Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Vol. 18: An Approach to to by Hugh Nibley

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By Hugh Nibley

The accrued Works of Hugh Nibley comprises Nibley’s early paintings at the e-book of Abraham and the Joseph Smith Papyri. the amount comprises different essays, together with his three-year sequence of long articles from the Improvement Era, “A New examine the Pearl of significant Price.” in line with Nibley, “Until now, nobody has performed even more than mess around with the bedizening treasury of the Pearl of significant rate. They would no longer, we could now not make of the ebook of Abraham an item of significant research. The time has come to alter all that.”

Produced at a wide ranging velocity and initially released in a large choice of areas, Nibley’s paintings continues to be easy analyzing for an individual drawn to the ebook of Abraham.

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Charles Graves, “An Interview with Dr. Fischer,” Dialogue 2/4 (1967): 58. 44. Thomas Hoving, Making the Mummies Dance: Inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993), 291–92. Hoving is vague about when these procedures were put in place, and it may have been as late as 1974. Fischer’s description makes it sound as though the procedures in 1966–67 were somewhat different. 45. Henry G. Fischer, letter to Aziz S. Atiya, 27 December 1966, Aziz Atiya Collection, Accn 480, Bx 40, fd 8.

85. Adriaan de Buck, “The Earliest Version of Book of the Dead 78,” JEA 35 (1949): 87–97. 86. R. O. Faulkner, The Ancient Egyptian Coffin Texts (Warminster: Aris & Phillips, 1973), 1:229–33. 87. Jan Assmann and Andrea Kucharek, Ägyptische Religion: Totenlituratur (Frankfurt am Main: Verlag der Weltreligionen, 2008), 421–27, 828–29. 88. Klaus Baer, letter to Jerald Tanner, 3 August 1968, quoted in Petersen, Hugh Nibley, 322. 89. Nibley, Abraham in Egypt, CWHN 14:86–162. See the appendix of this volume, CWHN 18:600–602, for the various articles in the series “A New Look at the Pearl of Great Price” and where they appear in the Collected Works of Hugh Nibley.

Unfortunately, Nibley shifted his attention from Classics to Egyptian just when the Cambridge School was being abandoned by classicists. 81 So when Nibley sought for an explanation of the human sacrifice, he reached for the one case in which ritual human sacrifice was thought by Egyptologists of the 1960s to be practiced, the sed-festival. The influence of the patternists is reflected in Nibley’s discussion of the Egyptian sed-festival. His discussion echoes the opinions of Egyptologists on the sed-festival at the time he wrote it.

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