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Book of Mormon Central, “What is the Significance of the Great and Spacious Building? (1 Nephi 12:18),” KnoWhy 546 (January 17, 2020).
Book of Mormon Central, “Why is Lehi Depicted as Similar to Moses? (2 Nephi 3:9-10),” KnoWhy 268 (January 30, 2017).
Jennifer C. Lane, “Worship: Bowing Down and Serving the Lord,” in Ascending the Mountain of the Lord: Temple, Praise, and Worship in the Old Testament (2013 Sperry Symposium), ed. Jeffrey R. Chadwick, Matthew J. Grey, and David Rolph Seely (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2013), 122–135.
Ellis T. Rasmussen, “Deuteronomy,” in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 4 vols., ed. Daniel H. Ludlow (New York: MacMillan Publishing, 1992), 1:378–379.