2 Nephi 4 and the Pain or Exhilaration of Learning What You Thought You Wanted to Know, Part 2

By Scott S. Mitchell   In Part 1, I argued that the specific messages of 2 Nephi 4 in the Book of Mormon go almost completely ignored in the writings and teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (hereafter, "the Church").  This chapter, which is accurately called the psalm of Nephi, contains, … Continue reading 2 Nephi 4 and the Pain or Exhilaration of Learning What You Thought You Wanted to Know, Part 2

2 Nephi 4 and the Pain or Exhilaration of Learning What You Thought You Wanted to Know, Part 1

By Scott S. Mitchell One of my daughters, who loves math and majored in statistics in college, recently challenged me to solve a math word problem to which she had already figured out the answer.  Since I generally enjoy word problems, and believed careful thinking on my part  would reveal the solution, I had no … Continue reading 2 Nephi 4 and the Pain or Exhilaration of Learning What You Thought You Wanted to Know, Part 1