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Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, “Is the Spirit of Elijah a Healing Power in Addition to Being a Sealing Power?” Interpreter Foundation, 6 August 2018.
Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, “What Should We Make of the Story of Elisha and the Bears?” Interpreter Foundation, 7 August 2018.
Franklin D. Day, “Elijah: LDS Sources” in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 4 vols., ed. Daniel H. Ludlow (New York: MacMillan Publishing, 1992), 1:450–451.
Mary Finlayson, “Elijah, Spirit of,” in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 4 vols., ed. Daniel H. Ludlow (New York: MacMillan Publishing, 1992), 1:452.
E. Dale LeBaron, “Elijah’s Mission: His Keys, Powers, and Blessings from the Old Testament to the Latter Days,” in Sperry Symposium Classics: The Old Testament, ed. Paul Y. Hoskisson (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2005), 283–97.
R. J. Zvi Werblowski, “Elijah: Ancient Sources” in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 4 vols., ed. Daniel H. Ludlow (New York: MacMillan Publishing, 1992), 1:451–452.
Fred E. Woods, “Elisha and the Children: The Question of Accepting Prophetic Succession,” in BYU Studies Quarterly 32 no. 3 (1992): 47–58.