BYU STUDIES Volume 44 • Issue 2 • 2005 by BYU Studies

BYU STUDIES Volume 44 • Issue 2 • 2005

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Robert Barrett and Susan Easton Black's article on Arnold Friberg, Harry Anderson, Tom Lovell, and Ken Riley, who created art for the LDS Church in the 1950s and '60s will help you appreciate art you probably see frequently but may have taken for granted. Barrett, himself a prominent LDS artist, tells why such art is important, and Black, a masterful storyteller, tells the stories behind the four artists who created it.

An article by Noel B. Reynolds discusses how Lehi and Nephi saw parallels between their experiences and that of Moses and used that similarity to try to convince their people that their work was divinely ordained. A short study on the Hebrew phrase "Behold I" adds yet more evidence of Joseph Smith's divine inspiration of the Pearl of Great Price. David O. McKay is the focus of Mary Jane Woodger's article about how he expressed his love to his wife, Emma Ray, through his letters. A tribute to Hugh Nibley, delivered at his funeral on March 5, 2005, shows how the themes of Nibley's work fit nicely with the Articles of Faith. Church history buffs will appreciate a study of how cholera affected the Mormon pioneers, written by Pat Rushton, a BYU professor of nursing. It is interesting to learn just how devastating this one disease was for travelers in that time period.

Two short pieces are about the Church from a Japanese perspective: One is by a sister closely involved in the development of the Relief Society in Japan, and the other connects Elijah's mission to a traditional Japanese day of remembrance.

 

Contents — Volume 44:2 (2005)

Articles
"The Israelite Background of Moses Typology in the Book of Mormon" by Noel B. Reynolds
"Setting a Standard in LDS Art: Four Illustrators of the Mid-Twentieth Century" by Robert T. Barrett and Susan E. Black
"Hugh Nibley's Articles of Faith" by John W. Welch
"Cholera and Its Impact on Nineteenth-Century Mormon Migration" by Patricia Rushton
"Memoirs of the Relief Society in Japan, 19511991" by Yanagida Toshiko

Short Studies
"Behold I" by Kent P. Jackson

Documents
"A Superlative Image: An Original Daguerreotype of Brigham Young" by Richard N. Holzapfel and Thomas R. Wells
"'The Scriptures Is a Fulfilling': Sally Parker's Weave" by Janiece L. Johnson
"'Twenty Years Ago Today': David O. McKay's Heart Petals Revisited" by Mary Jane Woodger

Essays
"Elijah's Promise: An Oriental View" by Masakazu Watabe

Poetry
"As Fire" by Richard Tice
"Sheep" by Marilyn N. Nielson

Book Reviews
Desert Patriarchy: Mormon and Mennonite Communities in the Chihauhua Valley by Janet Bennion, reviewed by Mark M. Sawin
Reverence: Renewing a Forgotten Virtue by Paul Woodruff, reviewed by George Bennion

Book Notices

Title:BYU STUDIES Volume 44 • Issue 2 • 2005Format:Kobo ebookPublished:October 1, 2015Publisher:Deseret Book CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:194216114X

ISBN - 13:9781942161141

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