Index

Index

A​

Aaron, 115

Abraham, 110

Abrahamic covenant, 229–30, 231

Acts

     healing as symbolic action in, 153–56

     healing of lame man in, 152–53

     Peter as witness of Christ’s power in, 156–58

     portrayal of Peter in, 216–18

     previous studies on Gentile mission and, 212–14

     purpose of, 214–15

Acts of Peter, 342–45, 353

administrative buildings, in Capernaum, 33–34, 56nn50,54

Alma the Elder, 279

Ambrose, 201–2

‘āmēn, 133

anarchy, 286

Anicia Faltonia Proba, 202–3

Antiochus, Jews revolt against, 243n8

aparneomai, 133

aparnēsē, 133, 135

Apocalypse of Peter (Coptic), 339

Apocalypse of Peter (Ethiopic/Greek), 338–39, 340–41

Apocrypha

     Acts of Peter, 342–45

     Apocryphon of James, 347–48

     characterization of Peter in, 337–38

     considerations for reading, 338–39

     Gospel of Mary, 345–47

     Gospel of Peter, 348–50

     Gospel of Thomas, 345–47

     Latter-day Saint interpretation of, 350–54

     Pseudo-Clementina, 340–43

Apocryphon of James, 347–48, 353

apostasy, 114

Apostle(s)

     arrest of, 20–21

     commission of, 26n19

     as fishermen, 36

     Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery ordained as, 361–62

     keys to kingdom of heaven jointly held by, 97

     Paul’s authority as, 234, 236–37, 244n20

     Peter as chief, 72, 86n16, 123n22, 377–79

     promises made to, 99

     and redemption of dead, 307

     understanding of, of Jesus’s identity,  106

     washing of feet of, 5–6, 77

arneomai, 133–34

arnēsē, 133, 135

arrest

     of Jesus Christ, 80–81

     of Peter and Apostles, 20–22

art, and understanding New Testament text, 194–200

artifactual data, and understanding New Testament text, 194–200

asceticism, 355n10

Atonement

     access to presence of God through, 155–56

     becoming whole and clean through, 162–64

     enabling power of, 10–11

     salvation through, 95

 

B

Babylon, Rome as, 248–49

Banias, 105

baptism, 367

baraitot, 121n6

Bar-jona, 14–15, 106–7

Bauckham, Richard, 329

Beautiful Gate, location of, 164n1

beggar, healing of, 151–57

Benjamin, King, 318

Bethsaida

     archaeological survey of, 28

     relationship between Peter and, 51n10, 252

blessings

     abundance of, 154–55

     in farewell speeches, 320

     in 2 Peter, 324

blind

     David’s aversion to, 166n21

     exclusion of, from temple, 158–62

     marginalization of, 166n19

boat, discovery of, in Sea of Galilee, 35

body, 338–39

Book of Mormon, 117–18, 351

brass plates, 351

brotherly kindness, 271

brother of Jared, stones of, 116–17

buildings, in Capernaum, 37–39, 41–42, 58n79


C

Caesarea Philippi, 93, 105

calling and election made sure, 272–75, 277–78, 279, 281n11, 369. See also more sure word of prophecy

Capernaum

     abandonment of, 53n22

     archaeological survey of, 28–29, 48–50

     buildings in, 58n79

     as city or village, 52n13

     civic and domestic life at, 36–42

     fishing industry in, 32–36

     history and excavations of, 29–32

     occupation of, 52n15

     planning and layout of, 58n75

     pottery in, 60nn96,99

     Roman military presence in, 61n104

     roof construction in, 59n81

     size of, 54n34

     synagogue in, 42–48, 49, 63n133, 64n140, 65nn151,152

     tax booths in, 56nn50,54

     toilet habits and purity in, 58n77

     wine production and consumption in, 60n98

Cassidy, Richard J., 68

Catholic Church, 109

celestial kingdom, 120

centurion, 40–41

Cephas, 71, 107–8, 362

change of heart, 271–72

characterization, 68–69

     in Bible, 70

     of Peter, 82–85

charity, 203–5, 269, 271

children, wayward, 310

Christianity. See also early church

     cultural boundaries in, 217–21

     Peter as opponent of, in Gospels of Mary and Thomas, 345–47

     as variety of Judaism, 239

     women and spread of, 202–3

Christians, suspicion of, 287. See also persecution

Chrysostom, John, 201

church leaders

     fallibility of, 2–3

     in 1 Peter, 250

     public tension between, 227–28, 242

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The

     entry into, 98

     hero worship in, 2

     and obedience to civil authority, 287–89

     organization of, 362–63

     priesthood authority in, 109

     Restoration and, 114

Cicero, 258

circumcision, 230, 235, 238–40

civil authority

     and civil disobedience, 290–91

     and civil involvement, 289–90, 295nn34,36

     and context of 1 Peter, 284–85

     obedience to, 283–84, 291–92

     Peter’s views on, 292n1

     protection and order through submission to, 285–87

     submission to, glorifies God, 289

     submission to, honors others, 288–89

     submission to, silences false accusers, 287–88

     civil disobedience, 290–91

     civil involvement, 289–90, 295nn34,36

cleanliness, through Atonement, 162–64. See also holiness

Clement of Alexandria, 172–73

Clement of Rome, 340–42

consolation, final

     in farewell speeches, 320–21

     in 2 Peter, 327–28

Corbo, Virgilio, 30

Cornelius, 193–94, 221–22, 233

courtyards, in Capernaum, 38–39

covenant renewal

     in farewell speeches, 320

     in 2 Peter, 327

Cowdery, Oliver, priesthood keys given to, 112, 361–62, 364–65

crucifixion

     Apostles’ understanding of, 379

     Jesus’ prophecy of, 75

     of Peter, 334n24, 343–45, 355n11

     Peter as witness of, 248

     Peter’s reframing of, 157–58

     Peter’s resistance to, 379–80

customs offices, excavation of, in Capernaum, 33–34


D

Dante, 297–98

David, 132, 160, 166n21. See also key of David

dead. See salvation for the dead

death

     facing, in farewell speeches, 320

     Joseph F. Smith’s experiences with, 304–5

     philanthropy of, 202–5

     reference to impending, in 2 Peter, 323

     reference to impending, in farewell speeches, 320

     in 2 Peter, 328

Decapolis, 252

declaration of innocence

     in farewell speeches, 320

     in 2 Peter, 322–23

degeneration

     predictions of, in farewell speeches, 321

     predictions of, in 2 Peter, 326–27

denial of Peter, 81–82

     fulfillment of, 136–40, 145t

     Gospel accounts of, 128

     grammar of, 133–36

     learning from, 142–43

     motif of, 140–42

     Peter rises above, 84–85

     Peter’s reaction to, 381–82

     prediction of, 77–79, 129–32, 144t

     reasons for, 69, 375–79, 381

didachē, 177

didactic speech

     in farewell speeches, 320

     in 2 Peter, 328

discipleship

     Peter as type for, 176–77

     reward of, 15, 24n7

divine nature, 268–69

dove, as sign of presence of Holy Ghost, 23n3


E

early church. See also Christianity

     attitudes toward Gentiles in, 212, 213

     to be built upon Peter, 110–11

     concern over discord in, 222

     cultural divide in, 217–21

     gates of hell shall not prevail against, 95

     hierarchy in, 250

     organization of, 362–63

     tensions between Jews and Gentiles in, 228

     women as patrons of, 202–3

East Germany, missionary work in, 289

ekklsia, 110

Eliakim, 92, 98, 111, 113

Elias, 112

Elijah, 95–96, 112, 312n7

endowment, 24n5, 117, 277, 311n6, 366–68

enduring to the end, 280–81

Enoch, 300–301

Epistula Clementis, 341–42

eschatology, in 1 Peter, 250

eternal life

     and calling and election made sure, 272–75, 279

     and more sure word of prophecy, 275–78, 366–69

     receiving promise of, 280–81

     through sacrifice, 279–80

et-Tell, 28, 251–52

eunuchs, 159, 166n19

Eusebius, 173

exaltation, 310

exhortations

     in farewell speeches, 320

     in 2 Peter, 323

exile, of house of Israel, 230

eyewitness(es), 214–15, 248


F

faith

     and gifts of spirit, 269–72

     of Peter, 5–10, 11, 73–75, 87n21, 383

false accusers, submission to civil authority silences, 287–88

farewell gestures

     in farewell speeches, 320

     in 2 Peter, 324

farewell texts and speeches

     recording and purpose of, 317–19

     2 Peter as, 321–29, 332, 333n7

     typical elements in final, 319–21

fear

     of disciples, 73

     of Peter, 71–72, 76, 81, 83

feet, washing of, 5–6, 77

     1 Peter

     arguments against Petrine authorship of, 251–57

     arguments for Petrine authorship of, 248–51

     context of, 284–85

     Latter-day Saint perspective on Petrine authorship of, 259–60

     persecution in, 294nn10,12,14

     theories on authorship of, 293n6

     timing of writing of, 293n8

     and use of scribes in letter writing, 257–59

fishing industry, 32–36, 252–53

flooring, in Capernaum, 38

flu epidemic, 304, 314n33

food. See also table fellowship

     in Capernaum, 39–40

     purity laws regarding, 220–21, 230–31, 239–40

forgiveness, 15, 24n6, 74, 142–43, 164

friendship, 154

future imperative tense, 134–35


G

Galatians, epistle to, 234–42

Garden of Gethsemane, 79–80

gates of hell, 95, 113–15

Gazelem, 125n55

genitally damaged men, marginalization of, 159, 166n19

Gentile mission

     and discovering Luke’s agenda, 215–16

     focus on, as unifying theme in Paul’s letters, 211

     and Paul’s epistle to Galatians, 234–42

     Peter and Paul’s understanding of, 229–33

     Peter’s role in, 216–18

     Peter’s vision regarding, 218–21

     previous studies on, 212–14

     and purpose of Acts, 214–15

     resistance to, 212

Gentiles. See also Gentile mission

     attitudes toward, 212, 213, 222–23

     in Capernaum, 40–41

     defined, 223n1

     gospel to be taken to, 19

     historical interaction between Jews and, 229–33

     Peter ceasing eating with, 217–18

     Peter’s sympathy toward, 50

     status of, amongst Christian communities, 200

     tensions between Jews and, 228

Gethsemane, 79–80

Gnosticism, 345, 348

God

     entering presence of, 114–15

     glorifying, through submission to civil authority, 289

     overcoming separation from, through Jesus Christ, 156–58

     presence of, 155–56, 163–64

     reverence for, 291–92

God-fearers, 232, 244n18

godliness, as fruit of precious faith, 271

Gospel of Mary, 345–47, 353, 357n24

Gospel of Peter, 348–50, 353, 358n32

Gospel of Thomas, 345–47, 353

Gospels. See also John, Gospel of; Luke, Gospel of; Mark, Gospel of; Matthew, Gospel of

     accounts of Peter’s denial in, 129–32

     characterization of Peter in, 83–84

     fulfillment of Peter’s denial in, 136–40, 145t

     grammar of Peter’s denial in, 133–36

     initial introduction of Peter in, 69–72

     narrators of, 85n7

     Peter’s witness in, 104–7

     suspicion regarding readability of, 186n12

government. See civil authority

grace, 142–43, 241–42, 274

Greek language, 251, 253–55


H

Hades, 93–94, 114

hand washing, 40, 60n103

harbors, and fishing industry in Capernaum, 32, 33

healing(s)

     of beggar at temple gate, 151–57

     depiction of, on sarcophagi, 197–99

     of lame man, 20

     in name of Jesus, 165n5

     performed by Jesus Christ, 152–53

     performed by Peter, 26n21

     repentance and, 156

     as symbolic action, 153–56

     of Tabitha, 191–93

     through Atonement, 163

heart, change of, 271–72

hell, 93–94. See also gates of hell

helping others, 154

Herod, 22

hero worship, 1–2

high priest, 113–16, 118–19

history, theological review of

     in farewell speeches, 320

     in 2 Peter, 325n10

holiness

     through Atonement, 162–64

     and wholeness in Second Temple period, 159–61

     and wholeness in Torah, 158–59

Holy Ghost

     companionship of, 280

     dove as sign of presence of, 23n3

     revelation through, 119

Holy of Holies, stone in, 113, 114

Honecker, Erich, 289

honoring others, through submission to civil authority, 288–89

house of David, key of, 92, 111

house of Israel, covenant with, 229–30, 231

“house of Peter,” 41–42

housing complexes, in Capernaum, 39

humility, 11, 269, 382–84


I

iconography, patterns of, on sarcophagi, 195–200

idolatry, 105

impurity, ritual, 158–62

influenza epidemic, 304, 314n33

innocence, declaration of

in farewell speeches, 320

in 2 Peter, 322–23

interpreters, 116–17

Irenaeus, 172

Isaiah

     allusions to, in New Testament, 256

     healing as fulfillment of prophecy of, 155


J

Jaffa, 194

James. See also Apocryphon of James

     financial status of, 57n72

     as fisherman, 36

     at Garden of Gethsemane, 79–80

     gives keys to Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery, 361–62, 364–65

     keys given to, 112, 298–99, 311n6, 312n7, 365–66

     and Mount of Transfiguration episode, 75–76, 89n35

     Paul meets with, 237

     separating out of, 88n32

     transfiguration of, 24n5, 276–77

Jared, brother of, stones of, 116–17

Jeremiah, 95–96, 121n6

Jerusalem, Paul’s second visit to, 237–38

Jerusalem Conference, 220–21, 237–41

“Jesus boat,” 35

Jesus Christ. See also Atonement; crucifixion

     addresses Peter as “Peter,” 89nn39,42

     in Apocrypha, 352

     in Apocryphon of James, 347

     Apostles as witnesses of, 26n19

     arrest of, 80–81

     clarifies parables, 73–74

     clarifies teachings, 87n18

     coming unto, 10–11

     and commission of Peter, 18

     emulation of, 268–69

     faith centered in, 269–70

     final discourse of, 318

     at Garden of Gethsemane, 79–80

     grace of, 142–43

     healing in name of, 151–53, 165n5

     healings performed by, 152–53

     holds key of David, 92

     knowledge concerning, 272, 278

     ministry of, in spirit world, 94, 298–302, 306–9

     Peter as witness of, 156–58, 177–82

     Peter denies, 81–82, 84–85

     Peter emulates, 153–54, 191–92, 331

     Peter rebukes, 4–5, 75

     Peter’s love for, 18, 25n17

     Peter’s post-Resurrection reunion with, 84, 90n52

     Peter’s preparation as witness of, 14–17

     Peter’s testimony of, 275–76, 384

     Peter’s witness of, 70–71, 74–75, 87n21, 93, 104–7

     and Peter walking on water, 7–10, 73

     predicts Peter’s denial, 77–79, 129–32, 144t

     references to, in 1 Peter, 255–56

     reproves Peter, 24n10, 75, 76–77

     as rock or stone, 108, 119

     and structure and content of Gospel of Mark, 182–84

     teachings of, point toward Gentile mission, 213

     trust of, in Peter, 377–78

     and washing of apostles’ feet, 5–6, 77

Jewish leaders, confrontations with, 20–21

Jews. See also Judaism

     in Capernaum, 30, 40, 43

     historical interaction between Gentiles and, 229–33

     portrayal of, in Gospel of Peter, 349–50

     tensions between Gentiles and, 228

John, Gospel of

     accounts of Peter’s denial in, 132

     fulfillment of Peter’s denial in, 139–40

     grammar of Peter’s denial in, 135

     initial introduction of Peter in, 71

John Mark

     as author of Gospel of Mark, 173–74

     Peter’s relationship with, 249, 254

John the Baptist, 95–96

John the Beloved

     financial status of, 57n72

     as fisherman, 36

     at Garden of Gethsemane, 79–80

     gives keys to Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery, 361–62, 364–65

     keys given to, 112, 298–99, 311n6, 312n7, 365–66

     and Mount of Transfiguration episode, 75–76, 89n35

     revelation on, 302

     separating out of, 88n32

     transfiguration of, 24n5, 276–77

Jona, 15

Jonah, 106–7, 221–22

Joppa, 194, 221–22

Joseph Smith Translation

     and authorship of Gospel of Mark, 175

     characterization of Peter in, 84

     key of knowledge in, 98

     and salvation of dead, 309

Judaism. See also Jews

     Christianity as variety of, 239

     conversion to, 231–32

     laws regarding, 243n8

Judaizers, 234–35, 239, 241

Jude, 331, 334n23

jussive future tense, 134–35

 

K

kepha, 108, 116

kērygma

     ambiguity of term, 177

     central message of, 183

     defined, 170

     as discerned in Acts, 179

     earliest version of, 178

kēryssō, 177–78

key of David, 92, 111

key(s)

     and fulness of priesthood, 366–69

     and gates of hell, 95, 113–15

     given to Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery, 361–62, 364–65, 370

     given to Peter, James, and John, 277, 298–99, 311n6

     Hades and, 93–94

     Joseph Smith’s clarification of, 365–66

     of kingdom of heaven, 96–98

     of knowledge, 98–99

     power and authority of, 112–13

     promised to Peter, 111

     restoration of, in latter days, 302–4

     and roles of John the Baptist, Elijah, and Jeremiah, 95–96

     throughout dispensations, 372n18

      understanding, 91

Kimball, Spencer W., 112–13, 365

kindness, brotherly, as fruit of precious faith, 271

kingdom of heaven, keys of, 96–98

Kirtland Temple, 303

knowledge

     concerning Jesus Christ, 272, 278

     as fruit of precious faith, 270

     Joseph Smith on, 369

     key of, 98–99

     obtained through revelation, 118

     restored, about Peter, 362–64

kosher laws, 40, 50, 220–22

Kurz, William, 319

 

L

laborers, parable of, 15, 24n7

lame

     David’s aversion to, 166n21

     exclusion of, from temple, 158–62

     marginalization of, 166n19

lame man, healing of, 20

Last Supper, 5–6

law of Moses

     kosher requirements of, 220–21

     observance of, in Capernaum, 40

     Paul’s teachings on, 241–42

     regulations regarding temple in, 158–65

laws, obedience to civil, 288, 290

Lehi, 318

Letter of Peter to Philip, 356n19

letter writing, 257–59

lifting others, 154

Loffreda, Stanislao, 30

love, of Peter for Jesus Christ, 18, 25n17

Luke

     agenda of, 215–16

     and purpose of Acts, 214–15

Luke, Gospel of

     accounts of Peter’s denial in, 131–32

     and building construction in Capernaum, 38

     connection between chapter 4 and chapter 7, 165n2

     depiction of Peter as fisherman in, 36, 57n73

     fulfillment of Peter’s denial in, 138–39

     grammar of Peter’s denial in, 135

     initial introduction of Peter in, 70–72

     portrayal of Peter in, 216–17

     synagogue mentioned in, 44


M

Maccabean Revolt, 230

Maccabean rulers, 243n7

Magdala, fishing industry in, 32–33

Marcus, 242

Mark, Gospel of

     accounts of Peter’s denial in, 129–30

     authorship of, 170–75

     and building construction in Capernaum, 38

     canonical position of, 184–85

     fulfillment of Peter’s denial in, 137

     grammar of Peter’s denial in, 135–36

     influence of Peter’s preaching on, 169–70

     initial introduction of Peter in, 71–72

     Peter as source for, 354n1

     Peter in, 175–77

     portrayal of Peter in, 3

     preaching of Peter in, 177–82

     structure and content of, 182–84

martyrdom, of Peter, 23, 26n25, 78, 84, 344–45, 355n11

Mary, depiction of, in Gospels of Mary and Thomas, 346, 357n24

material culture, and understanding New Testament text, 194–200

matrons, 202–3

Matthew, Gospel of

     accounts of Peter’s denial in, 130–31

     composition of, 107

     fulfillment of Peter’s denial in, 137–38

     grammar of Peter’s denial in, 135–36

     initial introduction of Peter in, 71–72

     and Peter walking on water, 73

     Semitic characteristics in, 92

     as written in Galilee, 57n69

McConkie, Bruce R., 318

meals, in Capernaum, 39–40

Melchizedek Priesthood, lineage of, 109. See also key(s)

mercy, 84–85

Messiah

     Isaiah’s prophecy on, 155

     Jesus Christ as, 152–53

     repentance and, 166n17

miracle(s)

     of healing of beggar at temple gate, 151–57

     performed in name of Jesus Christ, 20–21

mission, invocation of

     in farewell speeches, 319

     in 2 Peter, 322

missionary work. See also Gentile mission

     in East Germany, 289

     of Peter, 18–22

     in spirit world, 94, 298–302, 306–10

Monson, Thomas S., 289

more sure word of prophecy, 275–78, 366–69. See also calling and election made sure

Moses, 112, 115, 317

Mount of Transfiguration

     differing accounts of events on, 88n35

     events on, 75–76, 276–77

     keys given to Apostles on, 24n5, 112, 298–99, 365–66

     Peter’s reaction to events on, 4

     significance of events on, 311n6

mysteries of the kingdom, 98


N

Nahum, 52n13

name

     of called leaders, 110

     of Peter, 71–72, 74, 88n29, 89nn39,42, 106–7, 131

     on stone given upon entry into celestial kingdom, 120

narrative criticism, 67–68

narrator, 85n7

Nephi, 351

Nero, in Acts of Peter, 344, 356n13

net fishing, in Capernaum, 34–35

New Testament

     allusions to Isaiah in, 256

     Capernaum in, 29–30

     depiction of Apostles as fishermen in, 36

New Testament Apocrypha, 352–53

Noah, 300


O

obedience, to civil authority, 283–84, 291–92

Old Testament

     1 Peter makes use of, 249, 253

     keys in, 92

Olympias of Constantinople, 201

opinion leader, Peter as, 87n20

oral history, versus written history, 214–15

order, through submission to civil authority, 285–87

ordinances, 117

Origen, 173


P

Papias of Hierapolis, 171–72, 182–83

parable(s)

     clarification of, 73–74

     of laborers, 15, 24n7

     of well-prepared servants, 16

patience, 271

Paul

     conversion of, 272

     epistles of, 234–42, 245n25

     and Gentile mission, 211, 229–33

     importance of, 227–28

     Jedediah M. Grant on spirit of rebellion of, 243n2

     and persecution of Christians, 233

     references to, in 1 Peter, 256–57

     unity between Peter and, 242

     as witness of Jesus Christ, 180–81

     writings of Peter and, 337–38

Pentecost, 19–20, 179–80

perfection, of Church leaders, 2–3

persecution

     in 1 Peter, 250–51, 255, 284–85, 294nn10,12,14

     in Gospel of Mark, 171

     by Saul, 233

     and submission to civil authority, 287

Peter. See also denial of Peter

     association of Gospel of Mark’s author with, 173–74

     attitude of, regarding Gentiles, 222–23

     background and cultural proclivities of, 27–28

     birthplace of, 51n12

     characterization of, 69, 82–85

     characterization of, in Acts of Peter, 344–45

     characterization of, in Apocrypha, 337–38, 353

     characterization of, in Apocryphon of James, 347–48

     characterization of, in Gospels of Mary and Thomas, 345–47

     characterization of, in Pseudo-Clementina, 340–42

     as chief Apostle, 72, 86n16, 123n22, 377–79

     Church to be built upon, 110–11

     commission of, 17–18

     criticism of, 128–29, 376

     crucifixion of, 334n24, 343–45, 355n11

     depiction of, on sarcophagi, 196–97

     education of, 251

     emulates Christ, 153–54, 191–92, 331

     faithfulness of, 5–7, 74–75, 87n21

     fallibility and faithfulness of, 7–10

     fallibility of, 3–4, 11

     financial status of, 48–50, 57n72

     as fisherman, 36

     greatness of, 377

     house of, 41–42

     humility and background of, 382–84

     importance of, 227–28

     initial introduction of, 69–72

     keys given to, 92–93, 112, 298–99, 311n6, 312n7, 365–66

     love of, for Jesus Christ, 18, 25n17

     narrative critical study of, 67–68

     as opinion leader, 87n20

     preaching of, 169–70, 177–82, 188n45

     preparation of, 14–17

     as product of upbringing in Capernaum, 50

     relatability of, 13–14

     scholarly research on, 27

     as seer, 115–20

     separating out of, 88n32

     teachings of, 384–85

     transfiguration of, 24n5, 276–77

     understanding of, 73–74, 76–77

     witness of, 19–23, 104–7

“Peter, My Brother” (Kimball), 375–86

petra, 108

petros, 108, 362

Phillip, 19

Phrygian-style snood caps, 196, 199

piety, charity and, 203–5

Pilate, portrayal of, in Gospel of Peter, 349, 358n32

plain and precious truths, 350–51

plan of salvation, 158

plates of brass, 351

pottery, in Capernaum, 39–41, 60nn96,99

prayer, as precursor to revelation, 104–5

priesthood, fulness of, 366–69. See also key(s); priesthood authority

priesthood authority, 109, 116, 370. See also key(s)

priests, 112–13, 158–59

promises

     in farewell speeches, 320

     in 2 Peter, 326

prophecy, 118–20. See also more sure word of prophecy

prophets, revelation given to, 118–19

protection, through submission to civil authority, 285–87

pseudepigraphical texts, 333n11

Pseudo-Clementina, 340–43, 353

Pseudo-Clementine Homilies, 340

Pseudo-Clementine Recognitions, 340

purity. See purity laws; wholeness

purity laws

     Jesus Christ’s relationship to, 60n103

     regarding food, 220–21, 230–31, 239–40

     toilet habits in Capernaum and, 58n77

     washings and, 40


Q

qāhāl, 110


R

redemption. See salvation

repentance

     healing and, 156

     Peter calls people to, 158

restoration and, 166n17

restoration, repentance and, 166n17

Restoration of gospel

     apostasy and, 114

     knowledge about Peter as result of, 362–64

Peter’s contribution to, 364–65, 370

Resurrection

     disciples’ understanding of, 24n11, 379

     in 1 Peter, 250

     Peter as witness of, 17

revelation

     in farewell speeches, 320

     given to prophets, 118–19

     and more sure word of prophecy, 277

     prayer as precursor to, 104–5

     in 2 Peter, 325

     through Holy Ghost, 119

Rhoda, 26n22

rich young man, 76–77

ritual impurity, 158–62

rock, Peter as. See stone(s)

Roman amenities, in Capernaum and other excavation sites in Galilee, 37

Roman Catholic Church, 109

Roman military presence

     in Capernaum, 61n104

     purpose of, 294n13

Rome

     as Babylon, 248–49

     persecution of Christians by, 285

     roof tiles and construction, in Capernaum, 38, 59n81

 

S

Sabbath, worship on, 244n8

sacrifice, 76–77, 279–80

salvation, 163, 275, 279, 369. See also calling and election made sure

salvation for the dead

     James E. Faust on, 315n49

     and Jesus Christ’s ministry in spirit world, 298–302

     Peter’s influence on latter-day understanding of, 304–10

     and restoration of keys in latter days, 302–4

Samaritans, missionary work among, 233

sanctification, 268–69, 274

sarcophagi, 195–200, 205–6

Satan, 75, 83, 88n29, 94, 379

scribes, 257–59, 331

scripture(s)

     criteria for, 184

     plain and precious truths removed from, 350–51

sealing power, 74, 332, 366–67. See also Elijah; key(s)

Sea of Galilee

     and fishing industry in Capernaum, 32–36

     Peter walks on, 7–10, 73, 153–54

     2 Peter

     authorship of, 330–32

     as farewell text, 321–29, 332, 333n7

     as testamentary literature, 329–30, 333n11

Second Temple period

     nature and functions of synagogues during, 43–44

     wholeness and holiness in, 159–61

seer, Peter as, 115–20, 362

seer stone, 117–18

Septuagint, 253–55

seven, symbolism of, 24n6

sheep, 18, 25n17

Silvanus, 242, 258

Simon

     in Acts of Peter, 342–43

     in Pseudo-Clementina, 340–41

Simon Bar-jona, 14–15, 106–7

sin, 274–75, 281n11

slaves, ancient, 323

Smith, Joseph

     appreciation of, for Peter’s writings, 304, 332

     authority of, 370

     fallibility of, 2–3

     and fulness of priesthood, 366–69

     history of, 215

     interaction of, with Peter, 302, 303

     and keys throughout dispensations, 372n18

     and organization of Church, 362–63

     priesthood keys given to, 112, 361–62, 364–65

     receives assurance of eternal life, 280

     and Urim and Thummim, 117–18

     uses scribes, 259

Smith, Joseph F.

     health of, 313n31

     vision of, of redemption of dead, 304–10, 315n41

snood caps, Phrygian-style, 196, 199

Socrates, 318, 331

Solomon, 110–11

Son of God, Jesus Christ as, 106

“Son of Man,” 121n7

Spanish flu epidemic, 304, 314n33

spirit world, 93–94

     Jesus Christ’s ministry in, 298–302, 306–9

stone(s)

     of brother of Jared, 116–17

     as interpreters, 116

     Jesus Christ as, 119

     Peter as, 107–9, 362

     prepared for Gazelem, 125n55

     white, upon entry into celestial kingdom, 120

successors

     immediate tasks for, in farewell speeches, 320

     immediate tasks for, in 2 Peter, 324–25

     reference to, in farewell speeches, 320–21

     reference to, in 2 Peter, 326

summons

     in farewell speeches, 319

     in 2 Peter, 322

     symbolic action

     depth and meanings of, 152

     healing as, 153–56

synagogue, in Capernaum, 42–48, 49, 63n133, 64n140, 65nn151,152


T

Tabitha

     depiction of, on sarcophagi, 195–99, 206

     healing of, 191–93

     name of, 194

     patristic historicity and context of raising of, 200–202

     and philanthropy of death and women’s households, 202–5

     significance of story of, 194

table fellowship, 220–21, 230–31, 235, 239–40

tax booths, in Capernaum, 33–34, 56nn50,54

Taylor, John, 372n18

Tel Hum, 30

temperance, 270

temple

     and fulness of priesthood, 366–69

     healing of beggar at gate of, 151–57

     messianic role connected with, 123n32

     regulations regarding, in law of Moses, 158–65

temple building, 110–11

temple ordinances, 117

temptation, 274–75

“theology of the cross,” 142

Thorvaldsen, Bertel, 112–13, 365

Tiro, 258

Titus, 237–38

toilet habits, in Capernaum, 37, 58n77

Torah, wholeness and holiness in, 158–59

Transfiguration, 24n5, 276–77, 365–66. See also Mount of Transfiguration

truths, plain and precious, 350–51

 

U

understanding, of Peter, 73–74, 76–77, 82–83

Urim and Thummim, 115–20


V

virtue, 270

vision(s)

     of Joseph F. Smith, 304–10, 315n41

     of Joseph Smith regarding Church organization, 362–63

     of unclean animals given to Peter, 218–22, 233


W

walls, in Capernaum, 38, 65n151

warnings and final injunctions

     in farewell speeches, 320

     in 2 Peter, 324

washing of feet, 5–6, 77

water, Peter walks on, 7–10, 73, 153–54

wayward children, 310

weaknesses

     learning from, 142–43

     purpose of, 11

well-prepared servants, parable of, 16

“We Sing All Hail to Jesus’ Name,” 94

wholeness

     and holiness in Second Temple period, 159–61

     and holiness in Torah, 158–59

     through Atonement, 162–64

widows, 200–205

wine, production and consumption of, in Capernaum, 60n98

women

     Jesus and Peter’s care for, 191–92

     philanthropy of death and households of, 202–5

     status of, in early church, 200–202

World War I, 304, 314n32

written history, versus oral history, 214–15


Z

zeal, 6–7, 67