The Tear Stains on the Plates

Title

The Tear Stains on the Plates

Publication Type

Artwork

Year of Publication

2018

Authors

Art Contest

2018 Art Contest Gallery

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Bibliographic Citation

Summerhays, Azile. "The Tear Stains on the Plates", 2018.

Abstract

Inspired by Hank Smith's talk, "Scripture Power", in which Hank recounts an experience in his sacrament meeting as a youth. The speaker asked Hank directly if he had a testimony of the Book of Mormon, dismissed Hank's answer, and, when the speaker later asked if Hank wanted to know why he didn't have a testimony, simply said: "Because you haven't seen the tear stains on the plates".

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