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The Covenant of the Promised Land: Territorial Symbolism in the Book of Mormon
TitleThe Covenant of the Promised Land: Territorial Symbolism in the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsOlsen, Steven L.
JournalFARMS Review
Volume22
Issue2
Pagination137-154
KeywordsCovenant; Land; Leitworter; Record; Symbolism
Abstract

The symbolism of land and its covenantal associations are viewed as guiding structural elements in the Book of Mormon narrative. Involving “existential space” more than “geometric space,” the concept of land is central to an understanding of the book as a sacred, covenant-based record.

URLhttps://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/msr/vol22/iss2/7

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