The Book of Mormon: A Reader's Edition

The Book of Mormon: A Reader's Edition

Joseph Smith Jr.


considered as sacred scripture via thousands, the "Book of Mormon" - first released in 1830 - is without doubt one of the most important records in American spiritual heritage. Now on hand in paperback, supply Hardy's new "Reader's Edition" has reformatted the total, unchanged 1920 textual content within the demeanour of contemporary translations of the Bible, with paragraphs, citation marks, poetic types, topical headings, multichapter headings, indention of quoted records, italicized reworkings of biblical prophecies, and minimized verse numbers. He has additionally supplied a hypothetical map in response to inner references, an essay on "Book of Mormon" poetry, a whole word list of names, genealogical charts, a simple bibliography of Mormon and non-Mormon scholarship, a chronology of the interpretation, eyewitness bills of the Gold Plates, and data in regards to the misplaced 116 pages, and critical adjustments within the textual content. The editorial aids and footnotes during this version supply readers with a transparent consultant via this complex textual content. New readers will locate the tale available and intelligible; Mormons will achieve clean insights from commonplace verses obvious in a broader narrative context.

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