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English: The Book of Mormon is a volume of holy scripture comparable to the Bible. It is a record of God’s dealings with the ancient inhabitants of the Americas and contains, as does the Bible, the fullness of the everlasting gospel.
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    Understanding the Book of Mormon: A Reader's Guide by Grant Hardy (richjj)
    richjj: A careful review of the narrative structure and literary elements of the Book of Mormon.
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    By the Hand of Mormon: The American Scripture that Launched a New World Religion by Terryl L. Givens (richjj)
    richjj: A thoughtful telling of the emergence of the Book of Mormon and how it influenced the development of the Mormon religion.
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    The Book of Mormon: A Biography by Paul C. Gutjahr (richjj)
    richjj: A scholarly study of how Mormons and outsiders thought about and used the Book of Mormon, since the time of its publication up to today.
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    No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith by Fawn Brodie (neverstopreading)
    neverstopreading: It is important to understand the creator of the Book of Mormon as you read it.
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    The Kingdom of the Cults by Walter Ralston Martin (Anonymous user)

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"The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ" is a powerful and inspiring book that provides a unique witness of Jesus Christ and his teachings. The book is a collection of scripture that was revealed to the prophet Joseph Smith and offers a deeper understanding of the Bible and the teachings of Jesus Christ. The writing is clear and worth studying, making it productive for readers to read the stories and messages contained within. The themes of faith, hope, love, and redemption are woven throughout the book, providing a source of comfort and guidance for readers. Whether you're a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or simply looking for a spiritual uplift, this book offers a message of hope and inspiration that is both timeless and relevant. A must-read for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the gospel of Jesus Christ and its role in our lives. ( )
  Bridger_B | Feb 1, 2023 |
This book is amazing, as I read it I get closer to God, if this book is polemic, well, either is from Satan or from God, and man, it's God given, if this book makes me believe in God and his Son, it cannot be from Satan, or it would destruct itself. ( )
  Neomoon | Aug 29, 2022 |
A lot of useless nonsense, boring story wrapped up as a pretentious epic that does not ring true. The fact that most of J. Smith's early followers eventually saw through his con job, cinches the case against it. Proponents of this faith or 'cult' have tried to win me, but my BS detector is too aware. Only those who haven't looked deep into this can be suckered. ( )
  RonSchulz | Jun 24, 2022 |
Dec 2020... so many thoughts, so much peace, and so much strength.

December 2018: Merry Christmas

October 2018: I don't always connect with Parley P. Pratt, but this particular time I got a taste of his experience as related in the following words: "I read all day; eating was a burden, I had no desire for food; sleep was a burden when the night came, for I preferred reading to sleep." ( )
  OutOfTheBestBooks | Sep 24, 2021 |
For 2019 our family again finished reading the Book of Mormon on the last day of the year. What a delightful way to finish the year. I learn more every time I read it.
Our mission president challenged us to read the Book of Mormon through during the month of August 2015. It was a different experience reading it that quickly. Different in an interesting way. We were to go through it marking what caught our attention with a black pencil. During the month of September we are to read it through with a red pencil marking parts that tell of Christ. During October we are to go through it marking admonitions with a blue pencil. So, by the end of the year I will have read it through three times this year.
This is a book that I am getting into the habit of reading every year. This is the word of God. It is clear. (July 13, 2014)
I read it again in 2013. For me, the scriptures (not just the Book of Mormon, but all of the scriptures) are starting to fit together in larger pieces. Instead of just being isolated meaningful or beautiful verses, I start to see themes and connections.

Some themes, such as conquest and greed appear in other books. One example is another book that I just finished: [b:Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu|553783|Marco Polo From Venice to Xanadu|Laurence Bergreen|https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1320546509l/553783._SX50_.jpg|541012]. However, in scripture they come across much more clearly, and the scriptures have God's admonition to avoid those perversions.
Our family finished reading the Book of Mormon this evening, the last day of 2012. What a wonderful way to end the year. ( )
  bread2u | Jul 1, 2020 |
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Leroy Robertson wrote an Oratorio for the Book of Mormon published 1953.

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I, Nephi, having been born of goodly parents, therefore I was taught somewhat in the learning of my father; and having seen many afflictions in the course of my days, nevertheless, having been highly favored of the Lord in all my days: yea, having had a great knowledge of the goodness and the mysteries of God, therefore I make a record of my proceedings in my days.
Brief Analysis of the Book of Mormon: Three classes of Record Plates are indicated on the title-page of the Book of Mormon, namely: 1. The Plates of Nephi... 2. The Plates of Mormon... 3. The Plates of Ether...
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English: The Book of Mormon is a volume of holy scripture comparable to the Bible. It is a record of God’s dealings with the ancient inhabitants of the Americas and contains, as does the Bible, the fullness of the everlasting gospel.

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A smaller format edition. The cover was described to me as bonded leather. The gold embossing on the front cover is not deeply imprinted.
Thin India paper, Bible Paper. Printed in China
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