The Truth Behind Seer Stones and the Translation of Book of Mormon

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Mason Allred and Mark Ashurst-McGee of the LDS Church History Department discuss the various historical accounts of the Book of Mormon translation process, including accounts of Joseph Smith using a seer stone to translate the ancient record and accounts of Joseph Smith using Urim and Thummim.

Mason Allred and Mark Ashurst-McGee are historians and editors at The Joseph Smith Papers documentary editing project.

They explore what we know, and what we don’t, based on the historical information available to us.

 

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Mason Allred and Mark Ashurst-McGee of the LDS Church History Department discuss the various historical accounts of the Book of Mormon translation process, including...
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