Howard davis and arthur vanick, recently published by concordia, the highly respected publishing arm of the lutheran church missouri synod. For example, critics of mormonism have shown convincing proof that the book of mormon is a synthesis of earlier works written by other men, of the vivid imaginings of joseph smith, and of plagiarisms from the king james bible. Finding your path in lehis dream john bytheway, lds books. The imagery of lehis dream in 2020 lds art, book of mormon. Dennis gaunts bad guys of the book of mormon gives a unique perspective to the enemies of the righteous in the book of mormon. Nibleys commentary on the book of mormon is based on transcriptions from classes taught by hugh nibley, and is published with the permission of the neal a. Native americans, dna, and the mormon church salt lake city, ut. Bad guys of the book of mormon turned out to be something i wasnt expecting. Bad guys of the book of mormon kindle edition by gaunt, dennis. Bad guys of the bible by dennis gaunt, paperback barnes.
And because they are the same plans he is using today, we will have insider information on how to defeat him. It is almost impossible to read more than a page without encountering mormon. Bad guys of the book of mormon by dennis gaunt goodreads. Unless otherwise indicated, bible quotations are taken from the king james version. Mar 23, 20 the book of mormon is far, far cleverer, far kinder, far more nuanced than that, and one of its many surprises is that it sent an enraptured, ecstatic audience home with an odd sense of having. For though thy people israel be as the sand of the sea, yet a remnant of them shall. From the publisherthe book of mormon is full of heroesnephi, alma the younger, abinadi. Through the eyes of the bad guys let me explain ive read the book of mormon many times now. Bad guys of the book of mormon by dennis gaunt overdrive. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading bad guys of the book of mormon. This book is the literary equivalent of the best dating service ever. Mormon was one of the two abridgers of the numerous records that went into making up the book of mormon, the other being his son, moroni. I loved denniss first book, bad guys of the book of mormon.
Bad guys of the bible kindle edition by gaunt, dennis. Elders is the name of exmormon ryan mcilvains justpublished novel, about a mission journey gone terribly wrong. This same sentiment is echoed by author dennis gaunt in his nonfiction book, bad guys of the book of mormon. Editions of the scriptures can also be purchased in one large book with the bible both old and new testaments included. This book contains information about a deadly enemys top secret plans. Satan knows that one of the best ways to get people to leave the gospel path is by tricking them into believing that its too. Get your copy of bad guys of the book of mormon today. Declaring that answers to our questions always are found in the doctrines and principles of the restored gospel, he provides a framework in this book for learning those doctrines and understanding. Gaunt makes an excellent case for learning the enemies strategy in the everescalating spiritual wara war in which two sides are battling for. This may not be an earthshattering observation, but by. August 20 liahona the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. Jul 26, 2018 the book of mormon is a sacred text that was published in march 1830 by joseph smith, jr. I believe that the book of mormon is indeed a book writtenfor our day, that it contains many. Dennis gaunt has been an avid student of the scriptures for as long as he can remember.
The book of mormon, for example, is filled with stories of epic proportion. It fortifies the humble followers of christ against the evil designs, strategies, and doctrines of the devil in our day. For all its rude words, this is essentially a safe, conservative show for. Review of the book of mormon at the prince of wales theatre. The touches of humor, the staggering insights, and the gift of clarity it provides have reignited my desire to study on a deeper level. Teachings of presidents of the church the church of jesus christ. The work in question is who really wrote the book of mormon. Any discu check out the deal on bad guys of the bible at. The book of mormon explains that men are free to choose lib erty and. Jul 12, 2017 the book of mormon is, in steinbergs view, a work of fan fiction, a way to imbue a new world with some of the sanctity of the holy land. It is a record of gods dealings with the ancient inhabitants of the americas and contains the fulness of the everlasting gospel. There are several theories as to the origin of the book of mormon. But for every good guy in the book of mormon, there is a bad guy as well laman and lemuel, korihor, king noah, amalickiah. October 2011 liahona the church of jesus christ of latterday.
It is not sponsored or endorsed by either the maxwell institute or brigham young university, and. Printed in canada first edition, isbn 9780981146720. I also truly loved the way that dennis gaunt presented each bad guy found in. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. This entertaining book shows how knowing the enemy can help you be a righteous warrior in your own life. The book of mormon itself is the best source for understanding the geographical locations contained therein. August 2014 ensign the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. Bad guys of the book of mormon paperback july 15, 2011 by dennis gaunt author 4. A very short introduction explains who mormons are. Dennis gaunt is the author of bad guys of the book of mormon, bad guys of the bible, warning signs, and feeding consuela, and has. Dennis gaunt author of bad guys of the book of mormon. Mar 22, 20 the book of mormon takes the exact opposite line, suggesting a madeup faith may be a remedy for violence and bloodshed. I have found that the book of mormon is a very inspiring book. In ancient times, when dennis gaunt was a seminary student, his teachers would often extol the virtues of the great heroes of the bible, like abraham, moses, or peter.
It is enormously enjoyable, and the laughs keep coming even when the storyline seems about to run out of steam. The spirits of all men, whether they be good or evil, are taken home to that god who gave them life alma 40. The most common belief of adherents is that promoted by joseph smith, who said he translated ancient golden plates inscribed by prophets. Like the contents of the book of mormon itself, this show could well endup being the stuff of legend. The book of mormon, doctrine and covenants, and pearl of great price are shorter books than the bible, so they are often combined and bound together in one book, which members of the church call the triple combination. I also truly loved the way that dennis gaunt presented each bad guy found in the book of mormon. Read bad guys of the book of mormon by dennis gaunt available from rakuten kobo. Hes one of those people in the ward that knows how. Whats so great about the great and spacious building. The book of mormon is really a retooled buddy movie, in which two mormon missionarieselder cunningham the charming josh gad, a fat, shambolic, insecure schlub, and elder price the.
Maxwell institute for religious scholarship and nibley llc. According to smith, the book is originally written in an otherwise unknown language called reformed egyptian on golden plates and it should be of similar importance as the bible. He points out in certain terms of how the bad guys didnt choose the right and how that led them to their miserable ends. Most adherents to the latter day saint movement view the book as a work of inspired scripture.
Melchizedek was an old testament king who also appears in the book of mormon. Written by richard lyman bushman, an eminent historian and practicing mormon, this compact, informative volume ranges from the history of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints to the contentious issues of contemporary mormonism. Mormon books mormonism, the mormon church, beliefs. The book of mormon is full of heroes nephi, alma the younger, abinadi, captain moroni and we read about their lives, looking for lessons that will help us be more like them. Perhaps you thought general butt naked in book of mormon. Dennis gaunt mormonism, the mormon church, beliefs. The book of mormon is a volume of holy scripture comparable to the bible. As an alternative, the kindle ebook is available now and can be read on any device with the free kindle app. The book jumps right in starting with the beginning of the bible and the original bad guy, satan and those he tempted, adam and eve, moses and jesus christ. Bad guys of the book of mormon kindle edition by gaunt. Reading about the villains of the scripture can teach us how to avoid the same pitfalls. His is the voice that narrates the story of the book of mormon.
Download read bad guys of the book of mormon 2011 by. When i knew he was writing bad guys of the bible, i couldnt wait to start reading this new book. Smith said he has received these plates in 1827 from an angel named. Internal book of mormon geography focuses on the relationships between lands and other geographic features, independent of where they might be physically located on todays maps. As with bad guys of the book of mormon, dennis adds a lessons learned and not learned at the end of each chapter, to summarize and ask questions to the reader. From the publisherthe book of mormon is full of he. Technicolor isaiah the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. Proposed book of mormon geographical setting wikipedia. Increase in learning elder bednar emphasizes concepts, patterns, and processes that invite each of us to act and learn fundamental truths for ourselves. This was a huge task to do since the record covered over a thousand years of recorded history. I loved dennis s first book, bad guys of the book of mormon. In a fun way he discusses laman and lemuel, antichrists, and many wicked kings and leaders. Also, president benson often used terms such as men, man, or mankind to.819 990 911 196 226 997 713 1475 472 464 605 258 853 716 579 330 141 799 295 1309 214 614 445 81 183 1328 1187 930 1044 828 1136 1443 509 786 1433 440 1250 1333 836 925 1069