/24 7:23:38
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 6—Place Names in the Desert.” In Lehi in the Desert series, Improvement Era 53, no. 6 (June 1950): 486–87, 516–19.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
Discusses Middle Eastern traditions of naming a place you have discovered after you and how that relates to the names of places within the Book of Mormon.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon
ID = [850]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1950-06-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,nibley  Size: 30739  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 7.” In Lehi in the Desert series, Improvement Era 53, no. 7 (July 1950): 566–67, 587–88.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
A study of early desert poems.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon
ID = [851]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1950-07-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 17632  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/26/24 7:24:26
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 8—Adventures in Jerusalem.” In Lehi in the Desert series, Improvement Era 53, no. 8 (August 1950): 640–42, 670.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
States that the actions of Lehi’s sons when they go back for the brass plates are typical of people from that time and even from today in the Middle East.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon
ID = [852]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1950-08-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,nibley  Size: 22211  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/26/24 7:25:13
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 9—A Word About Plates.” In Lehi in the Desert series, Improvement Era 53, no. 9 (September 1950): 706–8, 744.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
A discussion about the history of using metal plates for more important records.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon
ID = [853]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1950-09-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 25811  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/26/24 7:25:46
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 10—Conclusion.” In Lehi in the Desert series, Improvement Era 53, no. 10 (October 1950): 804–6, 824, 826, 828, 830.
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Draws the conclusion that Lehi took the shortest and safest route through the desert during his journeys in the Book of Mormon.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon
ID = [854]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,nibley  Size: 36452  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35
Oakman, Arthur A. “The Doctrinal Message of the Book of Mormon.” Gospel Quarterly Series 17 (January-March 1950): 4-64.
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Consists of 13 lessons directed towards adults of the RLDS church. Lesson contents include a definition of doctrine, an overview of the contents of the Book of Mormon, and discussions dealing with faith in God, the law of revelation, repentance, baptism, spiritual birth, the Holy Spirit, resurrection, justice and judgment, worship, the Trinity, and the significance of Book of Mormon doctrine.

ID = [80447]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:06
Reid, Rose Marie. Attention Israel. N.p., 1950.
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Scattering and gathering of Israel

Topics:    Old Testament Topics > Israel, Scattering and Gathering
ID = [30038]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:34
Reynolds, Arch S. The Urim and Thummim and Other Media Used by the Prophet Joseph Smith to Translate The Scriptures. Springville, UT: Art City, 1950.
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Uses the Bible, Book of Mormon, and historical accounts from the early writers of the Church to show that the Urim and Thummim and other “media” have been used since ancient times to receive communication from God. Joseph Smith also employed such media to translate the scriptures.

ID = [78688]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:44
Rumble, Leslie. The Mormons or Latter-day Saints. St. Paul, MN: Radio Replies Press, 1950.
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A polemical work against the Book of Mormon. The author discusses the Anthon denials and other alleged anachronisms in the Book of Mormon such as the pre-Columbian presence of certain domesticated animals in America such as the horse, cow, and ox. The Book of Mormon quotes Shakespeare, the Westminster Confession of faith, and plagiarizes the New Testament.

ID = [78585]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:43
Sperry, Sidney B. Our Book of Mormon. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1950.
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Simplifies the complex structure of the Book of Mormon by providing an overall synopsis of the text. He orders the fifteen books of the Book of Mormon into four divisions: (1) the small plates of Nephi, (2) Mormon’s explanatory notes, (3) the literary labors of Mormon, and (4) the literary labors of Moroni; he follows with a literary synopsis of each of the fifteen books. Several types of literature are identified, including “the American Gospel” (3 Nephi 1:4-21; 8-28, Jesus’ Nephite ministry), pastoral, prophetic, and war epistles, one psalm, one lamentation, memoir, prophetic discourse, oratory, patriarchal blessings, symbolic prophecy, prophetic narrative, prophetic dialogue, allegories, prayers, songs, and genealogies. More than fifty percent of the book is “historical narrative” Deals with the problem of biblical texts (Isaiah, the Sermon on the Mount, 1 Corinthians chapters 12 and 13) found in the Book of Mormon. This work is reviewed in N.096.

ID = [78120]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom,sperry  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:39
Sperry, Sidney B. Themes of the Restored Gospel. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1950.
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The majority of the book is devoted to “the spirit of modern scripture,” in which Sperry discusses modern scriptural doctrine, including teachings found in the Book of Mormon. He explores the concept of God, great personalities of the Book of Mormon, personal religion, brotherhood, the hereafter, judgment, and universal aspects of the Book of Mormon.

ID = [78705]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom,sperry  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:44
Starks, Arthur E. Complete Concordance to the Book of Mormon. Independence, MO: Herald House, 1950.
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A concordance to the Book of Mormon published by the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Format is dictionary style, by words and key phrases with cross references.

ID = [77707]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:36
Stewart, Ora Pate. Branches Over the Wall. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1950.
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Retelling of the Book of Mormon in simplified language.

ID = [77666]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:36
Stout, Walter M. Harmony in Book of Mormon Geography. Las Vegas: Chief Litho, 1950.
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A work that attempts to harmonize the geographical accounts contained in the Book of Mormon with the countries of Nicaragua and Costa Rica located in Central America.

ID = [77840]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:37
America’s Ancients Speak From the Dust. Los Angeles: California Mission, 1950?.
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A missionary tract covering the origin of the Book of Mormon, the Book of Mormon witnesses, archaeological facts, and several biblical proof texts.

ID = [77490]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:35
Witnesses. Independence, MO: Herald House, 195?.
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An RLDS tract that presents the testimonies of the Book of Mormon witnesses.

ID = [78791]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:44
West, Franklin L. Discovering the Old Testament. Salt Lake City: L.D.S. Department of Education, 1950.
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Textbook with review questions

Topics:    Old Testament Topics > Old Testament: Overviews and Manuals
ID = [30096]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:35
Wilkins, Olive McFate. From Cumorah’s Lonely Hill: An Epic Poem of the Book of Mormon. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Press, 1950.
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Tells the story of the Book of Mormon in an epic poem.

ID = [77804]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:37
Woodford, Irene Briggs. “The ‘Tree of Life’ in Ancient America; Its Representations and Significance.” M.A. thesis, Brigham Young University, 1950.
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Offers an interpretation of the Mesoamerican “cross-shaped tree” as being a representation of the tree of life and several important symbolic figures, including the bird, serpent, monster, and the two personages.

ID = [80255]  Status = Type = thesis  Date = 1950-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:05
Smith, Elbert A. “The Three Books.” Saints’ Herald 97 (23 January 1950): 77-79, 87.
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Discusses the importance of the Bible, Doctrine and Covenants, and the Book of Mormon. Together they constitute the doctrine of the Church. The Book of Mormon is a valuable testament of Christ from cover to cover.

Topics:    Book of Mormon Scriptures > Ether
ID = [80671]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-01-23  Collections:  bom,d-c  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:08
Benson, Ezra Taft. “A Message for the World.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, January 31, 1950.
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Keywords: Missionary Work; The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
ID = [67973]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-01-31  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 112 no. 2, February, 1950. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1950, 38 pages.
ID = [64135]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-02-01  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 102204  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Jakeman, M. Wells. “An Expedition to Central America.” Improvement Era 53, no. 2 (1950): 112-114, 144-147.
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This article describes an archaeological expedition in January and February, 1948, to the Xicalongo Gulf Coast area of a district of western Campeche. The author provides descriptions of the area’s flora and fauna, the hardships of the expedition, and findings of relatively new early “pre-classic” civilizations.

Keywords: Ancient America – Mesoamerica, Archaeology, Mexico, Native Americans – Maya, Native Americans – Olmec
ID = [76731]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-02-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:29
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 53, no. 2 (February 1950). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [30129]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-02-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 338471  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:35
Hunt, C. J. “An Acknowledgment to John Whitmer: One of the Eight Witnesses of the Book of Mormon.” Saints’ Herald 97 (6 February 1950): 131.
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John Whitmer saw and handled the plates in 1829 and assisted Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery in the final preparation of the Book of Mormon manuscript. In his later years, he affirmed his testimony many times.

ID = [78992]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-02-06  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:46
Instructor. “Book of Mormon Light On a Profound Christian Truth.” Instructor 85 (March 1950): 68, 79.
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Discusses the manner in which Jesus Christ is the Savior of mankind.

ID = [79194]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-03-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/25/24 8:34:00
Badger, Wanda West, and Ralph A. Britsch. “‘The Moving Finger Writes…’” Improvement Era 53, no. 3 (1950): 195, 239.
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This article describes several crudely drawn petroglyphs chiseled on rocks and walls of the Hava Supoi Canyon (Indian Reservation on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon), then concludes that “man and prehistoric animals must have lived at the same time, for man could not make a picture of an elephant or a mastodon if he had not seen one.”

Keywords: Ancient America – North America, Archaeology, Elephants, Mastodon, Petroglyphs, Writing System
ID = [77084]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-03-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:32
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 112 no. 3, March, 1950. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1950, 38 pages.
ID = [64136]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-03-01  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 94003  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 53, no. 3 (March 1950). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [30834]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-03-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 316074  Children: 2  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:40

Articles

Widtsoe, John A. “Was Iron Known in Ancient America?” Improvement Era 53, no. 3 (1950): 175, 231.
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The view of scholars in the field of American archaeology holds that the pre-Columbian inhabitants of America did not know of or use iron. However, this article, citing the Science Newsletter of November 12, 1949, recommends that this view may have to be reevaluated on the basis of new findings of iron in Ancient America.

Keywords: Ancient America – Mesoamerica, Archaeology, External Evidence, Iron, Metal, Metallurgy
ID = [77083]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-03-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:32
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 112 no. 4, April, 1950. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1950, 38 pages.
ID = [64137]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-04-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 97588  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00

Articles

Bennett, Michael J. “The Book of Mormon and a World of Changing Beliefs.” The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star 112, no. 4 (April 1950): 108-9.
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In an unbelieving world it is easier to prove a man to be a fraud than a prophet. The proof of a prophet lies in the witness of the Holy Ghost. The witness of the Spirit is more important than external evidences. The enlightened nature of the Book of Mormon startled the Christian world of the nineteenth century by answering numerous concerns. During the century that followed, religions modified their perspectives because of the Book of Mormon.

ID = [81309]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  bom,millennial-star  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:12
Benson, Ezra Taft. “Jews Return to Palestine and Fulfil Prophecy.” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26736]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 21553  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Bowen, Albert E. “The Basis of Christian Faith.” Delivered at the Thursday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26732]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 17546  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 120th Annual Conference April 1950. General Conference, April 1950.
ID = [25854]  Status = Type = general-conference,compendium  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 38  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:34

Sessions

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “120th Annual Conference Session: Thursday morning, April 1950.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “120th Annual Conference Session: Thursday afternoon, April 1950.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [31609]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “120th Annual Conference Session: Saturday morning, April 1950.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [31610]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “120th Annual Conference Session: Saturday afternoon, April 1950.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [31611]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “120th Annual Conference Session: Saturday evening, Priesthood session, April 1950.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [31612]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “120th Annual Conference Session: Sunday morning, April 1950.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [31613]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “120th Annual Conference Session: Sunday afternoon, April 1950.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [31614]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26744]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 10082  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “He Is Risen.” Delivered at the Church of the Air Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26746]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 13035  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “A Humble Heart and a Contrite Spirit.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26757]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 3096  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Cowley, Matthew. “Spirit of Discernment.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26747]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 7171  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Evans, Richard L. “The Power and Privilege of Repentance.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26741]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 10365  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Hunter, Milton R. “The First and Second Great Commandments.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26739]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 18708  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Isaacson, Thorpe B. “The Power of Prayer.” Delivered at the Thursday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26731]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 10343  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Kirkham, Oscar A. “‘Except the Lord Build the House’” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26753]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 7667  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Lee, Harold B. “Let Us Be as One!” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26740]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 17253  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
McConkie, Bruce R. “The Atonement of Christ.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26749]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference,mcconkie  Size: 3980  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
McKay, David O. “Free Agency…A Divine Gift.” Delivered at the Thursday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26730]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 16555  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Merrill, Joseph F. “Repentance…or Slavery.” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26733]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 14691  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Moyle, Henry D. “‘In the Morning of the Resurrection’” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26752]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 5906  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Petersen, Mark E. “‘Be Ye Therefore Perfect’” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26754]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 2170  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Richards, A. LeGrand. “The Hand of God.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26742]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 15722  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Richards, George F. “‘This Is My Work and My Glory’” Delivered at the Thursday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26729]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 10794  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Richards, Stephen L. “Gifts of the Gospel.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26756]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 13246  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Romney, Marion G. “Hearken…and Obey.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26738]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 13882  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Smith, Eldred G. “Strongest Is the Gentle Hand.” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26735]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11787  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Smith, George Albert. “The Pathway of Righteousness.” Delivered at the Thursday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26728]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 8684  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Smith, George Albert. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26745]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11913  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Smith, George Albert. “Closing Address.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26758]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 7526  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26743]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference,smith-joseph-fielding  Size: 4267  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Founded in the Wisdom of God.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26755]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference,smith-joseph-fielding  Size: 16002  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Sonne, Alma. “God’s Purposes Are Ripening in the Earth.” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26737]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6923  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Widtsoe, John A. “Universal Brotherhood.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26748]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 13086  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Wirthlin, Joseph L. “Spiritual and Temporal Security.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26750]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 15653  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Young, Clifford E. “God’s Abundant Blessings.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26751]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 9625  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Young, Levi Edgar. “‘A Land of Thine Inheritance’” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1950.
ID = [26734]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11292  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Conference Report: 120th Annual Conference April 1950. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950, 200 pages.
ID = [23639]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 533191  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:55:32
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 53, no. 4 (April 1950). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [30281]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-04-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 352610  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:36
Sonne, Alma. “Accounting for the Lord Jesus Christ.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, April 11, 1950.
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Keywords: Jesus Christ; Collection: Jesus Christ; Our Savior and Redeemer; Podcast: Jesus Christ; Our Savior and Redeemer
ID = [67974]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-04-11  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 112 no. 5, May, 1950. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1950, 38 pages.
ID = [64138]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-05-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 97219  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00

Articles

Jackson, Valton E., and W. Russell Palfreyman. “Biblical Knowledge in Early America.” The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star 112, no. 5 (May 1950): 136-37.
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Quotes exclusively from Dewey Farnsworth’s The Americas before Columbus and the scriptures (Genesis 49:22-26, John 10:16) to show that American Indians are descended form the House of Israel and were acquainted with biblical stories (e.g., House of Noah, Abraham, Jacob) prior to contact with Europeans.

Topics:    Book of Mormon Scriptures > Jacob
ID = [81310]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-05-01  Collections:  bom,millennial-star  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:12
Christensen, Ross T. “Ancient Diffusion from Mesoamerica to the ‘Mound Area’ of Eastern United States; an Annotated Bibliography.” Bulletin of the UASN 1 (May 1950): 13-19.
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Provides an annotated bibliography on mounds found in the United States.

ID = [79031]  Status = Type = newsletter article  Date = 1950-05-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:46
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 53, no. 5 (May 1950). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [30673]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-05-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 561224  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:39
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 112 no. 6, June, 1950. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1950, 38 pages.
ID = [64139]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-06-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 99347  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 53, no. 6 (June 1950). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [30905]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-06-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 302475  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:40
Bowen, Albert E. “True Christianity: The Ideal for Humanity.” Commencement, Brigham Young University, June 4, 1950.
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Keywords: Christianity; Discipleship
ID = [67975]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-06-04  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Smith, George Albert. “Devotional: George Albert Smith, 1950.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, June 21, 1950.
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Keywords: Excellence; God
ID = [67976]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-06-21  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Richards, A. LeGrand. “Leadership: the Salt of the Earth.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, June 23, 1950.
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Keywords: Leadership
ID = [67977]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-06-23  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 112 no. 7, July, 1950. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1950, 38 pages.
ID = [64140]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-07-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 102672  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 53, no. 7 (July 1950). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [30287]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-07-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 255030  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:36

Articles

Widtsoe, John A. “Is Book of Mormon Geography Known?” Improvement Era 53, no. 7 (1950): 547, 596-597.
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This article argues that, although there is little definite evidence or data with which to clearly identify Book of Mormon geographical sites, continued earnest, honest, and scholarly studies should not be discouraged. “All such studies are legitimate,” but dogmatic conclusions made without actual verifiable data “must at the best be held as intelligent conjectures.”

Keywords: Book of Mormon Geography, Hill Cumorah, NY, Zarahemla (City of)
ID = [76802]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-07-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:29
Wardle, James D. “Book of Mormon Cross Reference: Index By Chapters.” Saints’ Herald 97 (3 July 1950): 644-45.
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Contains tables of comparison between the RLDS and the LDS editions of the Book of Mormon.

ID = [79157]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-07-03  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:47
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 112 no. 8, August, 1950. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1950, 38 pages.
ID = [64141]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-08-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 102161  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Child, A. Lon. “Plates of the Book of Mormon.” Juvenile Instructor 85 (August 1950): 256-57.
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Features a chart and explanation of the different sets of plates identiied in the Book of Mormon, including the brass plates, the twenty-four gold plates, the small and large plates of Nephi, Mormon’s abridgment of Nephi’s large plates, and Moroni’s abridgment of Jaredite record.

ID = [79973]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-08-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:54
Ivins, Antoine R. “The Lamanites.” Relief Society Magazine 37 (August 1950): 507-14.
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The Book of Mormon devotes a major part of its account to discussing the Lamanite nation. It is a mistaken idea that all the indigenous groups of people who were found in America following the landing of Christopher Columbus were Lamanites. A testimony is not based on the external but internal evidences of the Book of Mormon.

ID = [80501]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-08-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:07
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 53, no. 8 (August 1950). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [30326]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-08-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 324152  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:36
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 112 no. 9, September, 1950. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1950, 38 pages.
ID = [64142]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-09-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 101004  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 53, no. 9 (September 1950). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [30549]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-09-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 304615  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:38
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 112 no. 10, October, 1950. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1950, 38 pages.
ID = [64143]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-10-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 108338  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Benson, Ezra Taft. “Face the Future Unafraid.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26785]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 17206  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Bowen, Albert E. “Why a Church?” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26770]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 16671  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 120th Semi-Annual Conference October 1950. General Conference, October 1950.
ID = [25826]  Status = Type = general-conference,compendium  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 36  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:34

Sessions

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “121st Semiannual Conference Session: Friday morning, October 1950.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [31615]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “121st Semiannual Conference Session: Friday afternoon, October 1950.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [31616]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “121st Semiannual Conference Session: Saturday morning, October 1950.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [31617]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “121st Semiannual Conference Session: Saturday afternoon, October 1950.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [31618]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “121st Semiannual Conference Session: Saturday evening, Priesthood session, October 1950.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [31619]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “121st Semiannual Conference Session: Sunday morning, October 1950.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [31620]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “121st Semiannual Conference Session: Sunday afternoon, October 1950.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [31621]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “Warning Sounded Against Heresies.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26773]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11494  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26775]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 10920  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Cowley, Matthew. “Gathering the Faithful.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26763]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11017  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Evans, Richard L. “With Faith for the Future.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26784]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11744  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Hunter, Milton R. “Will a Man Rob God?” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26768]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 13609  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Isaacson, Thorpe B. “Prayer a Blessing and a Privilege.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26771]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 14077  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Kimball, Spencer W. “‘The Work Among the Lamanites’” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26769]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  bom,general-conference  Size: 17078  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Kirkham, Oscar A. “Stand up and Be Counted with the Lord.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26765]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6860  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Lee, Harold B. “Fortified by an Unshakable Testimony.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26782]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 8820  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
McConkie, Bruce R. “Children of the Covenant.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26761]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference,mcconkie  Size: 11774  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
McKay, David O. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26774]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 17119  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
McKay, David O. “Quests Determine Man’s Successes.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26778]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 12612  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Merrill, Joseph F. “Inflation or Selfishness Self-controlled.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26780]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 16211  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Moyle, Henry D. “‘If Any Man Love the World, the Love of the Father Is Not in Him’” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26772]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 14298  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Richards, A. LeGrand. “When a Man Says, ‘I Am Not Religious’” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26786]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 13635  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Romney, Marion G. “Perfecting the Welfare Plan.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26781]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 7341  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Smith, Eldred G. “Seek Ye the Lord.” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26767]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6332  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Smith, George Albert. “Liberty under the Constitution.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26759]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 13988  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Smith, George Albert. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26776]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 25820  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Smith, George Albert. “‘It Becometh Us to Fulfil All Righteousness’” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26787]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 16579  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Keep the Commandments.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
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This article states that Church members (and those in the world if they only knew) should be grateful that the Lord has given further and clearer light of revelation in the Book of Mormon and other modern scriptures.

Keywords: Book of Mormon; Continuing Revelation; Open Canon; Revelation
ID = [26760]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,general-conference,smith-joseph-fielding  Size: 9963  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Sonne, Alma. “There Is No Middle Ground.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26783]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 8008  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Widtsoe, John A. “Anniversaries in Scandinavia.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26766]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 9835  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Widtsoe, John A. “Be of Good Courage.” Delivered at the Church of the Air Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26777]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11853  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Wirthlin, Joseph L. “Be Thou an Example.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26762]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 13773  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Young, Clifford E. “A Pure Religion and Undefiled.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26764]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 7047  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Young, Levi Edgar. “A People of Culture.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1950.
ID = [26779]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 18060  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Conference Report: 121st Semi-Annual Conference October 1950. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950, 196 pages.
ID = [23640]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 531610  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:55:32
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 53, no. 10 (October 1950). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [30490]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 371123  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:37

Articles

Wight, LaPreal. “I Am Brought Forth to Meet You.” Improvement Era 53, no. 10 (1950): 781, 810.
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The Book of Mormon prophet and writer Moroni prophesied that he would come forth “triumphant through the air” at a future date (Moroni 10:34). Wight sees a quite literal fulfillment in this prophecy in the statues of Moroni on the top of the Salt Lake Temple and the Hill Cumorah, saying that Moroni now stands triumphant in the air.

Keywords: Angel Moroni, Hill Cumorah, NY, Moroni (Son of Mormon), Moroni’s Promise, Prophecy, Salt Lake Temple
ID = [76924]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-10-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:30
Lee, Harold B. “Loyalty: 1950 Devotional.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, October 3, 1950.
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Keywords: Eternity; Loyalty
ID = [67978]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-03  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Moyle, Henry D. “Protecting Political Freedom.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, October 10, 1950.
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Keywords: America; Citizenship; Freedom; Morality; Politics; Religion; Religious Freedom; Unity
ID = [67979]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-10  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Widtsoe, John A. “Your Living Testimony.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, October 15, 1950.
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Keywords: Testimony
ID = [67980]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1950-10-15  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 112 no. 11, November, 1950. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1950, 54 pages.
ID = [64144]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-11-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 103112  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Doxey, Roy W. “Modern Fulfillment of a Book of Mormon Prophecy.” Improvement Era 53, no. 11 (1950): 879-880, 924.
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This article discusses a prophecy made by Nephi (2 Nephi 30:3), which states that many Gentiles of the last days will believe the words of the Book of Mormon. The author believes that the great numbers of persons who read and accept the Book of Mormon in this era demonstrate eloquent fulfillment of this prophecy.

Keywords: Ancient America – Mesoamerica, Book of Mormon, Missionary Work, Prophecy
ID = [77132]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-11-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:32
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 53, no. 11 (November 1950). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [30954]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-11-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 291367  Children: 2  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:41

Articles

Widtsoe, John A. “Who Are the Children of Abraham?” Improvement Era 53, no. 11, November 1950, 870–71.
Topics:    Old Testament Scriptures > Genesis
Old Testament Topics > Covenant [see also Ephraim, Israel, Jews, Joseph]
ID = [67533]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-11-01  Collections:  improvement-era,old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:14
Weldon, Roy E. “Moroni to Columbus.” Saints’ Herald 97 (27 November 1950): 1141-44.
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Book of Mormon archaeologists are doing research to find if the “feathered serpent” god of the ancient American is a symbol of Jesus Christ. The Book of Mormon prophesies of an apostasy, which the author concludes was between Moroni and Columbus.

ID = [79848]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-11-27  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:53
Kimball, Spencer W. “‘The Work among the Lamanites Must Not Be Postponed, If We Desire to Retain the Approval of God’” Improvement Era 53, no. 12 (1950): 980-982.
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This article is an exhortation to work more towards redeeming the “Lamanites.” Kimball encourages the saints to remember them in their prayers and do their utmost to preach to them. He includes a prophecy of Joseph Smith that the saints will go to the Rocky Mountains and there open the door for establishing the gospel among the Lamanites. Wilford Woodruff designated the Zuni, Laguna and Isletas Indians of Southwest New Mexico as Nephite people.

Keywords: Lamanites, Missionary Work, Native Americans, Native Americans – Zunis, Prophecy
ID = [77043]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-12-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:31
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 53, no. 12 (December 1950). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1950.
ID = [30760]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-12-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 571118  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:39
Hanson, Paul M. “The Feathered Serpent in Mexico and Central America.” Saints’ Herald 97 (4 December 1950): 1165-67.
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The origin of the “feathered serpent” in the American native culture can best be explained by the Book of Mormon scripture that tells of Moses’ placing the fiery serpent upon the stick. This author sees the feathered serpent as a symbol of Christ, whose visit is recorded in Third Nephi.

ID = [80460]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1950-12-04  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:06
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 112 Index, 1950. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1950, 10 pages.
ID = [64133]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1950-12-31  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 10147  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
1951
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 113 no. 1, January, 1951. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1951, 38 pages.
ID = [64146]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-01-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 96465  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Holmes, Reed M. The Social and Moral Message of the Book of Mormon. Gospel Quarterly Series, #3. Independence, MO: Herald House, 1951.
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When nations or individuals are peaceful, the indication is that they have a committed, loving relationship with Deity. The opposite is also true. Evidence of this is abundant in the Book of Mormon.

ID = [78647]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:43
Lea, Leonard J. Compendium of the Scriptures: Including Texts of the Standard Books of the Church. Independence, MO: Herald Publishing House, 1951.
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Compendium of scriptural references from the Book of Mormon and other standard works of the RLDS church appear under subject headings to assist greater understanding of doctrinal topics. Topics include the divine nature of God, the Book of Mormon, divine revelation, authority and priesthood.

ID = [77703]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:36
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 54, no. 1 (January 1951). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [30283]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-01-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 242830  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:36
Nibley, Hugh W. “G-2 Reports.” Unpublished. ca. 1950 - 1965.
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G-2 Reports—a series of handouts prepared in the fifties and early sixties for distribution to various audiences. “Years ago it was my custom to communicate to the General Authorities in an occasional brash and self-appointed newsletter (called “G-2 Report”) items of interest dealing with new discoveries which I considered significant. My boldness was not ill-received.” Quoting a letter from Nibley to Elder Bruce R. McConkie, 2 October 1979.

ID = [3348]  Status = Type = unpublished  Date = 1951-01-01  Collections:  nibley  Size:   Children: 11  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:55

Nibley, Hugh W. “G-2 Report, No. 1 The Religious Picture.” 5 pp. s.s., n.d.
Display Abstract  

A series of handouts prepared in the fifties and early sixties for distribution to various audiences.
““Years ago, it was my custom to communicate to the General Authorities in an occasional brash and self-appointed newsletter (called a ‘G-2 Report’) items of interest dealing with new discoveries which I considered significant. My boldness was not ill-received.” —Quoting a letter from Nibley to Elder Bruce R. McConkie, 2 October 1979.

“The Religious Picture”: Changes in the religious world and in scholarship concerning religion are illustrated by numerous quotations from various writers.“

ID = [1856]  Status = Type = unpublished  Date = 1951-01-02  Collections:  nibley  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:44
Nibley, Hugh W. “G-2 Report, No. 2 Changes in Religious Scholarship further Illustrated.” 5 pp. s.s., n.d.
Display Abstract  

A series of handouts prepared in the fifties and early sixties for distribution to various audiences.
““Years ago, it was my custom to communicate to the General Authorities in an occasional brash and self-appointed newsletter (called a ‘G-2 Report’) items of interest dealing with new discoveries which I considered significant. My boldness was not ill-received.” —Quoting a letter from Nibley to Elder Bruce R. McConkie, 2 October 1979.

Changes in religious scholarship further illustrated. Quotations are arranged under headings such as “Revelation,” No Longer a Dirty Word,” “Neo-orthodoxy,” and “Science.”“

ID = [1857]  Status = Type = unpublished  Date = 1951-01-02  Collections:  nibley  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:44
Nibley, Hugh W. “G-2 Report, No. 3 Evolution: A Convenient Fiction, Eschatology, etc.” 8 pp. s.s., n.d.
Display Abstract  

A series of handouts prepared in the fifties and early sixties for distribution to various audiences.
“Years ago, it was my custom to communicate to the General Authorities in an occasional brash and self-appointed newsletter (called a ‘G-2 Report’) items of interest dealing with new discoveries which I considered significant. My boldness was not ill-received.” —Quoting a letter from Nibley to Elder Bruce R. McConkie, 2 October 1979.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Science > Evolution, Origin of Humankind
ID = [1824]  Status = Type = unpublished  Date = 1951-01-02  Collections:  nibley  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:44
Nibley, Hugh W. “G-2 Report, No. 4 Eduard Meyer’s Comparison of Mohammed and Joseph Smith.” 7 pp. s.s., n.d.
Display Abstract  

A series of handouts prepared in the fifties and early sixties for distribution to various audiences.
“Years ago, it was my custom to communicate to the General Authorities in an occasional brash and self-appointed newsletter (called a ‘G-2 Report’) items of interest dealing with new discoveries which I considered significant. My boldness was not ill-received.” —Quoting a letter from Nibley to Elder Bruce R. McConkie, 2 October 1979.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Joseph Smith > Criticisms, Apologetics > Eduard Meyer
ID = [1825]  Status = Type = unpublished  Date = 1951-01-02  Collections:  nibley  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:44
Nibley, Hugh W. “G-2 Report, No. 5 The God of the Christian Doctors.” 4 pp. s.s., n.d.
Display Abstract  

A series of handouts prepared in the fifties and early sixties for distribution to various audiences.
““Years ago, it was my custom to communicate to the General Authorities in an occasional brash and self-appointed newsletter (called a ‘G-2 Report’) items of interest dealing with new discoveries which I considered significant. My boldness was not ill-received.” —Quoting a letter from Nibley to Elder Bruce R. McConkie, 2 October 1979.

This report is a summary of the teachings of the early church fathers on the nature of God.“

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > History > Christian History, Apostasy > Concept of God
ID = [1858]  Status = Type = unpublished  Date = 1951-01-02  Collections:  nibley  Size: 8519  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:44
Nibley, Hugh W. “G-2 Report, No. 6 Conflict in the Churches between the God of the Bible and the God of the Philosophers.” 6 pp. s.s., n.d.
Display Abstract  

A series of handouts prepared in the fifties and early sixties for distribution to various audiences.
“Years ago, it was my custom to communicate to the General Authorities in an occasional brash and self-appointed newsletter (called a ‘G-2 Report’) items of interest dealing with new discoveries which I considered significant. My boldness was not ill-received.” —Quoting a letter from Nibley to Elder Bruce R. McConkie, 2 October 1979.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > History > Christian History, Apostasy > Concept of God
ID = [1826]  Status = Type = unpublished  Date = 1951-01-02  Collections:  nibley  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:44
Nibley, Hugh W. “G-2 Report, No. 7 New Testament.” 7 pp. s.s., n.d.
Display Abstract  

A series of handouts prepared in the fifties and early sixties for distribution to various audiences.
““Years ago, it was my custom to communicate to the General Authorities in an occasional brash and self-appointed newsletter (called a ‘G-2 Report’) items of interest dealing with new discoveries which I considered significant. My boldness was not ill-received.” —Quoting a letter from Nibley to Elder Bruce R. McConkie, 2 October 1979.

Including such topics as no more infallible books, more revelation needed, the language problem, the textual problem, Paul quotes the ancients, the statue of John, the historical Jesus, and the present impasse.“

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Bible > New Testament
ID = [1859]  Status = Type = unpublished  Date = 1951-01-02  Collections:  nibley  Size: 19735  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:44
Nibley, Hugh W. “G-2 Report, No. 8 Introduction: ‘An Age of Discovery’ and ‘Old Testament’” 7 and 8 pp. s.s., n.d.
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A series of handouts prepared in the fifties and early sixties for distribution to various audiences. This report includes excerpts from the Expository Times by Nibley in the form of a G-2 Report. 14 pages, s.s., 1984. Most excerpts deal with the state of Christianity in 1983 and 1984.
““Years ago, it was my custom to communicate to the General Authorities in an occasional brash and self-appointed newsletter (called a ‘G-2 Report’) items of interest dealing with new discoveries which I considered significant. My boldness was not ill-received.” —Quoting a letter from Nibley to Elder Bruce R. McConkie, 2 October 1979.

Two topics or reports are included. Includes various quotations from the Expository Times on Old Testament biblical research. See “New Age of Discovery” in Since Cumorah, Collected Works of Hugh Nibley vol. 7.“

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Bible > Old Testament
ID = [1860]  Status = Type = unpublished  Date = 1951-01-02  Collections:  nibley,old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:44
Nibley, Hugh W. “G-2 Report, No. 9 Church History.” 8 pp. s.s., n.d.
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A series of handouts prepared in the fifties and early sixties for distribution to various audiences.
“Years ago, it was my custom to communicate to the General Authorities in an occasional brash and self-appointed newsletter (called a ‘G-2 Report’) items of interest dealing with new discoveries which I considered significant. My boldness was not ill-received.” —Quoting a letter from Nibley to Elder Bruce R. McConkie, 2 October 1979.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > History > Christian History, Apostasy
ID = [1827]  Status = Type = unpublished  Date = 1951-01-02  Collections:  nibley  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:44
Nibley, Hugh W. “G-2 Report, Old Testament.” 8 pp. s.s., n.d.
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A series of handouts prepared in the fifties and early sixties for distribution to various audiences.
““Years ago, it was my custom to communicate to the General Authorities in an occasional brash and self-appointed newsletter (called a ‘G-2 Report’) items of interest dealing with new discoveries which I considered significant. My boldness was not ill-received.” —Quoting a letter from Nibley to Elder Bruce R. McConkie, 2 October 1979.

Topics include the flood, the patriarchal age, the Old Testament as history, the Old Testament in its Near Eastern setting, patterning, language of the Old Testament, and the integrity of the text.“

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Bible > Old Testament
ID = [1861]  Status = Type = unpublished  Date = 1951-01-02  Collections:  nibley,old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:44
Nibley, Hugh W. “G-2 Report, Enuma Elish, The Babylonian Poem of the Creation.” 4 pp. s.s., n.d.
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A series of handouts prepared in the fifties and early sixties for distribution to various audiences.
“Years ago, it was my custom to communicate to the General Authorities in an occasional brash and self-appointed newsletter (called a ‘G-2 Report’) items of interest dealing with new discoveries which I considered significant. My boldness was not ill-received.” —Quoting a letter from Nibley to Elder Bruce R. McConkie, 2 October 1979.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, Ancient Texts > Enuma Elish
Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Pearl of Great Price > Book of Moses > Chapters > Moses 2
ID = [1823]  Status = Type = unpublished  Date = 1951-01-02  Collections:  moses,nibley  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:44
Nibley, Hugh W. “Review of The Ancient World, by Joseph W. Swain.” Historian 13, no. 1 (1951): 79–81.
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Reprinted in Eloquent Witness, in The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > History > Ancient Near East History
ID = [1060]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 1951-01-01  Collections:  nibley  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:37
Nibley, Hugh W. “The Hierocentric State.” Western Political Quarterly 4, no. 2, (1951): 226–53.
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Reprinted in Ancient State: The Rulers and the Ruled, Collected Works of Hugh Nibley vol. 10.
How most modern traditions come from ancient ones, and why and how.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Classical Studies, Egyptian Studies
Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Temples > Ancient Temples > Ritual Patterns, Great Year-Rites, Universal Gospel Culture
ID = [1061]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 1951-01-01  Collections:  nibley  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:37
Petersen, Emma Marr. Book of Mormon Stories for Young Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1951.
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Contains brief stories designed for children, with illustrations.

ID = [77644]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:36
Pierce, Florence. Gospel Messages. Salt Lake City: by the author, 1951.
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Thorough listing of scriptural quotations addressing many themes from the standard works, including Lehi’s dreams, the coming forth of the Book of Mormon, King Benjamin’s speech, and Christ’s ministry in America.

ID = [77828]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:37
Rasmussen, Ellis T. “Textual Parallels to the Doctrine and Covenants and Book of Commandments as Found in the Bible.” Master’s thesis, BYU, 1951.
Topics:    Old Testament Topics > Restoration and Joseph Smith
ID = [67940]  Status = Type = thesis  Date = 1951-01-01  Collections:  d-c,old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Outline Studies of the Book of Mormon Institute. January 7-14, 1951, Stone Church. Independence, MO: Herald House, 1951.
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Contains specific outlines of various studies presented at a conference during the dates mentioned above. The subjects discussed included the Book of Mormon story, teachings particular to the Book of Mormon, and evidences within the Book of Mormon that support its authenticity.

ID = [78133]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:39
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The History of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Independence, MO: Herald Publishing House, 1951.
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Retells the events of the coming forth of the Book of Mormon as told by Joseph Smith and his associates.

ID = [78516]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:42
Ricks, Eldin. Book of Mormon Commentary. Volume 1. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1951.
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Sets forth biblical prophecies that relate to the Book of Mormon, tells the historical facts surrounding the coming forth of the Book of Mormon, and provides commentary on 1 Nephi.

ID = [77596]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:35
Roberts, B. H. New Witnesses for God. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1909, [R]1951.
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Extensive treatise on Joseph Smith as a witness for God, the coming forth of the Book of Mormon, Book of Mormon lands, peoples, government, evidences of the truth of the Book of Mormon, the Three Witnesses, philosophical considerations, and many other subjects advanced as secondary evidences in support of the truth of the Book of Mormon.

ID = [78104]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-01-01  Collections:  bom,roberts  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:39
Smith, Israel A. Outline Studies of the Book of Mormon Institute. Independence, MO: Herald House, 1951.
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Contains outlines of sermons by RLDS church dignitaries, including I. A. Smith, D. O. Chesworth, W. Wallace Smith, Maurice L. Draper, H. E. Velt, and R. A. Cheville. Topics include Book of Mormon history and doctrine.

ID = [78132]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:39
The Book of Mormon for Our Day: An Advanced Course. Independence, MO: Herald House, 1951-52.
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A quarterly series, presented in a manual format with discussion questions. Addresses witnesses, Rigdon-Spaulding theory, metal plates.

ID = [78375]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:41
Hanson, Paul M. “Book of Mormon Geography.” Saints’ Herald 98 (8 January 1951): 29-31.
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Uses scriptures, archaeological evidence, and geography to explain that the Book of Mormon lands do not encompass as large an area as previously supposed. Suggests that the RLDS church maps placing Lehi’s landing on the coast of Chile should be revised. Finds the Isthmus of Tehuantepec much more probable contender for “narrow neck of land” than the Isthmus of Panama.

ID = [79173]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-01-08  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:47
Lundeen, Vernon E. “Just What is the Book of Mormon?” Saints’ Herald 98 (15 January 1951): 59-60.
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To clarify false impressions about the Book of Mormon, this article gives a brief summary of the narrative in the Book of Mormon, an account of its discovery and translation, and explains that the RLDS church is the “legal and spiritual successor” to the foundation built upon the doctrine of the Book of Mormon.

ID = [79657]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-01-15  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:51
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 113 no. 2, February, 1951. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1951, 30 pages.
ID = [64147]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-02-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 69612  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Crowley, Ariel L. “Laman Found, Chapter I.” Improvement Era 54, no. 2 (1951): 80-82.
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Citing early Spanish writers and historians, the author demonstrates that the name “Laman” existed among the Indians at least as early as the time of Columbus’ discovery of America. The first part introduces the author’s argument.

Keywords: Ancient America – Baja Peninsula, Ancient America – Mesoamerica, Laman (Son of Lehi), Onomastics, Transliteration
ID = [77115]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-02-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:32
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 54, no. 2 (February 1951). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [30908]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-02-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 247765  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:41
Weldon, Clair E. “Let Us Not Be Confused.” Saints’ Herald 98 (5 February 1951): 128-30, 139.
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Explains the importance of Book of Mormon, and gives archaeological evidence to authenticate it. Discusses the serpent symbol as representing Satan, and believes that it is a perversion of Christ as the brazen serpent.

ID = [79705]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-02-05  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:51
Draper, Maurice L. “Some Questions and Answers about the Book of Mormon.” Saints’ Herald 98 (12 February 1951): 155-57.
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Writes concerning the translation of the Book of Mormon, its multiple references to Christ, and peculiar phrases found in the Book of Mormon. Discusses the use of King James language and phrases in the book, Joseph Smith’s ability as a translator, and the clarity of Book of Mormon prophecies.

ID = [80190]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-02-12  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:04
Kimball, Spencer W. “A Style of Our Own.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, February 13, 1951.
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Keywords: Chastity; Modesty; Morality; Virtue
ID = [67981]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-02-13  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
L., J. L. “The Book of Mormon.” Saints’ Herald 98 (19 February 1951): 176-77.
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Discusses the 1830 Palmyra Edition of the Book of Mormon, its title page, preface, and the corrections of later editions.

ID = [80297]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-02-19  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:05
Hunter, Milton R. “The World Today and Latter-day Saint College Students.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, February 20, 1951.
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Keywords: Politics; Suffering
ID = [67982]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-02-20  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Salyards, R. S. “The Lord’s Prayer in the Book of Mormon.” Saints’ Herald 98 (26 February 1951): 202-3.
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An examination of the Lord’s prayer in the Book of Mormon. Believes that Joseph Smith did not copy the Bible in translating the Book of Mormon. [A.C.W.] ook of Mormon. Believes that Joseph Smith did not copy the Bible in translating the Book of Mormon. [A.C.W.] ”

ID = [80529]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-02-26  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:07
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 113 no. 3, March, 1951. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1951, 30 pages.
ID = [64148]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-03-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 73471  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Crowley, Ariel L. “Laman Found, Conclusion.” Improvement Era 54, no. 3 (1951): 156-157, 205-206.
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Citing early Spanish writers and historians, the author demonstrates that the name “Laman” existed among the Indians at least as early as the time of Columbus’ discovery of America. The second part concludes the series.

Keywords: Ancient America – Baja Peninsula, Ancient America – Mesoamerica, Laman (Son of Lehi), Onomastics, Transliteration
ID = [76838]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-03-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:30
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 54, no. 3 (March 1951). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [30347]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-03-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 320883  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:36
Lund, A. William. “The Restoration of the Priesthood.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, March 6, 1951.
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Keywords: Joseph Smith; Priesthood; Restoration; Collection: Joseph Smith the Prophet; Podcast: Joseph Smith
ID = [67983]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-03-06  Collections:  byu-speeches,smith-joseph-jr  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/27/24 20:56:22
Smith, Israel A. “The Origin, Purpose, and Preservation of the Book of Mormon.” Saints’ Herald 98 (12 March 1951): 245-47, 254-55.
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Discusses the testimonies of the Three and Eight Witnesses, Moroni’s angelic ministrations to Joseph Smith, and the purpose of the Book of Mormon as stated by Joseph Smith, the Book of Mormon itself, and other scripture. Concludes with an explanation of how the Book of Mormon has been preserved and invites the audience to examine the original manuscript kept by the RLDS church.

ID = [80590]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-03-12  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:07
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 113 no. 4, April, 1951. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1951, 30 pages.
ID = [64149]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-04-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 68801  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Benson, Ezra Taft. “Faith in the Youth of Zion.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26793]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 16698  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Bowen, Albert E. “Righteousness and Judgment.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26815]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 14090  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 121st Annual Conference April 1951. General Conference, April 1951.
ID = [25855]  Status = Type = general-conference,compendium  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 37  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:34

Sessions

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “121st Annual Conference Session: Friday morning, April 1951.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [31622]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “121st Annual Conference Session: Friday afternoon, April 1951.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [31623]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “121st Annual Conference Session: Saturday evening, Priesthood session, April 1951.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [31624]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “121st Annual Conference Session: Sunday morning, April 1951.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [31625]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “121st Annual Conference Session: Sunday afternoon, April 1951.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [31626]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “121st Annual Conference Session: Monday morning, Solemn Assembly, April 1951.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [31627]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Funeral Services of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26800]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6684  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “Not Where You Serve, but How.” Delivered at the Solemn Assembly Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26818]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 1617  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Cowley, Matthew. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Funeral Services of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26798]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 9190  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Cowley, Matthew. “‘And, Lo, I Am with You Alway’” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26811]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 2503  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Evans, Richard L. “Benediction.” Delivered at the Funeral Services of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26802]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 1162  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Evans, Richard L. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26804]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 5970  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Isaacson, Thorpe B. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26805]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11105  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Kimball, Spencer W. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Funeral Services of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26799]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 8451  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Kimball, Spencer W. “Be Valiant.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26812]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 7169  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Lee, Harold B. “Zion Must Be Strengthened.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26791]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11518  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
McKay, David O. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Funeral Services of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26801]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 3448  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
McKay, David O. “The Transforming Power of Faith in Jesus Christ.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26809]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 16319  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
McKay, David O. “The Greatest Responsibility…The Greatest Honor.” Delivered at the Solemn Assembly Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26820]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 7061  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Merrill, Joseph F. “Repent—Live the Golden Rule.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26794]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 16434  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Petersen, Mark E. “‘How oft would I have Gathered You—’” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26796]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11660  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Richards, A. LeGrand. “Signs of the Times.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26792]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 15599  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Richards, A. LeGrand. “Invocation.” Delivered at the Funeral Services of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26797]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 2771  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Richards, Stephen L. “Kinship of Spirits.” Delivered at the Church of the Air Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26808]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 10440  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Richards, Stephen L. “Confidence in the Promises of the Lord.” Delivered at the Solemn Assembly Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26819]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6497  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Romney, Marion G. “A Message of Hope and Courage.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26788]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 12219  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Smith, Eldred G. “Obedience Brings Happiness.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26789]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 7715  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:40
Smith, Joseph Fielding. “‘Knock, and It shall Be Opened unto You—’” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26795]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference,smith-joseph-fielding  Size: 5958  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Fellowship, Unity and Love.” Delivered at the Solemn Assembly Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26817]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference,smith-joseph-fielding  Size: 4227  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Sonne, Alma. “Truth and Righteousness Will Triumph.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26816]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 4833  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Stapley, Delbert L. “Zion Must Arise.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26814]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11168  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Widtsoe, John A. “Let Us Search Our Testimonies.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26810]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 10761  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Wirthlin, Joseph L. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26803]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 15010  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Young, Clifford E. “Blessings of the Gospel.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26813]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6208  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Young, Levi Edgar. “Seven ‘The Formula of Heaven’” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1951.
ID = [26790]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 10440  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Conference Report: 121st Annual Conference April 1951. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951, 196 pages.
ID = [23641]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 510049  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:55:32
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 54, no. 4 (April 1951). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [30224]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-04-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 341853  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:35
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 113 no. 5, May, 1951. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1951, 30 pages.
ID = [64150]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-05-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 68171  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 54, no. 5 (May 1951). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [30255]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-05-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 300912  Children: 2  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:35

Articles

Smith, Iola Kimball. “King Solomon’s Desert.” Improvement Era 54, no. 5, May 1951, 335, 346.
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A comparison of the building of Solomon’s temple with the Saints’ building of the Salt Lake Temple

Topics:    Old Testament Scriptures > 1 & 2 Samuel
Old Testament Scriptures > 1 & 2 Kings/1 & 2 Chronicles
ID = [67534]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-05-01  Collections:  improvement-era,old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:14
Widtsoe, John A. “Does the Kon-Tiki Voyage Confirm the Book of Mormon?” Improvement Era 54, no. 5 (1951): 318-319.
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Thor Heyerdahl, a Norwegian explorer, successfully accomplished a 4000-mile sea voyage from the coast of Peru to the Tuamotu Islands across the Pacific. The balsa raft named Kon-Tiki sailed only by wind and ocean currents. The author argues that the Kon-Tiki voyage clearly demonstrates that such voyages could certainly have been made, similar to the claims made in the Book of Mormon.

Keywords: External Evidence, Sailing, Seafaring, Transoceanic Contact, Transoceanic Voyage
ID = [76788]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-05-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:29
Smith, Israel A. “Book of Mormon Editorship: Grammatical Structure, Language, and Absence of Anachronisms.” Saints’ Herald 98 (7 May 1951): 437-40.
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Focuses on the Book of Mormon’s grammatical structure, language, and absence of anachronisms. Suggests the Book of Mormon as an antidote to latter-day secularism, then proceeds to give evidence of its Hebrew origin.

ID = [79164]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-05-07  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:47
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 113 no. 6, June, 1951. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1951, 30 pages.
ID = [64151]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-06-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 69791  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 54, no. 6 (June 1951). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [30551]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-06-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 441457  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:38

Articles

Widtsoe, John A. “What Was the Vocabulary of Joseph Smith?” Improvement Era 54, no. 6 (1951): 399, 476.
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This article argues that any translation will reflect the vocabulary of the translator, and such was the case with Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon. An average “fairly well-educated” person possesses an 8,000 word vocabulary. Joseph Smith as a youth would have had a substantially smaller vocabulary. Interestingly, the Book of Mormon has a total vocabulary (including person and place names) of 3,307 words.

Keywords: Authenticity, Authorship, Book of Mormon Authorship, Book of Mormon Names, Book of Mormon Translation
ID = [76947]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-06-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:30
McKay, David O. “Eternal Truth Will Guide Us.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, June 1, 1951.
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Keywords: Truth
ID = [67984]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-06-01  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Lee, Harold B. “Life under Control.” Commencement, Brigham Young University, June 4, 1951.
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Keywords: Life
ID = [67985]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-06-04  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Divine Witnesses.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, June 20, 1951.
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Keywords: Witness
ID = [67986]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-06-20  Collections:  byu-speeches,smith-joseph-fielding  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 113 no. 7, July, 1951. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1951, 30 pages.
ID = [64152]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-07-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 71518  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Jacobs, Leone O., and Edith S. Elliot. “Visiting Teaching Messages: Book of Mormon Gems of Truth.” Relief Society Magazine 38-44 (July 1951—February 1957).
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Monthly Book of Mormon lessons for adult women (Relief Society). Each month a verse of Book of Mormon scripture is presented with accompanying quotes from General Authorities and writers of the Church.

ID = [80776]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-07-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:09
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 54, no. 7 (July 1951). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [30757]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-07-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 242504  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:39

Articles

McKay, David O. “Witnesses to the Truth.” Improvement Era 54, no. 7 (1951): 493-494, 542.
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This article discusses the many witnesses to the truth of the restored gospel. The Three Witnesses saw the plates and bore witness of the validity of the Book of Mormon. The Holy Spirit also is a witness to the truth.

Keywords: Eight Witnesses, Holy Ghost, Holy Spirit, Other Witnesses, Three Witnesses, Witnesses
ID = [77039]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-07-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:31
Fowler, Melvin L. “The Origin of Corn with Relation to the Book of Mormon.” Saints’ Herald 98 (30 July 1951): 732-34.
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Questions the appearance of crops in the Book of Mormon, then discusses the “golden crop of America,” maize. Gives botanical evidence that an Asian ancestor of maize probably existed, and hybrid crossing with Old and New World crops would produce corn as found in America. Therefore, the Book of Mormon record is “possible in light of the best scientific knowledge on the subject”

ID = [80585]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-07-30  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:07
Njeim, George A. “Book of Mormon Prophecies.” Saints’ Herald 98 (30 July 1951): 725-28.
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Examines prophecies in the Book of Mormon and relates them to historical events of the twentieth century. Prophecies are classified as follows: (1) the vision of Nephi—1 Nephi 3:210-216 (RLDS scriptures); (2) the prophecy of Nephi—2 Nephi 11:116-117; (3) the word of Christ relative to gentile disobedience—3 Nephi 9:64-71, and the return of the Jews —3 Nephi 9:85-101; (4) warning to Gentile America—Ether 1:29-35.

ID = [79213]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-07-30  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:48
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 113 no. 8, August, 1951. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1951, 30 pages.
ID = [64153]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-08-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 73574  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 54, no. 8 (August 1951). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [30837]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-08-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 227201  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:40
Wilson, David J. “Book of Mormon Witnesses and Their Testimony Meet Legal Standards.” Relief Society Magazine 38 (August 1951): 512-15.
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The Old Testament law of witnesses was approved by Paul the Apostle, Hammurabi, and Utah code: by the mouth of two or three witnesses shall the matter be established. The Three Witnesses and Eight Witnesses of the Book of Mormon fulfill this criteria. The most important witness for which there is no substitute is the Holy Ghost who witnesses to the very soul of man.

ID = [79244]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-08-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:48
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 113 no. 9, September, 1951. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1951, 30 pages.
ID = [64154]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-09-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 69373  Children: 2  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00

Articles

E., A. “The Anthon Account.” The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star 113, no. 9 (September 1951): 206-7, 224.
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Isaiah saw the great work of the Book of Mormon and prophesied concerning Martin Harris’s visit with Professor Anthon (Isaiah 29:11-12). The article contains Martin Harris’s account of this visit. Edward Stevenson wrote that Martin Harris saw his visit as a fullillment to Isaiah’s prophecy. Metallic sheets discovered in Iran buried in the palace of Darius verify the statements made by Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon about metal records.

ID = [81312]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-09-01  Collections:  bom,millennial-star  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:12
Sperry, Sidney B. “Three Outstanding Messages of The Book of Mormon to This Generation.” The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star 113, no. 9-11 (September-November 1951): 202-3, 222, 226-27, 239, 245, 256-58, 265.
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The Book of Mormon is first a warning voice to our day and time. We must serve God or perish, and beware of secret combinations. Second, it is a testimony that Jesus is the Christ. The third outstanding message shows the Lord’s concern toward the house of Israel.

ID = [81311]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-09-01  Collections:  bom,millennial-star  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:12
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 54, no. 9 (September 1951). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [30836]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-09-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 300553  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:40
Nibley, Hugh W. “The World of the Jaredites.” A series of articles in Improvement Era in 11 parts running from September 1951 through July 1952.
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Reprinted as the second half of Lehi in the Desert and the World of the Jaredites (1952); and reprinted in Lehi in the Desert; The World of the Jaredites; There Were Jaredites. These articles were written in the form of expository letters to a fictitious “Professor F.”
A detailed reconstruction of the epic milieu and ancient historical setting in the third millennium B.C. in Mesopotamia and Asia relative to details about the Jaredites: their ships, shining stones, government, wars, society, and worldview.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Peoples > Jaredites
ID = [856]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1951-09-01  Collections:  bom,nibley  Size:   Children: 11  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35

Articles

Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 1.” In The World of the Jaredites series, Improvement Era 54, no. 9 (September 1951): 628–30, 673–75.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
The epistolary form of this series of articles, is the style in which the writer most commonly expounds his views. Although “Professor F.” to whom these letters are addressed is a purely fictitious anthropologist in an eastern university, he is typical of many a real correspondent, and the letters themselves are no less typical. If “F.” seems unduly meek and teachable, that is because with the limited space at our disposal it would be folly to engage in long and needless controversies.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon
Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Peoples > Jaredites
ID = [857]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1951-09-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 27033  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/26/24 8:12:31
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 2.” In The World of the Jaredites series, Improvement Era 54, no. 11 (October 1951): 704–6, 752–55.
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This talks about the teaching of the Lord after his resurrection.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Peoples > Jaredites
ID = [858]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1951-09-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 31187  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/26/24 8:14:12
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 3.” In The World of the Jaredites series, Improvement Era 54, no. 11 (November 1951): 786–87, 833–35.
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This talked about how the dead received baptism.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Peoples > Jaredites
ID = [859]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1951-09-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 21323  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 4.” In The World of the Jaredites series, Improvement Era 54, no. 12 (December 1951) 862–63, 946–47.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
Gives a historical parallel to the Big Wind to show that it such a thing was possible.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Peoples > Jaredites
ID = [860]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1951-09-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 21807  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/26/24 8:17:19
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 5.” In The World of the Jaredites series, Improvement Era 55, no. 1 (January 1952): 22–24.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
A study into the deseret, or honeybee.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Peoples > Jaredites
ID = [861]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1951-09-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 18113  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 6.” In The World of the Jaredites series, Improvement Era 55, no. 2 (February 1952): 92–94, 98, 100, 102, 104–5.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
Studies the Jaredite practice of “drawing off” followers to an army to builds its forces and bides its time to show that this was a normal practice at the time.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Peoples > Jaredites
ID = [862]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1951-09-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,nibley  Size: 33415  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 7.” In The World of the Jaredites series, Improvement Era 55, no. 3 (March 1952): 162–65, 167–68.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
Looks at ancient thrones and suggests that they all go back to the old Asiatic pattern.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Peoples > Jaredites
ID = [863]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1951-09-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 32552  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/26/24 8:17:58
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 8.” In The World of the Jaredites series, Improvement Era 55, no. 4 (April 1952): 236–38, 258, 260–65.
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The purpose of these articles is to (1) call attention to some of the long-ignored aspects of the Joseph Smith account of Enoch in the book of Moses and in the Inspired Version of Genesis and (2) provide at the same time some of the evidence that establishes the authenticity of that remarkable text. Contemporary learning offered few checks to the imagination of Joseph Smith; the enthusiasm of his followers presented none.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Peoples > Jaredites
ID = [864]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1951-09-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 44024  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 9.” In The World of the Jaredites series, Improvement Era 55, no. 5 (May 1952): 316–18, 340, 342, 344, 346.
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Addresses the dangers of oversimplifying the scriptures and attempts to look at the Book of Mormon without such oversimplification.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Peoples > Jaredites
ID = [865]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1951-09-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,nibley  Size: 36579  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/26/24 8:18:32
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 10.” In The World of the Jaredites series, Improvement Era 55, no. 6 (June 1952): 398–99, 462–64.
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This exciting and penetrating comparison of the Joseph Smith book of Enoch, with four known variant manuscripts of that ancient work, provides yet another evidence of the Prophet’s inspiration and the scope of his vision in the great work of the Restoration.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Peoples > Jaredites
ID = [866]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1951-09-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 24414  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/26/24 8:19:28
Nibley, Hugh W. “Conclusion.” In The World of the Jaredites series, Improvement Era 55, no. 7 (July 1952): 510, 550.
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A conclusion to the World of the Jaredites series.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Peoples > Jaredites
ID = [867]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1951-09-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,nibley  Size: 9995  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/26/24 8:19:05
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 113 no. 10, October, 1951. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1951, 30 pages.
ID = [64155]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-10-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 69957  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Benson, Ezra Taft. “Let Us Sustain One Another.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26853]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 9887  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Bowen, Albert E. “Forgive and Be Forgiven.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26829]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 8327  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Christiansen, ElRay L. “Acceptance of a Call.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26834]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 7165  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 121st Semi-Annual Conference October 1951. General Conference, October 1951.
ID = [25827]  Status = Type = general-conference,compendium  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 41  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:34

Sessions

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “122nd Semiannual Conference Session: Friday morning, October 1951.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [31628]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “122nd Semiannual Conference Session: Friday afternoon, October 1951.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [31629]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “122nd Semiannual Conference Session: Saturday morning, October 1951.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [31630]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “122nd Semiannual Conference Session: Saturday afternoon, October 1951.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [31631]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “122nd Semiannual Conference Session: Saturday evening, Priesthood session, October 1951.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [31632]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “122nd Semiannual Conference Session: Sunday morning, October 1951.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [31633]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “122nd Semiannual Conference Session: Sunday afternoon, October 1951.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [31634]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “The Family and the Restored Gospel.” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26830]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 9947  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26841]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 9230  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Cowley, Matthew. “‘Man Shall Not Live by Bread Alone’” Delivered at the Church of the Air Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26844]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 12145  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Evans, Richard L. “Our Ratio of Responsibility.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26825]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 7722  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Hunter, Milton R. “The Missionary Assignment.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26850]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 16195  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Isaacson, Thorpe B. “Keep the Faith.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26848]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11037  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Ivins, Antoine R. “Out of Ourselves.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26827]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 10165  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Kimball, Spencer W. “The Spirit Giveth Life.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26837]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 21588  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Kirkham, Oscar A. “Three Great Words.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26838]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6136  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Lee, Harold B. “Day of Preparation.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26826]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 14839  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Longden, John. “The Spirit Within.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26835]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 5079  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
McConkie, Bruce R. “Two Great Truths.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26851]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference,mcconkie  Size: 10872  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
McKay, David O. “Counteracting Pernicious Ideas and Subversive Teachings.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26821]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 21033  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
McKay, David O. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26843]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 13182  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
McKay, David O. “A Plea for Exemplary Living.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26854]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11170  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
McKay, Thomas E. “Appreciation.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26823]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 8766  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Merrill, Joseph F. “Why Be Foolish?” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26849]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 15150  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Moyle, Henry D. “Special Privileges.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26822]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 10947  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Petersen, Mark E. “A True Servant of God.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26824]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 2795  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Richards, A. LeGrand. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26840]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 17620  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Richards, Stayner. “My Testimony.” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26833]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11596  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Richards, Stephen L. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26842]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 15177  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Richards, Stephen L. “Awake, Ye Defenders of Zion.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26845]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 24465  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Romney, Marion G. “A Testimony of the Redeemer.” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26831]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 10080  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Smith, Eldred G. “The Art of Living.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26836]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 8472  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Marriage for Eternity.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26846]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference,smith-joseph-fielding  Size: 9479  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Sonne, Alma. “How Do We Find God?” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26839]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 5162  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Stapley, Delbert L. “Fasting and Prayer.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26847]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11757  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Wirthlin, Joseph L. “The Strength of Faith.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26828]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 15603  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Young, Clifford E. “A Lesson from the Missionaries.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26852]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 8942  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Young, Levi Edgar. “The Search for Truth.” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1951.
ID = [26832]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 10061  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Conference Report: 122nd Semi-Annual Conference October 1951. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951, 196 pages.
ID = [23642]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 517717  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:55:32
Kirkham, Francis W. “Attempts to Prove the Book of Mormon Man-made.” Improvement Era 54, no. 10 (1951): 726-728.
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This article discusses how since the Book of Mormon was first published it “has withstood a century of attempts to prove it man-made.” The author gives examples of different attempts and shows how each has failed.

Keywords: Authenticity, Book of Mormon, Book of Mormon Authorship
ID = [76900]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:30
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 54, no. 10 (October 1951). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [30442]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 319444  Children: 2  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:37

Articles

Sorenson, John L. “The Challenge of the Maya Mystery.” Improvement Era 54, no. 10 (1951): 712, 738, 740.
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Giving a history of the Gates Collection of Mayan literature located at Brigham Young University, this author hopes that the origin of the Mayan culture may be found through study and a greater understanding.

Keywords: Ancient America – Mesoamerica, Archaeology, Codex, Language – Mayan, Native Americans – Maya, Pre-Columbian American History
ID = [76899]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1951-10-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era,sorenson  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:30
Hinckley, Bryant S. “Devotional: Bryant S. Hinckley, 1951.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, October 16, 1951.
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Keywords: BYU; Heritage
ID = [67987]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-16  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Young, Clifford E. “Personal Integrity.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, October 23, 1951.
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Keywords: Integrity
ID = [67988]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-23  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Martin, Thomas L. “The Story of My Life.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, October 30, 1951.
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Keywords: Adversity; Attitude; Blessings; Commitment; Decision-making; Education; Faith; Finances; Goals; Learning; Opportunity; Prayer; Success; Trials
ID = [67989]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-10-30  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 113 no. 11, November, 1951. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1951, 30 pages.
ID = [64156]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-11-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 74356  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 54, no. 11 (November 1951). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [30282]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-11-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 280761  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:36
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 113 no. 12, December, 1951. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1951, 44 pages.
ID = [64157]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-12-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 78654  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 54, no. 12 (December 1951). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1951.
ID = [30676]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-12-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 562535  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:39
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “Godhead.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, December 11, 1951.
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Keywords: God; Jesus Christ; Collection: Jesus Christ; Our Savior and Redeemer
ID = [67990]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1951-12-11  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 113 Index, 1951. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1951, 8 pages.
ID = [64145]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1951-12-31  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 12153  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
1952
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 114 no. 1, January, 1952. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1952, 30 pages.
ID = [64159]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 74355  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Atkinson, Mabel Sanford. The Land Shadowing with Wings. Independence, MO: Herald House, 1952.
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A fictional narrative based upon the Book of Mormon. The author uses the events and names as recorded in the Bible and the Book of Mormon as she puts the narrative in story form quoting extensively from the actual text as the characters speak.

ID = [78533]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:42
Berrett, William Edwin. Teachings of the Book of Mormon. Salt Lake City: Deseret Sunday School Union Board, 1950, [R]1952.
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Sunday School manual comprising forty-four lessons designed for beginning students of the Book of Mormon. Topics include faith, repentance, baptism, and the nature of God.

ID = [78310]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:41
Braden, Charles Samuel. The Scriptures of Mankind. New York: Macmillan, 1952.
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On pages 477-83 of this work the author provides a brief history of the Book of Mormon and discusses Joseph Smith’s translation methods. He mentions the lack of credibility of the Eight Witnesses and the possible influence of the Spaulding Manuscript.

ID = [78641]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:43
Clark, George Edward. Why I Believe: 54 Evidences of the Divine Mission of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1952.
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The 54 evidences are divided into three sections: general evidences, doctrinal evidences, and Book of Mormon evidences. Book of Mormon evidences involve external evidence including the Savior in America, steel, horses and elephants, Hebrew language, literary style, and many others.

ID = [78786]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:44
Driggs, William King. ‘The Liahona’; a Dramatic Cantata for Mixed Voices. Los Angeles: The Liahona Choral Society, 1952.
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A cantata paraphrased from 1 and 2 Nephi.

ID = [77371]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:34
Fitzgerald, H. Alvah. Teachings of the Old Testament. Salt Lake City: Deseret Sunday School Union Board, 1952.
Topics:    Old Testament Topics > Old Testament: Overviews and Manuals
ID = [39726]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:58:22
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 55, no. 1 (January 1952). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [30995]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 262753  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:41
Marsden, Carlyle. “Alma the Son of Alma, a cantata, text Book of Mormon: Book of Alma for chorus, solo voices, and organ.” M.S. thesis, University of Utah, 1952.
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Musical selections for chorus, solo voices, and the organ.

ID = [78969]  Status = Type = thesis  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:46
Nibley, Hugh W. “Questions on Authority and Passages for Discussion (The Apostasy).” Mimeographed class handout, ca. 1952.
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Reprinted in LDS Views on Early Christianity and Apocrypha: Articles from BYU Studies, Salt Lake City: Deseret Book.
A compendium of passages from the New Testament, from the early fathers of the church and from historians of Christian antiquity on the question of the apostasy. The issues raised in this handout were eventually dealt with systematically in the series that appeared in the Improvement Era between January and December 1955 called “The Way of the Church,” and also in the essay entitled “The Passing of the Church,” Church History 30, no. 2 (June 1961): 131–54; reprinted in When the Lights Went Out (1970), 1–32; and in “The Passing of the Church: Forty Variations on an Unpopular Theme,” BYU Studies 16, no. 1 (1975): 135–64; “The Passing of the Primitive Church,” in Mormonism and Early Christianity, The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley 4. 209–322; and “The Passing of the Primitive Church: Forty Variations on an Unpopular Theme,” in When the Lights Went Out (2001), 1–47.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > History > Christian History, Apostasy > Authority
ID = [1645]  Status = Type = manuscript  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  nibley  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:42
Nibley, Hugh W. Lehi in the Desert and the World of the Jaredites. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft.
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The bulk of these materials appeared in the Improvement Era between 1950 and 1952. The original illustrations and some other materials were not included in the book.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon
Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Ancient Near East
ID = [677]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom,nibley  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:34
Petersen, Emma Marr. The Story of Our Church for Young Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1952.
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Retells stories for children. Book of Mormon topics include the Three Witnesses, the restoration of the Priesthood, the scribal work of Oliver Cowdery, Moroni’s visits to Joseph Smith, Martin Harris’s loss of the 116 pages of the Book of Mormon manuscript, and Joseph Smith’s reception and translation of the gold plates and its publication.

ID = [78662]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:43
Reynolds, Arch S. How Did Joseph Smith Translate?: A Study of the Method of his Translation of the Various Books of Scriptures. Springville, UT: Art City Publishing, 1952.
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The prophet Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon by means of the seer stone, the Urim and Thummim. Excerpts from the journals of Joseph Smith, Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, Emma Smith, and Martin Harris declare his methods of translation. The characters appeared sentence by sentence and the translation below it. George Reynolds and B. H. Roberts suggest that Moroni may have assisted him.

ID = [77871]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:37
Richardson, Ebbie L. V. “David Whitmer, a Witness to the Divine Authenticity of the Book of Mormon.” M.A. thesis, Brigham Young University, 1952.
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A thesis that examines the life of David Whitmer, his testimony of the divinity of the Book of Mormon, and his involvement with the Mormons. As one of the witnesses who saw an angel and the gold plates, Whitmer’s testimony of the Book of Mormon is valuable.

ID = [79352]  Status = Type = thesis  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:49
Rona, Herbert. Call of the Prophets. Salt Lake City: Visual Arts, 1952.
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A play based upon Book of Mormon characters and situations.

ID = [77673]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:36
Sorenson, John L. “Evidences of Culture Contacts between Polynesia and the Americas.” M.A. thesis, Brigham Young University, 1952.
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Language and cultural traits of Polynesia and the Americas are compared under scores of headings. The abundant parallels indicate voyages as explanations but lack of geographical and chronological clustering leaves the picture unclear, and provides no good evidence for the LDS Hagoth-Polynesian supposition.

ID = [79428]  Status = Type = thesis  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:49
Sorenson, John L. “The Elephant in Ancient America.” University Archaeological Society Newsletter 4 (January 1952).
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Radiocarbon dating indicates early culture in Arizona was contemporaneous with mastodons in the vicinity of 4000 b.c. This may be the first serious evidence supporting the survival of this animal as late as the Jaredites. The book of Ether has “elephants” less than two millennia later.

Topics:    Book of Mormon Scriptures > Ether
ID = [80454]  Status = Type = newsletter article  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:06
Sperry, Sidney B. “Book of Mormon Lectures.” Los Angeles: n.p., 1952.
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A typescript of six lectures. The author presents a discussion on reformed Egyptian, the books of 2 Nephi, Alma, and 3 Nephi, and the question regarding Isaiah in the Book of Mormon.

ID = [77624]  Status = Type = manuscript  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom,sperry  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:35
Sperry, Sidney B. Book of Mormon Testifies. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1952.
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The author analyzes each book in the Book of Mormon by giving its literary structure, purposes for writing, and content. The Book of Mormon is summarized in three main messages: a warning to the inhabitants of the American continent, the testimonies of Christ, and the Lord’s promises to Israel.

ID = [77659]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom,sperry  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:36
Sperry, Sidney B. The Voice of Israel’s Prophets: A Latter-day Saint Interpretation of the Major and Minor Prophets of the Old Testament. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1952.
Display Abstract  

An edited version of The Message of the Twelve Prophets along with additional commentary on the Major Prophets

Topics:    Old Testament Topics > Prophets and Prophecy
ID = [30074]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:34
Velt, Harold Iven. The Sacred Book of Ancient America. Independence, MO: Herald House, 1952.
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Biblical prophecies fulfilled by the Book of Mormon and the lives and testimonies of the witnesses of the golden plates are reported and shown to support the authenticity of the Book of Mormon. The physical attributes, theological contents, and prophecies of the golden plates (Book of Mormon) are also discussed.

ID = [78639]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:43
Welker, Roy A. Spiritual Values of the Old Testament. Salt Lake City: L.D.S. Department of Education, 1952.
Display Abstract  

Commentary on the Old Testament with study questions

Topics:    Old Testament Topics > Old Testament: Overviews and Manuals
ID = [30095]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:35
Wipper, Frank F. Witnesses. Fresno, CA: Frank F. Wipper, 1952.
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A series of mimeographed circulars devoted to promoting the Book of Mormon, but opposing the Latter-day Saint “Mormons” and RLDS churches and their doctrines.

ID = [78792]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:44
Harris, Franklin S., Jr. “Iron in Ancient America.” University Archaeological Society Newsletter 4 (20 January 1952): 4-5.
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Refers to evidences of iron found in ancient America.

ID = [79603]  Status = Type = newsletter article  Date = 1952-01-20  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:51
Jakeman, M. Wells. “Ancient American Religious Art.” University Archaeological Society Newsletter 4 (20 January 1952): 9.
Display Abstract  

Ancient art objects in the Americas correspond to Book of Mormon symbols, i.e., the brazen serpent and the tree of life.

ID = [79024]  Status = Type = newsletter article  Date = 1952-01-20  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:46
Sorenson, John L. “Comparison of Fundamental Traits of the Book of Mormon and Ancient American Civilizations.” University Archaeological Society Newsletter 4 (20 January 1952).
Display Abstract  

A list of 23 traits considered by Steward as characteristic of early “formative” culture common to both Mesoamerica and the Andean region is compared with Book of Mormon culture. None of Steward’s elements are contrary to the Book of Mormon.

ID = [79321]  Status = Type = newsletter article  Date = 1952-01-20  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:49
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 114 no. 2, February, 1952. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1952, 30 pages.
ID = [64160]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-02-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 69790  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Berrett, William E. “Spirituality and Political Reform.” Improvement Era 55, no. 2 (1952): 86-88.
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On the subject of national political reform, the Book of Mormon speaks out with unwavering conciseness. It states that no form of government will succeed unless the people maintain a high spiritual level; national ills cannot be cured by any amount of legislation if the spirituality of the people remains neglected.

Keywords: Government, Kingship, Monarchy, Politics, World War I
ID = [76777]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1952-02-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:29
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 55, no. 2 (February 1952). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [30239]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-02-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 255782  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:35
Wrapper, B. B. “A Book of Mormon Rebel.” Witnesses 2 (February 1952): 1-4.
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Latter-day Saints, like Book of Mormon rebels, are raising insurrection toward their government. Cites many Book of Mormon passages and charges Joseph Smith with usurping power and authority.

ID = [78850]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 1952-02-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:45
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 114 no. 3, March, 1952. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1952, 30 pages.
ID = [64161]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-03-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 60167  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Berrett, William E. “The Relationship of Spirituality to National Prosperity.” Improvement Era 55, no. 3 (1952): 160-161, 176-178.
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This article argues that the Book of Mormon makes it clear that the economic welfare of any nation is inevitably linked with the level of spirituality among the people. Nations become prosperous when their spiritual level remains high or they sink into social decay with continual disregard for the word of God.

Keywords: Economics, Prosperity, Prosperity Gospel
ID = [76737]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1952-03-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:29
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 55, no. 3 (March 1952). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [30139]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-03-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 323233  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:35
Kimball, Spencer W. “Whom Shall I Marry?” Devotional, Brigham Young University, March 4, 1952.
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Keywords: Love; Marriage; Collection: Marriage and Love
ID = [67991]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-03-04  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Lee, Harold B. “What Men and Women Are Tomorrow Depends upon What You Do Today.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, March 11, 1952.
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Keywords: Eternal Life; Responsibility; Podcast: Classic Speeches
ID = [67992]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-03-11  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 114 no. 4, April, 1952. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1952, 30 pages.
ID = [64162]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-04-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 64024  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Benson, Ezra Taft. “America—What of the Future?” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26869]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 17182  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Berrett, William E. “Spirituality and Armed Conflict.” Improvement Era 55, no. 4 (1952): 242-244, 271-273.
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The position of the Church concerning war and armed conflicts is dictated by the teachings in the Book of Mormon. War is condemned by God and peace is always valiantly sought. However, at times wars must be fought by the righteous in order to safeguard liberty. Although God aids the righteous in war, the righteous may suffer or be slain.

Keywords: Adversity, Agency, Alma the Younger, Amlici, Amulek, Captain Moroni, Just-War Ethics, Pahoran (Chief Judge), Warfare
ID = [77131]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:32
Bowen, Albert E. “Our Religion.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26870]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 15406  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Christiansen, ElRay L. “A Sure Foundation.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26883]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6927  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 122nd Annual Conference April 1952. General Conference, April 1952.
ID = [25856]  Status = Type = general-conference,compendium  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 39  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:34

Sessions

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “122nd Annual Conference Session: Friday morning, April 1952.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [31635]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “122nd Annual Conference Session: Friday afternoon, April 1952.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [31636]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “122nd Annual Conference Session: Saturday morning, April 1952.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [31637]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “122nd Annual Conference Session: Saturday afternoon, April 1952.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [31638]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “122nd Annual Conference Session: Saturday evening, Priesthood session, April 1952.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [31639]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “122nd Annual Conference Session: Sunday morning, April 1952.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [31640]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “122nd Annual Conference Session: Sunday afternoon, April 1952.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [31641]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26874]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 8665  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “Our Destiny Was Planned from the Beginning.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26876]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 13322  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Cowley, Matthew. “You Are the Leaven.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26879]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 9192  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Evans, Richard L. “Cause for Encouragement.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26871]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6126  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Hunter, Milton R. “Obedience to God’s Commandments.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26884]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 14117  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Isaacson, Thorpe B. “Blessings Through Faith.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26856]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 14058  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Ivins, Antoine R. “Today’s Great Need Is Faith.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26873]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 10596  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Kimball, Spencer W. “‘’Tis Not Vain to Serve the Lord’” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26857]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 15135  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Kirkham, Oscar A. “Now Is the Day of Our Salvation.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26878]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 4610  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Lee, Harold B. “Special Witnesses.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26885]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 5729  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Longden, John. “Requisite for Peace.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26877]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6817  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
McConkie, Bruce R. “‘This Is Life Eternal’” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26868]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference,mcconkie  Size: 6683  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
McKay, David O. “Favorable and Unfavorable Phases of Present-day Conditions.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26855]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 18797  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
McKay, David O. “‘What Doth It Profit…?’” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26886]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 5499  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
McKay, Thomas E. “An Important Decision.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26858]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 5128  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Morris, George Q. “Transforming Power of the Gospel.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26861]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 5718  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Moyle, Henry D. “Political Responsibilities of Latter-day Saints.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26863]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 9248  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Petersen, Mark E. “Know for Yourself.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26880]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 12855  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Richards, A. LeGrand. “Acceptance of Call to Council of the Twelve.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26881]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 12964  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Richards, Stephen L. “The Tabernacle.” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26865]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 23268  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Romney, Marion G. “In God We Trust.” Delivered at the Church of the Air Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26875]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11956  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Smith, Eldred G. “Patriarchal Order of the Priesthood.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
Topics:    Old Testament Scriptures > Genesis
Old Testament Topics > Priesthood
ID = [26864]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference,old-test  Size: 14607  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Fulfilment of Prophecy.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26859]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference,smith-joseph-fielding  Size: 7541  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Stapley, Delbert L. “Perfection Through Obedience.” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26866]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11793  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Widtsoe, John A. “Symbolism in Irrigation.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26862]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11286  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Wirthlin, Joseph L. “An Inheritance of Faith.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26882]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 13684  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Young, Clifford E. “Seeing Beyond the Shadow.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26872]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 9107  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Young, Levi Edgar. “The Glory of Teaching.” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26867]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 12910  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Young, S. Dilworth. “To Obey Is Better than Sacrifice.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 1952.
ID = [26860]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6320  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Conference Report: 122nd Annual Conference April 1952. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952, 136 pages.
ID = [23643]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 517385  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:55:32
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 55, no. 4 (April 1952). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [30953]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-04-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 333047  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:41
Nibley, Preston. “Presidents of the Church.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, April 8, 1952.
Display Keywords
Keywords: Prophets
ID = [67993]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-08  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Benson, Ezra Taft. “The Growth of the Church.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, April 15, 1952.
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Keywords: Church Growth; Missionary Work
ID = [67994]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-04-15  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 114 no. 5, May, 1952. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1952, 30 pages.
ID = [64163]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-05-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 70990  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 55, no. 5 (May 1952). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [30241]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-05-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 315847  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:35
Sorenson, John L. “Further on Authentication and Elucidation of the Book of Mormon.” University Archaeological Society Newsletter 6 (May 1952).
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Comparison of Book of Mormon cultures with known New or Old World cultures can be directed toward authentication or elucidation. Little has been done toward shedding light on the scriptures. Almost all necessary work has only begun.

ID = [79474]  Status = Type = newsletter article  Date = 1952-05-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:50
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 114 no. 6, June, 1952. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1952, 34 pages.
ID = [64164]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-06-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 89212  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Cowley, Matthew. “Follow the Oracle of God.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, June 1, 1952.
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Keywords: Prophets
ID = [67995]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-06-01  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 55, no. 6 (June 1952). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [30407]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-06-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 563801  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:37

Articles

Smith, Eldred G. “Patriarchal Order of the Priesthood.” Improvement Era 55, no. 6, June 1952, 425–26.
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Includes a description of patriarchal blessings

Topics:    Old Testament Scriptures > Genesis
Old Testament Topics > Priesthood
ID = [67537]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1952-06-01  Collections:  improvement-era,old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:14
Monson, Leland H. “Book of Mormon in Brief.” Instructor 87 (June 1952): 170.
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A brief overview of the story of the Book of Mormon.

ID = [79181]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1952-06-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:47
Monson, Leland H. “An Appreciation of the Book of Mormon.” Relief Society Magazine 39 (June 1952): 364-66.
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A lessening of belief in “the divine Christ” began in the seventeenth century. By Joseph Smith’s day “higher criticism” of the Bible, like a snake coiled, was squeezing the life blood out of Christianity. The Book of Mormon came forth to reaffirm the divinity of Christ. In 1946, the New York Times Book Review listed the Book of Mormon thirty-eighth on the list of books that have most influenced America.

ID = [79002]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1952-06-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:46
Nibley, Hugh W. “Review of History of Syria: Including Lebanon and Palestine, by Philip K. Hitti.” Western Political Quarterly 5, no. 2 (June 1952): 312–13.
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Reprinted in Eloquent Witness, in The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > History > Ancient Near East History
ID = [1062]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 1952-06-01  Collections:  nibley  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:37
Nibley, Hugh W. “Review of Near Eastern Culture and Society: A Symposium on the Meeting of East and West.” Western Political Quarterly 5, no. 2, edited by T. Cuyler Young (June 1952): 315–16.
Display Abstract  

Reprinted in Eloquent Witness, in The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > History > Ancient Near East History
ID = [1063]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 1952-06-01  Collections:  nibley  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:37
Richards, Stephen L. “Leadership Week Devotional.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, June 16, 1952.
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Keywords: Priesthood; Worthiness
ID = [67996]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-06-16  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Leadership Week: Fulfillment of Prophecy.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, June 16, 1952.
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Keywords: Abrahamic Covenant; Revelation
ID = [67997]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-06-16  Collections:  byu-speeches,smith-joseph-fielding  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Frater, Nettie. “First Impressions of the Book of Mormon.” Saints’ Herald 99 (30 June 1952): 612-13.
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While reading the Book of Mormon for the first time, the author was disappointed because it did not meet her expectations. She found it to lack “the grandeur of the Old Testament language,” personal stories, and too little mention of women.

ID = [79451]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1952-06-30  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:50
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 114 no. 7, July, 1952. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1952, 30 pages.
ID = [64165]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-07-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 69321  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Haggerty, Charles E. “Melchizedek—King of Salem.” Improvement Era 55, no. 7, July 1952, 512–14.
Topics:    Old Testament Scriptures > Genesis
Old Testament Topics > Melchizedek
ID = [67536]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1952-07-01  Collections:  improvement-era,old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:14
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 55, no. 7 (July 1952). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [30756]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-07-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 264203  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:39

Articles

Haggerty, Charles E. “Melchizedek—King of Salem, Part 2.” Improvement Era 55, no. 8, August 1952, 582, 598–603.
Topics:    Old Testament Scriptures > Genesis
Old Testament Topics > Melchizedek
ID = [67535]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1952-08-01  Collections:  improvement-era,old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:14
Monson, Leland H. “Characters and Teachings of the Book of Mormon.” Relief Society Magazine 38-44 (July 1952— February 1957).
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A six-year series of theology lessons that follow a chronological order of the Book of Mormon. Lessons analyze the structure and purposes of the book, the witnesses, its divine origin, the Jaredite nation, Lehi’s exodus, and prophecies concerning the Jews, Gentiles and Lamanites. “The Book of Mormon is ‘A New Witness for Christ’”

ID = [79281]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1952-07-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:48
Chandler, Tertins. “The Controversy over Joseph Smith.” Part I dated July 14, 1952 and Part II dated September 1, 1952.
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Unpublished.
Discussion of Nibley’s review of No Man Knows My History.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Hugh Nibley > Scholarship, Footnotes, Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, CWHN, Editing > Joseph Smith
ID = [2409]  Status = Type = unpublished  Date = 1952-07-14  Collections:  nibley  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:48
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 114 no. 8, August, 1952. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1952, 30 pages.
ID = [64166]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-08-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 73321  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 55, no. 8 (August 1952). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [30721]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-08-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 246607  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:39
de Jong, Gerrit, Jr. “Art and Culture in Everyday Life.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, August 7, 1952.
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Keywords: Arts; Life
ID = [67998]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-08-07  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Draper, Maurice L. “Evidences of the Divine Authenticity of the Book of Mormon.” Saints’ Herald 99 (11, 18 August 1952): 749, 776-77.
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Defends the Book of Mormon against the charge that Joseph Smith fabricated it; lists Egyptian and Hebraic influences found in the Book of Mormon; discusses the methods of translating the work and its literary style.

ID = [79430]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1952-08-11  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:49
Morris, George Q. “Commencement, August 1952.” Commencement, Brigham Young University, August 22, 1952.
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Keywords: Government; Righteousness
ID = [67999]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-08-22  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 114 no. 9, September, 1952. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1952, 30 pages.
ID = [64167]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-09-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 76748  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00

Articles

Christensen, Ross T. “Present Status of Book of Mormon Archaeology.” The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star 114, no. 9 (September-December 1952): 206-11, 218; 234-37, 244; 246-47, 263; 293-97, 304.
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Deines Book of Mormon archaeology as “that branch of general archaeology which studies the discoveries . . . [for] every fact which throws light upon the Book of Mormon” It can be expected both to elucidate the scripture and to conirm it. Using the study of the Bible through archaeology as a model, he lays out a logic and methods for doing so, notably by establishing “major” and “minor” correspondences. Major correspondences consist of geographical and chronological frameworks in the real (New) world that compare adequately with what the Book of Mormon says. Minor correspondences consider speciic cultural elements such as the use of iron, the wheel, the horse, etc. Ultimately it should be possible to test “the historical claims” of the Book of Mormon by archaeology. The status thus far is reviewed and the interim conclusion is reached that “in large part the Book of Mormon is vindicated by archaeological science; but many points still remain . . . to challenge us”

ID = [81313]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1952-09-01  Collections:  bom,millennial-star  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:12
Crowley, Ariel L. “The Anthon Transcript and the Maya Glyphs.” Improvement Era 55, no. 9 (1952): 644-645.
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This article discusses A. Hiatt Verrill’s work, Old Civilizations of the New World, which reproduces an “inscription found at Sahhuayacu, Peru” that closely approximates “the script of the Anthon Transcript.” The author argues that the Mayan people did not progress from pictographs to a linear script, but possessed a linear, semicursive script from its early history.

Keywords: Ancient America – Mesoamerica, Anthon Transcript, Characters, Language – Mayan, Native Americans – Maya, Writing System
ID = [77157]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1952-09-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,improvement-era  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:32
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 55, no. 9 (September 1952). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [30993]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-09-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 280721  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:41
Ritchie, William A. “Their Mouths Are Stopped with Dust.” Archaeology 4 (September 1952): 136-44.
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Summary of the latest excavations in New York, providing the archaeological history of the state. Lists evidences supporting the movements of Book of Mormon peoples in New York. This work is reviewed in W.062.

ID = [80710]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 1952-09-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:08
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 114 no. 10, October, 1952. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1952, 30 pages.
ID = [64168]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-10-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 76975  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
Christiansen, ElRay L. “‘Be Ye Doers of the Word’” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26898]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 9756  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 122nd Semi-Annual Conference October 1952. General Conference, October 1952.
ID = [25828]  Status = Type = general-conference,compendium  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 36  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:34

Sessions

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “123rd Semiannual Conference Session: Friday morning, October 1952.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [31642]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “123rd Semiannual Conference Session: Friday afternoon, October 1952.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [31643]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “123rd Semiannual Conference Session: Saturday morning, October 1952.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [31644]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “123rd Semiannual Conference Session: Saturday afternoon, October 1952.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [31645]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “123rd Semiannual Conference Session: Saturday evening, Priesthood session, October 1952.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [31646]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “123rd Semiannual Conference Session: Sunday morning, October 1952.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [31647]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “123rd Semiannual Conference Session: Sunday afternoon, October 1952.” Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [31648]  Status = Type = session  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:43
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “Pray Always—Repentant, and with Faith.” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26896]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 8290  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26906]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6135  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Cowley, Matthew. “The Sacred Triangle.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26892]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 8753  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Hunter, Milton R. “The Only Name Given Under Heaven.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26895]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 14640  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Isaacson, Thorpe B. “A Testimony—Our Most Priceless Possession.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26901]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 14424  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Ivins, Antoine R. “‘Upon This Rock’” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26890]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6222  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Kimball, Spencer W. “Faith Precedes the Miracle.” Delivered at the Saturday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26897]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 18209  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Kirkham, Oscar A. “‘To My Son—Seek Ye the Lord’” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26902]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6750  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Lee, Harold B. “Faith—An Effective Weapon Against Wickedness in Men and Nations.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26889]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 10187  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Longden, John. “‘Be Ye Therefore Obedient’” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26891]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6869  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
McConkie, Bruce R. “‘Be Ye Clean’” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26914]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference,mcconkie  Size: 1337  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:42
McKay, David O. “Conditions in Church Encouraging—Prospects Bright.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26887]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 20898  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
McKay, David O. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26907]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 8390  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
McKay, David O. “Closing Address.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26915]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 12102  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:42
Morris, George Q. “The Gospel Embodies All Truth.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26903]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 8414  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Moyle, Henry D. “Be Yourself.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26904]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 8737  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Petersen, Mark E. “‘Suffer the Little Children…’” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26893]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 10500  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Richards, A. LeGrand. “Choose You This Day Whom Ye Will Serve.” Delivered at the Church of the Air Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26908]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 11612  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Richards, Stayner. “A Tribute to President David O. McKay.” Delivered at the Friday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26888]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 13252  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Richards, Stephen L. “An Invitation.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26909]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 22567  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Romney, Marion G. “Trust in the Lord.” Delivered at the Friday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26894]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 13988  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Smith, Eldred G. “Be of Good Cheer.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26900]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 7663  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Smith, Joseph Fielding. “Be Not Deceived.” Delivered at the Saturday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26899]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference,smith-joseph-fielding  Size: 8465  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Sonne, Alma. “God Intervenes in Human Affairs.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26912]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 6200  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:42
Stapley, Delbert L. “Blessings Through Faithfulness.” Delivered at the Sunday Afternoon Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26913]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 9581  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:42
Wirthlin, Joseph L. “Untitled.” Delivered at the Priesthood Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26905]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 21217  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Wirthlin, Joseph L. “The Peace Table of the Savior.” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26911]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 16477  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Young, Levi Edgar. “‘Seek Ye Diligently’” Delivered at the Sunday Morning Session of the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, October 1952.
ID = [26910]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 14002  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:56:41
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Conference Report: 123rd Semi-Annual Conference October 1952. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952, 140 pages.
ID = [23644]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  general-conference  Size: 529542  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:55:32
Johnson, Ludwell H. “Men and Elephants in America.” Scientific Monthly (October 1952): 215-21.
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Evidence exists to prove that man and elephants coexisted in America during the premodern era.

ID = [79754]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:52
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 55, no. 10 (October 1952). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [30719]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-10-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 292068  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:39
McKay, David O. “Message for LDS College Youth.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, October 10, 1952.
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Keywords: Youth
ID = [68000]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-10  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Lee, Harold B. “Divine Revelation.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, October 15, 1952.
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Keywords: Prophets; Revelation
ID = [68001]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-10-15  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 114 no. 11, November, 1952. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1952, 26 pages.
ID = [64169]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-11-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 65879  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 55, no. 11 (November 1952). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [30145]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-11-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 347360  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:35
Sorenson, John L. “Book of Mormon Geography in the Light of Ceramic Distributions.” University Archaeological Society Newsletter 8 (November 1952).
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The sequence of pottery distribution around Guatemala City is suggested as alignable with Nephite culture history in that area.

ID = [79175]  Status = Type = newsletter article  Date = 1952-11-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:47
Stapley, Delbert L. “Honesty and Integrity.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, November 12, 1952.
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Keywords: Integrity
ID = [68002]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-11-12  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Kirkham, Oscar A. “In Us, You Live Again.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, November 18, 1952.
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Keywords: Example
ID = [68003]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-11-18  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Jakeman, M. Wells. “Volcanoes in the Book of Mormon.” University Archaeological Society Newsletter 8 (25 November 1952).
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Theorizes that the cataclysm in 3 Nephi resulted from a volcano (or several volcanoes) that are located near the central part of the narrow neck of land.

Topics:    Book of Mormon Scriptures > 3 Nephi
ID = [80778]  Status = Type = newsletter article  Date = 1952-11-25  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:09
Evans, Richard L. “Be Thankful.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, November 26, 1952.
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Keywords: Gratitude
ID = [68004]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-11-26  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 114 no. 12, December, 1952. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1952, 46 pages.
ID = [64170]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-12-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 71385  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:01
Benson, Ezra Taft. “The LDS Church and Politics.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, December 1, 1952.
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Keywords: Politics; The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
ID = [68005]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-12-01  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 55, no. 12 (December 1952). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1952.
ID = [30864]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-12-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 568117  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:40
Ivins, Antoine R. “Repentance.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, December 10, 1952.
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Keywords: Repentance
ID = [68006]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1952-12-10  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 114 Index, 1952. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1952, 28 pages.
ID = [64158]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1952-12-31  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 22685  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:00
1953
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 115 no. 1, January, 1953. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1953, 30 pages.
ID = [64172]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1953-01-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 61800  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:01
Cowley, Matthew. “Testimony through Reading the Book of Mormon.” Relief Society Magazine 40 (January 1953): 6-12.
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A testimony of the Book of Mormon can be gained while reading the book. By reading the standard works, individuals can come to know God.

ID = [80242]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:05
Farnsworth, Dewey. Buried Empires of South America. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1953.
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Contains pictures and explanations of ancient American cities, statues, and water systems. The author shows how the ancient American ruins are closely related to the remnants found in Old World civilizations such as those of the Egyptians, Saxons, Hebrews, and others.

ID = [77670]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:36
Farnsworth, Dewey, and Edith Wood, eds. Book of Mormon Evidences in Ancient America. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1953.
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Presents archaeological findings from ancient America that provide support for the Book of Mormon.

ID = [77609]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:35
Fisher, V.H. “The Godhead: A Discussion of the Godhead as Revealed in the Bible, Book of Mormon, and Doctrine and Covenants.” N.p.: by the author, 1953.
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This pamphlet was written to dispel the false doctrine that Jesus Christ is the Supreme deity. Doctrines found in the scriptures agree with the beliefs of the Restoration that God the Father and Jesus Christ are distinct and separate persons in the Godhead, one in purpose but not in person.

ID = [78499]  Status = Type = manuscript  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bom,d-c  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:42
Flint, Bert C. An Outline History of the Church of Christ. Independence, MO: The Board of Publication for the Church of Christ, 1953.
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Retells the story of the coming forth of the Book of Mormon. Quotes from Joseph Smith as well as S. M. Smucker, Josiah Quincey, Oliver Cowdery, James H. Fairchild. Contains the testimonies of the eleven witnesses and evidences from archaeology and Indian legends that vindicate the book.

ID = [77534]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:35
Hall, Manly Palmer. “Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon—A Survey and an Appraisal.” Long Beach, CA: n.p., 1953.
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Compares Joseph Smith to Mohammed. Notes that the anthropological data in the Book of Mormon does not likely reflect Jacksonian America. Discusses the characters from the plates and Joseph Smith’s supposed authorship. “I think the fact remains that the Book of Mormon is more or less difficult to explain because it has remarkable internal homogeneity”

ID = [77930]  Status = Type = manuscript  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bom,smith-joseph-jr  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/27/24 20:56:25
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 56, no. 1 (January 1953). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1953.
ID = [30789]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 254470  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:40

Articles

Smith, Joseph Fielding. “The Marriage of Abraham, Joseph, and Moses to Egyptian Women.” Improvement Era 56, no. 12, December 1953, 906.
Topics:    Old Testament Scriptures > Genesis
Old Testament Topics > Abraham and Sarah [see also Covenant]
Old Testament Topics > Marriage
Old Testament Topics > Plural Marriage
Old Testament Topics > Priesthood
Old Testament Topics > Women in the Old Testament
ID = [67540]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1953-12-01  Collections:  improvement-era,old-test,smith-joseph-fielding  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:14
Nibley, Hugh W. “The Unsolved Loyalty Problem: Our Western Heritage.” Western Political Quarterly 6, no. 4 (1953): 631–57.
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“Reprinted in The Ancient State.
An examination of the problem of loyalty in the 4th century, with obvious significance for our own time. — Midgley“
Considers three significant aspects of the Roman loyalty program in the period designated.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Classical Studies, Egyptian Studies
ID = [1064]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  nibley  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:37
Nibley, Hugh W. “The Stick of Judah and the Stick of Joseph.” A series of articles in Improvement Era in 5 parts running from Jan 1953 through May 1953.
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Reprinted in The Prophetic Book of Mormon.
Writing on tally sticks is related to Ezekiel 37 and the meaning of the prophecy that two sticks shall become one. Extensive commentary on the traditional interpretations given to Ezekiel 37.

Topics:    Old Testament Topics > Bible: LDS Interpretation
Old Testament Scriptures > Ezekiel
Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Bible > Old Testament > Characters > Ezekiel
Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon
Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Criticisms and Apologetics
ID = [868]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bom,nibley,old-test  Size:   Children: 5  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35

Articles

Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 1: The Doctors Disagree.” In The Stick of Judah and the Stick of Joseph series, Improvement Era 56, no. 1 (January 1953): 16–17, 38–41.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
“Demonstrates not only that
our interpretation of Ezekial 37:15ff is
a possible one—for there are many
possibilities—but that it is also the
one most likely intended by the
Prophet Ezekiel. “

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon
Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Criticisms and Apologetics
ID = [869]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 21764  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/26/24 8:20:21
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 2: What Were the Sticks?” In The Stick of Judah and the Stick of Joseph series, Improvement Era 56, no. 2 (February 1953): 90–91, 123–27.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
A look at what the sticks of Judah and Joseph were or what they referred to.

Topics:    Old Testament Scriptures > Ezekiel
Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Criticisms and Apologetics
ID = [870]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley,old-test  Size: 29531  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/26/24 9:03:29
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 3.” In The Stick of Judah and the Stick of Joseph series, Improvement Era 56, no. 3 (March 1953): 150–52, 191–95.
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This talked about how the dead received baptism.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Criticisms and Apologetics
ID = [871]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 33926  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35
Nibley, Hugh W. “Part 4.” In The Stick of Judah and the Stick of Joseph series, Improvement Era 56, no. 4 (April 1953): 250, 267.
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The Improvement Era was an official magazine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1897 and 1970.
A discussion of the stick of Judah and the stick of Joseph as scepters.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Criticisms and Apologetics
ID = [872]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 8037  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:51:35
Nibley, Hugh W. “Conclusion.” In The Stick of Judah and the Stick of Joseph series, Improvement Era 56, no. 5 (May 1953): 331–32, 334, 336, 338, 341, 343, 345.
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A conclusion to the Stick of Judah and the Stick of Joseph series.

Topics:    Hugh W. Nibley Topics > Book of Mormon > Criticisms and Apologetics
ID = [873]  Status = Type = church article  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,nibley  Size: 33613  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/26/24 9:04:16
Nibley, Hugh W. “The Stick of Judah.” Improvement Era 56, no. 1, January 1953, 16–17, 38–41.
Topics:    Old Testament Scriptures > Ezekiel
ID = [67542]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  improvement-era,nibley,old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:14
Pearson, Glenn L. Signi cance of the Book of Mormon. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University, 1953.
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A series of lectures covering the following topics: “Book of Mormon Chronology,” “The Mosiah Dynasty,” “Abinadi,” “Great Missionaries,” and “Book of Mormon Theology”

ID = [78251]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:40
Skousen, W. Cleon. The First 2000 Years. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1953.
Topics:    Old Testament Scriptures > Genesis
Old Testament Topics > History
Old Testament Topics > Old Testament: Overviews and Manuals
ID = [30061]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:34
Skousen, W. Cleon. The Challenge of Our Times. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1953.
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The Book of Mormon is given to test the faith of mankind. It is a companion to the Bible and answers vital questions more now than when it was first published. The writings of ancient American prophets are found in the book and many of their prophecies pertain to this time when they are just now being fulfilled. The land of America is a land of importance to God and man. Those who are righteous will be blessed. A warning against pride and secret societies permeates the book. The most significant part of the book is Christ’s visit, organizing his church and establishing his ordinances.

ID = [78451]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:42
Stewart, Ora Pate. Treasures Unearthed. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1953.
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Stewart discusses various Book of Mormon topics such as the Lamanite curse, the issue of white Indians, Nephi’s sisters, calendars, shipbuilding, organized crime, arts, industry, and prophecies concerning our day. The topics are in random order, and are written in the form of short articles.

ID = [78728]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:44
Book of Mormon. Independence, MO: Board of Publication of the RLDS Church, 1953.
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Authorized edition of the Book of Mormon of the RLDS Church. Translated by Joseph Smith Jr. Compared with the original manuscript and the Kirtland edition of 1837.

ID = [77580]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1953-01-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:35
“The Book of Mormon: Is Its Modern Claim to Divine Inspiration Justified?” Awake! 34 (22 January 1953): 16-20.
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A polemical article written against the Book of Mormon. The writer notes what he feels are certain anachronisms, absurdities, and contradictions with the Bible.

ID = [80399]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 1953-01-22  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:06
“The Book of Mormon and the Bible.” Awake 34 (22 January 1953): 20-23.
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A polemical article written against the Book of Mormon. Challenges the LDS view that “many plain and precious things” were excised from the biblical writings. Rejects Mormon proof texts from Ezekiel 37:16, 17; Revelation 14:6; John 10:16; Revelation 7:9, 10; and Psalms 85:11.

ID = [80325]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 1953-01-22  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:05
Holbrook, Barbara. “Heyerdahl Seeks More Evidence Polynesians Came from South America.” Church News 23 (24 January 1953): 15.
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Tells about Heyerdahl’s attempt to find evidence that the Polynesians came from South America. Notes that one of the Galapagos Islands grows a species of cotton known to have been cultivated in pre- Columbian northern Peru. Statement about Hagoth (Alma 63) accompanies the article.

ID = [79522]  Status = Type = newspaper article  Date = 1953-01-24  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:50
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 115 no. 2, February, 1953. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1953, 30 pages.
ID = [64173]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1953-02-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 80054  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:01
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 56, no. 2 (February 1953). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1953.
ID = [30718]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1953-02-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 267599  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:39

Articles

Nibley, Hugh W. “The Stick of Judah and the Stick of Joseph.” Improvement Era 56, no. 2, February 1953, 90–91, 123–27.
Topics:    Old Testament Topics > Bible: LDS Interpretation
Old Testament Scriptures > Ezekiel
ID = [67541]  Status = Type = magazine article  Date = 1953-02-01  Collections:  bom,improvement-era,nibley,old-test  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:14
Petersen, Mark E. “Chastity.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, February 3, 1953.
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Keywords: Chastity
ID = [68007]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1953-02-03  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Christiansen, ElRay L. “Eternal Marriage.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, February 4, 1953.
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Keywords: Love; Marriage; Collection: Marriage and Love
ID = [68008]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1953-02-04  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Longden, John. “Welfare.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, February 11, 1953.
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Keywords: Tithing and Fast Offerings; Work
ID = [68009]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1953-02-11  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Cowley, Matthew. “Miracles.” Devotional, Brigham Young University, February 18, 1953.
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God does have control of all of these elements. You and I can reach out, and if it’s His will, we can bring those elements under our control for His purposes.

Keywords: Miracles; Podcast: Classic Speeches
ID = [68010]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1953-02-18  Collections:  byu-speeches  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:04:16
Church News. “Christianity Known to Ancient Indians.” Church News 23 (21 February 1953): 12.
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The American Indians possessed “a well-developed concept of Christianity which had degenerated when the white man arrived” on the scene.

ID = [79296]  Status = Type = newspaper article  Date = 1953-02-21  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/25/24 8:34:01
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain. The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star Vol. 115 no. 3, March, 1953. Manchester, Liverpool, London: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain, 1953, 30 pages.
ID = [64174]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1953-03-00  Collections:  millennial-star  Size: 70172  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 16:02:01
Ferguson, Thomas Stuart. “Joseph Smith and American Archaeology.” Bulletin of the UASN 4 (March 1953): 19-25.
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Shows “striking agreements between the Book of Mormon history and the independent findings of modern archaeological-historical research”

ID = [79640]  Status = Type = newsletter article  Date = 1953-03-01  Collections:  bom,smith-joseph-jr  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/27/24 20:56:26
Jakeman, M. Wells. “An Unusual Tree-of-Life Sculpture from Ancient Central America.” Bulletin of the UASN 4 (March 1953): 26-49.
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An early description of Stela 5 from Chiapas, Mexico, which depicts a tree of life motif. Compares features on the stone that correspond to similar artistic objects in Mesopotamia. Relates Stela 5 to the tree of life vision in 1 Nephi and concludes that Stela 5 was infiuenced by the Book of Mormon tree of life story.

ID = [79016]  Status = Type = newsletter article  Date = 1953-03-01  Collections:  bom  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 16:53:46
M. I. A. General Board. Improvement Era 56, no. 3 (March 1953). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1953.
ID = [30365]  Status = Type = book  Date = 1953-03-01  Collections:  improvement-era  Size: 285619  Children: 1  Rebuilt: 4/23/24 15:59:36
Nibley, Hugh W. “The Stick of Judah and the Stick of Joseph, Part 2.” Improvement Era 56, no. 3, March 1953, 150–52, 191–95.