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How the Book of Mormon Was Translated: How God Uses Human Agencies to Give His Word to Mankind
|How the Book of Mormon Was Translated: How God Uses Human Agencies to Give His Word to Mankind
|Year of Publication
|The Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
|29 March 1906
|Agency; Automatic Writing; Book of Mormon Translation; Grammar; Scribal Error; Urim and Thummim
The authors know of no record from the prophet himself on exactly how he translated the Book of Mormon. They suggest that Joseph Smith’s mind was quickened by the Urim and Thummim and that after getting the idea of the message, he wrote it in his own words. Thus the grammatical errors are his own.
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