Tanner Davidson McAlister

TANNER MCALISTER {[email protected]} grew up in Yuba City, California. He completed bachelor’s degrees in religious studies and economics at Utah State University, and a master of theological studies with an emphasis in Buddhist studies at the Harvard Divinity School. He is currently in the first year of a PhD in Buddhist studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He also teaches Classical Tibetan translation to Tibetan Buddhist monks for the Sarnath International Nyingma Institute (https://www.sinibridge.org/).

The Production of the Book of Mormon in Light of a Tibetan Buddhist Parallel

Articles/Essays – Volume 55, No. 4

Dialogue 55.4 (Winter 2022): 41–83
Drawing on observations and suggestions from scholars of Tibetan Buddhism and Mormonism, this article compares the production of the Book of Mormon with that of the class of Tibetan Buddhist scripture known as gter ma (“Treasure,” pronounced “terma”)

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