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Science and Literature Among the Nephites

TitleScience and Literature Among the Nephites
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1880
AuthorsReynolds, George
MagazineJuvenile Instructor
Issue Number9
Date Published1 May 1880
KeywordsAstronomy; Book of Mormon Geography; Education; Literature; Science; Scripture Study

The Nephite civilization began with highly intelligent and learned leaders who were well acquainted with geography and astronomy. They had access to unpolluted scriptures, including the otherwise unknown writings of Zenos, Zenock, Neum, and Ezias. They may have been familiar with the books of Abraham and Joseph.