I’ve been reading a fascinating article in the Interpreter journal today, about all the reasons a wonderful harbour on the coast of Oman, Khor Rori, could be the place that Nephi and his family called Bountiful. I’m learning about shipbuilding, harbours, resources, trade, and iron-steel smelting, and the history and archeology of this location. So … Continue reading Nephi’s ‘Bountiful’ on the Arabian coast
Briefly Second Nephi, with Terryl Givens – Maxwell Institute podcast I’ve been listening to/reading this podcast tonight, because I really like Second Nephi (and am looking forward to the next episode, about Jacob, which I also really like). In this, Terryl Givens, from the Neal A. Maxwell Institute, gives a fascinating introduction to what he … Continue reading The everlasting covenant and promised lands that keep moving
I understand that this title is black-and-white. Most people are not one thing or the other (whatever thing it is), but bits of both. For Laman & Lemuel, they were also not wholly one thing, but were very close to it, from the evidence we have. I think they also developed through the years of … Continue reading Laman & Lemuel: regular guys with problems, or wicked, obtuse bullies?