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Apocryphal Writings And the Latter-day…

Apocryphal Writings And the Latter-day Saints (1986)

by C. Wilfred Griggs

Other authors: Richard Lloyd Anderson (Contributor), Edward J. Brandt (Contributor), S. Kent Brown (Contributor), Gary P. Gillum (Contributor), Gerald E. Jones (Contributor)10 more, Thomas W. Mackay (Contributor), Ann N. Madsen (Contributor), Robert J. Matthews (Contributor), Joseph F. McConkie (Contributor), Robert L. Millet (Contributor), Noel B. Reynolds (Preface), Virginia K. Peterson Rigby (Contributor), Stephen E. Robinson (Contributor), J. Philip Schaelling (Contributor), Steven C. Walker (Contributor)

Series: Religious Studies Monograph Series (13)

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This classic volume of essays takes an in-depth look at the Apocrypha and how Latter-day Saints should approach this in their gospel study. With notable LDS authors such as Stephen E. Robinson, Joseph F. McConkie, and Robert L. Millet this volume is an essential addition to any well rounded Mormon studies library. Essays include: “Whose Apocrypha? Viewing Ancient Apocrypha from the Vantage of Events in the Present Dispensation,” “Lying for God: The Uses of Apocrypha,” and “The Nag Hammadi Library: A Mormon Perspective.”… (more)



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Anderson, Richard LloydContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brandt, Edward J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brown, S. KentContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gillum, Gary P.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jones, Gerald E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mackay, Thomas W.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Madsen, Ann N.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Matthews, Robert J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McConkie, Joseph F.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Millet, Robert L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Reynolds, Noel B.Prefacesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rigby, Virginia K. PetersonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Robinson, Stephen E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Schaelling, J. PhilipContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Preface / Noel B. Reynolds

1. Whose Apocrypha? Viewing Ancient Apocrypha from the Vantage of Events in the Present Dispensation / Robert J. Matthews
2. Apocryphal Literature and the Latter-day Saints / Gerald E. Jones
3. The Origin and Formation of the Corpus of Apocryphal Literature / C. Wilfred Griggs
4. Imitation Gospels and Christ’s Book of Mormon Ministry / Richard Lloyd Anderson
5. “Whoso Is Enlightened . . . Shall Obtain Benefit”: The Literary Art of the Apocrypha / Steven C. Walker
6. Apocryphal Literature—Those “Hidden” Books in the Stacks: A Selected Bibliography / Gary P. Gillum
7. Lying for God: The Uses of Apocrypha / Stephen E. Robinson
8. The Western Text of the Book of Acts: A Mirror of the Doctrinal Struggles in the Early Christian Church / J. Philip Schaelling
9. Premortal Existence, Foreordinations, and Heavenly Councils / Joseph F. McConkie
10. “As Delivered from the Beginning”: The Formation of the Canonical Gospels / Robert L. Millet
11. Content and Style in Two Pseudo-Pauline Epistles (3 Corinthians and the Epistle to the Laodiceans) / Thomas W. Mackay
12. Simon Magus: History Versus Tradition / Virginia K. Peterson Rigby
13. The Nag Hammadi Library: a Mormon Perspective / S. Kent Brown
14. Melchizedek at Qumran and Nag Hammadi / Ann N. Madsen
15. The Book of Jasher and the Latter-day Saints / Edward J. Brandt

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