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An Approach to the Book of Mormon (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 6). Edited by John W. Welch. 3rd ed. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1988. Xvii + 541 pp.
Abstract: Originally published in 1957 as a Melchizedek Priesthood manual , An Approach to the Book of Mormon is Dr. Hugh Nibley’s classic work on the Book of Mormon. A gifted scholar with expertise in ancient languages, literature, and history, Nibley shows numerous details in the Book of Mormon narrative to be in accord with cultural traits of the Middle East.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Approach to John Gee, Guide to the Joseph Smith Papyri." Review of Books on the Book of Mormon 1989–2011: (2001) Vol. 13 : No. 2, Article 9.
Abstract: Review of A Guide to the Joseph Smtih Papyri (2000), by John Gee
Keywords: Joseph Smith
"Assembly and Atonement." In King Benjamin's Speech: That Ye May Learn Wisdom, edited by John W. Welch and Stephen D. Ricks, 119–45. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1998.
"Beyond Politics." BYU Studies 15/1 (1974): 3–28.
Keywords: Classics
"Beyond Politics." Review of Books on the Book of Mormon 1989–2011: (2011) Vol. 23 : No. 1, Article 12.
Abstract: This talk was given on 26 October 1973 to the Pi Sigma Alpha honor society in the Political Science Department at Brigham Young University. It first appeared in BYU Studies 15/1 (1974) and was reprinted in Nibley on the Timely and the Timeless (Provo, UT: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1978) and in the second edition of that volume in 2004. It is reprinted here with minor technical editing.
Keywords: Brigham Young
"Educating the Saints—A Brigham Young Mosaic." BYU Studies 11/1 (1970): 61–87.
Keywords: Brigham Young
"How to Have a Quiet Campus, Antique Style." BYU Studies 9/4 (1969): 440–52.
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 1." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 01 - Book of Mormon - Like Nothing Else"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 02 - Book of Mormon - Nephi's Heritage"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 03 - Book of Mormon - Geopolitics 600 BC"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 04 - Book of Mormon - 600 B.C. Setting the Stage"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 05 - Book of Mormon - Jeremiah & Solon: Lehi's Contemporaries"
Keywords: Lehi (Prophet), Book of Mormon
"Lecture 06 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 1 & Jeremiah 29, Lehi's Jerusalem"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Lehi (Prophet), Book of Mormon
"Lecture 07 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 1 & Jeremiah"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 08 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi Escape from Doom"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 09 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 1-3, 15"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 10 - Book of Mormon - Dead Sea Scrolls"
Keywords: Qumran, Dead Sea Scrolls, Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 4." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 100 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 15-18"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 101 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 19-4 Nephi 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 102 - Book of Mormon - 4 Nephi 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 103 - Book of Mormon - 4 Nephi 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 104 - Book of Mormon - 4 Nephi 1:27-Mormon 2"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 105 - Book of Mormon - Mormon 2-5"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 106 - Book of Mormon - Mormon 1-5"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 107 - Book of Mormon - Mormon 8-9"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 108 - Book of Mormon - Mormon 9"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 109 - Book of Mormon - Ether 1-2"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 1." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 11 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 4-7 Scripture and Family"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 4." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 110 - Book of Mormon - Ether 7-14"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 111 - Book of Mormon - Ether 2-8"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 112 - Book of Mormon - Moroni 1-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 1." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 12 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 8-11 The Tree of Life"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 13 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 12-14 Nephi's Vision"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 14 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 15-16"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 15 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 17-19,22 Toward the Promised Land"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 16 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 1-4 Atonement"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 17 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 2 The Law and The Atonement"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 18 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 3-8"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 19 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 9 The Atonement & Judgment"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 20 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 25 The Jews and Jerusalem"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 21 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 25-28 Nephi's Prophecy of our Times"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 22 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 29-31 Scripture and Canon"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 23 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 32--33; Jacob 1--2"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 24 - Book of Mormon - Jacob 3-4 Filthiness and the Atonement"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 25 - Book of Mormon - Jacob 5--7; Enos"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 26 - Book of Mormon - Enos, Jarom, Omni"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 27 - Book of Mormon - Omni, Words of Mormon, Mosiah 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 28 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 1-2 King Benjamin's Speech"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 29 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 3-5 King Benjamin's Speech"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 2." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 30 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 31 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 7"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 32 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 8-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 33 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 10-11"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 34 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 12-14"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 35 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 15-16"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 36 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 16-18"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 37 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 19-20"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 38 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 20-23"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 39 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 23-26"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 40 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 26-27"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 41 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 27-29"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 42 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 29-Alma 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 43 - Book of Mormon - Alma 1-2"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 44 - Book of Mormon - Alma 2-3"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 45 - Book of Mormon - Alma 4-5"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 46 - Book of Mormon - Alma 5"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 47 - Book of Mormon - Alma 5-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 48 - Book of Mormon - Alma 10-12"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 49 - Book of Mormon - Alma 12-14"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 50 - Book of Mormon - Alma 14-17"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 51 - Book of Mormon - Alma 17-19"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 52 - Book of Mormon - Alma 19-22"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 53 - Book of Mormon - Alma 23-27"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 54 - Book of Mormon - Alma 30-31"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 55 - Book of Mormon - Alma 32-35"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 56 - Book of Mormon - Alma 36-41"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 3." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 57 - Book of Mormon - Alma 45"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 58 - Book of Mormon - A Review"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 59 - Book of Mormon - Alma 46"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 60 - Book of Mormon - Alma 46"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 61 - Book of Mormon - Alma 46"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 62 - Book of Mormon - Alma 46"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 63 - Book of Mormon - Alma 47"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 64 - Book of Mormon - Alma 47"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 65 - Book of Mormon - Alma 48"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 66 - Book of Mormon - Alma 48"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 67 - Book of Mormon - Alma 48-49"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 68 - Book of Mormon - Alma 49-50"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 69 - Book of Mormon - Alma 49-52"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 70 - Book of Mormon - Alma 52-54"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 71 - Book of Mormon - Alma 54-57"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 72 - Book of Mormon - Alma 57-61"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 73 - Book of Mormon - Alma 62-Helaman 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 74 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 1-3"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 75 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 3-6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 76 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 77 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 78 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 6-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 79 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 11-13"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 80 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 13-3 Nephi 2"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 81 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 3-5"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 82 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 6-7"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 83 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 8-11"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 84 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 11-15"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 85 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 16-20"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 4." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 86 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 87 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 88 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 6-7"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 89 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 7-8"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 90 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 9"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 91 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 9-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 92 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 93 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi; Psalm 19"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 94 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 9-13"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 95 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 11-17"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 96 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 11-19"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 97 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 11"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 98 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 11"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 99 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 12-14"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
Nibley on the Timely and the Timeless. 2nd ed. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2004. xxxviii + 333 pp.
No, Ma'am, That's Not History: A Brief Review of Mrs. Brodie's Reluctant Vindication of a Prophet She Seeks to Expose. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1946, 62 pp.; Reprinted in CWHN 17:1-45.
"Of Birthdays." The Improvement Era; 1920-1930 (Volumes 24-33); 1925-1926 (Volume 29); 1926 June (No. 8); Church History Library, 743; Reprinted in Hugh Nibley: A Consecrated Life, 2002, p. 55.
Abstract: Poem written for his grandmother when he was 16
"Baptism for the Dead in Ancient Times." A series of articles in the Improvement Era.
Abstract: Authors Note: The rapid amassing of primary source works and auxiliary documents at Brigham Young University through the purchase of large collections and sets both in this country and abroad, has made it possible for the first time to examine the Latter-day Saint position with reference to many ancient and valuable texts, which it has been the custom of Christian scholars in general either to pass by in silence or to interpret arbitrarily. This article is in the nature of a preliminary survey dealing with a subject which has meant little to church historians in the past, but on which in recent years a surprising amount of evidence has been brought to light.—H. N.
Keywords: Brigham Young
"Part 1." The Improvement Era; 1941-1950 (Volumes 44-53); 1948 (Volume 51); 1948 December (No. 12); Church History Library, 786–88, 836–38.
"Lehi in the Desert." A series of articles in the Improvement Era.
Abstract: 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.
Keywords: 1 Nephi, 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon, Lehi (Prophet)
"Part 1 - The Problem." Improvement Era 53, no. 1 (1950): 102-104, 155-159.
Keywords: Ancient Near East, Arabia, Egyptology, Lehi (Prophet)
"Part 10 - Conclusion." Improvement Era 53, no. 10 (1950): 804-806, 824, 826, 828, 830.
Keywords: Arabia, Lehi (Prophet), Wilderness
"Baptism for the Dead in Ancient Times." A series of articles in the Improvement Era.
Abstract: Authors Note: The rapid amassing of primary source works and auxiliary documents at Brigham Young University through the purchase of large collections and sets both in this country and abroad, has made it possible for the first time to examine the Latter-day Saint position with reference to many ancient and valuable texts, which it has been the custom of Christian scholars in general either to pass by in silence or to interpret arbitrarily. This article is in the nature of a preliminary survey dealing with a subject which has meant little to church historians in the past, but on which in recent years a surprising amount of evidence has been brought to light.—H. N.
Keywords: Brigham Young
"Part 2." The Improvement Era; 1941-1950 (Volumes 44-53); 1949 (Volume 52); 1949 January (No. 1); Church History Library, 24–26, 60.
Abstract: The Teaching of the Lord After His Resurrection
"Lehi in the Desert." A series of articles in the Improvement Era.
Abstract: 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.
Keywords: 1 Nephi, 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon, Lehi (Prophet)
"Part 2." Improvement Era 53, no. 2 (1950): 102-104, 155-159.
Keywords: Arabia, Lehi (Prophet)
"Baptism for the Dead in Ancient Times." A series of articles in the Improvement Era.
Abstract: Authors Note: The rapid amassing of primary source works and auxiliary documents at Brigham Young University through the purchase of large collections and sets both in this country and abroad, has made it possible for the first time to examine the Latter-day Saint position with reference to many ancient and valuable texts, which it has been the custom of Christian scholars in general either to pass by in silence or to interpret arbitrarily. This article is in the nature of a preliminary survey dealing with a subject which has meant little to church historians in the past, but on which in recent years a surprising amount of evidence has been brought to light.—H. N.
Keywords: Brigham Young
"Part 3." The Improvement Era; 1941-1950 (Volumes 44-53); 1949 (Volume 52); 1949 February (No. 2); Church History Library, 90–91, 109–10, 112.
Abstract: How the Dead Received Baptism
"Lehi in the Desert." A series of articles in the Improvement Era.
Abstract: 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.
Keywords: 1 Nephi, 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon, Lehi (Prophet)
"Part 3 - The Problem." Improvement Era 53, no. 3 (1950): 200-202, 222, 225-226, 229-230.
Keywords: Arabia, Lehi (Prophet), Wilderness
"Baptism for the Dead in Ancient Times." A series of articles in the Improvement Era.
Abstract: Authors Note: The rapid amassing of primary source works and auxiliary documents at Brigham Young University through the purchase of large collections and sets both in this country and abroad, has made it possible for the first time to examine the Latter-day Saint position with reference to many ancient and valuable texts, which it has been the custom of Christian scholars in general either to pass by in silence or to interpret arbitrarily. This article is in the nature of a preliminary survey dealing with a subject which has meant little to church historians in the past, but on which in recent years a surprising amount of evidence has been brought to light.—H. N.
Keywords: Brigham Young
"Part 4." The Improvement Era; 1941-1950 (Volumes 44-53); 1949 (Volume 52); 1949 March (No. 3); Church History Library, 146–48, 180–83.
"Lehi in the Desert." A series of articles in the Improvement Era.
Abstract: 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.
Keywords: 1 Nephi, 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon, Lehi (Prophet)
"Part 4." Improvement Era 53, no. 4 (1950): 276-277, 320-326.
Keywords: Arabia, Lehi (Prophet), Wilderness
"Part 5 - Contacts in the Desert." Improvement Era 53, no. 5 (1950): 382-384, 448-449.
Keywords: Arabia, Lehi (Prophet), Wilderness
"Part 6 - Place Names in the Desert." Improvement Era 53, no. 6 (1950): 486-487, 516-519.
Keywords: Arabia, Lehi (Prophet), Nahom, River of Laman, Shazer, Valley of Lemuel, Wilderness
"Part 7." Improvement Era 53, no. 7 (1950): 566-567, 587-588.
Keywords: Arabia, Lehi (Prophet), Poetry, Wilderness
"Part 8 - Adventures in Jerusalem." Improvement Era 53, no. 8 (1950): 640-642, 670.
Keywords: Jerusalem (Old World), Laban, Nephi (Son of Lehi)
"Part 9 - A Word About Plates." Improvement Era 53, no. 9 (1950): 706-708, 744.
Keywords: Ancient Near East, Bountiful (Old World), Metal Plates, Metallurgy, Recordkeeping, Wilderness
"Review of Bar-Kochba: The Rediscovery of the Legendary Hero of the Second Jewish Revolt against Rome, by Yigael Yadin." BYU Studies 14/1 (1973): 115–26.
Abstract: Points out that Yadin’s discoveries seem to show, among other things, that the presumably feminine name Alma was also used by Jews as a masculine name, just as it was in the Book of Mormon. Draws a number of parallels between the Bar Kochba artifacts and the Lehi colony. Compares materials in the Book of Mormon about Lehi, Captain Moroni, and the name Alma with Palestinian warfare and practices from the first century A.D
"Review of Our Book of Mormon, by Sidney B. Sperry." The Improvement Era; 1941-1950 (Volumes 44-53); 1948 (Volume 51); 1948 January (No. 1); Church History Library, 42.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Scriptural Perspectives on How to Survive the Calamities of the Last Days." BYU Studies 25/1 (1985): 7–27.
"Secrets of the Scriptures—The Creation." Talk given in 1969 in Glendale, California.
Abstract: A pre-eminent scholar of ancient languages, Hugh Nibley presents radically different teachings about the nature of God and the universe found in ancient Christian and Jewish documents
"Sketch of a steamship." Juvenile Instructor, January 1921, 49.
Abstract: Sketch of a steamship, caption says: Drawn by Hugh Nibley, Age 10, Portland, Oregon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 1." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 1: Transcripts of Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1990. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1993. 482 pp. Transcripts of 29 lectures.
Abstract: Hugh Nibley is one of the best-known and most highly revered of Latter-day Saint scholars. For over forty years this near-legendary teacher has enthralled his readers and listeners with his encyclopedic knowledge, his wit, and his untiring research in defense of Latter-day Saint beliefs. Now you can join Dr. Nibley in the first of four Honors Book of Mormon classes that he taught at BYU during 1988-90. Part one contains twenty-nine lectures focusing on 1 Nephi through Mosiah 5. It is vintage Nibley, with his insights, humor, and passionate convictions, discussing a book that he loves and knows so well.
Keywords: Book of Mormon, 1 Nephi, 2 Nephi, Ancient Near East,Lehi (Prophet), Nephi (Prophet), Old Testament, Dead Sea Scrolls,Jacob (Prophet),Enos,Jarom,Omni, Mosiah, King Benjamin
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 2." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 2: Transcripts of Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1990. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1993. 473 pp. Transcripts of 27 lectures.
Abstract: Hugh Nibley is one of the best-known and most highly revered of Latter-day Saint scholars. For over forty years this near-legendary teacher has enthralled his readers and listeners with his encyclopedic knowledge, his wit, and his untiring research in defense of Latter-day Saint beliefs. Now you can join Dr. Nibley in the second of four Honors Book of Mormon classes that he taught at BYU during 1988-90. Part two contains twenty-seven lectures focusing on Mosiah 6 through Alma 41. It is vintage Nibley, with his insights, humor, and passionate convictions, discussing a book that he loves and knows so well.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 3." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 3: Transcripts of Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1990. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1993. 360 pp. Transcripts of 29 lectures.
Abstract: Hugh Nibley is one of the best-known and most highly revered of Latter-day Saint scholars. For over forty years this near-legendary teacher has enthralled his readers and listeners with his encyclopedic knowledge, his wit, and his untiring research in defense of Latter-day Saint beliefs. Now you can join Dr. Nibley in the third of four Honors Book of Mormon classes that he taught at BYU during 1988-90. Part three contains twenty-nine lectures focusing on Alma 45 through 3 Nephi 20. It is vintage Nibley, with his insights, humor, and passionate convictions, discussing a book that he loves and knows so well.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 4." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 4: Transcripts of Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1990. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1993. 287 pp. Transcripts of 27 lectures with 5 lectures by John W. Welch.
Abstract: Hugh Nibley is one of the best-known and most highly revered of Latter-day Saint scholars. For over forty years this near-legendary teacher has enthralled his readers and listeners with his encyclopedic knowledge, his wit, and his untiring research in defense of Latter-day Saint beliefs. Now you can join Dr. Nibley in the last of four Honors Book of Mormon classes that he taught at BYU during 1988-90. Part four covers 3 Nephi 6 through Moroni 10. It is vintage Nibley, with his insights, humor, and passionate convictions, discussing a book that he loves and knows so well.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"The Book of Mormon as a Mirror of the East." The Improvement Era; 1941-1950 (Volumes 44-53); 1948 (Volume 51); 1948 April (No. 4); Church History Library, 202– 4, 249–51.
Abstract: "THE AVERAGE MAN," Wrote the great A. E. Housman, "believes that the text of ancient authors is generally sound, not because he has acquainted himself With the elements of the problem, but because he would feel uncomfortable if he did not believe it." The Book of Mormon has enjoyed no such popular support. Indeed, the "average man" would like nothing better than to see it thoroughly exposed once and for all; it has made him feel uncomfortable for over a century. What is holding up the show?
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"The Christmas Quest." Millennial Star; 1941-1950 (Volumes 103-112); 1950 (Volume 112); 1950 January (No. 1); Church History Library, 4–5.
Abstract: 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.
Keywords: Classics
"Baptism for the Dead in Ancient Times." A series of articles in the Improvement Era.
Abstract: Authors Note: The rapid amassing of primary source works and auxiliary documents at Brigham Young University through the purchase of large collections and sets both in this country and abroad, has made it possible for the first time to examine the Latter-day Saint position with reference to many ancient and valuable texts, which it has been the custom of Christian scholars in general either to pass by in silence or to interpret arbitrarily. This article is in the nature of a preliminary survey dealing with a subject which has meant little to church historians in the past, but on which in recent years a surprising amount of evidence has been brought to light.—H. N.
Keywords: Brigham Young
"The Dilemma: Part 5—Conclusion." The Improvement Era; 1941-1950 (Volumes 44-53); 1949 (Volume 52); 1949 April (No. 4); Church History Library, 212–14.
"The Early Christian Prayer Circle." BYU Studies 19/1 (1978): 41– 78.
"The Expanding Gospel." BYU Studies 7/1 (1965): 3–27.
"The Meaning of the Kirtland Egyptian Papers." BYU Studies 11/4 (1971): 350–99.
Keywords: Ancient Near East, Egypt
The Myth Makers. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1961. 293 pp.
Keywords: Mormon Church, Controversial literature, Mormons, Apologetic works, Joseph Smith
"The Passing of the Church: Forty Variations on an Unpopular Theme." BYU Studies 16/1 (1975): 139–64.
"What Is 'The Book of Breathings'?" BYU Studies 11/2 (1971): 153– 87.

HTML Pages

"Leaders and Managers." August 19, 1983, Commencement at Brigham Young University.
Abstract: Twenty-three years ago on this same occasion, I gave the opening prayer, in which I said: “We have met here today clothed in the black robes of a false priesthood.” Many have asked me since whether I really said such a shocking thing, but nobody has ever asked what I meant by it. Why not? Well, some knew the answer already, and as for the rest, we do not question things at the BYU. But for my own relief, I welcome this opportunity to explain: a “false priesthood?”
"Looking Backward." In The Temple in Antiquity: Ancient Records and Modern Perspectives, edited by Truman G. Madsen, 39–51. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 1984.
See also: Included as the last section of “What is a Temple?” in Mormonism and Early Christianity (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 4) (1987)
Abstract: In his volume The Message of the Joseph Smith Papyri: An Egyptian Endowment, Nibley describes in great detail initiation and ritual and coronation procedures among the Egyptians. The appendix in this book includes temple-related lectures of Cyril of Jerusalem and other early documents. In the present essay Nibley provides a context for this study and his many others which, almost without his being aware of it, have formed the background of his temple preoccupation over three decades. He shows how incredibly mixed and diffuse and varied are traditions growing out of temple worship in the religions of the Far East, as with those of the Middle East. The power of the temple idea to invade the minutest detail of life is demonstrated. Inconclusive though many scholarly studies remain about a philosophy or matrix to make sense of all the data, Nibley believes there are connections and symmetries and correspondences which again point to one conclusion: historically, civilizations—indeed civilization itself—have revolved around the temple. This essay and his preceding one provide an omnibus introduction to the more specialized studies that follow.
Keywords: Ancient Near East, Egypt, Joseph Smith
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 1." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 1: Transcripts of Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1990. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1993. 482 pp. Transcripts of 29 lectures.
Abstract: Hugh Nibley is one of the best-known and most highly revered of Latter-day Saint scholars. For over forty years this near-legendary teacher has enthralled his readers and listeners with his encyclopedic knowledge, his wit, and his untiring research in defense of Latter-day Saint beliefs. Now you can join Dr. Nibley in the first of four Honors Book of Mormon classes that he taught at BYU during 1988-90. Part one contains twenty-nine lectures focusing on 1 Nephi through Mosiah 5. It is vintage Nibley, with his insights, humor, and passionate convictions, discussing a book that he loves and knows so well.
Keywords: Book of Mormon, 1 Nephi, 2 Nephi, Ancient Near East,Lehi (Prophet), Nephi (Prophet), Old Testament, Dead Sea Scrolls,Jacob (Prophet),Enos,Jarom,Omni, Mosiah, King Benjamin
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 2." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 2: Transcripts of Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1990. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1993. 473 pp. Transcripts of 27 lectures.
Abstract: Hugh Nibley is one of the best-known and most highly revered of Latter-day Saint scholars. For over forty years this near-legendary teacher has enthralled his readers and listeners with his encyclopedic knowledge, his wit, and his untiring research in defense of Latter-day Saint beliefs. Now you can join Dr. Nibley in the second of four Honors Book of Mormon classes that he taught at BYU during 1988-90. Part two contains twenty-seven lectures focusing on Mosiah 6 through Alma 41. It is vintage Nibley, with his insights, humor, and passionate convictions, discussing a book that he loves and knows so well.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 3." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 3: Transcripts of Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1990. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1993. 360 pp. Transcripts of 29 lectures.
Abstract: Hugh Nibley is one of the best-known and most highly revered of Latter-day Saint scholars. For over forty years this near-legendary teacher has enthralled his readers and listeners with his encyclopedic knowledge, his wit, and his untiring research in defense of Latter-day Saint beliefs. Now you can join Dr. Nibley in the third of four Honors Book of Mormon classes that he taught at BYU during 1988-90. Part three contains twenty-nine lectures focusing on Alma 45 through 3 Nephi 20. It is vintage Nibley, with his insights, humor, and passionate convictions, discussing a book that he loves and knows so well.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 4." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 4: Transcripts of Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1990. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1993. 287 pp. Transcripts of 27 lectures with 5 lectures by John W. Welch.
Abstract: Hugh Nibley is one of the best-known and most highly revered of Latter-day Saint scholars. For over forty years this near-legendary teacher has enthralled his readers and listeners with his encyclopedic knowledge, his wit, and his untiring research in defense of Latter-day Saint beliefs. Now you can join Dr. Nibley in the last of four Honors Book of Mormon classes that he taught at BYU during 1988-90. Part four covers 3 Nephi 6 through Moroni 10. It is vintage Nibley, with his insights, humor, and passionate convictions, discussing a book that he loves and knows so well.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"What Is a Temple?" In The Temple in Antiquity: Ancient Records and Modern Perspectives, edited by Truman G. Madsen, 19–37. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 1984.
Abstract: This essay was first written in 1958 for the dedication of the London Temple. Those Church Fathers, especially of the fourth century, who proclaim the victory of Christianity over its rivals constantly speak of the Church as the competitor and supplanter of the Synagogue, and modern authorities are agreed that in ritual and liturgy the Christian Church grew up “in the shadow of the Synagogue.” This is a most significant fact. While the Temple stood the Jews had both its ancient ordinances and the practices of the Synagogue, but they were not the same. The Temple was unique, and when it was destroyed the Synagogue of the Jews did not take over its peculiarly sacred functions—they were in no wise authorized to do so.

Videos

"Time Vindicates the Prophets." Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1954. 30 pamphlets, weekly radio addresses from 7 March to 17 October.
Abstract: In 1954, Hugh Nibley delivered a series of weekly lectures on KSL Radio. The series called “Time Vindicates the Prophets,” was given in answer to those who were challenging the right of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to call themselves Christians.
"A Prophet's Reward"
"A World without Prophets (later How Will It Be When None More Saith 'I Saw'?)"
"Hugh Nibley's Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series at Brigham Young University." Winter Semester, 1986, Maxwell Institute.
Keywords: Brigham Young, Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Abraham (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 23)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price, Abraham (Prophet)
"Hugh Nibley, Adam and Eve (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 19)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Allegory and Rhetoric (Pearl of Great Price Lectures Series - 2)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Cosmology (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 5)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Enoch (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 22)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price, Book of Moses, Enoch (Prophet)
"Hugh Nibley, Literalism (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 3)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Preexistence (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 4)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Restoring What Was Lost (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 1)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Babylon Creation Myth (Pearl of Great Price Lectures Series - 10)"
Keywords: Ancient Near East, Babylon, Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Combat (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 18)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Council (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 7)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Council According to the Shabako Stone (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 8)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Creation (Pearl of Great Price Lectures Series - 6)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Eve Theme; The Book of Enoch (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 21)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price, Book of Moses, Enoch (Prophet)
"Hugh Nibley, The Geological Problem (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 15)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Heavenly Prologue (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 17)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Heritage of Cain (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 20)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Human Condition (Pearl of Great Price Lectures Series - 11)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Mountain of the Lord's House (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 16)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Pearl of Great Price on the Plurality of Worlds (PoGP Lecture Series - 13)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Plurality of Worlds (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 12)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Shabako Stone Continued (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 9)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Treasures in Heaven (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 14)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 1." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 01 - Book of Mormon - Like Nothing Else"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 02 - Book of Mormon - Nephi's Heritage"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 03 - Book of Mormon - Geopolitics 600 BC"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 04 - Book of Mormon - 600 B.C. Setting the Stage"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 05 - Book of Mormon - Jeremiah & Solon: Lehi's Contemporaries"
Keywords: Lehi (Prophet), Book of Mormon
"Lecture 06 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 1 & Jeremiah 29, Lehi's Jerusalem"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Lehi (Prophet), Book of Mormon
"Lecture 07 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 1 & Jeremiah"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 08 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi Escape from Doom"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 09 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 1-3, 15"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 10 - Book of Mormon - Dead Sea Scrolls"
Keywords: Qumran, Dead Sea Scrolls, Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 4." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 100 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 15-18"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 101 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 19-4 Nephi 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 102 - Book of Mormon - 4 Nephi 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 103 - Book of Mormon - 4 Nephi 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 104 - Book of Mormon - 4 Nephi 1:27-Mormon 2"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 105 - Book of Mormon - Mormon 2-5"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 106 - Book of Mormon - Mormon 1-5"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 107 - Book of Mormon - Mormon 8-9"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 108 - Book of Mormon - Mormon 9"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 109 - Book of Mormon - Ether 1-2"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 1." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 11 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 4-7 Scripture and Family"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 4." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 110 - Book of Mormon - Ether 7-14"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 111 - Book of Mormon - Ether 2-8"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 112 - Book of Mormon - Moroni 1-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 1." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 12 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 8-11 The Tree of Life"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 13 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 12-14 Nephi's Vision"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 14 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 15-16"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 15 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 17-19,22 Toward the Promised Land"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 16 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 1-4 Atonement"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 17 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 2 The Law and The Atonement"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 18 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 3-8"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 19 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 9 The Atonement & Judgment"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 20 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 25 The Jews and Jerusalem"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 21 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 25-28 Nephi's Prophecy of our Times"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 22 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 29-31 Scripture and Canon"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 23 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 32--33; Jacob 1--2"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 24 - Book of Mormon - Jacob 3-4 Filthiness and the Atonement"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 25 - Book of Mormon - Jacob 5--7; Enos"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 26 - Book of Mormon - Enos, Jarom, Omni"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 27 - Book of Mormon - Omni, Words of Mormon, Mosiah 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 28 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 1-2 King Benjamin's Speech"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 29 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 3-5 King Benjamin's Speech"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 2." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 30 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 31 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 7"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 32 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 8-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 33 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 10-11"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 34 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 12-14"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 35 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 15-16"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 36 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 16-18"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 37 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 19-20"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 38 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 20-23"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 39 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 23-26"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 40 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 26-27"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 41 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 27-29"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 42 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 29-Alma 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 43 - Book of Mormon - Alma 1-2"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 44 - Book of Mormon - Alma 2-3"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 45 - Book of Mormon - Alma 4-5"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 46 - Book of Mormon - Alma 5"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 47 - Book of Mormon - Alma 5-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 48 - Book of Mormon - Alma 10-12"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 49 - Book of Mormon - Alma 12-14"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 50 - Book of Mormon - Alma 14-17"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 51 - Book of Mormon - Alma 17-19"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 52 - Book of Mormon - Alma 19-22"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 53 - Book of Mormon - Alma 23-27"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 54 - Book of Mormon - Alma 30-31"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 55 - Book of Mormon - Alma 32-35"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 56 - Book of Mormon - Alma 36-41"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 3." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 57 - Book of Mormon - Alma 45"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 58 - Book of Mormon - A Review"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 59 - Book of Mormon - Alma 46"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 60 - Book of Mormon - Alma 46"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 61 - Book of Mormon - Alma 46"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 62 - Book of Mormon - Alma 46"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 63 - Book of Mormon - Alma 47"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 64 - Book of Mormon - Alma 47"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 65 - Book of Mormon - Alma 48"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 66 - Book of Mormon - Alma 48"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 67 - Book of Mormon - Alma 48-49"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 68 - Book of Mormon - Alma 49-50"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 69 - Book of Mormon - Alma 49-52"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 70 - Book of Mormon - Alma 52-54"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 71 - Book of Mormon - Alma 54-57"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 72 - Book of Mormon - Alma 57-61"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 73 - Book of Mormon - Alma 62-Helaman 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 74 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 1-3"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 75 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 3-6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 76 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 77 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 78 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 6-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 79 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 11-13"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 80 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 13-3 Nephi 2"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 81 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 3-5"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 82 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 6-7"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 83 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 8-11"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 84 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 11-15"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 85 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 16-20"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 4." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 86 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 87 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 88 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 6-7"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 89 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 7-8"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 90 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 9"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 91 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 9-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 92 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 93 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi; Psalm 19"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 94 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 9-13"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 95 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 11-17"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 96 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 11-19"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 97 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 11"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 98 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 11"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 99 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 12-14"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Time Vindicates the Prophets." Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1954. 30 pamphlets, weekly radio addresses from 7 March to 17 October.
Abstract: In 1954, Hugh Nibley delivered a series of weekly lectures on KSL Radio. The series called “Time Vindicates the Prophets,” was given in answer to those who were challenging the right of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to call themselves Christians.
"Prophets and Creeds"
"Prophets and Gnostics"
"St. Augustine and the Great Transition"
"The Ancient Law of Liberty"
"What Did Hugh Nibley Have to Say About the LDS Enoch and the Aramaic Book of the Giants?" The Interpreter Foundation. These comments by Nibley are excerpted from a FARMS videocassette entitled “The Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Era Dawns.” It contains material recorded in connection with a National Interfaith Conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls, 20 November 1992 in the Kresge Auditorium of Stanford University.
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price, Book of Moses, Enoch (Prophet)

Audio Recordings

"Time Vindicates the Prophets." Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1954. 30 pamphlets, weekly radio addresses from 7 March to 17 October.
Abstract: In 1954, Hugh Nibley delivered a series of weekly lectures on KSL Radio. The series called “Time Vindicates the Prophets,” was given in answer to those who were challenging the right of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to call themselves Christians.
"A Prophet's Reward"
"A Prophetic Event"
"A Stage without a Play." Talk given at Westminster College, 16 February 1977.
"Time Vindicates the Prophets." Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1954. 30 pamphlets, weekly radio addresses from 7 March to 17 October.
Abstract: In 1954, Hugh Nibley delivered a series of weekly lectures on KSL Radio. The series called “Time Vindicates the Prophets,” was given in answer to those who were challenging the right of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to call themselves Christians.
"A World without Prophets (later How Will It Be When None More Saith 'I Saw'?)"
"Abraham's Creation Drama." Talk given on 6 April 1999, at the Joseph Smith Building auditorium, Brigham Young University, and later at the Assembly Hall on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, as part of the Book of Abraham Lecture Series sponsored by the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies.
Keywords: Abraham (Prophet)
"Before Adam." Talk given on 1 April 1980, at Brigham Young University.
"Breakthroughs I Would Like to See." Lecture given on 8 November 1984, at Brigham Young University, in the Spheres of Influence lecture series entitled Breakthroughs 84.
"Brigham Young, the Educator." June 9, 1967, Brigham Young University Devotional.
Abstract: Like Brigham Young, the educator, we should seek to educate ourselves in a wide variety of spiritual and secular fields in order for us to progress.
Keywords: Brigham Young
"But What Kind of Work." Talk given to the Cannon-Hinckley Club on 19 May 1987.
"Change Out of Control." Spheres of Influence 1 (1986): 93–104.
"Critical Opinion of the Pearl of Great Price." July 26, 1967, Brigham Young University Devotional.
Abstract: Hugh Nibley discusses the military strategy and tactics of the wars in the Book of Mormon compared to other modern and ancient warfare.
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price, Book of Mormon
"Earliest Christians According to Newly Discovered Papyrii." March 1, 1964, Brigham Young University Devotional.
Abstract: As we seek to understand the belief and practices of the earliest Christians, we find ordinances and doctrines quite familiar to the restored gospel.
"Time Vindicates the Prophets." Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1954. 30 pamphlets, weekly radio addresses from 7 March to 17 October.
Abstract: In 1954, Hugh Nibley delivered a series of weekly lectures on KSL Radio. The series called “Time Vindicates the Prophets,” was given in answer to those who were challenging the right of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to call themselves Christians.
"Easter and the Prophets"
"Enoch the Prophet." Lecture given 22 November 1975 for the Pearl of Great Price Symposium at Brigham Young University.
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price, Book of Moses, Enoch (Prophet)
"Exaltation and Eternal Life (Words of Brigham Young)." January 1, 1960, Brigham Young University Devotional.
Abstract: Hugh Nibley shares some of the words of Brigham Young that demonstrate his unique character and his devotion to the goal of eternal life for the Saints.
Keywords: Brigham Young
"Forty Day Ministry Part 1." February 12, 1964, Brigham Young University Devotional.
"Forty Day Ministry Part 2." February 12, 1964, Brigham Young University Devotional.
"Gifts." Talk given on 13 March 1979, at Brigham Young University.
"How Firm a Foundation! What Makes It So." Dialogue 12/4 (1979): 29–45.
"How to Write an Anti-Mormon Book." February 17, 1962, Brigham Young University. Lecture II, February 17, 1962 in Seminar on the Prophet Joseph Smith (BYU Extension Publications, 1962): 30-41. This was reprinted (1964), pp. 31-42.
Abstract: Learn how authors of anti-Mormon materials use specific strategies to convince readers of their trustworthiness, knowledge, and lack of bias. Essentially a preview of Sounding Brass (1963). A long satirical list of informal rules commonly followed by those anxious to attack Mormon things.
"Hugh Nibley's Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series at Brigham Young University." Winter Semester, 1986, Maxwell Institute.
Keywords: Brigham Young, Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Abraham (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 23)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price, Abraham (Prophet)
"Hugh Nibley, Adam and Eve (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 19)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Allegory and Rhetoric (Pearl of Great Price Lectures Series - 2)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Cosmology (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 5)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Enoch (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 22)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price, Book of Moses, Enoch (Prophet)
"Hugh Nibley, Joseph Smith (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 26)"
Keywords: Joseph Smith, Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Joseph Smith Matthew (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 25)"
Keywords: Joseph Smith, Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Literalism (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 3)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Preexistence (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 4)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Restoring What Was Lost (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 1)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Babylon Creation Myth (Pearl of Great Price Lectures Series - 10)"
Keywords: Ancient Near East, Babylon, Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Combat (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 18)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Council (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 7)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Council According to the Shabako Stone (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 8)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Creation (Pearl of Great Price Lectures Series - 6)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Destruction (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 24)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Eve Theme; The Book of Enoch (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 21)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price, Book of Moses, Enoch (Prophet)
"Hugh Nibley, The Geological Problem (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 15)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Heavenly Prologue (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 17)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Heritage of Cain (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 20)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Human Condition (Pearl of Great Price Lectures Series - 11)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Mountain of the Lord's House (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 16)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Pearl of Great Price on the Plurality of Worlds (PoGP Lecture Series - 13)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Plurality of Worlds (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 12)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, The Shabako Stone Continued (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 9)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Hugh Nibley, Treasures in Heaven (Pearl of Great Price Lecture Series - 14)"
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price
"Jerusalem’s Formula for Peace." October 25, 1963, Brigham Young University Devotional.
Abstract: Hugh Nibley speaks about the history and theology surrounding the highly coveted city of Jerusalem and the hope for peace there one day.
"Last Call: An Apocalyptic Warning from the Book of Mormon." Sunstone, January 1988, 14–25.
Abstract: The Book of Mormon’s message of Christ specifically is to “show” and “convince” by a bulwark of historical evidence through which the doctrine must be considered. The ascension motif—righteous man rising above the wicked world by supplicating God—is repeated over and over. It is symbolic and warns mankind to spiritually break away from his real enemy, himself, in the world of sin.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Leaders and Managers." August 19, 1983, Commencement at Brigham Young University.
Abstract: Twenty-three years ago on this same occasion, I gave the opening prayer, in which I said: “We have met here today clothed in the black robes of a false priesthood.” Many have asked me since whether I really said such a shocking thing, but nobody has ever asked what I meant by it. Why not? Well, some knew the answer already, and as for the rest, we do not question things at the BYU. But for my own relief, I welcome this opportunity to explain: a “false priesthood?”
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 1." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 01 - Book of Mormon - Like Nothing Else"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 02 - Book of Mormon - Nephi's Heritage"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 03 - Book of Mormon - Geopolitics 600 BC"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 04 - Book of Mormon - 600 B.C. Setting the Stage"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 05 - Book of Mormon - Jeremiah & Solon: Lehi's Contemporaries"
Keywords: Lehi (Prophet), Book of Mormon
"Lecture 06 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 1 & Jeremiah 29, Lehi's Jerusalem"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Lehi (Prophet), Book of Mormon
"Lecture 07 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 1 & Jeremiah"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 08 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi Escape from Doom"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 09 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 1-3, 15"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 10 - Book of Mormon - Dead Sea Scrolls"
Keywords: Qumran, Dead Sea Scrolls, Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 4." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 100 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 15-18"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 101 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 19-4 Nephi 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 102 - Book of Mormon - 4 Nephi 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 103 - Book of Mormon - 4 Nephi 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 104 - Book of Mormon - 4 Nephi 1:27-Mormon 2"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 105 - Book of Mormon - Mormon 2-5"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 106 - Book of Mormon - Mormon 1-5"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 107 - Book of Mormon - Mormon 8-9"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 108 - Book of Mormon - Mormon 9"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 109 - Book of Mormon - Ether 1-2"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 110 - Book of Mormon - Ether 7-14"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 111 - Book of Mormon - Ether 2-8"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 112 - Book of Mormon - Moroni 1-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 1." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 12 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 8-11 The Tree of Life"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 13 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 12-14 Nephi's Vision"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 14 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 15-16"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 15 - Book of Mormon - 1 Nephi 17-19,22 Toward the Promised Land"
Keywords: 1 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 16 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 1-4 Atonement"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 17 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 2 The Law and The Atonement"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 18 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 3-8"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 19 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 9 The Atonement & Judgment"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 20 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 25 The Jews and Jerusalem"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 21 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 25-28 Nephi's Prophecy of our Times"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 22 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 29-31 Scripture and Canon"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 23 - Book of Mormon - 2 Nephi 32--33; Jacob 1--2"
Keywords: 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon
"Lecture 24 - Book of Mormon - Jacob 3-4 Filthiness and the Atonement"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 25 - Book of Mormon - Jacob 5--7; Enos"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 26 - Book of Mormon - Enos, Jarom, Omni"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 27 - Book of Mormon - Omni, Words of Mormon, Mosiah 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 28 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 1-2 King Benjamin's Speech"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 29 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 3-5 King Benjamin's Speech"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 2." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 30 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 31 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 7"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 32 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 8-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 33 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 10-11"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 34 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 12-14"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 35 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 15-16"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 36 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 16-18"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 37 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 19-20"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 38 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 20-23"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 39 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 23-26"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 40 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 26-27"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 41 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 27-29"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 42 - Book of Mormon - Mosiah 29-Alma 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 43 - Book of Mormon - Alma 1-2"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 44 - Book of Mormon - Alma 2-3"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 45 - Book of Mormon - Alma 4-5"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 46 - Book of Mormon - Alma 5"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 47 - Book of Mormon - Alma 5-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 48 - Book of Mormon - Alma 10-12"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 49 - Book of Mormon - Alma 12-14"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 50 - Book of Mormon - Alma 14-17"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 51 - Book of Mormon - Alma 17-19"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 52 - Book of Mormon - Alma 19-22"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 53 - Book of Mormon - Alma 23-27"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 54 - Book of Mormon - Alma 30-31"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 55 - Book of Mormon - Alma 32-35"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 56 - Book of Mormon - Alma 36-41"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 3." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 57 - Book of Mormon - Alma 45"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 58 - Book of Mormon - A Review"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 59 - Book of Mormon - Alma 46"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 60 - Book of Mormon - Alma 46"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 61 - Book of Mormon - Alma 46"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 62 - Book of Mormon - Alma 46"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 63 - Book of Mormon - Alma 47"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 64 - Book of Mormon - Alma 47"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 65 - Book of Mormon - Alma 48"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 66 - Book of Mormon - Alma 48"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 67 - Book of Mormon - Alma 48-49"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 68 - Book of Mormon - Alma 49-50"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 69 - Book of Mormon - Alma 49-52"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 70 - Book of Mormon - Alma 52-54"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 71 - Book of Mormon - Alma 54-57"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 72 - Book of Mormon - Alma 57-61"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 73 - Book of Mormon - Alma 62-Helaman 1"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 74 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 1-3"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 75 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 3-6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 76 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 77 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 78 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 6-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 79 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 11-13"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 80 - Book of Mormon - Helaman 13-3 Nephi 2"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 81 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 3-5"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 82 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 6-7"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 83 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 8-11"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 84 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 11-15"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 85 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 16-20"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 4." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 86 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 87 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 6"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 88 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 6-7"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 89 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 7-8"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 90 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 9"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 91 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 9-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 92 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 93 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi; Psalm 19"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 94 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 9-13"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 95 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 11-17"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 96 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 11-19"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 97 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 11"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 98 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 11"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lecture 99 - Book of Mormon - 3 Nephi 12-14"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 1." Lectures Presented to an Honors Book of Mormon Class at Brigham Young University, 1988-1989.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lectures 1-10"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Lectures 11-20"
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"One Eternal Round." series of twelve lectures on Facsimile 2 in the Pearl of Great Price, almost weekly beginning on 27 June 1990, first in the Maeser Building and later in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium.
"Lesson 1." 6/27/1990.
"Lesson 10." 9/9/1990.
"Lesson 11." 9/19/1990.
"Lesson 12." 9/26/1990.
"Lesson 2." 7/11/1990.
"Lesson 3." 7/18/1990.
"Lesson 4." 7/25/1990.
"Lesson 5." 8/1/1990.
"Lesson 6." 8/15/1990.
"Lesson 7." 8/22/1990.
"Lesson 8." 8/29/1990.
"Lesson 9." 9/5/1990.
"Lessons of the Sixth Century." March 20, 1956, Brigham Young University Devotional.
Abstract: The great men of the sixth century believed in contemplation and in action, and they weren’t afraid to ask God for revelation. Lehi, Solon, Thales, Buddha, Confucius, Lao Tze, Zarathustra, and Pythagoras are discussed as contemporaries living in an important and booming “axial” era, the seminal 6th century B.C.
"Man's Dominion." New Era, October 1972, 24–31.
"More Brigham Young on Education." March 1, 1976, Brigham Young University Devotional.
Keywords: Brigham Young
"New Light on Israel and Her Neighbors, Part 1." February 24, 1965, Brigham Young University Devotional.
Abstract: Hugh Nibley presents interesting new scholarship about the relationship between Israelis and other Middle Eastern people in Biblical times.
"New Light on Israel and Her Neighbors, Part 2." February 24, 1965, Brigham Young University Devotional.
Abstract: Israel’s language, religion, and culture were heavily influenced by Israel’s neighbors. Many early Christian practices were performed even before Christ.
"Our Glory and Our Condemnation." In ASBYU Academics Office Presents: Last Lecture Series, 1971–72, 1–14. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University, 1972.
"Patriarchy and Matriarchy." Blueprints for Living: Perspectives for Latter-day Saint Women, vol. 1, edited by Maren M. Mouritsen, 44–61. Provo, UT: BYU Press, 1980.
"Time Vindicates the Prophets." Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1954. 30 pamphlets, weekly radio addresses from 7 March to 17 October.
Abstract: In 1954, Hugh Nibley delivered a series of weekly lectures on KSL Radio. The series called “Time Vindicates the Prophets,” was given in answer to those who were challenging the right of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to call themselves Christians.
"Prophets and Creeds"
"Prophets and Crisis"
"Prophets and Gnostics"
"Prophets and Martyrs"
"Prophets and Office"
"Prophets and Philosophers"
"Prophets and Preachers"
"Prophets and Ritual"
"Prophets and Scholars"
"Prophets and Scriptures"
"Prophets and Traditions"
"Rediscovery of the Apocrypha, Part 1." March 18, 1965, Brigham Young University Devotional.
Abstract: Hugh Nibley draws parallels between language and traditions found in the Apocrypha to the culture of the people in the Book of Mormon.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Rediscovery of the Apocrypha, Part 2." March 18, 1965, Brigham Young University Devotional.
Abstract: In the second half of his lecture, Hugh Nibley compares the linguistics and culture of the Book of Mormon to that found in the Apocrypha.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Science Fiction and the Gospel." February 13, 1969, Brigham Young University Devotional.
"Time Vindicates the Prophets." Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1954. 30 pamphlets, weekly radio addresses from 7 March to 17 October.
Abstract: In 1954, Hugh Nibley delivered a series of weekly lectures on KSL Radio. The series called “Time Vindicates the Prophets,” was given in answer to those who were challenging the right of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to call themselves Christians.
"St. Augustine and the Great Transition"
"Temples Everywhere." Address given on 4 December 1999, at the Joseph Smith Building auditorium, Brigham Young University.
"Time Vindicates the Prophets." Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1954. 30 pamphlets, weekly radio addresses from 7 March to 17 October.
Abstract: In 1954, Hugh Nibley delivered a series of weekly lectures on KSL Radio. The series called “Time Vindicates the Prophets,” was given in answer to those who were challenging the right of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to call themselves Christians.
"The Ancient Law of Liberty"
"The Book of Mormon As a Record of Military Strategy." April 10, 1967, Brigham Young University Devotional.
Abstract: Hugh Nibley discusses the military strategy and tactics of the wars in the Book of Mormon compared to other modern and ancient warfare.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"The Last Days, Then and Now." 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, 269–303. Provo, UT: FARMS, 2000.
"The Meaning of the Atonement." Talk given on 10 November 1988, as part of the Deseret Book/FARMS Nibley lecture series.
"The Prophetic Book of Mormon." Talk given in a Brigham Young University Alumni House lecture on 23 September 1981.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
"Time Vindicates the Prophets." Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1954. 30 pamphlets, weekly radio addresses from 7 March to 17 October.
Abstract: In 1954, Hugh Nibley delivered a series of weekly lectures on KSL Radio. The series called “Time Vindicates the Prophets,” was given in answer to those who were challenging the right of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to call themselves Christians.
"The Prophets and the Plan of Life"
"The Prophets and the Search for God"
"The Schools and the Prophets"
"Three Degrees of Righteousness from the Old Testament." Address, dated November 1982.
Keywords: Bible, Old Testament
"Time Vindicates the Prophets." Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1954. 30 pamphlets, weekly radio addresses from 7 March to 17 October.
Abstract: In 1954, Hugh Nibley delivered a series of weekly lectures on KSL Radio. The series called “Time Vindicates the Prophets,” was given in answer to those who were challenging the right of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to call themselves Christians.
"Two Ways to Remember the Dead"
"We Will Still Weep for Zion." Talk read in 1984.
"What Is Zion? A Distant View." In What Is Zion? Joseph Smith Lecture Series, 1972–73, 1–21. Provo, UT: BYU Press, 1973.
"Work We Must, But the Lunch Is Free." Talk given on 20 April 1982 to the Cannon-Hinckley Club at the Lion House in Salt Lake City.
"Zeal without Knowledge." Brigham Young University Academic Awareness lecture, 26 June 1975.

Metadata Information

Abraham in Egypt (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 14). Edited by Gary P. Gillum. Illustrations directed by Michael P. Lyon. 2nd ed. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 2000. xxxiii + 705 pp.
Abstract: Considered by many to be a classic in LDS literature, Abraham in Egypt is coming back to print in an enlarged edition published in association with the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies (FARMS). In 1968-1970, Hugh Nibley wrote a series of articles for the Improvement Era titled "A New Look at the Pearl of Great Price." Brother Nibley asked that some of these articles be made into chapters to be added to Abraham in Egypt. This is what constitutes the new edition; no changes were made to the original chapters. For the articles, Nibley drew from many Jewish and rabbinical sources, while his work in the first edition was based on Egyptian material.
Keywords: Ancient Near East, Egypt, Pearl of Great Price, Abraham (Prophet)
An Approach to the Book of Abraham (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 18). Edited by John Gee. Illustrations directed by Michael P. Lyon. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 2009. xxxix + 632 pp.
Abstract: The volume contains diverse essays, including his three-year series of lengthy articles from the Improvement Era, “A New Look at the Pearl of Great Price.” According to Nibley, “Until now, no one has done much more than play around with the bedizening treasury of the Pearl of Great Price. They would not, we could not make of the Book of Abraham an object of serious study. The time has come to change all that.”
Keywords: Pearl of Great Price, Book of Abraham, Abraham (Prophet)
An Approach to the Book of Mormon (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 6). Edited by John W. Welch. 3rd ed. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1988. Xvii + 541 pp.
Abstract: Originally published in 1957 as a Melchizedek Priesthood manual , An Approach to the Book of Mormon is Dr. Hugh Nibley’s classic work on the Book of Mormon. A gifted scholar with expertise in ancient languages, literature, and history, Nibley shows numerous details in the Book of Mormon narrative to be in accord with cultural traits of the Middle East.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
Apostles and Bishops in Early Christianity (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 15). Edited by John F. Hall and John W. Welch. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 2005. xxv + 254 pp.
Abstract: Much can be learned from the New Testament and other early Christian sources about the powers, duties, and desired attributes of those who originally held the offices of apostle and bishop. Catholics claim that Peter was the first bishop of Rome, and Eastern Orthodox Christians assert that he was the first bishop of Antioch. But does either position reflect the apostolic or episcopal offices completely or correctly? What, really was the role of bishops, and what was their relationship with apostles in the early Christian church? It is hard to imagine anyone better than Hugh Nibley to shed light on this challenging and intriguing topic.
Keywords: Bible, New Testament
"Approach to John Gee, Guide to the Joseph Smith Papyri." Review of Books on the Book of Mormon 1989–2011: (2001) Vol. 13 : No. 2, Article 9.
Abstract: Review of A Guide to the Joseph Smtih Papyri (2000), by John Gee
Keywords: Joseph Smith
Approaching Zion (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 9). Edited by Don E. Norton. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1989. xviii + 631 pp.
Abstract: Approaching Zion is LDS scholar and social critic Hugh Nibley's most popular book. More accessible than many of his scholarly works, it is replete with Nibley's trademark humor and startling insights into history, religion and life.Well known and beloved in its text form, most of the essays in this book were originally delivered as speeches. In Approaching Zion, Hugh Nibley gives thinkers reason to believe, and believers something to think about.
"Beyond Politics." Review of Books on the Book of Mormon 1989–2011: (2011) Vol. 23 : No. 1, Article 12.
Abstract: This talk was given on 26 October 1973 to the Pi Sigma Alpha honor society in the Political Science Department at Brigham Young University. It first appeared in BYU Studies 15/1 (1974) and was reprinted in Nibley on the Timely and the Timeless (Provo, UT: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1978) and in the second edition of that volume in 2004. It is reprinted here with minor technical editing.
Keywords: Brigham Young
Brother Brigham Challenges the Saints (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 13). Edited by Don E. Norton and Shirley S. Ricks. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1994. xv + 541 pp.
Abstract: Brother Brigham Challenges the Saints presents Hugh Nibley's reflections on the thoughts of Brigham Young on politics, education, leadership, and the environment. The timeliness of Brigham's counsel on these topics will quickly become apparent to readers, as will the unique insights that Nibley adds. This volume will amuse, provoke, and challenge — and, above all, educate.
Keywords: Brigham Young
Eloquent Witness: Nibley on Himself, Others, and the Temple (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 17). Edited by Stephen D. Ricks. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 2008. xvi + 536 pp.
Abstract: In the tradition of Approaching Zion, this book represents Nibley at his best. It is loaded with stunning insights on the temple, trenchant social commentary and fascinating autobiographical details.
Enoch the Prophet (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley Vol. 2. Edited by Stephen D. Ricks. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1986. viii + 309 pp.
Abstract: In the Book of Moses, part of the Latter-day Saint scriptural canon known as the Pearl of Great Price, are what the Prophet Joseph Smith entitled “extracts from the prophecy of Enoch.” These scriptures, says the eminent LDS scholar Hugh Nibley, “supply us with the most valuable control yet on the bona fides of the Prophet. . . . We are to test. . . . ‘How does it compare with records known to be authentic?’ The excerpts offer the nearest thing to a perfectly foolproof test—neat, clear-cut, and decisive—of Joseph Smith’s claim to inspiration.”In Enoch the Prophet, Dr. Nibley examines and defends that claim by examining Joseph Smith’s translations in the context of recently discovered apocryphal sources.
Keywords: Joseph Smith, Enoch (Prophet), Pearl of Great Price, Book of Moses, Moses (Prophet)
"Evangelium Quadraginta Dierum." Vigiliae Christianae 20/1 (1966): 1–24.
Keywords: Classics
"How to Write an Anti-Mormon Book." February 17, 1962, Brigham Young University. Lecture II, February 17, 1962 in Seminar on the Prophet Joseph Smith (BYU Extension Publications, 1962): 30-41. This was reprinted (1964), pp. 31-42.
Abstract: Learn how authors of anti-Mormon materials use specific strategies to convince readers of their trustworthiness, knowledge, and lack of bias. Essentially a preview of Sounding Brass (1963). A long satirical list of informal rules commonly followed by those anxious to attack Mormon things.
Lehi in the Desert; The World of the Jaredites; There Were Jaredites (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 5). Edited by John W. Welch, Darrell L. Matthews, and Stephen R. Callister. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1988. xviii + 464 pp.
Abstract: Hugh Nibley is probably still best known for his groundbreaking investigations into the ancient Near Eastern backgrounds of Lehi and of the Jaredites. Those classic studies are contained in this volume — the first of several books to appear in the volumes of The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley that deal with the Book of Mormon.
Keywords: 1 Nephi,2 Nephi, Book of Mormon, Lehi (Prophet), Nephi (Prophet), Jaredites, Ether, Ancient Near East
"Looking Backward." In The Temple in Antiquity: Ancient Records and Modern Perspectives, edited by Truman G. Madsen, 39–51. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 1984.
See also: Included as the last section of “What is a Temple?” in Mormonism and Early Christianity (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 4) (1987)
Abstract: In his volume The Message of the Joseph Smith Papyri: An Egyptian Endowment, Nibley describes in great detail initiation and ritual and coronation procedures among the Egyptians. The appendix in this book includes temple-related lectures of Cyril of Jerusalem and other early documents. In the present essay Nibley provides a context for this study and his many others which, almost without his being aware of it, have formed the background of his temple preoccupation over three decades. He shows how incredibly mixed and diffuse and varied are traditions growing out of temple worship in the religions of the Far East, as with those of the Middle East. The power of the temple idea to invade the minutest detail of life is demonstrated. Inconclusive though many scholarly studies remain about a philosophy or matrix to make sense of all the data, Nibley believes there are connections and symmetries and correspondences which again point to one conclusion: historically, civilizations—indeed civilization itself—have revolved around the temple. This essay and his preceding one provide an omnibus introduction to the more specialized studies that follow.
Keywords: Ancient Near East, Egypt, Joseph Smith
Mormonism and Early Christianity (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 4). Edited by Todd M. Compton and Stephen D. Ricks. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1987. xiii + 446 pp.
Abstract: From the outset of his career, Dr. Hugh Nibley has been centrally concerned with primitive Christianity, especially the shadowy era between the New Testament proper and the emergence and the triumph of the Catholic Church and Holy Roman Empire. That is the era treated in the nine essays collected in this volume. The essays cover such subjects as early accounts of Jesus' childhood, the Savior's forty-day ministry after his resurrection, baptism for the dead in ancient times, the passing of the primitive church, and the early Christian prayer circle. Each essay examines the close connection between the practices and the doctrines of the early Church and the Church of the latter days. Each essay has been reedited, and all the original sources have been rechecked.
Keywords: Bible, New Testament
Old Testament and Related Studies (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 1). Edited by John W. Welch, Gary P. Gillum, and Don E. Norton. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1986. xiv + 290 pp.
Abstract: In December 1832, the Lord instructed the Prophet Joseph Smith, “Seek ye diligently and teach one another words of wisdom; yea, seek ye out the best books words of wisdom; seek learning, even by study and also by faith.”This collection of papers and lectures, many of which have never been published, includes papers on the earth before Adam, the historicity of the Bible, archaeology and religion, myths and the scriptures, patriarchy and matriarchy, apocryphal works, the message of Isaiah, the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Qumran community, and other subjects, all in Dr. Nibley's fascinating and inimitable style.
Keywords: Joseph Smith, Qumran, Dead Sea Scrolls, Isaiah (Prophet), Bible, Old Testament
One Eternal Round (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 19). Coauthored by Michael D. Rhodes. Illustrations directed by Michael P. Lyon. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 2010. xxii + 698.
Abstract: One Eternal Round is the culmination of Hugh Nibley's thought on the book of Abraham and represents over fifteen years of research and writing. The volume includes penetrating insights into Egyptian pharaohs and medieval Jewish and Islamic traditions about Abraham; Greek, Egyptian, and Mesopotamian myths; the Aztec calendar stone; Hopi Indian ceremonies; and early Jewish and Christian apocrypha, as well as the relationship of myth, ritual, and history.
Keywords: Ancient Near East, Egypt, Pearl of Great Price, Book of Abraham, Abraham (Prophet)
"Lehi in the Desert." A series of articles in the Improvement Era.
Abstract: 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.
Keywords: 1 Nephi, 2 Nephi, Book of Mormon, Lehi (Prophet)
"Part 1 - The Problem." Improvement Era 53, no. 1 (1950): 102-104, 155-159.
Keywords: Ancient Near East, Arabia, Egyptology, Lehi (Prophet)
"Part 10 - Conclusion." Improvement Era 53, no. 10 (1950): 804-806, 824, 826, 828, 830.
Keywords: Arabia, Lehi (Prophet), Wilderness
"Part 2." Improvement Era 53, no. 2 (1950): 102-104, 155-159.
Keywords: Arabia, Lehi (Prophet)
"Part 3 - The Problem." Improvement Era 53, no. 3 (1950): 200-202, 222, 225-226, 229-230.
Keywords: Arabia, Lehi (Prophet), Wilderness
"Part 4." Improvement Era 53, no. 4 (1950): 276-277, 320-326.
Keywords: Arabia, Lehi (Prophet), Wilderness
"Part 5 - Contacts in the Desert." Improvement Era 53, no. 5 (1950): 382-384, 448-449.
Keywords: Arabia, Lehi (Prophet), Wilderness
"Part 6 - Place Names in the Desert." Improvement Era 53, no. 6 (1950): 486-487, 516-519.
Keywords: Arabia, Lehi (Prophet), Nahom, River of Laman, Shazer, Valley of Lemuel, Wilderness
"Part 7." Improvement Era 53, no. 7 (1950): 566-567, 587-588.
Keywords: Arabia, Lehi (Prophet), Poetry, Wilderness
"Part 8 - Adventures in Jerusalem." Improvement Era 53, no. 8 (1950): 640-642, 670.
Keywords: Jerusalem (Old World), Laban, Nephi (Son of Lehi)
"Part 9 - A Word About Plates." Improvement Era 53, no. 9 (1950): 706-708, 744.
Keywords: Ancient Near East, Bountiful (Old World), Metal Plates, Metallurgy, Recordkeeping, Wilderness
Since Cumorah: The Book of Mormon in the Modern World (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 7). Edited by John W. Welch. 2nd ed. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1988. xv + 512 pp.
Abstract: A hundred years ago, the Book of Mormon was regarded by the scholarly world as an odd text that simply did not fit their understanding of the ancient world. Since that time, however, numerous ancient records have come to light, including the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Nag Hammadi texts. These discoveries have forced scholars to change their views of history, and they place the Book of Mormon in a new light as well. That is why respected Latter-day Saint scholar Hugh Nibley wrote Since Cumorah, a brilliant literary, theological, and historical evaluation of the Book of Mormon as an ancient book.
Keywords: Qumran, Dead Sea Scrolls, Book of Mormon
Sounding Brass. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1963. 294 pp.
Abstract: This book carries the subtitle “Informal Studies in the Lucrative Art of Telling Stories About Brigham Young and the Mormons” and is a response to Irving Wallace’s The Twenty-seventh Wife (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961). A few historians have been annoyed because Nibley pointed out some of the flaws in anti-Mormon literature. “Hugh Nibley’s Sounding Brass …. is a meticulous critique of two anti-Mormon writings. Nibley’s book is most useful for the poorly informed who do not have the background to critique sensationalistic or popular works of questionable validity, like those of Ann Eliza Young or Irving Wallace.
Keywords: Ann Eliza Young, Brigham Young
Temple and Cosmos: Beyond This Ignorant Present (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 12). Edited by Don E. Norton. Illustrations directed by Michael P. Lyon. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1992. xix + 597 pp.
Abstract: In Temple and Cosmos, Brother Nibley explains the relationship of the House of the Lord to the cosmos. In Temple, the first part of the volume, he focuses on the nature, meaning, and history of the temple, discussing such topics as sacred vestments, the circle and the square, and the symbolism of the temple and its ordinances.In the second part, Cosmos, he discusses the cosmic context of the temple-the expanding gospel, apocryphal writings, religion and history, the genesis of the written word, cultural diversity in the universal church, and the terrible questions: Where did we come from? Why are we here? and Where are we going?
The Ancient State: The Rulers and the Ruled (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 10). Edited by Donald W. Parry and Stephen D. Ricks. [Illustrations directed by Michael P. Lyon.] Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1990. xi + 515 pp.
Abstract: The Ancient State, by Hugh Nibley, is a thought-provoking examination of aspects of ancient culture, from the use of marked arrows to the surprisingly universal conception of kinship, from argument from various schools of philosophy to the rise of rhetoric. Author Hugh Nibley brings his usual meticulous research and scholarship to bear in this enlightening collection of essays and lectures.
"The Idea of the Temple in History." Millennial Star 120 (August 1958): 228–37, 247–49.
Abstract: This essay was first written in 1958 for the dedication of the London Temple. Those Church Fathers, especially of the fourth century, who proclaim the victory of Christianity over its rivals constantly speak of the Church as the competitor and supplanter of the Synagogue, and modern authorities are agreed that in ritual and liturgy the Christian Church grew up “in the shadow of the Synagogue.” This is a most significant fact. While the Temple stood the Jews had both its ancient ordinances and the practices of the Synagogue, but they were not the same. The Temple was unique, and when it was destroyed the Synagogue of the Jews did not take over its peculiarly sacred functions—they were in no wise authorized to do so.
Keywords: Primitive Church, Jewish temples, ordinances, religious ritual, synagogue, temple
The Message of the Joseph Smith Papyri: An Egyptian Endowment (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 16). Edited by John Gee and Michael Rhodes. Illustrations directed by Michael P. Lyon. 2nd ed. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 2005. xxx + 609 pp.
Abstract: This is the first — and still the only book-length commentary on the Joseph Smith Papyri. In this long-awaited new edition, with expanded text and numerous illustrations, Professor Nibley shows that the papyri are not the source of the Book of Abraham. Rather than focusing on what the papyri are not, as most commentators have done, Nibley masterfully explores what the papyri are and what they meant in ancient times. He demonstrates how these ancient Egyptian papyri contain a message that is of particular interest to Latter-day Saints.
Keywords: Ancient Near East, Egypt, Joseph Smith, Pearl of Great Price, Book of Abraham, Abraham (Prophet)
The Myth Makers. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1961. 293 pp.
Keywords: Mormon Church, Controversial literature, Mormons, Apologetic works, Joseph Smith
"The Passing of the Church: Forty Variations on an Unpopular Theme." Church History 30/2 (June 1961): 131–54.
Keywords: Classics
"The Passing of the Church: Forty Variations on an Unpopular Theme." BYU Studies 16/1 (1975): 139–64.
The Prophetic Book of Mormon (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 8). Edited by John W. Welch. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1989. xi + 595 pp.
Abstract: The Book of Mormon is a prophetic book. It was written by prophets and about prophets. It was foreseen by prophets and foresees our day. It was brought forth by prophetic gifts for prophetic purposes. It speaks in a clarion voice of warning to those who would survive the last days.The articles in this volume, brought together under one cover for the first time, approach the Book of Mormon through a variety of prophetic themes. They speak out incisively on such topics as the prophecy of Ezekiel 37, internal and external evidences of the divine origin of the Book of Mormon, literary style in the Book of Mormon, ancient temples and the Book of Mormon, and the Book of Mormon's teachings for the last days.
Keywords: Book of Mormon
The World and the Prophets (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 3). Edited by John W. Welch, Gary P. Gillum, and Don E. Norton. 3rd ed. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1987. xii + 333 pp.
Abstract: In 1954, Hugh Nibley delivered a series of weekly lectures on KSL Radio. The series called "Time Vindicates the Prophets," was given in answer to those who were challenging the right of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to call themselves Christians.
Tinkling Cymbals and Sounding Brass: The Art of Telling Tales about Joseph Smith and Brigham Young (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 11). Edited by David J. Whittaker. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1991. xxi + 741 pp.
Abstract: The apostle Paul wrote to the Corinthians, &ldquoThough I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal” (I Corinthians 13:1). Since then, the terms “tinkling cymbals” and “sounding brass” have often been used to signify words of emptiness and confusion — describing perfectly most writings critical of the Latter-day Saints.Trained in history and interested in classical rhetoric, Hugh Nibley brings a broad perspective to his study of anti-Mormon writings. Included in this volume are: * No Ma'am, that's Not History* Censoring the Joseph Smith Story* The Myth Makers* Sounding Brass
Keywords: Brigham Young, Joseph Smith
"What Is a Temple?" In The Temple in Antiquity: Ancient Records and Modern Perspectives, edited by Truman G. Madsen, 19–37. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 1984.
Abstract: This essay was first written in 1958 for the dedication of the London Temple. Those Church Fathers, especially of the fourth century, who proclaim the victory of Christianity over its rivals constantly speak of the Church as the competitor and supplanter of the Synagogue, and modern authorities are agreed that in ritual and liturgy the Christian Church grew up “in the shadow of the Synagogue.” This is a most significant fact. While the Temple stood the Jews had both its ancient ordinances and the practices of the Synagogue, but they were not the same. The Temple was unique, and when it was destroyed the Synagogue of the Jews did not take over its peculiarly sacred functions—they were in no wise authorized to do so.

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