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The Doctrine and the Covenants Commentary

4.71 of 5 stars 4.71  ·  rating details  ·  14 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A doctrinal and exegetical commentary on the book of scripture, known as the "Doctrine and Covenants" (the "D&C"), sacred to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (sometimes known as the "Mormon Church" or the "LDS Church"-- the letters standing for "Latter-day Saints"). The Mormon Church claims to be a Restoration of the original Christian Gospel, the "good ...more
Hardcover, 902 pages
Published June 1st 1978 by Deseret Book Co
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Keith Kendall
Jul 21, 2013 Keith Kendall rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Students of the Gospel of Jesus Christ
Shelves: history, religion
The more I read this book, the more I enjoyed it. It was heartening to find how often portions of it are quoted in the BYU Religion 324-325 Doctrine and Covenants Student Manual.

It was very nice to have biographies of people who are briefly mentioned in The Doctrine and Covenants of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, helping me to know what became of them after they were addressed in a revelation.

This review applies to the Deseret Book 1974 printing of the 1972 "Revised Edition".
Dan
Lots of great information tucked away between verses here. This is a whole new way to read the D&C and the fantastic commentary really opens up some interesting discussions with my wife.
Qhlueme
I enjoyed reading this book very much. I appreciate the effort made to provide historical and theological elaboration on the contents of the Doctrine and Covenants.
Don Koler
Great read regarding church history and inspired commentary but only likely of interest to LDS members... a bit dry and times but very good work.
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