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|Title||Taste and Feast: Images of Eating and Drinking in the Book of Mormon|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1993|
|Authors||Rust, Richard Dilworth|
|Journal||BYU Studies Quarterly|
Interwoven throughout the Book of Mormon are images of eating and drinking that serve as symbols and metaphors inspiring readers to flee degradation and partake of eternal life. In significant ways, the Book of Mormon employs images of eating and drinking or the absence of them to develop implications of survival, social relations, and covenants. Its metaphorical use of these images is especially rich. It calls to those who approach it, "Taste and feast."
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