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Posted: Monday 05 June 2006 ( 18 years ago )

And it came to pass

Anyone who reads the Book of Mormon (BoM) will notice that the phrase "and it came to pass" is used way too often. Mark Twain had this to say about it: The author labored to give his words and phrases the quaint, old-fashioned sound and structur ...

Posted: Tuesday 28 December 2010 ( 13 years ago )

1 Nephi 20-21: I will feed them with their own flesh; they shall be drunken with their own blood

Joseph Smith Nephi must have been getting tired of writing. Why else would he copy two chapters nearly verbatim from the King James Version of the Bible? I suspect that the answer is much like Bill Clinton's answer to the question, "Why did you ha ...

Posted: Saturday 18 December 2010 ( 13 years ago )

The LDS church is embarrassed by its own book

The Mormons did it again. They changed the Book of Mormon to make it a bit less embarrassing. To see this best, though, you need to go get your Book of Mormon. I know you've got one somewhere. I'll wait. OK, good. You found it. Now chec ...

Posted: Tuesday 16 November 2010 ( 13 years ago )

1 Nephi 18: Nephi discovers America

This is the chapter you've all been waiting for. The exciting climax to First Book of Nephi in which Nephi discovers America. It begins with God going over with Nephi his plans for the ship's construction, showing him (from time to time) how to wo ...

Posted: Thursday 04 November 2010 ( 13 years ago )

1 Nephi 17: The Trip to Bountiful

Up to now, Nephi and company have just been camping out in the wilderness, going on little side trips from time to time. First they traveled from "the land of Jerusalem" to the shore of the Red Sea, a distance of at least 400 km. Then Nephi and his b ...

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