Mormon apologetics
Mormon studies is the interdisciplinary academic study of the beliefs, practices, history and culture of those known by the term Mormon and denominations belonging to the Latter Day Saint movement who...
Apologetics
Apologetics (from Greek ἀπολογία, "speaking in defense") is the discipline of defending a position (often religious) through the systematic use of information. Early Christian writers (c. 120–220) who...
The Book of Mormon and the King James Bible
The Book of Mormon contains many linguistic similarities to the King James Bible (KJV). In some cases, entire passages are duplicated in the Book of Mormon. Sometimes the quotation is explicit, as in ...
Stephen Williams (archeologist)
Stephen Williams is an archaeologist at Harvard University, currently holding the title of Peabody Professor of North American Archaeology and Ethnography, Emeritus.Williams is best known as the autho...
Olmec alternative origin speculations
Olmec alternative origin speculations are explanations that have been suggested for the formation of Olmec civilization which contradict generally accepted scholarly consensus. These origin theories ...
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Studies of the Book of Mormon
Studies of the Book of Mormon is a collection of previously unpublished manuscripts, written at the beginning of the 20th century by B. H. Roberts (1857–1933), a general authority of The Church of Jes...
Liberty Jail
94°25′15″W / 39.248523°N 94.420753°W / 39.248523; -94.420753Liberty Jail is a former jail in Liberty, Missouri, USA where Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of Latter Day Saint moveme...
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Limited geography model (Book of Mormon)
A limited geography model for the Book of Mormon is one of several theories by Latter Day Saint movement scholars that the book's narrative was a historical record of people in a limited geographical ...
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List of Joseph Smith's wives
Joseph Smith (1805–1844), the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, taught and practiced polygamy during his ministry, and married multiple women during his lifetime. During his lifetime, Smith an...
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Dennis Marcellino
Dennis Marcellino (born January 17, 1948) is an American musician, speaker and author of psychology, philosophy, theology and political books. He has been a member of some famous music groups: The Tok...
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Sophic
Sophic is a term used by Mormon apologist, scholar, and author Hugh Nibley to explain the shift from the tradition of oral-formulaic composition to that of the written word—sophic corresponding to the...
Lucy Harris
Lucy Harris (née Harris) (1792–1836) was the wife of Martin Harris, one of the Three Witnesses to the Book of Mormon's Golden Plates.
Lucy Harris was born on May 1, 1792 at Swift’s Landing (later ...
Joseph Dinouart
Joseph Antoine Toussaint Dinouart (November 1, 1716 – April 23, 1786) was a preacher, polemicist, compiler of sacred learning, and apologist for French feminism.Born in Amiens, he was ordained a...
John Dehlin
John P. Dehlin /dəˈlɪn/ is the founder of the Mormon Stories Podcast, and was an influential early participant in the Mormon blogging scene (sometimes referred to as the bloggernacle) who has speciali...
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Daniel C. Peterson
Daniel C. Peterson is the professor of Islamic Studies and Arabic in the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages at Brigham Young University (BYU).
A native of southern California, Peterson...
Evidences and Reconciliations
Evidences and Reconciliations: Aids to Faith in a Modern Day is a Mormon apologetic book by John A. Widtsoe. Originally published in 1943 by Bookcraft, the book was a reprint of Widtsoe's column of th...
Thomas Ford (politician)
Thomas Ford (December 5, 1800 – November 3, 1850) was the eighth Governor of Illinois, and served in this capacity from 1842 to 1846. A Democrat, he is remembered largely for his involvement in the de...
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Sidney B. Sperry
Sidney Branton Sperry (December 26, 1895 – September 4, 1977) was one of three scholars who were members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who began the scholarly and systematic study...
Nauvoo Expositor
The Nauvoo Expositor was a newspaper in Nauvoo, Illinois, that published only one issue, on June 7, 1844. Its publication set off a chain of events that led to the death of Latter Day Saint prophet Jo...
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The Wonders of Nature
The Wonders of Nature is a book by Josiah Priest that was published in 1826. The book starts off giving God the honor of creating everything with the main focus being on the incredible nature, which ...
Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies
The Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies (FARMS) was an informal collaboration of academics devoted to Latter-day Saint historical scholarship. In 1997, the group became a formal part of...
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Archaeology and the Book of Mormon
Since the publication of the Book of Mormon in 1830, both Latter-day Saint (LDS or Mormons) and non-Mormon archaeologists have studied its claims in reference to known archaeological evidence. Members...
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