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Divine Origin of the Book of Mormon (27 June 1881)

TitleDivine Origin of the Book of Mormon (27 June 1881)
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1881
AuthorsThatcher, Moses
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Volume43
Issue Number26
Pagination401–402
Date Published27 June 1881
KeywordsBook of Mormon Authenticity; External Evidence; Great Flood; Mythology; Native Americans – K'iche; Popol Vuh; Works of Ixtlilxochitl
Abstract

This series presents historical evidences to prove the divine authenticity of the Book of Mormon. Thatcher quotes from the Popol Vuh to show that the Quiche’s creation account is similar to that of the Bible; he also refers to the Works of Ixtlilxochitl to argue that the accounts of the flood are similar. The fourth part begins to discuss the Works of Ixtlilxochitl.