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Screenshot from Evidence Central's newest video on the archaeological evidence for cement in ancient America.
Could ancient Americans really have known how to make cement? The Book of Mormon says yes. As recorded in Helaman 3:7, the people in the land northward “became exceedingly expert in the working of cement.” They built houses and even cities of the stuff. Yet only in recent decades have scholars widely recognized that pre-Columbian peoples actually knew about this invaluable building material...
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Evidence Central is a joint venture between Book of Mormon Central and Charis Legacy Foundation. It is a polished, growing repository of evidence summaries validating the Book of Mormon as beautiful, miraculous, and true. Each evidence summary is written by Ryan Dahle, Matt Roper, Neal Rappleye, and others affiliated with Book of Mormon Central and is concise, well-illustrated, and well-...
Artwork from Evidence Video by Katie Payne.
As part of a new video series, Evidence Central's YouTube channel has released a new video on Steel Swords in the Book of Mormon entitled, “ Questions and Evidences #121 Valley of Lemuel .” This video draws from Evidence #121 on the Evidence Central website on The Valley of Lemuel . Thanks to archaeology and on-the-ground surveying, scholars have made progress in identifying locations mentioned...
Artwork from Evidence Video by Katie Payne.
As part of a new video series, Evidence Central's YouTube channel has released a new video on steel swords in the Book of Mormon entitled, “ Questions and Evidences #135 Laban's Steel Sword .” This video draws from Evidence #135 on the Evidence Central website on Laban’s steel sword . Some people have suggested that Laban’s sword in 1 Nephi 4:9 is an anachronism, based on the assumption that...
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Introduction to Evidence Central For many decades now, evidences pertaining to the Restoration of Jesus Christ’s Gospel and Church have been brought to light through careful study and analysis by interested scholars and researchers. These evidences largely help authenticate Joseph Smith’s revelations about the ancient world, including his translations of ancient texts like the Book of Mormon,...