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Mormon America The Power and the Promise by Richard Ostling

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Published by HarperOne .
Written in English


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  • USA,
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  • Christianity - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saomts (,
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Number of Pages480
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Open LibraryOL9234776M
ISBN 100060663723
ISBN 109780060663728

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Moroni’s America Today In , when LDS scholars first began accepting the two-Cumorah theory, Apostle Joseph Fielding Smith warned the Saints. “Because of this theory,” he wrote, “some members of the Church have become confused and greatly disturbed in their faith in the Book of Mormon.”. Written by the husband/wife team of Richard and Joan Ostling, Mormon America is perhaps the finest overview of the LDS Church available today. As a former senior correspondent with Time magazine, Richard has covered Mormonism on a number of occasions, the latest in when he authored a Time magazine cover story entitled “Mormons, Inc.” and when he interviewed President Hinckley on the . The Book of Mormon is a record of ancient scripture written on the American continent and preserved in upstate New York until it was revealed by an angel in the s. The people who kept the record were descendants of several families who immigrated from Jerusalem near the fall of that city.   This book uses over photos, works of art, artifacts, maps, charts, scripture and commentary to introduce the reader to the growing body of evidence that suggests the very real possibility of a North American setting for the events of the Book of Mormon. From Adam-ondi-Ahman to the City of Enoch;/5(43).

1- Explain the BofM Geography and Church History 2-Did you know t here is only "One Narrow Neck of Land”, but a total of 3 Unique Necks in the Book of Mormon?3- Where did Lehi Land? 4- Where did the Mulekites Land? 5- Did Joseph Smith “Know” the geography of the Book of Mormon? 6- What is the best source to find Scriptural Evidence that the BofM happened in North America? The Book of Mormon records the visit of Jesus Christ to people in the Americas following His Resurrection. A two-hundred-year era of peace followed that visit of Christ. Moroni, the last of the Nephite prophet-historians, sealed up the abridged records of .   As expected, our friends at Book of Mormon Central, the front for Book of Mormon Archaeological Forum, Inc., a long-time promoter of M2C, offered their spin on Volume According to Book of Mormon Central, the most important material in Volume 10 are the anonymous Times and Seasons articles.   "In Mormon America, Richard Ostling picks up where his widely read Time magazine cover story, "Mormons, Inc.," left off, by illuminating the church's continuing surge in power and popularity. The Ostlings assemble through their reportage the complete story behind the most prosperous religious group in contemporary America."--BOOK JACKETPages:

The Book of Mormon describes more than one literate people inhabiting ancient America. The Nephite people are described as possessing a language and writing with roots in Hebrew and Egyptian, and writing part of the original text of the Book of Mormon in . D. Todd Christofferson, "'America Reads' and the Book of Mormon," Religious Educa no. 2 (): 1– Elder D. Todd Christofferson was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles when this address was given. Overview: The Book of Mormon describes migrations of people from the Middle East to Central America, and further describes some features of their civilizations in the New World. If the Book is accurate, archaeologists would expect to find numerous pieces of hard evidence in Central America that confirm the presence of these societies: metal objects; writing in Hebrew and Egyptian, remains of.   Book of Mormon. Mormons believe that the Book of Mormon confirms information found in the Holy Bible. The text gives an account of ancient prophets who lived in the Americas.