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KnoWhy #399 - Is It Possible That a Single Author Wrote the Book of Mormon? (2 Nephi 27:13)
TitleKnoWhy #399 - Is It Possible That a Single Author Wrote the Book of Mormon? (2 Nephi 27:13)
Publication TypeKnoWhy
Year of Publication2018
Corporate AuthorsBook of Mormon Central Staff
PublisherBook of Mormon Central
Place PublishedSpringville, UT
KeywordsAuthorship; Early Church History; Historicity; Joseph Smith; Stylometry; Translation
Abstract

Previous studies have shown that the Book of Mormon contains multiple distinct writing styles and that those styles are consistent with the authors designated in the text itself. Some have wondered, though, if the Book of Mormon’s different styles are in any way unique or impressive. Recent research demonstrates that its diversity of styles is unusually high, even greater than the combined voice diversity created by four of the most talented 19th century novelists.

URLhttps://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/is-it-possible-that-a-single-author-wrote-the-book-of-mormon
Citation Key3734

Scripture Reference

2 Nephi 27:13

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