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Knowing Why: 137 Evidences the Book of Mormon is True
Book of Mormon Central's new book, Knowing Why: 137 Evidences that the Book of Mormon is True , brings together many of the best evidences on the Book of Mormon into one place. Available in stores and online at Deseret Book , Seagull Book , Amazon.com , and the BYU Store. This new book is a compilation of re-edited and updated KnoWhys written by John W. Welch, Neal Rappleye, Stephen O...
Jeffrey R. Holland chiasmus Book of Mormon evidence
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland gave a stirring address about the power of physical evidence in defending the gospel at the chiasmus conference sponsored by Book of Mormon Central and BYU studies. This conference, held on August 16, celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the discovery of chiasmus in the Book of Mormon. Elder Holland spoke as the concluding, and culminating speaker at the Chiasmus...
John W. Welch passport photo
Watch Book of Mormon Central’s new video about the discovery of chiasmus in the Book of Mormon in John W. Welch's own words: Chiasmus is a biblical literary form, where the writer lists certain key words or ideas in one order, and then goes back and repeats them in the opposite order. The first example of this found in the Book of Mormon is Mosiah 5:10–12: The Chiasm in Mosiah 5:10–12...
Stephen Smoot BMC Nahom thumbnail
Watch Book of Mormon Central's new video on one of the best examples of archaeological evidence we have for the Book of Mormon. This video is part of a new and exciting video initiative by Book of Mormon Central. This particular video has brought together what we know about the Book of Mormon place of "Nahom." As it turns out, archaeologists have been able to find and positively identify Nahom in...