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Modern Research and the Book of Mormon

TitleModern Research and the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1910
AuthorsRicks, Joel E.
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number30
Date Published28 July 1910
KeywordsAncient America - Mesoamerica; Ancient America - South America; Apologetics; Archaeology; Book of Mormon Anachronisms; Cement; Elephant; External Evidence; Iron

Ricks writes of various external evidences of the Book of Mormon that Joseph Smith, according to Ricks, would not have been aware of. He mentions the great ruins that have been discovered in Central and South America, evidence of iron, wool, cement, elephants, and domesticated horses, ox, sheep, and swine.