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A Scientist Looks at Book of Mormon Anachronisms

TitleA Scientist Looks at Book of Mormon Anachronisms
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsRappleye, Neal
JournalInterpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture
Type of ArticleReview

Anachronisms, or out of place items, have long been a subject of controversy with the Book of Mormon. Several Latter-day Saints over the years have attempted to examine them. Dr. Wade E. Miller, as a paleontologist and geologist, offers a some new insights on this old question, especially regarding animals mentioned in the Book of Mormon, including a report on some preliminary research which might completely change the pre-Columbian picture for horses in America. Overall, this is an indispensable resource on Book of Mormon anachronisms.