In search of Lehi's trail

First published in the Ensign in September and October 1976, it has now been expanded to book length, with additional details on some of the author s personal experiences during their travels throughout the Arabian peninsula in search of Lehi s trail.
In search of Lehi s trail First published in the Ensign in September and October it has now been expanded to book length with additional details on some of the author s personal experiences during their travels througho

  • Title: In search of Lehi's trail
  • Author: Lynn M. Hilton Neal A. Maxwell
  • ISBN: 9780877476207
  • Page: 163
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “In search of Lehi's trail”

    1. Some Latter-day Saints may remember the three-part series in the Ensign magazine in 1986, "In Search of Lehi's Trail," detailing Lynn and Hope Hilton's research and trip to Jerusalem and the Arabian peninsula to see if the 600 B.C. journey of Lehi's family, as described in the Book of Mormon, could be matched up with actual places on the map. This book is a collection of those articles in book form, with some additional material and large photographs and a great map. Because the trails and many [...]

    2. Amazing evidence that follows Lehi's and his family using the descriptions from the Book of Mormon across the frankincense trail of Arabia to the one place on the entire coast of Arabia that matches the description of Bountiful. The city of Nahom mentioned in the BOM actually exists in the location described in the book. A tribe of people called Lehyanites, whose temple ruins include what are apparently baptismal fonts and purportedly followed the Jewish religion, came into power soon after the [...]

    3. This book was interesting in that it made me think. The authors went to the Middle East to see the area where Lehi's family may have traveled. Obviously, there's a lot we don't know and a lot that won't be answered right away. However, a lot of the questions they asked made me think -- things I'd never pondered before. I like things that make me think. The appendices weren't all that interesting to me, but I enjoyed the rest of the book.

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