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Freemen and King-men in the Book of Mormon

CWHN 8:328-379. A talk given in 1981 at the J. Reuben Clark Law School of Brigham Young University

In the Party, But Not of the Party

22 pp., typed manuscript for an Academics Lecture given on June 3, 1976 at BYU on politics; CWHN 13:105-137. An examination of how the Saints should understand involvement in politics, among other things drawing upon the examples of Paul and Daniel. — Midgley

Mixed Voices

a series of articles (on so-called Mormon “criticism”), in The Improvement Era, 1959; CWHN 8:127-206.

Conflict in the Churches between the God of the Bible and the God of the Philosophers

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 …

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New Approaches to Book of Mormon Study

a series of articles in The Improvement Era, 1953, 1954; CWHN 8:54-126

The Idea of the Temple in History

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: …

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A Strange Thing in the Land

“‘A Strange Thing in the Land’: The Return of the Book of Enoch,” a series of articles in Ensign; CWHN 2:91-301

Pearl of Great Price Papyrus Acquisition (Pearl of Great Price Papyri, 14 March 1967)

15 pp., transcript of a talk given on March 14, 1967

Christian Envy of the Temple

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

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