In 1990 John W Welch S Book The Sermon At The Temple And The Sermon On The Mount Presented A Thorough Latter Day Saint Interpretation Of The Savior S Greatest Sermon, Drawing On Insights From Jesus S Sermon At The Temple In 3 Nephi To Shed Light On His Sermon On The Mount In The Gospel Of Matthew Illuminating The Sermon At The Temple And Sermon On The Mount Builds On That Earlier Study With Substantial Additions Based On Insights Gleaned Throughout A Decade Of Continuing Research.The Basic Analysis Remains Unchanged Understanding The Sermon Meaning Both Texts In Their Shared, Collective Meaning As A Temple Text Reveals That It Has Far Power And Unity Than A Mere Collection Of Miscellaneous Sayings Of Jesus. Christ s sermon on the mount from Matt 5 7 appears nearly verbatim in the Book of Mormon in the passage where Christ appears to the people in the Americas following his resurrection This book takes a close look at the sermon on the mount and explores the significance of the differences between the Biblical and Book of Mormon accounts Welch is an apologist, but he makes a compelling case that the differences are targeted and significant His goal is to show that Joseph Smith did not simply cop Christ s sermon on the mount from Matt 5 7 appears nearly verbatim in the Book of Mormon in the passage where Christ appears to the people in the Americas following his resurrection This book takes a close look at the sermon on the mount and e
Fascinating This is an easier read than Hugh Nibley and possiblyinspiring It really makes you want to internalize the principles expounded. Particularly loved chapter 4 Enlightening. I really enjoyed chapter 4 took lots of notes and plan to study it before I go to the temple The rest of the book was a little too deep for me I just skimmed.
- 296 pages
- Illuminating the Sermon at the Temple and Sermon on the Mount
- John W. Welch
- 28 June 2019 John W. Welch