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|Title||Variety and Complexity in the Witnesses to the Book of Mormon|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2021|
|Authors||Peterson, Daniel C.|
|Journal||Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship|
|Keywords||Angel Moroni; Early Church History; Eight Witnesses; Joseph Smith; Three Witnesses|
This paper examines the testimonies of the witnesses of the Book of Mormon— not only the Three Witnesses and the Eight Witnesses, but many others who experienced and testified of the reality of the Book of Mormon plates. Together, these testimonies offer impressive support for the claims of Joseph Smith regarding the Book of Mormon and, thus, the Restoration. The variety and complexity of their collective testimony makes finding a single, alternative, non-divine explanation for the witness experiences challenging, indeed.
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