From Darkness Unto Light Joseph Smiths Translation And Publication Of The Book Of Mormon -

could joseph smith have written the book of mormon - i able d chase now living in palmyra wayne co n y make the following statement regarding my early acquaintence with joseph smith and the incidents about the production of the so called mormon bible, was joseph smith a magician utlm org - the phrase glass looker appearing on mr neely s bill is the precise terminology preferred by joseph smith himself to describe his crystal gazing occupation and is the same that mr benton adopted five years later to speak of smith s use of a peep stone or glass placed in a hat which he employed when hired to hunt for hidden treasures, the book of mormon solomon spalding - the nature of the message in the book of mormon is such that if true no one can possibly be saved and reject it therefore every soul in all the world is equally interested in ascertaining its truth or falsity, issue 114 salt lake city messenger utlm org - joseph smith s 1832 diary account of his first vision in his own handwriting the extensive plagiarism of phrases from the king james bible in the book of mormon demonstrates joseph smith s familiarity with the text, moroni s visitation to joseph smith mormonthink - moroni s visitation in the pearl of great price joseph smith recounts his first meeting with the angel moroni on the night of september 21 1823, the life and ministry of joseph smith the church of - joseph smith the prophet and seer of the lord has done more save jesus only for the salvation of men in this world than any other man that ever lived in it this astonishing declaration describes a man who was called of god at the age of 14 and lived only to the age of 38, uncle dale s old mormon articles lds newspapers 1900 99 - the manuscript found 243 j m whitney son in law of mr l l rice with whom the latter is at present living on going to the house we met a very aged but intelligent looking man at the rear of the dwelling whom we found to be mr rice, uncle dale s old mormon articles saints herald 1882 86 - vol 29 lamoni iowa may 1 1882 no 9 it is evident that much good will result from the visit to see the manuscript copy of the book of mormon and the examination we gave of them satisfied us that there was never but the one copy made and that one is the one kept by father whitmer, hearken o ye people the historical setting of joseph - hearken o ye people the historical setting of joseph smith s ohio revelations mark lyman staker on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers hearken o ye people the historical setting of joseph smiths ohio revelations by staker mark lyman published by greg kofford books inc, on doctrine and covenants language and the 1833 plot of - contrary to the generally accepted view it seems likely that much of the wording of the doctrine and covenants was transmitted to joseph smith as part of the revelatory process apparent bad grammar and a limited reading of after the manner of their language d c 1 24 have led to the received view that the language of the revelations was joseph smith s, smith history vault 1886 wyl book excerpts - 3 the family is the unit of the modern state woman is the heart and crown of the modern family in mormonism womanhood has been outraged and crucified from emma smith to the last polygamous victim and martyr