Category Archives: Book of Mormon

The Translation Process of the Book of Mormon

The Translation Process of the Book of Mormon Daniel C. Peterson wrote an excellent article in which he cites witnesses to the Book of Mormon translation process, giving modern readers insight into what eyewitnesses saw regarding how Joseph Smith translated … Continue reading

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The Nephite Ark

Nephite Temple Worship Compared to Israelite Texts The following is a portion of an article by Don Bradley entitled “Piercing the Veil: Temple Worship in the Lost 116 Pages.” This was a presentation given at the FairMormon Conference in 2012. … Continue reading

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Raw Meat in the Wilderness – 1 Nephi 17:2

Eating Raw Meat  Nephi mentions in 1 Nephi 17:2 that his party ate raw meat while in the wilderness. To the modern reader, living on “raw meat” designates a tremendous hardship, something that would be disgusting to a modern reader … Continue reading

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Nephi’s Political Testament

Nephi’s Political Testament Author: Noel B. Reynolds Source: Rediscovering the Book of Mormon, FARMS, 1991, p. 220-229. The writers of the Book of Mormon talked a lot about their government and political beliefs. Most of us look only at the … Continue reading

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What’s going on with Moroni 10:4?

Moroni 10:4 Ask if these things are not true? Negative Questions in the Book of Mormon Ben Spackman Much research has been devoted to identifying and examining language patterns in the Book of Mormon that appear to reflect the book’s … Continue reading

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3 Nephi – Rebaptism in the Book of Mormon

3 Nephi – Saints Rebaptized in the Americas The prophet Nephi was preaching in the years preceding Christ’s visit to the Americas. He was an authorized servant of the Lord, as we read in Mormon’s abridgment. This is his description: … Continue reading

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The tragedy of abuse – Alma 50:30

Alma 50 tells the story of one Morianton, an enemy to the Nephites: Therefore, Morianton put it into their hearts that they should flee to the land which was northward, which was covered with large bodies of water, and take … Continue reading

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