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The Role of the Book of Abraham in the Restoration
|Title||The Role of the Book of Abraham in the Restoration|
|Year of Publication||1997|
|Institution||Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies|
|Keywords||Book of Abraham; Doctrine; Early Church History; Premortal Existence; Restoration; Smith, Joseph, Jr.|
John Gee provides an overview of how the Book of Abraham came to be in the possession of Joseph Smith, and how it was translated by the Prophet. Gee also discusses three aspects of the book that had doctrinal impact on the restoration, particularly in relation to doctrines of premortal existence.
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