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Horses and Asses in the Book of Mormon

TitleHorses and Asses in the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsMiller, Wade E.
Book TitleScience and the Book of Mormon: Cureloms, Cumoms, Horses and More
Chapter12
Pagination71–79
PublisherKCT & Associates
CityLaguna Niguel, CA
KeywordsAncient America – Mesoamerica; Ancient America – North America; Book of Mormon Anachronisms; Horse; Paleontology
Abstract

Miller discusses the current debate over the extinction date of the Pleistocene horse, Equus. While mentioning that the Book of Mormon has garnered more criticism over its mention of the horse than perhaps any other animal in its pages, he states, "It seems clear, at least to me, that the horses and asses, as well as the other animals listed in the Book of Mormon, were actually in America at the time they were said to be here."