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title: Why Did Ancient Israelites Lift Their Hands in Praise?
link: https://www.knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/knowhy/why-did-ancient-israelites-lift-their-hands-in-praise
pubDate: July 19, 2022
description:
KnoWhy #638
Nehemiah 8:6
author: BMC Team
guid: 892
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Solomon's prayer at the consecration of the temple. Artist unknown.
title: Why Did the Lord Allow Jerusalem to Be Destroyed?
link: https://www.knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/knowhy/why-did-the-lord-allow-jerusalem-to-be-destroyed
pubDate: July 12, 2022
description:
KnoWhy #637
1 Nephi 17:43
author: BMC Team
guid: 891
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The Siege and Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans Under the Command of Titus, A.D. 70. Painting by David Roberts, 1850 via Wikimedia Commons.
title: Why Did Ancient Prophets Follow Literary Patterns?
link: https://www.knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/knowhy/why-did-ancient-prophets-follow-literary-patterns
pubDate: July 5, 2022
description:
KnoWhy #636
Alma 8:18
author: BMC Team
guid: 890
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Illustration to the Bible: Angel brings food and drink to the prophet Elijah by Gustave Dore, 1877.
title: How Does the Book of Mormon Text Reflect a Seventh-Century-BC Israelite Writing Style?
link: https://www.knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/knowhy/how-does-the-book-of-mormon-text-reflect-a-seventh-century-bc-israelite-writing-style
pubDate: June 28, 2022
description:
KnoWhy #635
1 Nephi 1:2
author: BMC Team
guid: 889
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3D Rendering of Gold Plates by Laci Gibbs. Fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
title: Who Wrote the Peace Maker Pamphlet?
link: https://www.knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/knowhy/who-wrote-the-peace-maker-pamphlet
pubDate: June 21, 2022
description:
KnoWhy #634
Doctrine and Covenants 42:22
author: BMC Team
guid: 888
image:
Cover of the Peace Maker pamphlet via Archive.org.
title: Why Were Violent Acts like the Mountain Meadows Massacre Committed by Latter-day Saints?
link: https://www.knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/knowhy/why-were-violent-acts-like-the-mountain-meadows-massacre-committed-by-latter-day-saints
pubDate: June 14, 2022
description:
KnoWhy #633
Doctrine and Covenants 98:34
author: BMC Team
guid: 887
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Covered wagons traveling in Utah shortly before the Mountain Meadows Massacre, September 1857. Portraits of John D. Lee (left) and Brigham Young (right).
title: Did Joseph Smith Attempt to Assassinate Missouri Governor Lilburn Boggs?
link: https://www.knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/knowhy/did-joseph-smith-attempt-to-assassinate-missouri-governor-lilburn-boggs
pubDate: May 31, 2022
description:
KnoWhy #632
Doctrine and Covenants 127:1
author: BMC Team
guid: 886
image:
Portraits of Joseph Smith and Lilburn Boggs.
title: Why Were Particular Plagues Sent against Egypt?
link: https://www.knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/knowhy/why-were-particular-plagues-sent-against-egypt
pubDate: March 31, 2022
description:
author: BMC Team
guid: 885
image:
A red algae bloom in the wetlands of Parco delle Cave. Image via Milano Today.
title: Why Did Abraham and Sarah Receive New Names and Tokens?
link: https://www.knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/knowhy/why-did-abraham-and-sarah-receive-new-names-and-tokens
pubDate: February 22, 2022
description:
KnoWhy #630
1 Nephi 15:18
author: BMC Team
guid: 884
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Pondering God's Promise by Courtney Vander Veur Matz.Image via Church of Jesus Christ.
title: Why Is the Story of Noah and the Ark So Repetitive?
link: https://www.knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/knowhy/why-is-the-story-of-noah-and-the-ark-so-repetitive
pubDate: February 1, 2022
description:
KnoWhy #629
Genesis 8:1
author: BMC Team
guid: 883
image:
Noah's Offering by Jan van 't Hoff.