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The Second Witness of Priesthood Restoration

TitleThe Second Witness of Priesthood Restoration
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1968
AuthorsAnderson, Richard Lloyd
MagazineImprovement Era
Issue Number9
Date PublishedSeptember 1968
KeywordsAaronic Priesthood; Cowdery, Oliver; Early Church History; Priesthood Restoration; Translation

In addition to Oliver Cowdery’s testimony of the Book of Mormon, his testimony of the restoration of the two priesthoods is of great value. As newly-appointed editor of the Church newspaper he wrote an account in installments of the translation of the Book of Mormon. As a part of this series he told of John the Baptist’s visit to restore the Aaronic priesthood.