I Have a Question: Would you respond to the theories that the Book of Mormon is based on the Spaulding manuscript or on Ethan Smith’s View of the Hebrews?


I Have a Question: Would you respond to the theories that the Book of Mormon is based on the Spaulding manuscript or on Ethan Smith’s View of the Hebrews?

TitleI Have a Question: Would you respond to the theories that the Book of Mormon is based on the Spaulding manuscript or on Ethan Smith’s View of the Hebrews?
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1976
AuthorsBlumell, Bruce D.
MagazineEnsign
Volume6
Issue Number9
Pagination84-87
Date PublishedSeptember 1976
KeywordsApologetics; Ethan Smith; Manuscript Found; Solomon Spaulding; View of the Hebrews
Abstract

Provides a brief history of both the Spaulding Manuscript and Smith’s View of the Hebrews and concludes that neither work bears relationship to the Book of Mormon in style or content.

URLhttps://www.lds.org/ensign/1976/09/i-have-a-question/would-you-respond-to-the-theories-that-the-book-of-mormon-is-based-on-the-spaulding-manuscript-or-on-ethan-smiths-view-of-the-hebrews?lang=eng