You are here
|Title||KnoWhy #468 - How Does Chiasmus Teach Us to Reverse the Pride Cycle? (Alma 62:48-49)|
|Year of Publication||2018|
|Corporate Authors||Book of Mormon Central Staff|
|Publisher||Book of Mormon Central|
|Place Published||Springville, UT|
|Keywords||Chiasmus; Nephite; Parallelism; Pride; Pride Cycle|
Typically, the Nephites experienced pride, wickedness, and destruction after periods of righteousness and blessings. A historical summary in Alma 62:48–51, however, shows how the Nephites avoided this pride cycle by humbling themselves before God and remembering to keep His commandments. The chiastic structure of these passages emphasizes this important spiritual solution in a profound and memorable way.
Items in the BMC Archive are made publicly available for non-commercial, private use. Inclusion within the BMC Archive does not imply endorsement. Items do not represent the official views of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or of Book of Mormon Central.