John Near East


Joseph Mary Bethlehem Mormon“Historic Archaeology and the Geographic Imperative,” a paper presented at the 31st annual Symposium on the Archae­ology of the Scriptures and Allied Fields, 9 October 1982. A revised version of the paper has been posted on the FAIR web site.

“Burial as a Return to the Womb in Ancient Near Eastern Belief,” Newsletter and Proceedings of the SEHA (Society for Early Historic Archaeology) No. 152 (March 1983)

Editorial comments to Lynn M. Hilton, “The Hand as a Cup in Ancient Temple Worship,” Newsletter & Proceedings of the SEHA No. 152 (March 1983). Also printed as an appendix of Lynn and Hope Hilton, Discovering Lehi: New Evidence of Lehi and Nephi in Arabia (Springville, Utah: Cedar Fort, 1996), and posted on the Ancient America Foundation web site.

“The Political Aims of Religious Festivals in the Ancient Near East,” unpublished paper presented at the annual symposium of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations, held at Brigham Young University, May 1997.