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Keep the Old Wine in Old Wineskins: The Pleasing (Not Pleading) Bar of God
|Title||Keep the Old Wine in Old Wineskins: The Pleasing (Not Pleading) Bar of God|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2006|
|Authors||Welch, John S.|
|Journal||The FARMS Review|
|Keywords||Critical Text; Original Manuscript of the Book of Mormon; Pleading Bar; Pleasing Bar; Printer's Manuscript of the Book of Mormon; Textual Criticism; Translation|
Welch discusses the use of the phrase pleasing bar in the Book of Mormon. Whereas scholar Royal Skousen argues that the word pleasing should actually be pleading, Welch claims that it should remain as it is.
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