Mormon studies, hymns
An early Christian hymn portraying a soul's journey from the heavenly court of regal parents through an earthly probation to a divine inheritance fascinates interpreters of many faiths.
Garrison, James V. and Welch, John W.
"The “Hymn of the Pearl”: An Ancient Counterpart to “O My Father”,"
BYU Studies Quarterly: Vol. 36:
1, Article 11.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/byusq/vol36/iss1/11