Moses' Brazen Serpent as It Relates to Serpent Worship in Mesoamerica

This paper shows that the account of Moses' brazen serpent as taught by the Nephite leaders presents parallels to the symbol and name of the Mesoamerican god, "Quetzalcoatl." It further shows that the term flying, used in the Nephite but not in the biblical account of the fiery serpen...

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Veröffentlicht in:Journal of Book of Mormon studies
1. VerfasserIn: Hunt, Wallace E.
Medienart: Elektronisch Aufsatz
Sprache:Englisch
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Veröffentlicht: Foundation 1993
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In: Journal of Book of Mormon studies
Jahr: 1993, Band: 2, Heft: 2, Seiten: 121-131
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Zusammenfassung:This paper shows that the account of Moses' brazen serpent as taught by the Nephite leaders presents parallels to the symbol and name of the Mesoamerican god, "Quetzalcoatl." It further shows that the term flying, used in the Nephite but not in the biblical account of the fiery serpent, has parallels in the Old and New Worlds.
ISSN:2168-3158
Enthält:Enthalten in: Journal of Book of Mormon studies