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Empirical Witnesses of the Gold Plates
|Title||Empirical Witnesses of the Gold Plates|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2019|
|Authors||Morris, Larry E.|
|Journal||Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought|
|Date Published||Summer 2019|
|Keywords||Cowdery, Oliver; Eight Witnesses; Gold Plates; Harris, Martin; Latter-day Saint History (1820-1846); Page, Hiram; Smith, Emma Hale; Smith, Hyrum; Smith, Joseph, Sr.; Smith, Katharine; Smith, Lucy Mack; Smith, William; Stowell, Josiah; Three Witnesses; Whitmer, John|
Due to the fact that visiting with angels isn’t part of the normal human experience, it makes it hard for historians to prove that it happened through an academic investigation. The best way, as discussed by the author, to determine what really happened is by studying other individual’s first-hand accounts about the Gold Plates.
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