New Light

Title

New Light

Publication Type

Journal Article

Year of Publication

2000

Editors

Sorenson, John L. (Secondary)

Pagination

70-73, 80

Volume

9

Issue

1

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Bibliographic Citation

"New Light", Edited by Sorenson, John L. Vol. 9. 2000:70-73, 80.

Abstract

Recent genetic studies indicate that Polynesians were connected to ancient America.

Careful reading of native sources led European scholar Michel Graulich to conclude that pre-Columbian Americans held beliefs that may arise out of the Christian tradition. Whether he or those he opposes are correct, the caution to allow more than one interpretative stance remains appropriate.

Interpretations of scriptural history are possibly “contingent upon the theoretical inclinations” of the investigators.

The historical process of the Anufo people of the Ivory Coast territory suggests how “robbers” or “secret societies” could have grown to be players on the sociopolitical scene in Mesoamerica.

Secret Combinations
Oaths
DNA
Polynesia

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