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The Book of Mormon—Nephite Record Abridgment

TitleThe Book of Mormon—Nephite Record Abridgment
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1942
AuthorsE. McGavin, Cecil
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number32
Pagination502–503, 511
Date Published6 August 1942
KeywordsAbridgment; Book of Mormon; Golden Plates; Plates of Moroni; Small Plates of Nephi

This series deals with a wide variety of aspects of the Book of Mormon including Joseph Smith, Obadiah Dogberry, ancient fortifications, metal plates, Spaulding theory, clarifications of biblical doctrine, the abridging work of Mormon, record of the Jaredites, differences between the Bible and the Book of Mormon, witnesses of the Book of Mormon, history, literary qualities, Hebrew traits in the book, its relation to the Bible, and evidence of its antiquity. The tenth part covers the formation of the Book of Mormon by abridgment.