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|Title||Limited Geography and the Book of Mormon: Historical Antecedents and Early Interpretations|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2004|
|Journal||The FARMS Review|
|Keywords||Ancient America; Central America; Early Church History; Geography; Hemispheric Model; Hill Cumorah; Joseph Smith; Limited Geography Model; Mesoamerica|
This article discusses how geographical theories about the Book of Mormon have developed. Whereas many of the early members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints speculated that the Book of Mormon took place throughout all of the Americas, many present members and scholars believe it took place in the more specific region known as Mesoamerica.
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