a series of articles in three parts in The Improvement Era. This series was to have been continued, but was actually abandoned. The materials were eventually used in “The Passing of the Church,” Church History 30: 2 (June 1961): 131-154; reprinted in When the Lights Went Out (1970, 2001): 1-32; and in BYU Studies 16:1 …
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I. The Jewish Doctors: From Philo to Plotinus the Jewish teachers steadily deeschatologized and de-literalized the Scriptures. (N. Bentwich, Jewish Quarterly Review 4:1-21). “…the initiative in the attempt to stamp out orthodox Judaism and to hellenize the Jews was not taken by Antiochus, but by the influential body of hellenistic Jews.” (Oesterley, Apoc., 29). The …
in Immortality: Famed Discourses on Eternal Progression and Future Existence, ed. by Gordon Allred (Salt Lake City: Hawkes Publishing Co., 1974):140-148. This essay was reprinted from Nibley’s World and the Prophets; CWHN 3:154-162
in The Ensign 2:9 (September 1972): 46-49; reprinted in Parry, Donald W., ed. Temples of the Ancient World (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1994), 29-47; CWHN 8: 265-273.
Millennial Star 120:8 (August 1958):228-237, 247-249. Reprinted as What Is a Temple? The Idea of the Temple in History (1963 and 1968); and under the title “What is a Temple?” in The Temple in Antiquity: Ancient Records and Modern Perspectives, ed. by Truman G. Madsen (Provo: Religious Studies Center, 1984), 19-37; and in CWHN 4: …
a two-part essay in the Jewish Quarterly Review 50:2,3/97-123 and 229-240. Reprinted with the same title in When the Lights Went Out (1970, 2001):55-58; 91-142; CWHN 4:391-434. A detailed study of the reaction of early Christian writers to the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem. — Midgley
23 pp., mimeographed class handout, ca.1952. A compendium of passages from the New Testament, the early fathers of the Church, and from historians of Christian antiquity on the question of the apostasy. — Midgley
typed transcript of an address given to the Seminary and Institute faculty at BYU on June 19, 1956; CWHN 1: 1-19.
in Immortality: Famed Discourses on Eternal Progression and Future Existence, ed. by Gordon Allred (Salt Lake City: Hawkes Publishing Co., 1974): 199-210. This essay was reprinted from Nibley’s World and the Prophets; CWHN 3:163-172.