Out of the Dust
Book of Mormon Poems
Latter-day Saint poet Merrijane Rice follows up her inspiring collection of New Testament poems Grace Like Water with another creative exploration of scripture in Out of the Dust. In her accessible style, she delves into the intricacies of Book of Mormon scripture and the ancient stories congruent to many of the challenges we face today. Her poems reflect on politics and personal loss, societal conflict and individual redemption, and the human struggle of enduring faithfully in a fallen world. Latter-day Saints feel deeply that the Book of Mormon was written for our day; these poems offer insight into how the history of ancient Americans applies to our personal lives.