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A Study of Nephite, Lamanite, and Jaredite Governmental Institutions and Policies as Portrayed in The Book of Mormon

@inproceedings{Cazier1972ASO,
  title={A Study of Nephite, Lamanite, and Jaredite Governmental Institutions and Policies as Portrayed in The Book of Mormon},
  author={Donald Arthur Cazier},
  year={1972}
}
nephite government wa essentially 3 theocratic with both the monarchy and reign of the judges paralleling the similar ni institutions li of the ancient israelites ultimate Ul i political mat authority resided in the prophet the laws were given by the lord and the principle of popular consent was recognized the role of government rnro was primarily national defense l and the punishment of crime not social reform lamanite government was monarchal and despotic with notable exceptions when the… Expand