“Book of Mormon Archaeology,” A Rich Source for LDS Folklore

Title

“Book of Mormon Archaeology,” A Rich Source for LDS Folklore

Publication Type

Journal Article

Year of Publication

1999

Editors

Sorenson, John L. (Secondary)

Journal

Journal of Book of Mormon Studies

Number of Pages

19

Volume

8

Issue

1

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Bibliographic Citation

"“Book of Mormon Archaeology,” A Rich Source for LDS Folklore" In Journal of Book of Mormon Studies, Edited by Sorenson, John L. Vol. 8. 1999.

Abstract

Excerpts from a letter written in 1962 reveal how Jakeman’s interpretation of Stela 5 quickly stimulated a body of folklore among some Latter-day Saints.

Archaeology

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