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The Role of the Book of Abraham in the Restoration
TitleThe Role of the Book of Abraham in the Restoration
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsGee, John
InstitutionFoundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies
CityProvo, UT
KeywordsBook of Abraham; Doctrine; Early Church History; Joseph Smith; Premortal Existence; Restoration
Abstract
John Gee provides an overview of how the Book of Abraham came to be in the possession of Joseph Smith, and how it was translated by the Prophet. Gee also discusses three aspects of the book that had doctrinal impact on the restoration, particularly in relation to doctrines of premortal existence.

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