Volume 52, No. 2
The Summer 2019 Issue studies the Book of Mormon in varied ways: Brian Hales kicks it off with an update on Automatic Writing and the Book of Mormon; then Ryan Thomas looks at the Gold Plates and Ancient Metal Epigraphy followed by Larry Morris considering the Empirical Witnesses of the Gold Plates. Finally, Rebecca Roesler studies the Plain and Precious Things Lost: The Small Plates of Nephi. If this isn't enough, there are reviews, poetry, a Levi Peterson fiction piece and colorful summer art by Royden Card.
The Gold Plates and Ancient Metal EpigraphyRyan Thomas
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...
Empirical Witnesses of the Gold PlatesLarry Morris
2019: Larry E. Morris, “Empirical Witness of the Gold Plates” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Vol 52 No. 2 (2019): 59–84. Due to the fact that visiting with angels isn’t part of the normal human experience, it makes it hard for historians to prove that it happened through an academic investigation. The...