Converging Paths : Language and Cultural Notes on the Ancient Near Eastern Background of the Book of Mormon
Echoes and Evidences of the Book of Mormon
Foundation for Ancient Research & Mormon Studies
In the past half generation, Book of Mormon study has come into its own. The accumulated efforts of scholars in examining the results of major finds, in reassessing reports of other discoveries, and in rethinking the geography of Book of Mormon events have all combined to place the historical plausibility of the Book of Mormon on a very sure footing. In what follows I review nine aspects of Book of Mormon language, history, and culture that were unknown or unexamined at the time of the publication of the Book of Mormon but have since entered the forefront of scholarly discussion.