Textual Similarities in the Words of Abinadi and Alma's Counsel to Corianton


TitleTextual Similarities in the Words of Abinadi and Alma's Counsel to Corianton
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsHilton, III, John
JournalBYU Studies
Volume51
Issue2
Pagination39-60
KeywordsAlma; Alma 39; Alma 40; Alma 41; Alma 42; Alma the Younger, Abinadi; Corianton; Mosiah; Mosiah 13; Mosiah 14; Mosiah 15; Prophet
Abstract

John Hilton examines textual similarities between two texts found in the Book of Mormon: the words of Abinadi in Mosiah 12–17 and the words of Alma the Younger in Alma 39–42. Hilton used both human-based and computer-based techniques to search for textual matches.