Book of Mormon, Nephi's Vision, American Revolutionary War, West Point Chain
Chapter 14 of the 2011 BYU Sperry Symposium volume, "'Delivered by the Power of God:' Nephi's Vision of America's Birth" by Dr. Kenneth L. Alford discusses evidence of God's hand andintervention in the American Revolutionary War. This essay specifically looks at 1 Nephi 13, Washington and the founding fathers, wartime weather, and the West Point chain.
Original Publication Citation
Kenneth L. Alford, “‘Delivered by the Power of God’: Nephi’s Vision of America’s Birth,” in The Things Which My Father Saw: Approaches to Lehi’s Dream and Nephi’s Vision (2011 Sperry Symposium), ed. Daniel L. Belnap, Gaye Strathearn, and Stanley A. Johnson (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2011), 264–81.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Alford, Kenneth L. Ph.D., ""Delivered by the Power of God": Nephi's Vision of America's Birth" (2011). All Faculty Publications. 1641.
Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center and Deseret Book
Church History and Doctrine
The Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center granted permission for this chapter to be posted on ScholarsArchive on 29 April 2016.
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