An Approach to the Book of Mormon has ratings and 26 reviews. Pam said: Very interesting historical, linguistic, and cultural background thoughts abo. An Approach to the Book of Mormon by Hugh Nibley The World and the Prophets by Hugh Nibley Lehi in the Desert, The World of the Jaredites, There Were Ja. AN APPROACH TO THEBOOK OF MORMON by Hugh Nibley Third Edition John W. Welch General Editor (c) by Deseret Book.

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The novice reader may not have the educational, and expansive research and knowledge that Nibley had, but by reading his books, and writings, one gains more understanding, knowledge and appreciation concerning the ancient world – and this modern one as well.

Came in pristine condition. Carol Bokk rated it really liked it Apr 23, In spite of its age, and notwithstanding all of the subsequent research which this book itself has largely inspired, Lehi in the Desert should still be standard reading for anyone seriously interested in studying the Book of Mormon. Why church isn’t boring; a trailblazing bell; Scout lawsuit settlements – Salt Lake Tribune Buy a goat or a soccer ball from a Mormon vending machine — for charity – Washington Post.

Hugh Nibley and the Book of Mormon

The kinds of ancient Near Eastern appriach and observations Brother Nibley included in Lehi in the Desert cover such points as language, literature, archaeology, history, culture, and politics. Semester 2 by Hugh W.

Those who continue to make such a appdoach are not merely mistaken or deluded, they are, by Book of Mormon standards, actually in a state of awful wickedness, and will have terrible things to answer for. As we rehearsed the somber episode, I could detect visible signs of annoyance among the Arab students – whispered remarks, head-shakings, and frowns of dissent.


Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. Abraham in Egypt by Hugh W. Now I need a book on speedreading so Nibkey can read them all in this lifetime.

Well worth it and I definitely recommend to anyone interested in intellectual arguements in support of the truth of the Book of Mormon. In all of this, he has changed us.

This is what his theological reading produced.

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By Common Consent, a Mormon Blog. Finally, a word or two to pd: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Hey, every group has rules. Karl Nehring rated it really liked it Aug 22, Other books in the series. Now, a bit more carefully to g.

In retrospect the book was an earthquake, shattering the intellectual and religious landscapes on which the Book of Mormon had been erected and creating new vistas and pinnacles from which to see and receive the book anew.

And I find myself partially in agreement with him.

It seems to me that there are a couple of larger things happening. Product details Hardcover Publisher: Since Hugh Nibley, we as a people are not the same.

Could it be that Isaiah is less anachronistic to the setting of the Book of Mormon?

The details became more and more amazing. But other days, I read it approacu Hugh Nibley and the way he has taught me to read it—as a living testament of an ancient covenant people who knew the Lord and tried to follow his guidance centuries ago here on the American continent. Brother Nibley, still a popular instructor and lecturer at age seventy-five, teaches a religion class at Brigham Young University.


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He has never lost sight of the spiritual significance of the book. See An Approach, pp. McMurrin invited Nibley to do one of two things: August 8, at 7: It is our conviction that proof of the Book of Mormon DOES lie in Central America, but until the people who study that area can come to some agreement among themselves as to what they have found, the rest of us cannot very well start drawing conclusions.

Faith can bring things back into remembrance—it is the Holy Ghost which brings things to mind.

An Approach to the Book of Mormon

Last edited by SempiternalHarbinger on Sat Oct 03, 6: A readerly approach that does not much take into account the presuppositions of the reader? But why should anyone besides a certain kind of believer in the Book of Mormon read it the way Spencer says Christ says Nephi [but not Joseph Smith] says we should read Isaiah?

Ransford Bossman rated it really liked it May 17,