Insights: The Newsletter of the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship



Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies publications, Day of Atonement, scapegoat, South American Indian origins, ancient linguistics, King Benjamin, Urim and Thummim, revelation


Learn about ancient scapegoat rituals on the Day of Atonement; legends of South American Indians originating from the house of Israel; linguistic findings that link Old and New World languages; precedents for Benjamin's speech from atop a tower; a comparison between King Benjamin's tower and Old Testament pillars; and how revelation comes through the Urim and Thummim. It's all in the six FARMS Updates published in Insights in 1995. The collection gathers summaries of the latest Book of Mormon research together for quick reference. It is a great way to introduce your friends to FARMS and to recent developments in scriptural studies. See the enclosed order form to obtain copies.