Journal of Book of Mormon Studies
The leading venue for scholarly work on the Book of Mormon
Established in 1992 by founding editor Stephen D. Ricks, the Journal of Book of Mormon Studies is the leading venue for scholarly work on the Book of Mormon. The journal publishes research articles, research notes, book reviews, review essays, literature reviews, and interviews focused on the Book of Mormon. The journal serves a general readership, including scholars interested in the Book of Mormon as an object of research and lay readers hoping to learn more about their sacred text. It thus aims at producing top-rate scholarship working at the highest academic level, even as it asks contributors to recognize the ethical complexity of dealing with a text held sacred by believers. Peer reviewers are drawn from a wide range of relevant disciplines and a variety of academic institutions.
The journal is available both electronically and in print and is published annually by the University of Illinois Press on behalf of the Neal A. Maxwell Institute in Provo, Utah.
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Matthew Bowman, Henderson State University
Amy Easton-Flake, Brigham Young University
Jacob Rennaker, John A. Widtsoe Foundation
Andrew Smith, Brigham Young University
Rosalynde Welch, Independent Scholar
Book Review Editor
Janiece Johnson, Brigham Young University-Idaho
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- D. Morgan Davis, Neal A. Maxwell Institute
- Elizabeth Fenton, University of Vermont
- Paul Gutjahr, Indiana University
- Kristian Heal, Neal A. Maxwell Institute
- Kerry Hull, Brigham Young University
- Robin Jensen, Joseph Smith Papers
- Patrick Q. Mason, Claremont Graduate University
- Max Perry Mueller, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- Tammi J. Schneider, Claremont Graduate University
- John Christopher Thomas, Pentecostal Theological Seminary and Bangor University
- Stephen D. Ricks
- John L. Sorenson
- S. Kent Brown
- Andrew Hedges
- Paul Y. Hoskisson
- Brian M. Hauglid
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2 Nephi 25:23 in Literary and Rhetorical Context
Daniel O. McClellan
Lehi's Brass Ball: Astonishment and Inscription
Prophets and Prophecy in the Qur'an and the Book of Mormon
D. Morgan Davis
Imaginings of the Book of Mormon: A Comparison of Arnold Friberg's and Minerva Teichert's Book of Mormon Paintings
On Zeezrom's Conversion: Rationality, Tradition, and Money
The Language of Repentance in the Book of Mormon
Noel B. Reynolds
The Book of Mormon, Zion, and the Invisible Church
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Future of Comparative and Historical Approaches
Avram R. Shannon
If You Build It, They Will Come: The Field of Book of Mormon Reception History
The Book of Mormon and Book History
The Book of Mormon and Book History
History, Religious Studies, and Book of Mormon Studies
Patrick Q. Mason