Book of Mormon
The Limits of Naturalistic Criteria for the Book of Mormon: Comparing Joseph Smith and Andrew Jackson Davis
Davis compares the two men, saying “Davis, like Smith, was raised in a poor household and received little formal education—Davis, in fact, would claim to have received only “little more than five months” of schooling.”
Wrestling with the Racism of the Book of Mormon
A sermon wrestling with the curse of blackness in the Book of Mormon. Note: The Dialogue Foundation provides the web format of article as a courtesy. Please note that there may be unintentional differences from…
Empirical Witnesses of the Gold Plates
The best way, as discussed by the author, to determine what really happened is by studying other individual’s first-hand accounts about the Gold Plates.
The Gold Plates and Ancient Metal Epigraphy
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…
“And It Came To Pass” “: The Book of Mormon RLDS 1966 edition”
Most Latter-day Saints probably would be surprised to learn the Book of Mormon is available in modern English and has been for over a decade. More recently the 1966 RLDS “reader’s edition” has been republished…
Sign or Scripture: Approaches to the Book of Mormon
How does the Book of Mormon present the basic doctrines of the gospel? What role should the Book of Mormon play in our religious and intellectual lives?
From the Pulpit: Learning to Read with the Book of Mormon
In this “From the Pulpit,” Jared Hickman discussed the self-confessed weaknesses of multiple authors in the Book of Mormon, indicating that the text is not the literal word of God. He observes that it still…