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Book Chapter
Wilson, Lynne Hilton. "1827-1828—Joseph Marries, Receives the Golden Plates, and Moves to Harmony, PA." In Hard Questions in Church History: Supplementary Handouts, 28-34. Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2021.
Rust, Richard Dilworth. "“All Things Which Have Been Given of God . . . Are the Typifying of Him”: Typology in the Book of Mormon ." In Literature of Belief: Sacred Scripture and Religious Experience, 233-244. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 1981.
Ash, Michael R.. "Anachronisms: The Wrong Things at the Wrong Time." In Shaken Faith Syndrome: Strengthening One’s Testimony In the Face of Criticism and Doubt, 145-170. 2nd ed. Redding, CA: FairMormon, 2013.
Griggs, C. Wilfred. "The Book of Mormon as an Ancient Book." In Book of Mormon Authorship: New Light on Ancient Origins, edited by Noel B. Reynolds, 75-101. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 1982.
Ash, Michael R.. "The Book of Mormon Witnesses." In Shaken Faith Syndrome: Strengthening One’s Testimony In the Face of Criticism and Doubt, 127-133. 2nd ed. Redding, CA: FairMormon, 2013.
Roberts, B.H.. "Direct External Evidences - Testimony of the Eight Witnesses." In New Witnesses for God: Volume II - The Book of Mormon, 279-295. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1909.
Roberts, B.H.. "Direct External Evidences - The Testimony of the Three Witnesses." In New Witnesses for God: Volume II - The Book of Mormon, 237-247. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1909.
Baker, LeGrand L.. "Fourth Principle: Sometimes Prophets Must Make Their Own Decisions." In Joseph and Moroni: The 7 Principles Moroni Taught Joseph Smith, 41-51. Salt Lake City: Eborn Books, 2006.
Smith, Robert F.. "The "Golden" Plates." In Reexploring the Book of Mormon, edited by John W. Welch, 275-278. Provo, UT/Salt Lake City: FARMS/Deseret Book, 1992.
Cowdery, Oliver. "Letter IV." In Letters by Oliver Cowdery, to W.W. Phelps on the Origin of the Book of Mormon and the Rise of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 17-21. Liverpool: Thomas Ward and John Cairns, 36 Chapel Street, 1844.
Cowdery, Oliver. "Letter VII." In Letters by Oliver Cowdery, to W.W. Phelps on the Origin of the Book of Mormon and the Rise of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 31-37. Liverpool: Thomas Ward and John Cairns, 36 Chapel Street, 1844.
Cowdery, Oliver. "Letter VIII." In Letters by Oliver Cowdery, to W.W. Phelps on the Origin of the Book of Mormon and the Rise of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 37-46. Liverpool: Thomas Ward and John Cairns, 36 Chapel Street, 1844.
Roberts, B.H.. "Objections to the Book of Mormon (Continued)." In New Witnesses for God: Volume III - The Book of Mormon, 511-561. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1909.
Roberts, B.H.. "The Probability of Joseph Smith's Story of the Origin, Translation and Final Disposition of the Plates of the Book of Mormon." In New Witnesses for God: Volume II - The Book of Mormon, 319-346. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1909.
Ash, Michael R.. "Reformed Egyptian and Book of Mormon Language." In Shaken Faith Syndrome: Strengthening One’s Testimony In the Face of Criticism and Doubt, 217-221. 2nd ed. Redding, CA: FairMormon, 2013.
Baker, LeGrand L.. "Second Principle: One Must Learn How to Recognize the Feeling That Identifies the Holy Ghost." In Joseph and Moroni: The 7 Principles Moroni Taught Joseph Smith, 15-33. Salt Lake City: Eborn Books, 2006.
Sorenson, John L., and John W. Welch. "The Sobering Lesson of the Grolier Codex." In Pressing Forward with the Book of Mormon: The FARMS Updates of the 1990s, edited by John W. Welch and Melvin J. Thorne, 296-298. Provo, UT: FARMS, 1999.
Roberts, B.H.. "The Testimony of Incidental Witnesses." In New Witnesses for God: Volume II - The Book of Mormon, 312-317. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1909.
Roberts, B.H.. "Translation of the Record (Continued), Oliver Cowdery, Amanuensis." In New Witnesses for God: Volume II - The Book of Mormon, 94-105. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1909.
Wilson, Lynne Hilton. "Twelve Witnesses of the Golden Plates." In Hard Questions in Church History: Supplementary Handouts, 59-65. Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2021.
Chart
Welch, John W., and Greg Welch. Emma Smith on the Physical Characteristics of the Book of Mormon Plates. Provo, UT: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 1999.
Encyclopedia Entry
Meservy, Keith H.. Book of Mormon, Biblical Prophecies About In Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Edited by Daniel H. Ludlow. Vol. 1. New York: Macmillan, 1992.
Nibley, Hugh W.. Book of Mormon Near Eastern Background In Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Edited by Daniel H. Ludlow. Vol. 1. New York: Macmillan, 1992.
Hardy, Grant R., and Robert E. Parsons. Book of Mormon Plates and Records In Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Edited by Daniel H. Ludlow. Vol. 1. New York: Macmillan, 1992.
Hardy, Grant R.. Gold Plates In Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Edited by Daniel H. Ludlow. Vol. 2. New York: Macmillan, 1992.
General Conference
Packer, Boyd K.. The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ In The One Hundred and Seventy-First Semiannual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2001.
Faust, James E.. A Growing Testimony In The One Hundred and Seventieth Semiannual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2000.
Petersen, Mark E.. It Was a Miracle! In The One Hundred and Forty-Seventh Semiannual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1977.
Nelson, Russell M.. A Testimony of the Book of Mormon In The One Hundred and Sixty-Ninth Semiannual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1999.
Roberts, B.H.. Untitled Talk (4 April 1921) In The Ninety-First Annual Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1921.
Oaks, Dallin H.. The Witness: Martin Harris In The 169th Annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1999.
Journal Article
Hedges, Andrew H.. "“All My Endeavors to Preserve Them”: Protecting the Plates in Palmyra, 22 September–December 1827." Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 8, no. 2 (1999): 14-23, 84-85.
Christofferson, D. Todd. ""America Reads" and the Book of Mormon." Religious Educator 18, no. 2 (2017): 1-13.
Matheny, Ray T.. "An Analysis of the Padilla Gold Plates." BYU Studies Quarterly 19, no. 1 (1978): 21-40.
Skousen, Royal. "Another Account of Mary Whitmer's Viewing of the Golden Plates." Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture 10 (2014): 35-44.
Anderson, Richard Lloyd. "Attempts to Redefine the Experience of the Eight Witnesses." Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 14, no. 1 (2005): 18-31, 125-127.
Sjodahl, Janne M.. "The Book of Mormon Plates." Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 10, no. 1 (2001): 22-24, 79.
Roper, Matthew. "Comments on the Book of Mormon Witnesses: A Response to Jerald and Sandra Tanner." Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 2, no. 2 (1993): 164-193.
Packer, Cameron J.. "Cumorah’s Cave." Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 13, no. 1-2 (2004): 50-57, 170-171.
Arnold, Marilyn. "Hidden Ancient Records Abound." FARMS Review of Books 13, no. 2 (2001): 53-56.
Dale, Bruce E.. "How Big A Book? Estimating the Total Surface Area of the Book of Mormon Plates." Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture 25 (2017): 261-268.
Heinrichsen, Kirk B.. "How Witnesses Described the “Gold Plates”." Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 10, no. 1 (2001): 16-21, 78.
Morris, Larry E.. ""I Should Have an Eye Single to the Glory of God": Joseph Smith's Account of the Angel and the Plates." The FARMS Review 17, no. 1 (2005): 11-81.
Rappleye, Neal. "'Idle and Slothful Strange Stories': Book of Mormon Origins and the Historical Record." Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture 20 (2016): 21-37.
Read, Lenet Hadley. "Joseph Smith's Receipt of the Plates and the Israelite Feast of Trumpets." Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 2, no. 2 (1993): 110-120.
Ashurst-McGee, Mark. "Moroni as Angel and as Treasure Guardian." The FARMS Review 18, no. 1 (2006): 34-100.
"Of What Material Were the Plates?" Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 10, no. 1 (2001): 21, 78-79.
Neilson, Reid L., and Carson V. Teuscher. "Pilgrimage to Palmyra: President B. H. Roberts and the Eastern States Mission’s 1923 Commemoration of Cumorah." BYU Studies Quarterly 58, no. 2 (2019): 4-43.
Olsen, Steven L.. "Review of Michael Hubbard MacKay and Gerrit J. Dirkmaat, From Darkness unto Light: Joseph Smith’s Translation and Publication of the Book of Mormon." BYU Studies Quarterly 55, no. 2 (2016): 191-194.
Warren P. Aston. "The Rings That Bound the Gold Plates Together." Insights 26, no. 3 (2006): 3-4.
Barney, Kevin L.. "A Seemingly Strange Story Illuminated." FARMS Review of Books 13, no. 1 (2001): 1-20.
Arts, Valentin. "A Third Jaredite Record: The Sealed Portion of the Gold Plates." Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 11, no. 1 (2002): 50-59, 110-111.
KnoWhy
KnoWhy #230 - What Was Mormon’s Purpose in Writing the Book of Mormon? (Mormon 5:14). Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2016.
KnoWhy #267 - Why Were Three Key Witnesses Chosen To Testify Of The Book Of Mormon? (Ether 5:4). Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2017.
KnoWhy #366 - Why Were the Plates Present During the Translation of the Book of Mormon? (Mosiah 1:6). Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2017.
KnoWhy #379 - How Can We Be Strengthened by Lucy Mack Smith's Testimony of the Book of Mormon? (2 Nephi 27:14). Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2017.
KnoWhy #385 - How Can Sally Conrad’s Witness of the Book of Mormon Strengthen Our Faith? (Alma 37:23). Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2017.
KnoWhy #395 - Why Is David Whitmer’s Witness of the Book of Mormon So Compelling? (Alma 27:27). Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2018.
KnoWhy #403 - Are the Accounts of the Golden Plates Believable? (Testimony of the Eight Witnesses). Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2018.
KnoWhy #407 - Are There Other Ancient Records Like the Book of Mormon? (Mormon 8:16). Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central , 2018.
KnoWhy #417 - Were Joseph Smith’s Translation Instruments Like the Israelite Urim and Thummim? (Alma 37:24). Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2018.
KnoWhy #455 - What Does Mary Whitmer Teach Us About Enduring Trials? (2 Nephi 27:14). Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2018.
KnoWhy #512 - Is the Book of Mormon Like Other Ancient Metal Documents? (Jacob 4:2). Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2019.
KnoWhy #521 - Did the Book of Mormon Witnesses Really See What They Claimed? (3 Nephi 28:15). Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central , 2019.
KnoWhy #54 - Who are the "Few" Who were Permitted to See the Plates? (2 Nephi 27:12-13). Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2016.
Magazine Article
Pollard, Glen O.. "The Book of Lehi." Ensign 7, no. 12 (1977): 62.
Ivins, Anthony W.. "The Book of Mormon." Relief Society Magazine 14, no. 8 (1927): 384-388.
Reynolds, George. "The Book of Mormon and the Three Witnesses." Juvenile Instructor 17, no. 18 (1882): 281.
Anderson, Richard Lloyd. "Five Who Handled the Plates." Improvement Era 72, no. 7 (1969): 38-47.
Anderson, Richard Lloyd. "Gold Plates and Printer’s Ink." Ensign 6 (1976): 71-76.
Moyle, Henry D.. "He Saw the Golden Plates." The Instructor 95, no. 7 (1960): 226-227, 229.
Nibley, Hugh W.. ""Howlers" in the Book of Mormon." Millennial Star 125, no. 2 (1963): 28-34.
Perkins, Keith W.. "I Have A Question: Some historical records indicate that Mary Musselman Whitmer was privileged to see the gold plates, in addition to Joseph Smith and the 3 and 8 Witnesses. Do we know of any other persons who may have seen or handled the plates?" Ensign 22, no. 7 (1992): 53-55.
Doxey, Roy W.. "I Have a Question: What was the approximate weight of the gold plates from which the Book of Mormon was translated?" Ensign 16, no. 12 (1986): 65.
Nyman, Monte S.. "I Have a Question: Why were the Book of Mormon gold plates not placed in a museum so that people might know Joseph Smith had them?" Ensign 16, no. 12 (1986): 64-65.
Holland, Jeffrey R.. "Mormon: The Man and the Book, Part 1." Ensign 8, no. 3 (1978): 15-18.
Holland, Jeffrey R.. "Mormon: The Man and the Book, Part 2." Ensign 8, no. 4 (1978): 57-59.
Godfrey, Kenneth W.. "A New Prophet and a New Scripture: The Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon." Ensign 18, no. 1 (1988): 6-13.
Harris, Franklin S.. "Others Kept Records on Metal Plates, Too." The Instructor 92, no. 10 (1957): 318-321.
Cowley, Matthias F.. "Questions and Answers - Were All the Unsealed Records of the Book of Mormon Translated?" Improvement Era 5, no. 5 (1902): 393-395.
Anderson, Richard Lloyd. "The Smiths Who Handled the Plates." Improvement Era 72, no. 8 (1969): 28-32.
Bennion, Kenneth S.. "What Plates Came from Cumorah?" The Instructor 89, no. 2 (1954): 64-65.
"William Smith's Story Concerning the Plates of the Book of Mormon." The Instructor 75, no. 1 (1940): 6.
Manual
Smith, Walter A., and J.A. Gunsolley. Religio-Sunday School Normal Lessons Course Two: Book of Mormon and Zion's Religio-Literary Society. Second Edition; Revised ed. Lamoni, IA/Independence, MO: Herald Publishing House/Ensign Publishing House, 1911.
Manual Lesson
Lesson 41 - The Testimony of Three Witnesses In Deseret Sunday School Union Leaflets. Salt Lake City: George Q. Cannon & Sons Company, 1898.
Lesson 42 - The Testimony of Eight Witnesses In Deseret Sunday School Union Leaflets . Salt Lake City: George Q. Cannon & Sons Company, 1898.
Lesson 54 - Joseph Receives the Records In Deseret Sunday School Union Leaflets. Salt Lake City: George Q. Cannon & Sons Company, 1898.
Newsletter
Insights, Vol. 26, No. 3 (2006) In Insights, Edited by Maxwell Institute Staff. Vol. 3. Provo, UT: Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, 2006.
Insights, Vol. 32, No. 3 (2012) In Insights, Edited by Maxwell Institute Staff. Vol. 3. Provo, UT: Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, 2012.
Newsletter and Proceedings of the S.E.H.A., no. 139 (December 1976), Edited by Bruce W. Warren and Ross T. Christensen. Vol. 139. Provo, UT: Society for Early Historic Archaeology, Brigham Young University, 1976.
U.A.S. Newsletter, no. 89 (April 21, 1964), Edited by Ross T. Christensen and F. Richard Hauck. Vol. 89. Provo, UT: University Archaeological Society, Brigham Young University, 1964.
Newspaper Article
Cowdery, Oliver. "Letter IV." The Latter Day Saints' Messenger and Advocate 1 (1835): 77-80.
Cowdery, Oliver. "Letter VII." The Latter Day Saints' Messenger and Advocate 1 (1835): 155-159.
Cowdery, Oliver. "Letter VIII." The Latter Day Saints' Messenger and Advocate 2 (1835): 195-201.
Video
Book of Mormon Stories: Mormon and His Teachings., 2011.
Evidences of the Book of Mormon: Plates. Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2017.