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{ Monthly Archives } January 2016

[1 Ne. 3] Of stoves being left on

Herein is the first traditional nugget from the narrative as focused on in the Doctrine of Correlation. Second only to 1 Nephi 1:1 in repetitive utterances in repetition, 1 Nephi 3:7 rears it’s bane-of-seminarian’s head. The angst commonly associated is a procedural one, from not applying context. That context is found in the astronomically distant […]

[1 Ne. 2] Road to Camp Gra’nada

Nibley alone’s probably spent a good thousand pages per verse for the first half of the chapter commentating about how the narrative fits the locale and culture and linguistic forms. As not all have punched their ticket with Twain and his Innocents Abroad, those nuances are lost on the casual reader. Suffice it to say […]

[1 Ne. 1] And what to do about it

[Link] In most any application of The Hero’s Journey, there is an early stupor of innocence in ignorance. There ideally though is a dualistic spark to begin said journey. It’s not any wonder then that there is set an initial pattern of coexistent inspiration and initiative, to be repeated and emphasized and applied.

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[Intro] Skipping ahead, or not

So there’s this book that exists. And that is the conundrum. It sits there minding its own business. Actually, not even that, it is just a bleached dead tree, or electrified blob of sand. But what to do about it? Why can’t we leave it alone?

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