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Gary P. Gillum

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When you hear the name “Hugh Nibley” what do you think of? Intellect? Scholarship? Ancient religions? Temple worship? The study of civilizations? Surely, but there’s more. Brother Nibley has a keen sense of humor. And he turns a pithy phrase as no one else can. Here in one volume are many of the most entertaining and also the deepest of Brother Nibley’s thoughts on society, science, education, Joseph Smith, the Book of Mormon and other sacred writings, the temple, sustaining church leaders, and many other topics. These are not the jottings of some stuffy scholar. These are gems of thought — terse, humorous, wry, and profound — clothed in a language that is so distinctly Hugh Nibley. What emerges from the quotations is the portrait of a rare philosopher – a thinker with the mind of a scholar and the heart of a believer.

ISBN

978-0875796789

Owning Institution

Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship

Publisher

The Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies and Deseret Book Company

Publication Date

1993

Disciplines

Religion | Religious Education

Of All Things! Classic Quotations from Hugh Nibley

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