Preliminary Comments on the Sources behind the Book of Ether

Title

Preliminary Comments on the Sources behind the Book of Ether

Publication Type

Report

Year of Publication

1986

Authors

Welch, John W. (Primary)

Institution

FARMS

City

Provo, UT

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Bibliographic Citation

Welch, John W. "Preliminary Comments on the Sources behind the Book of Ether", Provo, UT: FARMS, 1986.

Abstract

John Welch considers what records were brought together to form the book of Ether and examines which parts of the book might have been composed by Moroni. He looks for paraphrases included in the book and seeks to discover what influenced Moroni's rendition of the Jaredite story. He concludes that stating comprehensively who wrote the book of Ether is no simple matter.

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