“They Should Be Brought Before the King”

Brant Gardner

Of what crimes are the dissenters guilty? And are they really crimes or are they sins? Mormon doesn’t say. However, while their faults may have been religious sins, they are brought before the highest social judge because these acts disrupt society and, in that sense, merit the king’s judgment.

Second Witness: Analytical & Contextual Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Vol. 3