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The Prophet Said Silk
|Title||The Prophet Said Silk|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1962|
|Authors||Connell, Maurice W.|
|Pagination||324–326, 338–340, 342, 344–345|
|Date Published||May 1962|
|Keywords||Ancient America – Mesoamerica; Book of Mormon Anachronisms; Fabric; Pre-Columbian American History; Silk; Textiles|
This article discusses how the inclusion of the word “silk” in the Book of Mormon has been met with controversy. The author offers evidence that there might have been silk production prior to the Spanish conquest, substantiated by excerpts from Thomas Gage’s autobiography published in 1758.
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