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KnoWhy #430 - Why Did Moroni Speak of Pulling Down Pride? (Alma 51:17)
TitleKnoWhy #430 - Why Did Moroni Speak of Pulling Down Pride? (Alma 51:17)
Publication TypeKnoWhy
Year of Publication2018
Corporate AuthorsBook of Mormon Central Staff
PublisherBook of Mormon Central
Place PublishedSpringville, UT
KeywordsAncient America; Captain Moroni; Humility; Mesoamerica; Monument; Pride; Ritual; Stelae
Abstract

Moroni spoke of pulling down the pride of noble rulers. This concept shows up in many scriptural passages and may even relate to the “pulling down” of monuments—a common practice among ancient Mesoamerican societies.

URLhttps://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/why-did-moroni-speak-of-pulling-down-pride
Citation Key4198

Scripture Reference

Alma 51:17

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