Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship:

The Language of the Spirit in the Book of Mormon

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Interpreter A Journal of Mormon Scripture
Published:
8/29/2019
Specs:
Digest / 5.25" x 8.25"
40 pages Saddle-stitched
Category:
Religion
Tags:
Book of Mormon, church of jesus christ of latter-day saints, Holy Ghost, lds, Mormonism, spirit

Abstract: This study provides students of the Book of Mormon with the first comprehensive analysis of the many ways in which the word “spirit” is used in that volume of scripture. It demonstrates how the titles “Holy Ghost,” “Spirit of God,” “Spirit of the Lord,” “Holy Spirit,” and “the Spirit” are used interchangeably to refer to the third member of the Godhead. It also shows that the Holy Ghost was understood to be a separate being. The analysis is thoroughly integrated with scholarly studies of references to the spirit (rûah) in the Hebrew Bible. The functions of the Holy Ghost are also identified and explained.

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