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Inspiration the Cause of Popular Opposition

TitleInspiration the Cause of Popular Opposition
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1923
AuthorsTalmage, James E.
MagazineImprovement Era
Volume26
Issue Number11
Pagination1032
Date PublishedSeptember 1923
KeywordsAngel Moroni; Book of Mormon Translation; Gold Plates
Abstract

This article discusses how some reject the Book of Mormon on account of its supernatural origin. Joseph Smith claimed that an angel revealed to him where to find the plates and that God inspired him in translating them. However, the Book of Mormon is harmonious with the Bible, and the story of its origin should not surprise anyone.