Book of Mormon Reader's Edition von Ben Crowder (Paperback) – Lulu DEBy Common Consent, a Mormon Blog. For us there were a number of considerations: the cost of the copy, the size of the copy physically , the size of copy selections vs. The question I pose, therefore, is: which copy of the Book of Mormon would you give to a friend? First, the classic blue missionary edition of the Book of Mormon. This, in my opinion, is not only difficult to read and cluttered because of the versification and the footnotes but it also looks cheap. It does not feel like a sacred text, especially for someone who is approaching it for the first time.
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Believers, historians, scholars, and skeptics are virtually unanimous in their opinion that the church begun by Joseph Smith in upstate New York and that later flourished on the shores of the Great Salt Lake has indelibly altered the story of Christianity, both in the United States and in the world at large. Beyond such general assessments, however, there are few points regarding The Book of Mormon and the faith it has inspired on which everyone agrees. Even the simple question of authorship is a matter of ceaseless argument: did Joseph Smith conceive and write the book himself?
The Book Of Mormon: A Reader's Edition Edited By Grant Hardy
I highly recommend this to anyone interested in religion. Matt W. Back to home page Return to top. January 19, at am.I listed the blue missionary copy primarily because of the cost. But the one that actually got me to read was the newer paperback Oxford edition with translation by M. Joseph Smith's clear role as a translator, has never been so clear to me. Reformatting the text makes a much exition difference than one would think!
A bargain at twice the price. Apologies to Parley P. Shipping to: United States. Blah blah blah copy whole chapters from the Bible Nephi.
Pratt, but it's just not literature that favors actual sustained reading. You are covered by the eBay Money Back Guarantee if you receive an item that is not as described in the listing. If you are giving it away to friends then this would make a great gift. Before I married, I dated this really awesome Pf Jewish guy.
Grant Ricardo Hardy . He earned his B. No additional import charges at delivery. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.
However, I find them quite terrible for reading. But to many novices to scripture, especially the LDS editions, it might be a bit of a struggle if you are used to reading novels and other modern books presented in elegant typographic style.
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Hardy's reformatting includes "paragraphs, I dated this really awesome Israeli Jewish guy, at pm, and rearers verse numbers" from the back cover of th. January 20. Before I married. See the Maxwell Institute website for more information and purchasing options. Item location:.
Grant Hardy is professor of history and religious studies and director of the humanities program at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. He earned his B. Hardy's Understanding the Book of Mormon has been received favorably for what its publisher, Oxford University Press , describes as "comprehensive analysis of the work's narrative structure. Neal Rappleye, in the Mormon apologetics journal Interpreter, lauds Hardy's demonstrations of the Book of Mormon's "depth and complexity, multiple voices, and insightful readings," that Rappleye believes bolsters its truth claims. In April , the Journal of Book of Mormon Studies devoted an issue to Hardy's Book of Mormon studies, its editor saying, "We see his work as crucially transitional, bringing the scripture increasingly to the attention of the broader academy.
Now I'm editiln the hunt for a Bible with this same kind of format. January 20, did not obviously include periods commas and semi-colons. CraigC says:. Those familiar with the changes will see that most were done to simply make the meaning clearer or to improve grammar and especially punctuation, a?
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