Printable summary of Letter VII

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So many people have asked for a way to explain Letter VII to their friends that I’m posting this summary which you can print out and share with your friends and family. Here is the link:https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mDizAWGkFDBR26gc9FsWGNPdhmTub3sc/view?usp=sharingYou can also print it and put it inside your copy of my Letter VII book when you share it.There are a lot […]

Printable summary of Letter VII

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So many people have asked for a way to explain Letter VII to their friends that I’m posting this summary which you can print out and share with your friends and family. Here is the link:https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mDizAWGkFDBR26gc9FsWGNPdhmTub3sc/view?usp=sharingYou can also print it and put it inside your copy of my Letter VII book when you share it.There are […]

In defense of scribes and Pharisees

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In the New Testament, the Jewish scribes and Pharisees are portrayed negatively, to say the least. But does that mean they had bad intentions? Were they trying to do the wrong thing, to subvert their own religion, to defy God? No. They had been trained from their youth to study the scriptures and strictly adhere […]

M2C was not always popular

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M2C–the Mesoamerican/two-Cumorahs theory–is the favorite theory of some LDS intellectuals today, but it was not always popular. In the 1960s, the Church formally disavowed it, as I’ll show below. Today, you see it everywhere, from the North Visitors Center on Temple square to the splash page of BYU Studies (at the bottom of the page, […]

Speculation vs certainty-James Talmage edition

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One of the favorite rhetorical tactics used by the promoters of the Mesoamerican/two-Cumorahs theory is to pretend everything about Book of Mormon geography is speculative. This enables them to assert what they consider to be their academic superiority as greater authority than what the prophets and apostles have clearly taught from the beginning of the […]