I Have A Question? I have heard that the sizes of the Nephite and Lamanite populations indicated in the Book of Mormon do not make sense. What do we know about their numbers?

Title

I Have A Question? I have heard that the sizes of the Nephite and Lamanite populations indicated in the Book of Mormon do not make sense. What do we know about their numbers?

Magazine

Ensign

Publication Type

Magazine Article

Year of Publication

1992

Authors

Pagination

27-28

Date Published

September 1992

Volume

22

Issue Number

9

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Bibliographic Citation

Sorenson, John L. "I Have A Question? I have heard that the sizes of the Nephite and Lamanite populations indicated in the Book of Mormon do not make sense. What do we know about their numbers?", Ensign, Vol. 22. no. 9 1992:27-28.

Abstract

Discusses population growth among Lehi’s colony, both natural and through assimilation of resident groups. Mentions Sherem as proof of “outsiders,” but concludes that information in the Book of Mormon record is too limited for a clear picture to be constructed.

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Nephite
Lamanite
Population Size

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