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Book of Mormon Central, “How is the Day of Atonement Understood in the Book of Mormon? (2 Nephi 2:10),” KnoWhy 479 (October 25, 2018).
Book of Mormon Central, “How Are the Words of the Book of Mormon Like ‘One That Hath a Familiar Spirit’? (2 Nephi 26:16),” KnoWhy 491 (December 6, 2018).
Daniel L. Belnap, “‘That I May Dwell among Them’: Liminality and Ritual in the Tabernacle,” in Ascending the Mountain of the Lord: Temple, Praise, and Worship in the Old Testament, ed. Jeffery R. Chadwick, Matthew J. Grey, and David Rolph Seely (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book; Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2013), 12–35.
Steven T. Densley Jr., “Procedural Violations in the Trial of the Woman Taken in Adultery,” Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship 32 (2019): 53–76.
Taylor Halverson, “Reading 1 Peter Intertextually With Select Passages From the Old Testament,” Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship 20 (2016): 151–176.
Theo E. McKean, “The Origin and Original Meaning of Sacrificial Blood Offerings as Revealed in the Bible and Modern Scripture” (Master’s Thesis; Brigham Young University, 1964).
Bruce T. Verhaaren, “Ten Commandments,” in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, ed. Daniel H. Ludlow, 4 vols. (New York: MacMillan Publishing, 1992), 4:1469–1470.