The first episode of ifcs new comedy series documentary now. Ancient american publisher and renown book of mormon scholar wayne n. For the uninitiated, he is a prominent figure in ancient. The resurrected savior, jesus christ, really did visit the book of mormon people in the americas. Thomas murphy, anthropologist, mormon scholar, and dna researcher, acknowledges the problem that the dna evidence presents for the historical accuracy of the book of mormon. What scriptures in the book of mormon affirm the presence of other people in the book of mormon in the new world. I have watched more than 20 hours of wayne may book of mormon lecture videos and conversed with both wayne may and rod meldrum in person. The book of mormon is the only explanation for this scripture. The book of mormon presents the evidence from dna researchers. The institutes flagship publication, now titled journal of book of mormon and other restoration scripture, has published many articles dealing with internal and external evidences over the years. Starring fred armisen portlandia and bill hader barry, the emmy nominated documentary now. Come follow me 2020 podcasts with rod meldrum book of.
Journey of faith the new world, chronicles the book of mormon, another testament of jesus christ. The most compelling evidence for the truthfulness of the book of mormon is spiritual. Thoughtful insights from 32 top scholars continue the journey into the book of mormon s thousandyear span, aiding understanding of this sacred text. Documentary producers, authors the joseph smith foundation. So there is also archaeological evidence that supports the truthfulness of the book of mormon. 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. Book of mormon evidences mormonism, the mormon church. Due to the nature of its origin, that would support the existence of god. Millions of people worldwide believe in the book of mormon.
This site provides you with an overview of what the book of mormon claims from an archeological or historic viewpoint, and compares it to nonapologetic apologetic meaning speak to defend scientific and historical resources. Are israelites the principal ancestors of native americans. Moronis america the north american setting for the book. I have been engaged in a debate of sorts with bill hamblin on the historicity of the book of mormon, over at his blog, enigmatic mirror. Think joseph smith could have gotten that right by sheer chance.
Book of mormon evidence come follow me supplementary study podcasts. Undeniable archaeological evidence of the book of mormon in north america duration. The critics have tried to dismiss this evidence, making some serious errors along the way. May has been exploring the heartland of north america for evidences of the book of mormon for decades. The book of mormon has several evidences within its pages that give evidence to it being exactly what joseph smith purported it to be. The previous link is to the pdf version of the article, which is a mustread. Journey of faith films book of mormon documentaries from. Therefore, the mormon can have confidence that the bible is the word of god and that it can be accurately translated. While mormon scholars admit valid challenges to mormonism from archaeology and the book of abraham, they say the evidences of mormonisms truthfulness is the book of mormon itself, gods confirmation in your spirit, and the number of changed lives.
Book of mormon evidence the mormon church, mormonism. Chiasmus, mesoamerican evidences, cement, olives, ancient names like alma, and other evidences for the authenticity of the book of mormon a divine ancient record from the new world that testifies of jesus christ. In the last chapter we saw that the bible is reliable, being textually pure and verifiably accurate in many places. The overall trend in the date over the past 175 years fits the expectations for the book of mormon as history rather than hoax. In this presentation, recorded at the april 2014 book of mormon evidence conference held in orem, ut, jake hilton answers one of the most common questions people ask mormon evidence. Mar 27, 2016 book of mormon articles and videos conspiracy to assassinate joseph smith straight from the protocols of the learned elders of zion theosis authentic ancient christian doctrine restored by god through joseph smith. Give consent that we may collect and use your data. 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. Book of mormon evidence videos book of mormon evidence in.
Prophecies the second dvd in the journey of faith series discusses the religious milieu, culture, the land, and language surrounding the descendants of lehi and sariah in the new world. Mar 14, 2020 you can convince god to send the golden plates back down to earth again, then you can take them to a panel of mesoamerican archaeologists and allow them to examine them at length, performing every scientific test on them that they can think of. In this chapter we will examine the book of mormon to see how it holds up to the. 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.
This exciting documentary series explores the possibility through the use of archeology and. Archaeological and historical evidence where did the book. Since the publication of the book of mormon in 1830, mormon archaeologists have attempted to find archaeological evidence to support it. Featuring interviews with scholars and historians, this documentary tells the story of the coming forth of this unusual book of scripture and how it is affecting people todayeven some. It contains prophecies of christ and also reveals how christ, after his resurrection and. Do christian critics of the book of mormon have a double standard regarding dna evidence. I give moronis america the north american setting for the book of mormon permission to collect and use my data submitted in this form. As seen by science, the book of mormon is stronger today than it was in 1830, 1844, 1950, or even 2000, so i expect it will continue to become stronger in the future. The book of mormon evidence virtual online conference held april 9th thru 11th, 2020 is still available until the end of april. Much evidence exists to support the claims made by the book of mormon native american evidences of book of mormon contents. The power of book of mormon evidence documentarytube. Sep 23, 2011 we were looking forward to his presentation on his newly released book, the american covenant, but understand his work duties. For many years, critics have challenged the veracity of a religious text called the book of mormon.
The church of jesus christ of latterday saints recently released the new film, scripture legacy, which includes several depictions of christs visit to the book of mormon s nephite civilization as occurring in the heartland of north america, rather than in the mesoamerican civilization of the maya. Thoughtful insights from 32 top scholars continue the journey into the book of mormon s thousand. How to prove that the book of mormon is true quora. Lost civilizations of north america documentary4, deborah bolnick on haplogroup x. There is simply no question that nahom in the book of mormon now has solid supporta direct hit in terms of book of mormon evidence. If you are a mormon, please dont allow the title to stop you from watching this documentary, please watch the facts in this documentary and investigate further for yourself if what you are. Defenders of the book of mormon have made arguments that center on the idea that the book of mormon peoples from the middle east formed only a small contribution to the population of the americas, and that their genetic heritage may have been diluted beyond what can now be detected. But ultimately god requires faith, and is most likely making it intentionally difficult to prove the book of mormon is true, secularly. For a little background, nahom is mentioned only once in the book of mormon, in 1 nephi 16. The book of mormon, like the bible, contains a record of gods dealings with a part of the house of israel.
On line conferencing technology will bring the speakers directly to you via the internet. Each episode adopts a different style of nonfiction. Sep, 2012 journey of faith the new world, chronicles the book of mormon, another testament of jesus christ. No jewish dna in ancient america proves the book of mormon.
Now the same dna evidence used in courts of law can credibly speak to the validity of the book of mormon, which serves as the foundation of the mormon religion. Native american writings are potentially strong evidence that the occurrences described in the book of mormon actually happened. There is an abundance of historical and archaeological evidence that supports the scriptural historical events as recorded in the book of mormon. The ifc mockumentary series from fred armisen, bill hader, and seth meyers is better than ever in. And it came to pass that ishmael died, and was buried in the place which was called nahom. These facts establish how plausible it is that the book of mormon really is an artifact of the ancient world. 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. His two part presentation is now posted for your enjoyment. What are the criticisms related to the book of mormon and dna. Of bill hamblin, history and the book of mormon philip. This common query often expresses the questioners incorrect assumptions about archaeological methodologyassumptions usually based the questioners lack of knowledge about a very specialized academic area. 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. Mar 26, 2016 the material below covers the geography of the book of mormon in north america.
Parry, hebraisms and other ancient peculiarities in the book of mormon, in echoes and evidences. The new world book of mormon documentary documentarytube. Archaeological evidence and the book of mormon fairmormon. There is a companion book to the first journal of faith dvd. Evidence of the truthfulness of the book of mormon lds. Jun 07, 2017 this feature is not available right now. Thoughtful insights from 32 top scholars continue the journey into the book of mormons thousandyear span, aiding understanding of this sacred text. Five compelling archeological evidences for the book of mormon. Book of mormon map and geography high def by ryan ingram. Those of you who can make that conference should plan to do soit is going to be incredible. Dna vs book of mormon incredible new evidence by lifey. 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. Moronis america the north american setting for the.
Given the sparse nature of the mesoamerican data, and the uncertainties of the pronunciation of maya glyphs 1500 years ago, the akishukix connection is as good as we can expect to find. No jewish dna in ancient america proves the book of mormon a fraud. 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. Now you can have wayne take you on a private tour of these sacred sites of the book of mormon through incredibly beautiful photography and video work that is the next best. It represents the existence in a mesoamerican inscription of a book of mormon king with broad parallels in name, date, title and function.
The perfectly observed american mockumentary series is nothing short of a miracle and its available now on amazon. The list of archaeological and historical claims of the book. However, if you will look at the many references that tie the book of mormon to mesoamerica, you will soon understand that the heartland model is not consistent with the book of mormon. Jake answers that question with what he calls the great eight. The list of archeological and historical claims of the book of mormon compared to nonapologetic evidence. Archaeological evidence and the book of mormon why is there no archaeological evidence for the book of mormon. How could there be so many witnesses of the book of mormon and the plates and not one of them deny their testimony even when some of them became bitter toward joseph smith. The truth is that nearly all mormon archaeologists agree that central america is the right place.607 1339 471 641 1184 751 1187 640 892 1280 340 71 394 1229 550 1145 1106 541 1084 18 694 1414 1289 285 1254 1331 655 1029 534 379 503 543 1282 1273 531