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Book of Mormon Central, “Why Did Christ Perform Miracles? (Mosiah 3:5, 9),” KnoWhy 508 (March 28, 2019).
Book of Mormon Central, “Why Did Jacob Include the Case of Sherem? (Jacob 7:14),” KnoWhy 554 (March 17, 2020).
Edward J. Brandt, “The Law of Moses and the Law of Christ,” in Sperry Symposium Classics: The Old Testament, ed. Paul Y. Hoskisson (Provo and Salt Lake City: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, and Deseret Book 2005), 133–153.
Neal Rappleye, “The Deuteronomist Reforms and Lehi’s Family Dynamics: A Social Context for the Rebellions of Laman and Lemuel,” Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship 16 (2015): 87–99.
Ellis T. Rasmussen, “Deuteronomy,” in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 4 vols., ed. Daniel H. Ludlow (New York: MacMillan Publishing, 1992), 1:378–379.
David R. Seely, “‘A Prophet Like Moses’ (Deuteronomy 18:15–18) in the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and the Dead Sea Scrolls,” Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship 41 (2020): 265–280.