Alma 52:1-53:23

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Relationship to Alma. The relationship of Chapters 52-53 to the rest of Alma is discussed at Alma.

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Message. Themes, symbols, and doctrinal points emphasized in Chapters 52-53 include:

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  • Alma 52:1-5: Why does Mormon go to great pains to let us know that Amalickiah was killed on the very first day of the Nephite new year?
  • Alma 53:1: Where there no cultural or priesthood requirements for the burial of Nephites who died?
  • Alma 53:1: How does using prisoners of war for labor differ from modern rules of warfare?
  • Alma 53:2: Who was living in Mulek when Lehi took it over? Were there any descendants of the Mulekites?
  • Alma 53:2: What does it mean that Moroni and Lehi were "beloved by all the people of Nephi"? What source does Mormon have for this statement?
  • Alma 53:3: In what circumstances should we try to get our enemies to do work for us?
  • Alma 53:4: Was there a bridge and a gate? How were these not weak spots for the defense of the city?

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