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An Unreliable Confession: What if Korihor Lied about the Devil?

One of the memorable accounts in The Book of Mormon is the confrontation of the anti-Christian atheist named Korihor and the prophet Alma related in Alma Chapter 30. A quick review: Korihor undermines the faith of the people by teaching … Continue reading

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Timeline of Book of Mormon and Old Testament Prophets 800 BC – 400 BC

I’ve been getting ready to study the Book of Mormon for Sunday school in 2012. I wanted to create a way to more easily place the first three prophets of the Book of Mormon (Lehi, Nephi, and Jacob) into context related … Continue reading

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Language Unique to the Book of Mormon: “On The Morrow Month”

The Book of Mormon records that Giddianhi, the leader of the antagonist Gadianton Robbers, wrote a letter to Lachoneus, the leader of the protagonist Nephites, demanding that they relinquish all their property and join their cause. In his letter he … Continue reading

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Book of Mormon Socialism: The Marxist Gadianton Robbers

Some LDS proponents of Socialism like to compare capitalism to the infamous Gadianton Robbers in the Book of Mormon. It seems a simple line to draw between the “Profit Motive” of Capitalism and the secret combination of the Gadiantons to … Continue reading

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An Outline of the Textual Structure of the Book of Mormon

For many months now I have been working on a project involving the Book of Mormon with Daniel Bartholomew, which we will be unveiling in the near future.  As part of that project, I have compiled an outline of the … Continue reading

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