Articles/Essays – Volume 52, No. 2

The Gold Plates and Ancient Metal Epigraphy

2019: Ryan Thomas, “The Gold Plates and Ancient Metal Epigraphy” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Vol 52 No. 2 (2019): 37–58.

Ryan Thomas highlights the different metal writing cultures from around the same time as the Book of Mormon periods to see if it is historically likely for the Gold Plates to exist from that time period.