LDS Views on the Old Testament and Apocrypha

LDS Views on the Old Testament and Apocrypha

Editor BYU Studies

This compilation of articles exploring topics related to the Old Testament is selected from over fifty years of LDS scholarship published by BYU Studies. This volume features articles on the Hebrew Bible at the end of the first century, the prophetic commission of Enoch, Joseph as a type of Christ, Moses typology in the Book of Mormon, the Book of Enoch, the Ezekiel Mural at Dura Europos, Psalm 22, singular and plural address in the scriptures, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and more.

Contents

"Sacred Books: The Canon of the Hebrew Bible at the End of the First Century"
Robert L. Maxwell

"A Prologue to Genesis: Moses 1 in Light of Jewish Traditions"
E. Douglas Clark

"Behold I" by Kent P. Jackson

"The Narrative Call Pattern in the Prophetic Commission of Enoch (Moses 6)"
Stephen D. Ricks

"Joseph as a Type of Christ in Syriac Literature"
Kristian S. Heal

"The Israelite Background of Moses Typology in the Book of Mormon"
Noel B. Reynolds

"Elisha and the Children: The Question of Accepting Prophetic Succession"
Fred E. Woods

"The Ezekiel Mural at Dura Europos: A Witness of Ancient Jewish Mysteries?"
Jeffrey M. Bradshaw

"'Wisdom' (Philosophy) in the Holy Bible"
David H. Yarn Jr.

"The Psalm 22:16 Controversy: New Evidence from the Dead Sea Scrolls"
Shon Hopkin

"'My God, My God, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me'"
Shon Hopkin

"Temple Worship and a Possible Reference to a Prayer Circle in Psalm 24"
Donald W. Parry

"'The Great and Dreadful Day of the Lord': The Anatomy of an Expression"
Dana M. Pike

"Singular and Plural Address in the Scriptures"
James R. Rasband

"A Bibliography of LDS Publications on the Old Testament (1830–2005)"

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