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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,...
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This post is a modified version of the introductory page to Pearl of Great Price Central’s Book of Abraham Insights series. Controversy has surrounded the Book of Abraham ever since it was first published by the Church in 1842 in Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith’s interpretations of three facsimiles that accompany the text have come under the scrutiny of Egyptologists...
Image by Book of Mormon Central. Abraham and the Angels by Aert the Gelder via Wikimedia Commons.
On January 31, 2020, Pearl of Great Price Central published its fortieth Insight related to the Book of Abraham. The publication of Book of Abraham Insight #40 ( “The Relationship Between the Book of Abraham and the Joseph Smith Papyri” ) marks the culmination of an initial run of articles exploring the Book of Abraham from textual, historical, narrative, linguistic, and doctrinal perspectives...
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When Lehi embarked on his journey around 600 B.C., little did he know that millions of people would read and wonder about his story thousands of years later. While there is still much to learn about the people and stories in the Book of Mormon, some of the best archaeological evidence to support the Book of Mormon comes from Lehi’s journey to the promised land. Seven notable locations are...
The cover of Part 4 of Volume 3 of the Critical Text Project: The History of the Text of the Book of Mormon. Photograph by Jasmin Gimenez Rappleye.
On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, Royal Skousen will be presenting a lecture on the history of the text of the Book of Mormon at Brigham Young University. Royal Skousen is a professor of Linguistics at Brigham Young University and has spent years studying the text of the Book of Mormon to look for variants and textual patterns. This lecture will particularly explore the King James Quotations in the...
Moroni Buries the Plates. Artwork by Katie Payne.
The Come Follow Me curriculum for this year is covering the Book of Mormon. Fortunately, Book of Mormon Central has produced a massive amount of content that can help individuals dive deeper into the Book of Mormon. This content includes over 500 videos which are featured on our YouTube channel and included in our scripture app called ScripturePlus . This week we are studying the introductory...
David Snell in a Pearl of Great Price Evidence Video on the Book of Abraham.
Watch New Book of Abraham Video Cross-posted from Pearl of Great Price Central. Published serially from 1 March 1842 to 16 May 1842 and canonized by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on 10 October 1880, the Book of Abraham has been valued by Latter-day Saints for its important teachings on the nature of the Abrahamic covenant, the pre-mortal existence of humanity, the...
Pearl of Great Price Central, Evidence Central
Pearl of Great Price Central Book of Mormon Central is pleased to announce a new research initiative on the Pearl of Great Price that aims to make this book of Latter-day Saint scripture accessible, comprehensible, and defensible to the entire world. Pearl of Great Price Central will, over time, centralize study resources and other material on the individual books of the Pearl of Great Price just...