The Literary Masterpiece Called the Book of Mormon
A powerful, convincing look at the literary aspects of the Book of Mormon# Sure to delight any LDS scholar with an interest in the writing styles of prophets such as Nephi and Mormon# the best analysis ever written on the Book of Mormon s use of parallelism and chiasmusThe Book of Mormon is the doctrinal centerpiece of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. However, along with its incomparable spiritual message, the Book of Mormon contains a wealth of literary forms and figures of speech containing dozens of literary patterns. the book s authors, particularly Nephi and and Mormon, used language that is poetic, symbolic, and beautiful.In this monumental work, Dr. James Duke shows how the Book of Mormon has many links to Hebrew literature and culture, such as the use of parallelism and chiasmus, and how it meets the standard of great literature.
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Aphorisms and Memorableand Poetic Phrases
Anaphora like sentence beginnings
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