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The Charge of "Racism" in the Book of Mormon
TitleThe Charge of "Racism" in the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsTvedtnes, John A.
JournalThe FARMS Review
Volume15
Issue2
Pagination183-197
KeywordsBook of Mormon; Early Church History; Lamanite; Nephite; Racism; Skin Color
Abstract

Some critics of the Book of Mormon reject the ancient text on account of its supposedly racist commentary. In response to these critics, this article incorporates biblical examples and traditions to show how certain words and phrases that could be seen as racist were used to illustrate a larger message.

URLhttps://publications.mi.byu.edu/fullscreen/?pub=1457&index=10

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