Journal of Book of Mormon Studies
Book of Mormon, Ether, Jesus Christ, Language, Symbolism, Imagery, Abinadi, Modern Church, Scripture Study
A certain combination of temperament and upbringing can lead to a sense of alienation from the scriptures’ meaning. This paper considers the role that types might play in overcoming that alienation as they mediate between scriptural understanding and human experience, permitting deeper insight into both. The difficulties and possibilities inherent in such an approach shed light on a typological analysis of the figures of Abinadi and the brother of Jared.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Clark, Robert E.
"The Type at the Border: An Inquiry into Book of Mormon Typology,"
Journal of Book of Mormon Studies: Vol. 2:
2, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol2/iss2/5