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TitleHow We Got the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1937
AuthorsTalmage, James E.
MagazineThe Instructor
Issue Number12
Date PublishedDecember 1937
KeywordsBook of Mormon Translation; Smith, Joseph, Jr.

Under the direction of Moroni, Joseph Smith obtained the plates and translated them according to the gift and power of God. He was an unschooled boy and an instrument in the hands of the Lord who confounded the mighty with his work.