Book of Mormon, 1 Nephi, Jacob, Mormon, Book of Mormon Title Page, Jesus Christ, Prophecies of Jesus Christ
The title page of the Book of Mormon acts as a historiographical introduction to the editorial guidelines followed by Mormon in his work of compilation and redaction. These guidelines defined what was important for Mormon to incorporate in his historical record and included the themes of genealogy, covenants, and the teaching and testifying of Christ.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Honey, David B.
"The Secular as Sacred: The Historiography of the Title Page,"
Journal of Book of Mormon Studies: Vol. 3
, Article 7.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol3/iss1/7