Articles/Essays – Volume 45, No. 3

Formulas and Facts: A Response to John Gee

2012: Andrew Cook, “Formulas and Facts:A Response to John Gee,” Dialogue 45.3 (Fall 2012): 1 – 10.

In Winter 2010, Chris Smith and I published an article in Dialogue demonstrating that no more than~56 cm of papyrus can be missing from the interior of the scroll of Hôr—the papyrus JosephSmith identified as the Book of Abraham. John Gee has responded by claiming that our method is “anything but accurate”and that it “glaringly underestimates the length of the scroll.