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Book of Mormon Central, “Why Could Seantum be Convicted Without Any Witnesses? (Helaman 9:35–36),” KnoWhy 180 (September 5, 2016).
Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, “Did Joshua ‘Utterly Destroy’ the Canaanites?” Interpreter Foundation, May 10, 2018.
Jeffrey W. Carter, “Belief in a Promise: The Power of Faith,” Religious Educator 13, no. 3 (2012): 173–187.
Ronald D. Dennis, “What is “saving grace”?” trans. and ed., Defending the Faith: Early Welsh Missionary Publications (Provo, Utah: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2003).
Catherine C. Taylor, “The Matrilineal Cord of Rahab in the Via Latina Catacomb,” in Studies in the Bible and Antiquity no. 8, 2016.