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Out of the Dust
|Title||Out of the Dust|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1999|
|Secondary Authors||Sorenson, John L.|
|Journal||Journal of Book of Mormon Studies|
|Type of Article||Out of the Dust|
|Keywords||Aha (Son of Captain Zoram); Ancient Near East; Anthon Transcript; Coriantumr; Jaredite; Language; Metallurgy; Mulekite|
This article examines several interesting discoveries pertaining to the Book of Mormon. Anthony W. Ivins suggests that the Jaredites may not have been completely extinct, that Coriantumr, the alleged last Jaredite, may have had children with Mulekite women after he discovered the people of Zarahemla.
A wooden vessel that was found in Lake Michigan turns out to be a prototype of a proposed “sea-going tow barge” developed in World War II for the Navy.
Arrowheads discovered in Israel show that steel was in use by about 1000 bc; the name Aha was engraved with steel on one arrowhead, thus giving a Hebrew-language source for this name found in the Book of Mormon.
Researchers have found similarities between the Anthon Transcript and Old South Arabian (Arabic).
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