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Because Of This Theory: Blog Posts 2014-2017 Download Epub
I’ve spent a lot of time—too much, no doubt—blogging about LDS Church history and Book of Mormon geography/historicity. I take the view that the Mesoamerican theory was based on a historical mistake; i.e., the mistaken attribution to Joseph Smith of anonymous articles he had nothing to do with. (Actually, all non-New York Cumorah theories are based on this historical mistake.) In my view, there is one Cumorah and it is in New York. Any model or theory of Book of Mormon geography (including abstract models) that doesn't at least put Cumorah in New York cannot be correct. Such models and theories may serve a useful purpose for people who want to compare the text to their own situations in Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Chile, Eritrea, Malaysia, Baja, etc., but they do not and cannot help understand the text for what it claims to be: i.e., a history of a family line who lived in the promised land of North America. People have asked for a printed version of the blog. It would be around 1500 pages, so I can’t print the whole thing. I decided to limit the book version to 100,000 words, so this book is a heavily edited version of the highlights. Of course, anyone can go online and read the blog, but for various reasons, the blog may disappear or be edited down the road. Printed copies of this book will always be available for those who purchase a copy. Enjoy.
bound: 358 pages
publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (March 30, 2017)
isbn: 1545051569, 978-1545051566,
weight: 1.4 pounds (