“The Victory Over the Devil”

Brant Gardner

Mormon's theme becomes crystal clear when he declares a "victory over the devil."

Chronological: The end of the 14th year corresponds to about 79 BC.

Textual: This is the end of a chapter in both the modern and 1830 editions. This entire chapter is Mormon's conclusion to the story of Alma in Ammonihah. The next chapter begins a completely different set of stories.

Multidimensional Commentary on the Book of Mormon