Before delving directly into the text of Moses 1, we need to know more about what kind of a text we are dealing with. To set this chapter—as well as the remaining chapters in the Book of Moses—in their proper ancient and modern context, this Insight and the two that follow will treat these three topics:

• Heavenly Ascent and Ritual Ascent
• The Two-Part Pattern of Heavenly and Ritual Ascent
• Moses 1 as a “Missing” Prologue to Genesis

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