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Interpreter A Journal of Mormon Scripture
Published:
8/27/2020
Specs:
Digest / 5.25" x 8.25"
52 pages Saddle-stitched
Category:
Religion
Tags:
1 Corinthians 1529, church of jesus christ of latter-day saints, lds, Mormonism, vicarious baptism

Abstract: This thorough treatment of the mention of baptism for the dead in 1 Corinthians 15:29 gives a meticulous analysis of Paul’s Greek argument, and lays out the dozens (or perhaps hundreds) of theories that have been put forth with respect to its interpretation. Barney concludes that “the most natural reading” and the “majority contemporary scholarly reading” is that of “vicarious baptism.” Therefore, “the Prophet Joseph Smith’s reading of the passage to refer to such a practice was indeed correct.”

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