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TitleBook of Mormon Controversy
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1888
AuthorsRoberts, B.H.
MagazineThe Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number8
Date Published20 February 1888
KeywordsCalendar System; Chronology; Jesus Christ, Birth of; Jesus Christ, Death of

B.H. Roberts responds to Mr. Bolitho, who attempts to prove the Book of Mormon false by showing that the Book of Mormon dates of Christ’s birth and death do not accord with the Bible. Roberts explains the possible differences between Nephite and Jewish calendrical systems, citing scripture and chronologists.