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Evidence of the Nehor Religion in Mesoamerica
|Title||Evidence of the Nehor Religion in Mesoamerica|
|Year of Publication||2017|
|Authors||Grover, Jr., Jerry D.|
|Number of Pages||80|
|Publisher||Challex Scientific Publishing|
|Keywords||Abinadi (Prophet); Amalekite (Nephite Apostate Group); Ancient America; Great Spirit; King Noah; Maya; Mesoamerica; Nehor; Prophecy|
The prophecies of Abinadi in the Book of Mormon, his sacrificial death, and the deaths of his murderers all correlate with Maya rituals and ceremonies. The later order of Nehor, having common elements with the king Noah syncretic religion, also correlates with known Mesoamerican religious practices, one correlation being the Principal Bird Deity and its manifestations. Two other religious traditions, the "Great Spirit" and Amalekites, are derivatives of the Nephite religion.
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