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Detecting Lehi's Genetic Signature: Possible, Probable, or Not?
|Title||Detecting Lehi's Genetic Signature: Possible, Probable, or Not?|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2003|
|Authors||McClellan, David A.|
|Journal||The FARMS Review|
|Keywords||DNA; Genetics; Historicity; Lehi (Prophet)|
David A. McClellan provides a basic understanding of some biological principles that would be helpful to one studying the question of DNA evidence of the authenticity of the Book of Mormon. After a discussion of these fundamental principles, McClellan concludes that DNA tests can neither prove nor disprove the existence of ancient Israelites in the New World.
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