20% Off All Print Formats
Offer valid through April 23, 2021
*Offer valid through April 23, 2021 (11:59 p.m. local time). Valid for all full-priced publications uploaded to and purchased through your own account. A 20% discount is applied toward your product total, excluding any author mark-up, with no minimum or maximum order amount. This offer is good for five uses, and cannot be used for digital purchases or combined with volume discounts, custom orders, other promotional codes, gift cards, or used for adjustments on previous orders.

Save 20% through April 23, 2021. CODE: MYSTORY Click for details.

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

Chiastic Structuring of Large Texts: Second Nephi as a Case Study

Read Now
  • Details
  • Description
Published by:
Interpreter A Journal of Mormon Scripture
Digest / 5.25" x 8.25"
24 pages Saddle-stitched
2 Nephi, Book of Mormon, chiasmus, church of jesus christ of latter-day saints, lds, Mormonism

Abstract: In this important paper, Noel Reynolds extends his 1980 argument for the chiastic structure of 1 Nephi to demonstrate that 2 Nephi can be seen as a matching structure with a similar nature. Taken together, these findings demonstrate that chiasmus is not a phenomenon that confines itself to the details of words and phrases at the level of scriptural verses but can extend to much larger units of meaning, allowing the rhetorical beauty and emphasis of their overall messages to shine more brilliantly when they are considered as purposefully crafted wholes.

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

This site uses cookies. Continuing to use this site without changing your cookie settings means that you consent to those cookies.

Learn more How to turn off cookies