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The Charge of "Racism" in the Book of Mormon
|Title||The Charge of "Racism" in the Book of Mormon|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2003|
|Authors||Tvedtnes, John A.|
|Journal||The FARMS Review|
|Keywords||Book of Mormon; Early Church History; Lamanite; Nephite; Racism; Skin Color|
Some critics of the Book of Mormon reject the ancient text on account of its supposedly racist commentary. In response to these critics, this article incorporates biblical examples and traditions to show how certain words and phrases that could be seen as racist were used to illustrate a larger message.
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