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Publications Mentioning/Addressing Book of Abraham Controversies.

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LDS-authored publications which address and/or mention Book of Abraham controversies (1969-1978)

1969 Hugh Nibley, "A New Look at the Pearl of Great Price," Improvement Era:

  • Part 7. The Unknown Abraham, January 1969, 26–33, entitled "Neglected Evidence on the Book of Abraham," per Light Planet (Jeff Lindsay).
  • Part 7. The Unknown Abraham (continued), February 1969, 64–67.
  • Part 8[7]. The Unknown Abraham (continued), March 1969, 76, 79–80, 82, 82.
  • Part 7. The Unknown Abraham (continued), April 1969, 66–72.
  • Part 8[7]. The Unknown Abraham (continued), May 1969, 87–91.
  • Part 7. The Unknown Abraham (continued), June 1969, 126–128, 130–132.
  • Part 7. The Unknown Abraham (continued), July 1969, 97–101.
  • Part 8. Facsimile No. 1, By the Figures, July 1969, 101–111.
  • Part 8. Facsimile No. 1, By the Figures (continued), August 1969, 75–87.
  • Part 8. Facsimile No. 1, By the Figures (continued), September 1969, 85–95.
  • Part 8. Facsimile No. 1, By the Figures (continued), October 1969, 85–88.
  • Part 9. Setting the Stage--The World of Abraham, October 1969, 89–95.
  • Part 9. Setting the Stage--The World of Abraham (continued), November 1969, 116–126.

1969 Benjamin Urrutia, "The Joseph Smith Papyri," Dialogue 4, no. 2 (Summer 1969): 129–134.

1969 Jay M. Todd, The Saga of the Book of Abraham (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1969).

1969 William James Adams, Jr., "Human Sacrifice and the Book of Abraham," BYU Studies 9, no. 4 (Summer 1969): 473–480.

1969 Walter L. Whipple, "The St. Louis Museum and the Two Egyptian Mummies and Papyri," BYU Studies 10, no. 1 (Autumn 1969):57–64.

1970 Hugh Nibley, "A New Look at the Pearl of Great Price," Improvement Era:

  • Part 9. Setting the Stage--The World of Abraham (continued), January 1970, 56–65.
  • Part 10. The Sacrifice of Isaac, March 1970, 84–94.
  • Part 11. The Sacrifice of Sarah, April 1970, 79–95.
  • Conclusion: Taking Stock, May 1970, 82-89, 91–94.

1970 Roy W. Doxey, The Pearl of Great Price: Lectures 1 through 8, Education Weeks Lectures 1970 (Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, 1970).

1970 Richard P. Howard, "The 'Book of Abraham' in the Light of History and Egyptology," Courage: A Journal of History, Thought, and Action (April 1970); revised from "A Tentative Approach to the Book of Abraham" (see 1968 above); and subsequently revised as "Joseph Smith, The Book of Abraham, and the Reorganized Church of the 1970's," Saints Herald 117/10 (Oct 1970):28–31; 117/11 (Nov 1970):20–21; 117/12 (Dec 1970):24–26; also see 1995 for this revised paper in Howard's published book.

1970 Thomas W. Mackay, "Abraham in Egypt: A Collation of Evidence for the Case of the Missing Wife," BYU Studies 10, no. 4 (Summer 1970): 429–451.

1970 Newsletter and Proceedings of the S.E.H.A., N119, February 23, 1970.

  • 119.4 Book of Abraham Meet Scheduled.
  • 119.6 Summer Talks on Archaeology.
  • Newsletter and Proceedings of the S.E.H.A., N120, April 1970.
  • 120.4 The Use of Mnemonic Devices in Oral Traditions, As Exemplified by the Book of Abraham and the Hor Sensen Papyrus, by John A. Tvedtnes.

Newsletter and Proceedings of the S.E.H.A., N124, December 1970.

  • 124.0 Book of Abraham Research, 1969: The Big Questions Still Unanswered.
  • 124.1 More Light on Tomb of Lebolo's Discovery.
  • 124.2 Students Visit Tomb 33, Thebes, Egypt.

1971 Hugh Nibley, "What is "The Book of Breathings"?," BYU Studies 11, no. 2 (Winter 1971): 153–187.

1971 Hugh Nibley, "The Meaning of the Kirtland Egyptian Papers," BYU Studies 11, no. 4 (Summer 1971): 350–399.

1971 Roy W. Doxey, The Pearl of Great Price: Lectures 9 through 16, Education Weeks Lectures 1971 (Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, 1971).

1971 Newsletter and Proceedings of the S.E.H.A., N127, October 1971.

  • 127.0 Linguistic Implications of the Tel-Arad Ostraca, by John A. Tvedtnes.

1972 James R. Harris, Religion 327x The Pearl of Great Price (Provo, UT: Department of Home Study, Brigham Young University, 1972).

1972 Roy W. Doxey, The Pearl of Great Price: Lectures 17 through 24, Education Weeks Lectures 1972 (Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, 1972).

1972 Newsletter and Proceedings of the S.E.H.A., N129, April 1972.

  • 129.5 Book of Abraham Papers Published.

Newsletter and Proceedings of the S.E.H.A., N131, September 1972.

  • 131.8 Latest Word on the Symposium.

1973 William E. Dibble, "The Book of Abraham and Pythagorean Astronomy," Dialogue 8, no. 2 (Autumn 1973): 134–138.

1973 Roy W. Doxey, Teachings of the Pearl of Great Price: Walk With the Lord (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1973).

1974 Eric Jay Olson, "A Hint of an Explanation," Review of "The Message of the Joseph Smith Papyri: An Egyptian Endowment" by Hugh Nibley, Dialogue 9, no. 4 (Winter 1974): 74–75.

1975 Pearl of Great Price Symposium: A Centennial Presentation, Robert J. Matthews, Chairman (Provo, UT: Brigham Young University [The Department of Ancient Scripture], November 22, 1975).

1975 Hugh Nibley, The Message of the Joseph Smith Papyri: An Egyptian Endowment (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1975; see republication in 2005).

1975 C. Wilfred Griggs, "A Great Fuss about a Scrap of Papyrus," Review of "The Message of the Joseph Smith Papryi: An Egyptian Endowment" by Hugh Nibley, Ensign 5 (October 1975): 84.

1975 Hugh Nibley, "Some Reasons for the Restored Gospel," a talk given at BYU (Klaus Baer's visitation).

1976 Hugh Nibley, "I Have a Question: What, exactly, is the purpose and significance of the facsimiles in the book of Abraham?," Ensign 6 (March 1976): 34–36.

1977 Michael D. Rhodes, "A Translation and Commentary of the Joseph Smith Hypocephalus," BYU Studies 17, no. 3 (Spring 1977): 259–274.

1977 Hugh Nibley, "It Takes All Kinds" and "Some Warming-up Exercises," unpublished manuscript in two parts.