You are here
Part 1: Lehi and Sariah's World
|Part 1: Lehi and Sariah's World
|Year of Publication
|Warren P. Aston
|Lehi and Sariah in Arabia: The Old World Setting of the Book of Mormon
|Ancient Near East; Arabia; Jerusalem (Old World); Language - Reformed Egyptian; Lehi (Prophet); Lost 116 Pages; Nephi (Son of Lehi)
Although desert sands have blown over Lehi and Sariah’s land trail for more than two and a half millennia, substantial traces remain of their world. Arabia’s dry climate has preserved much of the setting in which the Book of Mormon account begins. Modern exploration of formerly inaccessible areas has revealed some surprises. This book reports on that exploration and the data learned so far. Lehi and Sariah in Arabia focuses on what we could term its “anthropological underlay,” the various circumstances and settings in which this singular story plays out. These new findings let us place the Lehite odyssey firmly, and very plausibly, into its geographical and historical setting.
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.
Get the latest updates on Book of Mormon topics and research for free