Understanding the Textual Changes in the Book of Mormon


Understanding the Textual Changes in the Book of Mormon

TitleUnderstanding the Textual Changes in the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1983
AuthorsHorton, Jr., George A.
MagazineEnsign
Volume13
Issue Number12
Pagination24-28
Date PublishedDecember 1983
KeywordsCritical Text; Joseph Smith; Most Correct Book; Textual History
Abstract

Gives a history of the many textual changes made in various editions of the Book of Mormon (spelling, grammatical, punctuation, and clarification). Discusses the circumstances that made the changes necessary and how these changes should be viewed in light of Joseph Smith’s statement that the Book of Mormon is the most correct book.

URLhttps://www.lds.org/languages/eng/content/ensign/1983/12/understanding-textual-changes-in-the-book-of-mormon