covenant, Abraham, Abrahamic covenant, last days, Israel
Interpretation of God's covenant to Abrahamic and its promised fulfillment varies across scholarly and religious writings. The Book of Mormon emphasizes this covenant and the promise that through Abraham all the kindreds of the earth will be blessed. It also features a unique interpretation--that the covenant will be fulfilled as the Book of Mormon itself, a record of the seed of Joseph, is given first to the Gentiles, and then to house of Israel.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Reynolds, Noel B., "Understanding the Abrahamic Covenant through the Book of Mormon" (2017). Faculty Publications. 1817.
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