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Editor's Introduction: Through a Glass, Darkly

TitleEditor's Introduction: Through a Glass, Darkly
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsPeterson, Daniel C., and John Gee
JournalFARMS Review of Books
Type of ArticleEditor's Introduction
KeywordsAncient America; Archaeology; Doubt; Education; Faith; Historicity; Mesoamerica; Scholarship; Science; Skepticism; Textual Criticism

Introduction to the current issue, including editor’s picks. So-called biblical scholarship is supposed to be able to differentiate between authors of various texts. A test devised by students for their professor showed some of the flaws of those methods. Though critics complain about the lack of archaeological evidence supporting the Book of Mormon, even the Bible has few archaeological supports.