Gospel Doctrine Lesson #34: How Could You Have Forgotten Your God?
Helaman 6-12
To help class members recognize the cycle that leads from righteousness to wickedness and back to righteousness.

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Helaman 6

Bowen, Matthew L.. "“My People Are Willing”: The Mention of Aminadab in the Narrative Context of Helaman 5-6." Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture 19 (2016): 83-107.

Christenson, Allen J.. "Chiasmus in Mesoamerican Texts." In Reexploring the Book of Mormon, edited by John W. Welch, 233-235. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1992.

Sorenson, John L.. "Challenging Conventional View of Metal." In Pressing Forward with the Book of Mormon: The FARMS Updates of the 1990s, edited by John W. Welch and Melvin J. Thorne, 187-189. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1999.

John A. Tvedtnes, "Hiding the Secret Plans," Insights 22, no. 8 (2002).

Daniel C. Peterson, "Notes on 'Gadianton Masonry'," in Warfare in the Book of Mormon.

Peterson, Daniel C.. "Secret Combinations Revisited." In Pressing Forward with the Book of Mormon: The FARMS Updates of the 1990s, edited by John W. Welch and Melvin J. Thorne, 190-195. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1999.

Ludlow, Victor L.. "Secret Covenant Teachings of Men and the Devil in Helaman Through 3 Nephi 8." In The Book of Mormon: Helaman Through 3 Nephi 8, edited by Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate, Jr., 265-282. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1992.

Hillam, Ray C.. Secret Combinations In Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Edited by Daniel H. Ludlow. Vol. 3. New York: Macmillan, 1992.

Hansen, Jr., Gerald. "The Terrifying Book of Helaman." In The Book of Mormon: Helaman Through 3 Nephi 8, edited by Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate, Jr., 163-176. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1992.

Gardner, Brant A.. The Gadianton Robbers in Mormon's Theological History: Their Structural Role and Plausible Identification In 2002 FAIR Conference. Orem, UT: FairMormon, 2002.

Benard, David R., John W. Welch, and Daniel C. Peterson. "'Secret Combinations'." In Reexploring the Book of Mormon, edited by John W. Welch, 227-229. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1992.

Helaman 7

Hunt, Jr, Wallace E.. "The Marketplace." In Pressing Forward with the Book of Mormon: The FARMS Updates of the 1990s, edited by John W. Welch and Melvin J. Thorne, 196-200. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1999.

Sorenson, John L.. "Nephi's Garden and Chief Market." In Reexploring the Book of Mormon, edited by John W. Welch, 236-238. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1992.

Welch, John W.. "Was Helaman 7–8 An Allegorical Funeral Sermon?" In Reexploring the Book of Mormon, edited by John W. Welch, 239-241. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1992.

Helaman 8:14

Hunt, Wallace E., Jr., "Moses' Brazen Serpent as It Relates to Serpent Worship in MesoamericaJournal of Book of Mormon Studies 2, no. 2 (1993): 121-31.

Diane E. Wirth, "Quetzalcoatl, the Maya Maize God, and Jesus Christ," Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 11, no. 1 (2002): 4-15, 107.

Andrew C. Skinner, "Serpent Symbols and Salvation in the Ancient Near East and the Book of Mormon," Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 10, no. 2 (2001): 42-55, 70-71.

Andrew C. Skinner, "Savior, Satan, and Serpent: The Duality of a Symbol in the Scriptures," in The Disciple as Scholar: Essays on Scripture and the Ancient World in Honor of Richard Lloyd Anderson, edited by Stephen D. Ricks, Donald W. Parry, and Andrew H. Hedges (Provo, UT: FARMS, 2000).

Helaman 8:19

Ludlow, Daniel H.. Zenos In Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Edited by Daniel H. Ludlow. Vol. 4. New York: Macmillan, 1992.

Helaman 9

Welch, John W.. "The Case of an Unobserved Murder." In Reexploring the Book of Mormon, edited by John W. Welch, 242-244. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1992.

Helaman 12

Hardy, Grant. "Mormon's Agenda." In Reexploring the Book of Mormon, edited by John W. Welch, 245-247. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1992.