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|Title||KnoWhy #532 - Was Korihor Really an Atheist? (Alma 30:37-38)|
|Year of Publication||2019|
|Corporate Authors||Book of Mormon Central Staff|
|Publisher||Book of Mormon Central|
|Place Published||Springville, UT|
|Keywords||Alma the Younger; Atheism; Korihor|
Modern readers are accustomed to speaking of the Anti-Christ Korihor as an atheist, or one who denies the existence of God. Was Korihor really an atheist in the modern sense? A close reading of Alma 30 in the context of what ancient atheism entailed fleshes out Korihor's teachings and his trial before Alma.
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