Scriptural Publications

Selected List of Scriptural Publications by the William (Bill) Gay Research Chair:

One purpose of the William (Bill) Gay Research Chair is to contribute in a significant way to further knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the scriptural heritage of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This is a partial list of thirty-six scriptural publications by John Gee that represent such contributions.

Old Testament

“The Great and Last Sacrifice,” in “Behold the Lamb of God”: An Easter Celebration, ed. Richard Neitzel Holzapfel, Frank F. Judd Jr., and Thomas A. Wayment (Provo, Utah: Religious Studies Center, 2008), 139-54.

Who Was Not the Pharaoh of the Exodus,FARMS Review of Books 9/1 (1997):  43-50.

New Testament

The Apocryphal Acts of Jesus,Interpreter 2 (2012): 145-87.

The Corruption of Scripture in Early Christianity,” in Early Christians in Disarray: Contemporary LDS Perspectives on the Christian Apostasy, ed. Noel B. Reynolds (Provo, Utah: FARMS, 2005), 163-204.

Did Paul Address His Wife in Philippi?” co-authored with Thomas A. Wayment, Studies in the Bible and Antiquity 4 (2012): 71-93.

The Grace of Christ,FARMS Review 22/1 (2010): 247-59.

“James, First and Second Peter, and Jude: Epistles of Persecution,” in The Life and Teachings of the New Testament Apostles: From the Day of Pentecost to the Apocalypse, ed. Richard Neitzel Hotzapfel and Thomas A. Wayment (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2010), 171-90.

Jesus Christ, Forty-Day Ministry and other Post-Resurrection Appearances of Jesus Christ,” in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Daniel H. Ludlow, et al., eds. (New York:  Macmillan, 1992), 2:734-36.

Book of Mormon

Ancient Manuscripts Fit Book of Mormon Pattern,” co-authored with John A. Tvedtnes, Insights: An Ancient Window 19/2 (February 1999): 3-4.

Another Note on the Three Days of Darkness,”  Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 6/2 (1997): 235-44.

Book of Mormon Names Attested in Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions,” coauthored by John A. Tvedtnes and Matthew Roper, Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 9/1 (2000): 40-51, 78-79.

Book of Mormon Word Usage: To Cross Oneself ,” Insights: An Ancient Window 21/6 (July 2001): 3-4.

Book of Mormon Word Usage: Seal You His,Insights: An Ancient Window 22/1 (January 2002): 4.

‘Choose the Things That Please Me’: On the Selection of the Isaiah Sections in the Book of Mormon,’” in Isaiah in the Book of Mormon, ed. Donald W. Parry and John W. Welch (Provo, Utah: FARMS, 1998), 67-91.

Epigraphic Considerations on Janne Sjodahl’s Experiment with Nephite WritingJournal of Book of Mormon Studies 10/1 (2001): 25.

Evidence of Egyptian Writing on Gold ‘Plates’,” Insights:  An Ancient Window 22/6 (August 2002): 2.

Four Suggestions on the Origin of the Name Nephi,” in Pressing Forward with the Book of Mormon, ed. John W. Welch, and Melvin J. Thorne (Provo, Utah: FARMS, 1999), 1-5.

Graft and Corruption:  On Olives and Olive Culture in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean,” coauthored with Daniel C. Peterson, in The Allegory of the Olive Tree, ed. Stephen D. Ricks and John W. Welch (Salt Lake City:  Deseret Book and FARMS, 1994), 186-247.

“The Great and Last Sacrifice,” in “Behold the Lamb of God”: An Easter Celebration, ed. Richard Neitzel Holzapfel, Frank F. Judd Jr., and Thomas A. Wayment (Provo, Utah: Religious Studies Center, 2008), 139-54.

“‘I Did Liken All Scriptures Unto Us’: Early Nephite Understandings of Isaiah and Implications for “Others” in the Land,” coauthored with Matthew Roper, in The Fulness of the Gospel: Foundational Teachings from the Book of Mormon (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2003), 51-65.

Jesus Christ, Forty-Day Ministry and other Post-Resurrection Appearances of Jesus Christ,” in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Daniel H. Ludlow, et al., eds. (New York:  Macmillan, 1992), 2:734-36.

Limhi in the Library,” Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 1/1 (1992):  54-66.

New and Old Light on Shawabtis from Mesoamerica,Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 6/1 (1997): 64-69.

A Note on the Name Nephi,” Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 1/1 (1992):  189-91.

Quotations of the Sealed Portions of the Book of Mormon,” Insights: An Ancient Window 24/6 (2004): 2-3.

Some Notes on the Anthon Transcript,” FARMS Review of Books 12/1 (2000): 5-8.

La Trahison des Clercs: On the Language and Translation of the Book of Mormon,” Review of Books on the Book of Mormon 6/1 (1994):  51-120.

The Wrong Type of Book,” in Echoes and Evidences of the Book of Mormon, ed. Donald W. Parry, Daniel C. Peterson and John W. Welch (Provo: FARMS, 2002), 307-29.

Book of Abraham

Abracadabra, Isaac and Jacob,” Review of Books on the Book of Mormon 7/1 (1995): 19-84.

Abraham and Idrimi,” Journal of the Book of Mormon and Other Restoration Scriptures 22/1 (2013): 34-39.

Abraham in Ancient Egyptian Texts,Ensign 22/7 (July 1992):  60-62.

‘And I Saw the Stars . . .’ The Book of Abraham and Ancient Geocentric Astronomy” co-authored with William J. Hamblin and Daniel C. Peterson, in Astronomy, Papyrus, and Covenant, Studies in the Book of Abraham 3, ed. John Gee and Brian M. Hauglid (Provo, Utah: FARMS, 2005), 1-16.

A Guide to the Joseph Smith Papyri (Provo, Utah: FARMS, 2000).

Historical Plausibility:  The Book of Abraham as a Case Study,” co-authored with Stephen D. Ricks, in Historicity and the Latter-day Saint Scriptures, ed. Paul Y. Hoskisson (Provo, Utah: BYU Religious Studies Center, 2001), 63-98.

A Method for Studying the Facsimiles,” FARMS Review 19/1 (2007): 347-53.

References to Abraham Found in Two Egyptian Texts,Insights:  An Ancient Window 11/5 (September 1991): 1, 3.

A Tragedy of Errors,” Review of Books on the Book of Mormon 4 (1992):  93-117.