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KnoWhy topical index — C and D — Book of Mormon Central


Book of Mormon Central, a wonderful resource for all types of Book of Mormon information, has a series of articles dealing with various topics in the Book of Mormon.  They are referred to as ‘KnoWhy’ articles.  These articles can be referenced at ‘bookofmormoncentral.org‘.  Following is a topical index of articles starting with the letters C and D.

Index One – topical index  – C and D                                                                                                          Click here to return to the Scriptures index page

  • Canadian copyright:  Why did Joseph Smith try to secure the Book of Mormon copyright in Canada? — #556, April 7, 2020
  • Canon, closed:  Does the book of Revelation establish a ‘closed canon’? — #704, December 19, 2023
  • Ceremony: — Why is a ‘ceremony’ mentioned after the execution of King Noah?  —  #561, May 12, 2020
  • Chains of hell:   Why did Alma add “chains of hell” to Abinadi’s phrase “bands of death”?  — #111, May 31, 2016
  • Chariots in the Book of Mormon:  What is the nature and use of chariots in the Book of Mormon? — #126, June 21, 2016
  • Chiasmus in 2 Corinthians:  How does Paul use chiasmus to teach about Jesus’ Atonement? — #688, September 12, 2023
  • Chiasmus and the pride cycle:  How does chiasmus teach us to reverse the pride cycle? — #468, September 18, 2018
  • Chief Judge:  Why did Alma face such great political challenges as Chief Judge?  — #563, May 26, 2020
  • Childless:  Why are childless women prominent in the Christmas story? — #705, December 22, 2023
  • Christ:  How is Christ both the Father and the Son? — #92, May 4, 2016
  • Christ:  How does Christ “seal you His”? — #558, April 21, 2020
  • Christ:  What is the doctrine of Christ? — #58, March 21, 2016
  • Christ:  Why did Christ appear to two disciples on the road to Emmaus? — #677, June 27, 2023
  • Christ coming to earth:  How did Nephi read Isaiah as a witness of Christ’s coming? — #40, February 24, 2016
  • Christ, looking to:  How did Nephi liken looking to Christ with looking to the brazen serpent? — #721, March 4, 2024
  • Christians, early:  What did early Christians teach about the 3 degrees of glory? — #689, September 18, 2023
  • Christians, early:  What did early Christians teach about exaltation? — #701, November 28, 2023
  • Christmas:  Why are childless women prominent in the Christmas story? — #705, December 22, 2023
  • Christ’s suffering:  Whose ‘word’ was fulfilled by Christ suffering ‘pains and afflictions’? — #624, June 2, 2020
  • Christ, witnesses of:  Who are the witnesses of Christ in 2 Nephi? — #37, February 19, 2016
  • Christ, Name of:  Why does an angel reveal the name of Christ to Jacob? — #36, February 18, 2016
  • Christ, type of:  How was Mosiah a type of Christ? — #104, May 19, 2016
  • Church members:  Why did Alma ask church members 50 probing questions? — #112, June 1, 2016
  • Church, order of the:  Why did Alma need to “establish the order of the church” in Zarahemla again? — #113, June 2, 2016
  • Church, the Great and Abominable:  Why is the Great and Abominable Church described like the Assyrian Empire? — #711, January 23, 2024
  • Church, the name of the Church:  Why must Christ’s true church be called after His name? — #482,  November 6, 2018
  • Churches:  Are there really only TWO churches? — #16, January 21, 2016
  • Cimeters:  Why does the Book of Mormon mention cimeters? —  #472, October 2, 2018
  • Classic:  Why is the Book of Mormon a ‘classic’? — #63, March 26, 2016
  • Columbus, Christopher:  Why did Nephi prophesy of Christopher Columbus? — #547, January 23, 2020
  • Comfort:  How were Jonah and the brother of Jared able to find comfort? — #526, July 26, 2019
  • Constitution, United States:  What are the ‘just and holy principles’ of the U.S. Constitution? — #615, September 7, 2021
  • Contrasts:  How can contrasts teach us about true conversion?  — #562, May 19, 2020
  • Conversion:  How can contrasts teach us about true conversion?  — #562, May 19, 2020
  • Conversion of Paul:  Why are there different accounts of Paul’s conversion? — #682, August 1, 2023
  • Coriantumr:  Why was Coriantumr’s record engraved on a ‘large stone’? — #77, April 13,2016
  • Covenant:  What do we covenant to do at baptism? — #97, May 11, 2016
  • Covenant:  Why did the Ammonites covenant not to take up arms? — #567, June 30, 2020
  • Covenant community:  Why is grace important in a covenantal community? — #691, October 3, 2023
  • Cowdery, Oliver:  Why was Oliver Cowdery excommunicated from the Church? — #603, May 11, 2021
  • Cowdery, Oliver:  Why did Oliver Cowdery come back to the Church? — #605, May 27, 2021
  • Created in the Image of God:  Why were man and woman created in the image of God? — #627, January 11, 2022
  • Dark and dreary wilderness:  Why did Nephi and Jeremiah find themselves in a ‘dark and dreary wilderness? — #544, January 3, 2020
  • Darts, fiery:  What are the ‘fiery darts of the adversary’ spoken of by Nephi? — #18, January 25, 2016
  • Daughter of Zion:  Why did Isaiah prophesy of the ‘daughter of Zion’? — #550, February 18, 2020
  • Day of the Gentiles:  What is the ‘day of the Gentiles’? — #44, March 1, 2016
  • Dead:  Why do so many people in the Book of Mormon fall to the earth as if dead? — #733, May 27, 2024
  • Dead, preach to the:  Why did Jesus preach to the dead? — #700, November 21, 2023
  • Dead, Baptism for the:  Why are people baptized for the dead? — #687, September 5, 2023
  • Death and Hell:  Why does Jacob choose a ‘monster’ as a symbol of death and hell? — #34, February 16, 2016
  • Degrees of glory:  What did early Christians teach about the 3 degrees of glory? — #689, September 18, 2023
  • Deliberately killing:  Why did Jacob condemn ‘deliberately’ killing? — #549, February 13, 2020
  • Delightsome:  What does it mean to be a ‘white and delightsome’ people? — #57, March 18, 2016
  • Destruction at Christ’s crucifixion:  Is there evidence of destruction in the land northward upon Christ’s crucifixion? — #530, September 6, 2019
  • Devil:  How does the Devil lead us astray? — #55, March 16, 2016
  • Devil:  Why did Nephi say the devil leads sinners by a ‘flaxen cord’? — #551, February 25, 2020
  • Doctrine of Christ:  What is the doctrine of Christ? — #58, March 21, 2016
  • Dream of Lehi:  Why are there similarities between the dreams of Lehi and Joseph Smith, Sr.? —  #474, October 9, 2018
  • Doctrine and Covenants 65:  Why is Doctrine and Covenants 65 called a revelation on prayer?  — #610, June 17, 2021
  • Doctrine and Covenants 88:  Why is Doctrine and Covenants 88:117-120 quoted in Doctrine and Covenants 109:6-9?  — September 28, 2019
  • Doctrine and Covenants 109:  Why is Doctrine and Covenants 88:117-120 quoted in Doctrine and Covenants 109:6-9?  — September 28, 2019
  • Doctrine of Christ:  How does the ‘doctrine of Christ’ relate to the ancient temple? — #552, March 3, 2020
  • Doctrines, plain and precious:  Were plain and precious doctrines lost? — #15, January 20, 2016
  • Down and Up:  Why does Nephi always go ‘down’ to the wilderness and ‘up’ to Jerusalem?  #6, January 7, 2016
  • Dragons and the Book of Mormon:  Why does the Book of Mormon mention ‘dragons’? — #732, May 21, 2024
  • Dust:  Why did Lehi tell his sons to “arise from the dust”? — #715, February 2, 2024

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