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; "This collection of papers and lectures, many of which have never before been published, includes chapters on the earth before Adam, the historicity of the Bible, archaelogy and religion, myths and the scriptures, patriarch and matriarchy, apocryphal works, the message of Isaiah, the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Qumran community, and other subjects, " In December 1832, the Lord instructed the Prophet Joseph Smith, "Seek ye diligently and teach one another words of wisdom; yea, seek ye out the best books words of wisdom; seek learning, even by study and also by faith. "Few members of the Church have followed that admonition as faithfully as has Hugh Nibley, emeritus professor of ancient history at Brigham Young University. As a young man he memorized vast portions of Shakespeare and studied Old English, Latin Greek and other languages. As a student at Berkeley, he began reading the southwest corner of the ninth level of the library and worked his way down to the northeast corner of the first level, studying every significant book that caught his eye. And throughout his life, he has related everything he has learned to the greatest knowledge of all-the word of the Lord, as revealed in the scriptures and in the temple. ; The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley Series; Vol. 1; 6.25" x 9.25"; 597 pages