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On here you will find several podcast series: Come, Follow Me Insights with Tyler Griffin and Taylor Halverson.A Restored View of the Old Testament with Lynne Hilton Wilson and John Cho.And our short Knowhy articles.Visit Book of Mormon Central at https://bookofmormoncentral.org/

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Is There Evidence of Sunken Cities in Ancient America? #429

The discovery of submerged ruins in the highlands of Guatemala demonstrates that the type of flooding described in 3 Nephi occurred in ancient America.read at bit.ly/know429


1 May 2018

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What Does an Ancient Book About Enoch Have to Do With Lehi’s Dream? #404

An ancient Jewish text about Enoch describes a flaming river and mists of darkness. These details are strikingly similar to Lehi's dream in 1 Nephi.Read at bit.ly/know404


1 Feb 2018

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What Does Mormon Teach Us about Ministering as Angels? #425

In Mormon’s sermon in Moroni 7, he reminds us of the role of angels in spreading the gospel. Just as they aid us, we can be angels, mortal ministers spreading the gospel by example through our word and deed.Read at bit.ly/know425


17 Apr 2018

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What is the Difference Between "Robbers" and "Thieves" in the Book of Mormon? 432

Although most readers probably haven’t noticed it, the Book of Mormon consistently discusses thieves and theft in a different way than it speaks of robbers and robbery. This distinction offers good evidence of the Book of Mormon’s antiquity because it is also found in the Hebrew and Greek texts of the Bible. At the same time, it helps readers better understand the identity of the robbers who terrorized the Nephite civilization.Read at bit.ly/know432


10 May 2018

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Dr. Stephen Houston Presentation - Recovering a Lost World - 10/28/19

On Monday, October 28 at 4 pm in the Hinckley Center assembly hall on BYU Campus, Dr. Stephen Houston, the Dupee Family Professor of Social Sciences at Brown University, gave the inaugural John L. Sorenson Lecture: “Recovering a Lost World: The LiDAR Revolution and Ancient Maya Warfare.”Dr. Houston, one of the leading Mayanists in the world today, shared the results of his first full field season working at La Cuernavilla, a Mayan fortress in northern Guatemala discovered by the LiDAR survey published last year.The lecture was co-sponsored by Book of Mormon Central and the Department of Anthropology at BYU, and was held in honor of John L. Sorenson, a pioneering Book of Mormon scholar and founder of the anthropology department at BYU, who is among the most influential Latter-day Saint anthropologists alive today.More information: https://bookofmormoncentral.org/events/inaugural-john-l-sorenson-lecture-stephen-d-housten


7 Nov 2019

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How the Law of Moses Teaches about the Atonement 424

1sThe Law of Moses can seem, at times, to have little relevance to today’s world, and its detailed rules can seem strange to modern readers. Thankfully, the Book of Mormon provides a solution to this problem: read the Law of Moses with Christ in mind.Read at bit.ly/know424


12 Apr 2018

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Come Follow Me Q&A for 1 Nephi 1-7 with Neal Rappleye

Book of Mormon Central researcher Neal Rappleye had the chance to sit down and answer questions from members in our Come Follow Me Facebook Group.


11 Jan 2020

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5 Compelling Archeological Evidences For the Book of Mormon By Chris Heimerdinger

Author Chris Heimerdinger (Tennis Shoes among the Nephites) sat down for Book of Mormon Central and gave a great podcast about 5 compelling archeological evidences for the Book of Mormon."I couldn’t possibly cover every Book of Mormon correlation in one sitting. Today I wanted to emphasize physical evidences—stuff you can touch, see, feel, perhaps even smell. And there’s many more than five! I tried to present a thoughtful cross-section."


3 Feb 2018

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Why Did Moroni Speak of Pulling Down Pride? 430

Moroni spoke of pulling down the pride of noble rulers. This concept shows up in many scriptural passages and may even relate to the “pulling down” of monuments—a common practice among ancient Mesoamerican societies.Read at bit.ly/know430


3 May 2018

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Why the Book of Mormon’s Depiction of a Loving God Fits with the Old Testament 422

The Old Testament contains 5,871 verses that show God’s love, roughly one out of every four verses. If these verses were compiled into a book, that book would be ¾ the length of the New Testament. This fits well with the Book of Mormon’s view of God.Read at bit.ly/know422


5 Apr 2018

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How Do the Book of Moses and Book of Mormon Help Us Understand the Endowment? #396

Because the LDS Temple Endowment ceremony is so important to members of the church today, one might wonder why it is not mentioned often in the scriptures. However, something like the endowment appears to be alluded to often in the scriptures and can help us appreciate the endowment more. Read at bit.ly/know396


4 Jan 2018

Rank #11