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The Book of Mormon Confirmed (27 January 1898)

TitleThe Book of Mormon Confirmed (27 January 1898)
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1898
Secondary AuthorsWells, Rulon S.
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number4
Date Published27 January 1898
KeywordsHebraic Indian Theory; Native Americans; Old Testament; Tradition; Transoceanic Contact

This five-part series gives various external evidences of the Book of Mormon, including the archaeological findings that “point to successive periods of occupation” in ancient America, evidence of Hebrew origin/descent for the American Indians, and the idea that there was an advanced civilization in ancient America. It also discusses metal plates and provides geological proof of the great destruction recorded in 3 Nephi 8. The third part continues the discussion of a Hebrew origin for the Native Americans.