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Changes in the Book of Mormon
|Title||Changes in the Book of Mormon|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2014|
|Journal||Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture|
|Keywords||Textual Changes; Textual Criticism|
In that part of the original article (here presented with some minor editing), I first describe the different kinds of changes that have occurred in the Book of Mormon text over the years and provide a fairly accurate number for how many places the text shows textual variation. Then I turn to five changes in the text (“the five chestnuts”) that critics of the Book of Mormon continually refer to. At the conclusion of the original article, I provide some specific numbers for the different types of changes in the history of the Book of Mormon text, including the number of changes introduced in The Book of Mormon: The Earliest Text, the definitive scholarly edition of the Book of Mormon, published in 2009 by Yale University Press.
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