Imagine Jerusalem around 600 B.C., the world of Lehi, Sariah, Laban,
Zoram, Josiah, and Jeremiah. How did people live? What motivated them?
And what eventually destroyed their city?
The answers to such questions guide us to a better understanding of the words of Lehi, Nephi, and Jacob in the Book of Mormon. In Glimpses of Lehi's Jerusalem, modern readers get a vivid look at revealing events in this crucial quarter century in world history. Nineteen distinguished scholars unite their expertise to portray the city and its times, including politics, culture, archaeology, women, agriculture, literacy, law, history, prophecy, and religion from the vantage points of Israel, Egypt, Babylon, and Arabia.