Book of mormon evidence vs book of mormon central search isaiah. Since the publication of the book of mormon in 1830, mormon archaeologists have attempted. Faithfully exploring latterday topics of our times. Maxwell institute series helps readers see the book of. Due to the nature of its origin, that would support the existence of god. The first episode of the series, hidden in the heartland asks the question can there be real evidence when it comes to the book of mormon.
Just in time for the churchs 2020 sunday school curriculum focused on the book of mormon, the neal a. He and a team of fellow editors invited 12 scholars to write a series called the book of mormon. If we had a mesoamerican inscription which mentioned a book of mormon king, with a date and historical context that matched the date and context for the book of mormon, would that be objective evidence in favor of the historicity of the book of mormon. Book of mormon translation evidence book of mormon. These book of mormon experts and performers will present the latest research and findings showing profound new evidences that powerfully support the book of mormon. As explored in this video, the location nahom in the book of mormon has been archaeologically confirmed.
Undeniable archaeological evidence of the book of mormon in. And, with more study, the books sturdiness and richness and the remarkable accomplishment of its translator, the prophet joseph smith, become more apparent. Videos you watch may be added to the tvs watch history and influence tv recommendations. Nonmormon archaeologists speak on book of mormon evidence. Is the book of mormon a series of parables rather than a. Joseph knew, book of mormon evidence series disk 2. The ancient hopewell mound builder civilization shared no less than 40 known parallels and correlations to the nephite civilization of the book of mormon. Hopewell moundbuilders of north america book of mormon.
Non mormon archaeologists speak on book of mormon evidence. The book of mormon videos youtube channel is a collection of videos based on accounts from the book of mormon. Many years of intensive research,filming and editing bringsyouthe mostcompelling evidence in support of the book of mormonin north america ever assembled. To avoid this, cancel and sign in to youtube on your computer. Above all, were these words given by the gift and power of god. The 21st international book of mormon evidence conference believes the book of mormon took place in north america the heartland theory, while the book of mormon central 2018 conference believes the book of mormon all took place in central america the mesoamerican theory. See all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. To all who maybe interested in what the book of mormon says about ancient america and if there is any evidence between what the story of the book claims and actual evidences today. Video trailer for the new 5 dvd disk series book of mormon evidence expanding on the heartland model geography in the promised land of the united states of america.
The term is used throughout the book of mormon to describe the religious, political, and cultural traditions of the group of settlers. Discussion regarding the historicity of the book of mormon often focuses on archaeological issues, some of which relate to the large size and the long time span of the civilizations mentioned in the book. For more information about nahom, read the knowhy article here. The following two videos focus on the plates of the book of mormon and their miraculous translation. There is plenty of evidence in north america supporting the book of mormon. Arizona regional conference, book of mormon evidence series. Twelve volumesone for each book in the book of mormon with a few books combined and one divided into two volumeswritten by twelve different latterday saint. The video is the third in book of mormon centrals evidence video series, the two previous videos being one on the archaeological evidence for the place called nahom, mentioned by nephi 1 nephi 16. Oct 07, 2017 the second installment in book of mormon centrals evidence video series tackles the translation of the book of mormon.
Claims about the michigan relics as evidence for the book of mormon have been used by meldrum as well. The evidence for hopewell metallurgy is incredible, and right in the middle of book of mormon time frames. Book of mormon evidence series vol 2 6 dvd disk series rod meldrum on. A combination of factors, including the evidence appearing at the right time, at the right place, and in the right relative distance to another site mentioned in the record, converge to make nahom strong archaeological evidence for the book of mormon. Apr 09, 2019 it was a year ago this week, i spent three days at two book of mormon conferences on the same weekend. Over 9 hours of indepth research on four topics showing new evidences for 1. See hundreds of full hourlong presentations, go to. It was a year ago this week, i spent three days at two book of mormon conferences on the same weekend. These facts establish how plausible it is that the book of mormon really is an artifact of the ancient world. The book of mormon is a sacred text of the latter day saint movement, which, according to adherents, contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the american continent from approximately 2200 bc to ad 421. The authority of god given to men throughout time has been taken back and restored many, many times. For many years, critics have challenged the veracity of a religious text called the book of mormon. Come follow me 2020 book of mormon evidence on apple.
Why new testament words and phrases are in the book of mormon part 9. The content of the book of mormon may be the most convincing evidence for its claim as a historical record and divine scripture. Welch while he was on an lds mission in regensburg, germany, chiasmus or poetic parallelism is a nested ancient hebraic form of explaining an idea, where the ideas are set out in series of statements and then repeated with the first being last. See all formats and editions hide other formats and. Book of mormon evidence streaming faithfully exploring relevant. His current project hidden in the heartland is a new series that follows the research providing evidence of the book of mormon locations in north america. This faithstrengthening event will provide new insights and information that supports the truthfulness of the restored gospel of jesus christ, his prophet, joseph smith, and the book of mormon. Book of mormon evidence webinar series free world wide. Announcing new dvd series with more book of mormon evidence. The book of mormon says it was written in a reformed egyptian script by ancient prophets who preserve the culture and language of their hebrew ancestors, one of the best ways to test this claim is look at the names in the book of mormon of its 330 seven proper names, 180, eight or unique, meaning they can also be found in the bible because most words in the book of mormon are english. The culmination is a skillfully assembled and professionally edited creation that is the most comprehensive video series ever produced on book of mormon evidences, centered within the heart of the american promised land. Wayne may presents the supporting evidence for the heartland model, that the book of mormon nephites and jaredites lived in north america. Maxwell institute for religious scholarship is delighted to announce the book of mormon. Brian stubbs lehite language evidence in native american languages.
Is there archaeological evidence for the book of mormon. Brief theological introductions comprising a dozen volumes of about 150 pages or less that would examine what the institutes namesake the late elder neal a. Book of mormon central evidences of the book of mormon. Rhonda pickering signs of our time why are the iconic symbols of the hopewell, a hand and a bird. But ultimately god requires faith, and is most likely making it intentionally difficult to prove the book of mormon is true, secularly. Sorenson claims that there is fossil evidence that some new world. The book is used by nearly thirteen million individuals who read it along with the holy bible, believing that both were written by prophets and contain the words of god. The church of jesus christ of latterday saints purports to be a reboot, if you will, of the divine franchise. Ancient mounds with human bones in north america book of. Undeniable archaeological evidence of the book of mormon in north america. Scott bradley the constitution and the restoration of the gospel trailer. Dean sessions latter day saint creationism the doctrine and science.
Book of mormon evidence series 5 dvd disk series dvd january 1, 2009 by rod meldrum author 2. Foundation for ancient research and mormon studies. Its early account of jerusalem just before the babylonian captivity gains in plausibility as research continues to accumulate. This contains strong evidence of the book of mormon happening in the united states of america. Book of mormon evidence, new 5 dvd series trailer youtube. Video trailer for the new 5 dvd disk series book of mormon evidence expanding on the heartland model geography in the promised land of. A contemporary mormon view is that these civilizations rose and fell in mesoamerica. George regional conference, book of mormon evidence series. Oct 05, 2009 video trailer for the new 5 dvd disk series book of mormon evidence expanding on the heartland model geography in the promised land of the united states of america. The book of mormon contains accounts by several different people over a thousand years, harmonized and abridged into a whole narrative by a father and son, mormon and moroni, who lived around 400 ad. Unresolved issues of the book s historicity and the lack of supporting archaeological evidence have led some adherents to adopt the position that the book of mormon may have been the creation of smith, but that it was nevertheless divinely inspired. Truth shall spring forth out of the earth, journal of book of mormon studies, vol. Since the publication of the book of mormon in 1830, mormon archaeologists have attempted to find archaeological evidence to support it.
Lost civilizations of north america documentary4, deborah bolnick on haplogroup x. Join our weekly in depth discussions and insights to enhance your personal and family study of the book of mormon. So the opinions of church leaders are not conclusive, but the content of the book of mormon is the position of the church, so the b. After three decades of meticulous work on the original text and wording of the book of mormon, skousen has concluded that the evidence discovered and uncovered in his research indicates that joseph smith himself was not the author of the book of mormon nor even the actual translator of its english language text. Talmage author of jesus the christ, articles of faith, and more they have been shown to be forgeries.
The book of mormon does fit into what we know of the ancient world. Two of the most prevalent claims for the book of mormon are, there is much archaeological proof to the book of mormon, and the american indians are descendants of israelites who came to america as described in the book of mormon. Our first 2020 event will be april 9, 10, and 11th at the mountain america exposition center at 9575 s state st in sandy, ut 84070 this will be the firm foundation expo featuring the 25th international book of mormon evidence conference. Look of his new film titled season 2 of hidden in the heartland to be released in 2017. Read the book of mormon and research the moundbuilder civilizations especially the hopewell and the adena. Enjoy an educationpacked day of presentations by distinguished authors, researchers and speakers presenting the latest book of mormon evidence research. Evidence continues to mount that its history occurred in the heartland of north america. Civilizations of their magnitude and duration would be expected to leave extensive archaeological records. Critics have argued that the book of mormon cannot be true because joseph smiths claims about the book of mormon s translation seem unbelievable, but this new video seeks to put these criticisms to rest. Evidence that the new testament phrases in the book of. Recently, they were reevaluated, and again, shown to be forgeries. Contrary to the claims of our critics, there are impressive findings that make it difficult to explain away the book of mormon as a nineteenthcentury. It was first published in march 1830 by joseph smith as the book of mormon. An account written by the hand of mormon upon plates taken from the plates of nephi.
Book of mormon evidences, part 3 presents further evidence supporting the book of mormon as an ancient document. All opinions, speakers and presenters represent and express their own individual opinions, and not necessarily the opinions of firm foundation, book of mormon evidence, or its employees, and no information or opinions represent the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. There are also some powerful evidences for the book of mormon, including important correlations from the book of mormon text to mesoamerica and hebrew language and customs. My idea going into this study of the book of mormon, especially the section dealing with evidence for and against its historicity, was if the book of mormon is true, then it has to stand up to the. There is absolutely no archaeological evidence to directly support the book of mormon or the nephites and lamanites, who were supposed to have numbered in the millions. The use of harold blooms description of joseph smith as a religious genius in this video may mislead viewers into thinking bloom was referring directly to the book of mormon. Book of mormon evidence the mormon church, mormonism. If playback doesnt begin shortly, try restarting your device. The second installment in book of mormon centrals evidence video series tackles the translation of the book of mormon. Maxwell of the quorum of the twelve apostles called the book of mormon.
The church has no position as to the location of the lands of the book of mormon palmer p. Join host rod meldrum and a wide array of book of mormon experts, sharing their lifetimes of research and testimony. Supporters of the book of mormon claim it uses chiasmusa figure of speech utilizing inverted parallelismand claim it is evidence to support the books ancient origin. Book of mormon evidence podcast come follow me with rod. Book of mormon evidence series vol 2 6 dvd disk series. Some mormon scholars, like grant hardy, who wrote understanding the book of mormon. Book of mormon evidence podcast come follow me supplemental.
Although historians and archaeologists consider the book to be an anachronistic invention of joseph smith, many members of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints lds church and other denominations of the latter day saint movement believe that it. Book of mormon evidence 5 dvd series by rod meldrum dvd. Throughout the last few years, book of mormon central has created several evidence videos on our second youtube channel, called bmc studios. Faithful answers to latterday questions weekly insights into the church of jesus christ of latterday saints come follow me gospel doctrine program.
Come join in this highly educational and faith building regional conference. A combination of factors, including the evidence appearing at the right time, at the right place, and in the right relative distance to another site mentioned in the record, converge to make nahom strong archaeological evidence for the book. Watch book of mormon centrals new video on one of the best examples of archaeological evidence we have for the book of mormon. Book of mormon evidence 5 audio cd series book of mormon. Boyd tuttle out of darkness into light a decade of discovery in book of mormon research. Warning themes in the book of mormon and the condemnation that resteth upon the children of zion trailer. This is the first video in a new series on evidences of the book of mormon. A readers guide, have attempted to move the discussion away from polemics to an appreciation for the books. This page is a continuation of book of mormon evidences, part one and part two. Evidence for nephis bountiful, journal of book of mormon studies, 71 1998. Book of mormon evidence streaming faithfully exploring. Dean sessions how practical scientific applications of the um help us learn truth. A fivedisk dvd series, book of mormon evidence, was released in 2009 along with 6 dvd series, book of mormon evidence ii which was released in 2011 together are the most comprehensive work ever assembled on the subject of book of mormon geography in north america. Others believe it was in central america, and south america, and even in other places throughout the world, but the evidence they have to support these claims are lacking.
After a conversation regarding the promises and covenants of the lord with america, alex determined to incorporate those ideals into his latest music video which he began writing as he watched the world trade center towers collapse on 911. But reading in 3 nephi this morning made me change my mind. Jan 01, 2009 book of mormon evidence series electronics january 1, 2009 1. Are there hopewell parallels and correlations with the book of mormon.
Many years of intensive research, filming and editing brings you the most compelling evidence in support of the book of mormon. The book of mormon is a religious text of the latter day saint movement. A readers guide, have attempted to move the discussion away from polemics to an appreciation for the book. Book of mormon evidence in american archaeology wayne may.1211 626 1270 241 426 1451 1516 418 317 1550 1016 1254 60 1436 177 254 1514 263 692 219 1392 999 1322 1388 1459 400 1030 1130