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Roper, Matthew P. “Yale Conference on Mormon Perspectives.” Insights 23, no. 3 (2003).
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Between 250 and 300 people took part on 27–29 March 2003 in a conference in New Haven, Connecticut, devoted to the subject of “God, Humanity, and Revelation: Perspectives from Mormon Philosophy and History.” The conference, hosted by the Divinity School of Yale University, was organized by Kenneth West, a Latter-day Saint graduate student there. The Institute for the Study and Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts was one of the conference sponsors.

Keywords: Mormon; philosophy; ancient religious texts; conference
ID = [66708]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 2003-01-03  Collections:  farms-insights  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 11:05:38
Peterson, Daniel C. “‘Ye Are Gods’: Psalm 82 and John 10 as Witnesses to the Divine Nature of Humankind.” In The Disciple as Scholar: Essays on Scripture and the Ancient World in Honor of Richard Lloyd Anderson, edited by Stephen D. Ricks, Donald W. Parry, and Andrew H. Hedges, 471–594. Provo, UT: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 2000.
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Keywords: Deification
ID = [67908]  Status = Type = book article  Date = 2000-01-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,farms-books,old-test,peterson  Size: 229726  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 11:05:47
Bokovoy, David E. “Ye Really Are Gods’: A Response to Michael Heiser concerning the LDS Use of Psalm 82 and the Gospel of John.” The FARMS Review 19, no. 1 (2007): Article 15.
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Review of Michael S. Helser. “You've Seen One Elohim, You've Seen Them All? A Critique of Mormonism's Apologetic Use of Psalm 82.”

ID = [562]  Status = Type = review  Date = 2007-01-01  Collections:  farms-review  Size: 103639  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 8:42:21
Sorenson, John L. “The Years of the Jaredites.” Preliminary Report. Provo, UT: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 1969.
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John Sorenson proposes a plausible chronology for the Jaredites based on what is known of ancient American cultures through archaeology.

Keywords: Archaeology; Chronology; Jaredite
ID = [1528]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 1969-01-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,farms-reports,sorenson  Size: 20212  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 8:42:28
Peterson, Daniel C. “Yet More Abuse of B. H. Roberts.” FARMS Review of Books 9, no. 1 (1997): 69-86.
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Review of ?The Disappointment of B. H. Roberts: Five Questions that Forced a Mormon General Authority to Abandon the Book of Mormon? (1991), by James R. Spencer

Keywords: Ancient America; Apologetics; B.H.; Ecology; Fabric; Horses; Language - Hebrew; Metallurgy; Native American Language; Native Americans; Roberts; Weaponry; Zoology
ID = [265]  Status = Type = review  Date = 1997-01-01  Collections:  bmc-archive,bom,farms-review,peterson  Size: 42921  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 8:42:18
Heiser, Michael S. “You’ve Seen One Elohim, You’ve Seen Them All? A Critique of Mormonism’s Use of Psalm 82.” The FARMS Review 19, no. 1 (2007): Article 14.
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Heiser discusses Psalm 82 and the interpretations of Elohim that Latter-day Saints and evangelicals derive from that scriptural passage. Heiser then offers alternative interpretations from his own study.

ID = [561]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 2007-01-01  Collections:  farms-review  Size: 80646  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 8:42:21
Bokovoy, David E., and Pedro Olavarria. “Zarahemla: Revisiting the ‘Seed of Compassion’” Insights 30, no. 5 (2010).
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More than ten years ago, Stephen Ricks and John Tvedtnes presented a case for interpreting the Book of Mormon proper noun Zarahemla as a Hebraic construct meaning “seed of compassion” or “child of grace, pity, or compassion.” The authors theorized: It may be that the Mulekite leader was given that name because his ancestor had been rescued when the other sons of King Zedekiah were slain during the Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem. [See Mosiah 25:2.] To subsequent Nephite generations, it may have even suggested the deliverance of their own ancestors from Jerusalem prior to its destruction or the anticipation of Christ’s coming.

Keywords: Book of Mormon; texts; Bible; literary
ID = [66960]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 2010-01-05  Collections:  bom,farms-insights  Size:   Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 11:05:41
Godfrey, Kenneth W. “The Zelph Story.” Preliminary Report. Provo, UT: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 1989.
ID = [8356]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 1989-01-01  Collections:  farms-reports  Size: 209  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 9:59:57
Welch, John W., and David Rolph Seely. “Zenos and the Texts of the Old Testament.” In The Allegory of the Olive Tree: The Olive, the Bible, and Jacob 5, ed. Stephen D. Ricks and John W. Welch, 322—46. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book; Provo, Utah: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 1994.
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The chronology of the use of plant imagery

ID = [67901]  Status = Type = book article  Date = 1994-01-01  Collections:  bom,farms-books,old-test,welch  Size: 43618  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 11:05:47
Thomas, M. Catherine. “Zion and the Spirit of the At-One-Ment.” Preliminary Report. Provo, UT: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 1994. This transcript of a video lecture was prepared by the staff of the Portland Institute of Religion. Transcript of a lecture presented as part of the FARMS Book of Mormon Lecture Series.
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Catherine Thomas emphasizes that a condition of peace is necessary in order for us to experience the companionship of the Spirit. We are prone to experience troubled relationships, but we can by our own volition elect to develop a satisfying sense of at-one-ment with our associates. The Book of Mormon describes dysfunctional families, including Lehi’s. Nephi explains in his psalm (2 Nephi 4) that how we are judged will not be based on what others do to us, but on how we react to them.

Keywords: Book of Mormon; Teachings
ID = [8606]  Status = Type = talk  Date = 1994-01-01  Collections:  bom,farms-reports  Size: 213  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 9:59:59
Lambert, T. Allen. “Zion Building: Writing about It and Doing It.” FARMS Review of Books 9, no. 2 (1997): Article 13.
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Review of Working toward Zion: Principles of the United Order for the Modern World (1996), by James W. Lucas and Warner P. Woodworth.

ID = [287]  Status = Type = review  Date = 1997-01-01  Collections:  farms-review  Size: 26778  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 8:42:19
Benson, Sherrie Mills. “The Zoramite Separation: A Sociological Perspective.” Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 14 no. 1 (2005).
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The Zoramites’ transformation from quiescent dissidents to aggressive enemies of their former brethren and mother culture is a powerful study of human nature. The Book of Mormon does not delineate the reasons that the Zoramites separated themselves from the larger population at Zarahemla, but they obviously felt a great deal of animosity toward their former brethren. Perhaps they had been marginalized in Nephite society because of their ethnicity. They constructed a culture that deliberately differed in many ways from that at Zarahemla, and they expelled all who were converted by Alma. Because of their extreme hatred of the Nephites, the Zoramites ultimately joined with the Lamanites as fierce enemies of the Nephites.

ID = [3159]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 2005-01-01  Collections:  bom,farms-jbms  Size: 58842  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 8:42:39
Hopkin, Shon D., and Shon D. Hopkin. “The Zoramites and Costly Apparel: Symbolism and Irony.” Journal of the Book of Mormon and Restoration Scripture 22 no. 1 (2013).
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The Zoramite narratives of Alma 31-35 and Alma 43-44 are richly symbolic accounts woven with many subtle details regarding the imporatnce of costly apparel and riches as an outward evidence of pride. This literary analysis focuses on how Mormon as editor structured the Zoramite narrative and used clothing as a metaphor to show the dangers of pride and the blessings afforded by humble adherence to God’s teachings and covenants. The Zoramite’s pride--as evidenced by their focus on costly apparel, gold, silver, and fine goods (Alma 31:24-25, 28)--competes with the foundational Book of Mormon teaching that the obedient will “ prosper in the land” (1 Nephi 4:14; Mosiah 1:7). The story deveops this tension between pride and true prosperity by employing the metaphor of clothing to set up several dramatic ironies.

ID = [3288]  Status = Type = journal article  Date = 2013-01-01  Collections:  bom,farms-jbms  Size: 59548  Children: 0  Rebuilt: 4/17/24 8:42:40


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