These Records Are True: Book of Mormon Commentary Book 2

These Records Are True: Book of Mormon Commentary Book 2

by Monte S. Nyman

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Overview

The second book in the series entitled These Records are True is 532 pages ad covers the books of Jacob, Enos, Jarom, Omni, Words of Mormon and Mosiah.

King Benjamin bore testimony to his sons that the plates of brass, that had been brought from Jerusalem and preserved by the hand of God, were true. He also bore testimony of the plates of Nephi, which contains the records of their fathers since they left Jerusalem were true. This volume of the Book of Mormon Commentary Series covers the time period from the death of Nephi (544 BC) to the death of Alma the elder and King Mosiah. (91 BC) – a period of over 450 years. It covers the words of the prophets from Jacob, brother of Nephi, through Alma, who organized the church at the Waters of Mormon. The first part of this work is taken from the small plates of Nephi, Jacob through Omni, that Mormon found as he began the abridgement of the large plates of Nephi. As he joined his work with the small plates, he wrote a brief historical summary to bridge the gap between the two records: the words of Mormon. Thus the title of this volume which includes a combination of these accounts, was adopted from King Benjamin, "These Records Are True".

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014084734
Publisher: Mary Ann Nyman
Publication date: 02/04/2012
Series: Book of Mormon Commentary , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 532
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Monte Steven Nyman was president of Southern Virginia University (SVU) from 2003 to 2004. He had previously been academic vice president at SVU and a professor of religion at Brigham Young University (BYU).

As a young man Nyman served a mission in the North Central States Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Nyman received his bachelors and masters degrees from Utah State University, both in physical education. He later received a doctorate from BYU in educational administration. Prior to joining the BYU faculty, he was the Institute of Religion director in Edmonton, Canada.

While at BYU, Nyman served as director of Book of Mormon studies for the Religious Studies Center and for a time he was the acting head of the ancient scripture department within the College of Religious Education.

Nyman retired from BYU in 1996. In 1999-2000 he was baseball coach at SVU and continued on as academic vice president and then as president until he again retired in 2004.

Nyman has served in many positions in the church including as a bishop and a member of the Correlation and Translation Committee. He has written several books including Great Are the Words of Isaiah, An Ensign to All People and The Most Correct Book and The Book of Mormon Commentary series.

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