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Confirmatory Evidences of "Mormonism": The Urim and Thummim

TitleConfirmatory Evidences of "Mormonism": The Urim and Thummim
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1934
AuthorsHarris, Jr., Franklin S.
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number9
Pagination134–135, 139–141
Date Published1 March 1934
KeywordsDivination; Ephod; Interpreters; Nephite Interpreters; Seer stone; Urim and Thummim

Harris cites evidence that many ancient American cultures used “seer stones” and breastplates that suggest a corrupt form of the Urim and Thummim used with the breastplate. He shows how many Indians from North America to Peru in South America used clear stones or crystals for divination.