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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to the Book of Helaman, written by Helaman and his sons n An account of 50 years of tumult between the death of Helaman and the birth of Christ. The book records n Wars, contentions, and dissensions. n Prophecies of the birth and death of Christ. n The conversion of the Lamanites n The righteousness of the Lamanites, and the wickedness of the Nephites. n Mormon couldnt record even 1/100th of the records written during the 50 year span. n Therefore, he focused on the challenges saints faced as they awaited the Saviors birth, hoping to help us overcome similar challenges while we await the Saviors second coming. Helaman s Family { 9 4 8 D 9 4 1 3 -0 1 8 1 -4 B 8 4 -8 C 9 0 -C 9 5 8 4 F 5 C A 2 0 } Alma the Younger: convert, chief judge and high priest, powerful missionary (Mosiah 27 Alma 45) { 1 2 E D C 7 F -B 9 7 8 -4 C 5 6 -B 2 7 F -7 A 0 A 9 C 6 3 2 9 4 } Helaman: son of Alma, record keeper, leader of 2060 stripling warriors, called Sons of Helaman (Alma 3...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course REL A 234 taught by Professor Penniger during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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