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Notes and Communications: Drought and Serpents
TitleNotes and Communications: Drought and Serpents
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsTvedtnes, John A.
JournalJournal of Book of Mormon Studies
Volume6
Issue1
Pagination70-72
Type of ArticleNotes and Communications
KeywordsClimate; Drought; Ecology; Environment; Jaredite
Abstract

The story of the Jaredites being plagued by “poisonous serpents” at a time of “great dearth” makes sense when one realizes that drought causes rodents and then serpents to migrate.

URLhttp://publications.mi.byu.edu/publications/jbms/6/1/S00007-50cb712ad54907Tvedtnes.pdf

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