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TitleInfluences of the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1943
AuthorsE. McGavin, Cecil
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number6
Date Published11 February 1943
KeywordsBook of Mormon; Eight Witnesses; Evidence; Latter-day Saint History (1820-1846); Testimony; Three Witnesses; Witnesses

This series deals with a wide variety of aspects of the Book of Mormon including Joseph Smith, Obadiah Dogberry, ancient fortifications, metal plates, Spaulding theory, clarifications of biblical doctrine, the abridging work of Mormon, record of the Jaredites, differences between the Bible and the Book of Mormon, witnesses of the Book of Mormon, history, literary qualities, Hebrew traits in the book, its relation to the Bible, and evidence of its antiquity. The final part discusses influences of the Book of Mormon.