Category Archives: Translation

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What does the Spaulding-Rigdon timeline mean

The timeline is here for all those no sure what I’m talking about: http://www.exploringmormonism.com/?p=1099 But I’ve heard the feedback and the cry: “What does it all mean?!”  So this is the TL;DR version and my supposition about events.

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Possible sources of plagairism for Joseph Smith

Plagiarism definition[1] includes to “present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source.” By this definition, Joseph Smith, Jr. clearly plagiarized. How to identify plagiarism[2]: We will be judging Joseph Smith, Jr. on the criteria listed … Continue reading

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Lessons from King Tut about DNA

This is going to be long, and a bit lecture-esque so sit tight and take notes. For TBMs, there may be a test on this later. I recently was able to attend the showing in Idaho Fall’s museum of King … Continue reading

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Nephites and Jaredite Naming irregularities

Corihor and Nahor are both mentioned in Ether as early Jaredites. Both are famous Nephite names. Nahor could POSSIBLY have been named after Mosiah translated the plates of Ether, although that would make him very young indeed while he went … Continue reading

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King Tut version of Abraham papyrus

This was on display in the Museum of Idaho Falls.  It is a papyrus found with King Tut: Compare to Abraham Facsimile no. 3:   You see the similarities?  Throned individual, woman behind, someone being brought into Osiris’s presence… A very common … Continue reading

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Book of the Dead funerary rite from Ancient Egypt

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FAIR article on seer stones

http://en.fairmormon.org/Joseph_Smith/Seer_stones Note: they freely admit that, not only did Joseph have them, but 100% of the current book of Mormon was translated via a stone in a hat. This is the apologist site FOR the church.

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