Copies of these records are given free of charge to the record custodian and on. Book of mormon plates and records book of mormon central. Latterday saint online genealogy records familysearch. Nephi was told by an angel that the words of the lamb shall be made known in the records of thy seed, as well as in the records of the twelve apostles of the lamb. Latterday saint online genealogy records genealogy. It is primarily an abridgment of several earlier records by its chief editor and namesake, mormon. Concerning this record, the prophet joseph smith, who translated it by the gift and power of god. The text gives an account of ancient prophets who lived in the americas. Book of mormon peoples the encyclopedia of mormonism. Each side on records are about 17 to 20 minutes long.
Archaeologists and historians readily agree that nations rose to a high degree of civilization. Aburto, second counselor in the relief society general presidency and member of the steering committee for the book of mormon video library project, talks on the set of thirdyear filming at the churchs motion picture studio on tuesday, sept. This record was later abridged by mormon and inscribed onto gold plates. These men were given a sacred charge to observe the destruction of their people for their wickedness. The book of mormon s description of sacred records written on bronze plates fits quite nicely in the cultural milieu of the ancient eastern mediterranean recent reevaluation of the evidence now points to the fact that the book of mormon s description of sacred records written on bronze plates fits quite nicely in the cultural milieu of the. Is the book of mormon like other ancient metal documents. An account written by the hand of mormon, upon plates taken from the plates of nephi.
Book of mormon plates and records the encyclopedia of. Have you been on the edge of your seat waiting for the next season of book of mormon videos. Book of mormon central, how is the use of deuteronomy in the book of mormon evidence for its authenticity. These groups were led by prophets who recorded their religious and secular. It was first published in march 1830 by joseph smith as the book of mormon. A journal of latterday saint faith and scholarship 24 2017.
Browse the papers documents journals administrative records revelations and. The book of mormon chapters 17 moronisubscript 2s additions to his fathers records. Since the account was written from the perspective of this people actually, of its leaders, all other groups are understood and represented from the point of view of nephite elites. Laman attempts to obtain the sacred records 1 nephi 3. The usage of mormon and lds on this page is approved according to. Another testament of jesus christ kindle edition by the church of. On october 3, 2016, the joseph smith papers project published a volume called administrative records. Mormon apologists have proposed multiple theories to explain apparent inconsistencies with the archaeological, genetic, linguistic and other records. United states, members of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints military servicemen in world war i records, 1919, index. For example, in mosiah 9 and 1 0 the narrative suddenly includes a firstperson account of zeniff apparently an earlier document that mormon simply copied, and then in. Our book of mormon genealogy chart is the result of several years of study and work. Nov 10, 2012 the book of mormon is another testament of jesus christ. Come follow me 2020 podcasts with rod meldrum book of.
That is the subtitle to this book of scripture, as discussed here. This weeks episode is 2 nephi 33, nephi records his final testimony. According to the book of mormon, the plates of nephi, consisting of the large plates of nephi and the small plates of nephi, are a portion of the collection of inscribed metal plates which make up the record of the nephites. The book of mormon is another testament of jesus christ. If a date is not found in or tied directly to a specific verse, then the information has been deduced from general historical information. The bulk of the sealed book of mormon is called the sealed book of moses. Book of mormon, 1830, page iii the joseph smith papers. The book of mormon is a sacred text of the latter day saint movement, which, according to adherents, contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the american continent from approximately 2200. The four families of nephite record keepers of the book of mormon are listed chronologically here, along with their approximate dates of birth and other important information.
Genealogical, historical, legal, and prophetic records of the nephites were handed down in sacred trust, usually from father to son. The mormon religion was officially founded in 1830 when the book of mormon. Rare collectible set 16 2 3 rpm the book of mormon, the complete, unbridged text not a word added, changed or omitted. The book of mormon opened on broadway on march 24, 2011 at the eugene oneill theatre, new york city. The book of mormon records the visit of jesus christ to people in the americas following his resurrection. An account written by the hand of mormon upon plates. His mission and his message religious studies center. The book of mormon is a complex text with a complicated history. Sep 29, 2019 lehis sons offer riches for the sacred records 1 nephi 3. Composition and history of the book of mormon, new era, sept. Book of mormon the idea of an ancient record on gold plates was one of the most mocked claims of joseph smith.
Videos that cover mosiah through the end of the book of mormon will be released in 2020 and 2021. Despite his misgivings, laman agrees to meet with laban. The worlds largest collection of genealogical records is housed in a secure. The spiritual and literary purposes of the book of mormon required its writers to utilize larger sets of metal records than are typically known in the ancient world.
According to the text, the first seven chapters were abridged by the prophet mormon and the last two by his son moroni. Mormons believe that the book of mormon confirms information found in the holy bible. The book of mormon a religiously oriented lineage historyis primarily a record of events kept by and centrally involving the nephites. Jacob teaches about pride and chastity jacob 23 book of. It contains many insights that help fill in gaps in mormon history during this period. Tvedtnes the nephites kept a large number of records for the benefit of future generations hel. Lehis posterity mainly through jacob, mosiahs family, alma and his long line of descendants, and mormon and his son moroni. Every friday until the end of the year, the church is releasing another episode in the book of mormon videos series. Book of mormon, 1837, page 35 the joseph smith papers. Tune in march to watch the first video of season 3. A twohundredyear era of peace followed that visit of christ.
I was just reading 3 nephi and thought how neat it would be to have the genealogy of the book of mormon to help me identify and relate the characters to each other the places and events of the book of mormon. This cry from the dust witnesses of the divinity of jesus christ to us today. The nephite archivist, the record of records, and the book of mormon provenance. Genealogical, historical, legal, and prophetic records of the nephites. The book of mormon is a sacred text of the latter day saint movement, which, according to adherents, contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the american continent from approximately 2200 bc to ad 421. What the records reveal about mormon history is an introduction to some of those insights, or it can. This is a collection of links to latterday saint databases and collections. Heres a behindthescenes look at the filming of the book of.
Book of mormon editions 18301981 the original and printers manuscripts book of mormon lecture, 1 of 3 enos. Membership records of the church of jesus christ of latterday. The book of mormon is the name of a book, or subdivision, of the larger book of mormon. Those who saw the ancient nephite record described it as being engraved onto thin golden plates which were bound together with dshaped rings. The king james quotations in the book of mormon, the history of the text of the book of mormon. Leading experts of the early americas disavow the historicity of the book of mormon narrative.
Book of mormon plates and records the encyclopedia of mormonism. Internal evidence of widespread literacy in the book of mormon. Jacob teaches about pride and chastity jacob 23 book. It is a massive tome of around 800 pages containing information that had never before been published or studied. Deanna draper buck, internal evidence of widespread literacy in the book of mormon, religious educator 10, no. The book of mormon as an interpretive guide to the new. Heres a behindthescenes look at the filming of the book. Discover your family history by exploring the worlds largest family tree and genealogy archive. The new york times calls it the best musical of the century.
We build enduring faith in jesus christ by making the book of. The book of mormon original broadway cast recording discogs. Deanna draper buck was a support specialist for seminaries and institutes of religion in louisville, kentucky when this was written. The book of mormon original broadway cast recording. Book of mormon editions 18301981 the original and printers manuscripts book of mormon lecture, 1 of 3 enoswords of mormon. This is the last mention of them in the book of mormon. The setting of the book of mormon the events recorded in the book o f mormon took place in ancient america. The nephites cared deeply about their records, and mormon documented a thorough. As the modern lds church tries to shore up belief in the prophet joseph smith and his special powers of translation, it continues to try to argue for something more than a fictional narrative for the book of mormon. Words of mormon 1 the church of jesus christ of latterday saints.
Book of mormon central, why did benjamin give multiple names for jesus at the coronation of his son mosiah. He teaches his people to seek first the kingdom of god and. We especially welcome those studying the book of mormon in seminary this year 20 and hope. The usage of mormon and lds on this page is approved according to current policy. Familysearch free family trees and genealogy archives. For example, world war ii with quotes will give more precise results than world war ii without. Archaeologists and historians readily agree that nations rose to a high degree of civilization and culture in south, central, and north america. As the modern lds church tries to shore up belief in the prophet joseph smith and his special powers of. Book of mormon plates and records brigham young university. The various plates and records referred to in the book of mormon and used in making it are 1 the plates of brass. We build enduring faith in jesus christ by making the book of mormon accessible.
Both season 1 and season 2 of the book of mormon videos are also on dvd, available at deseret book stores and at. All these records are referred to as plates because they were engraved on thin sheets of metal. Book of mormon records, particularly the small plates of nephi, occasionally quote at length from the plates of brass, and these quotations include twentyone complete chapters from isaiah. Tworecord set featuring exclusive removeable stickers, a fullcolor booklet with lyrics and photos, golden discs and an mp3 download card. The twentyfour gold plates that were abridged into the book of ether also have a clear custody. One of the most distinctive aspects of the book of mormon is its physical form. Much of the historical narrative in the book of mormon appears to be his paraphrase of earlier records, but occasionally firstperson documents are worked into the text.
Latterday saint online genealogy records this is a collection of links to latterday saint databases and collections. Enos mission, though not fruitful in his own time, has proved beneficial to the nephite and lamanite posterity of today in the form of his short but vital message in the book of mormon. With this preparation, let us turn to the largest part of the sealed book of mormon. To the inside front cover are affixed four clippings of descriptions of different versions of first edition copies of the book of mormon and of an 1854 edition of the doctrine and covenants, along with a clipping describing the origin of the text of the book of mormon and a bookplate of the shepard book company of salt lake city, utah. Moroni, the last of the nephite prophethistorians, sealed up the abridged records of these people and hid them in about a. New trailer for season 3 of the book of mormon videos. Laman goes to the house of laban and asks for the brass plates, which contain lehis. Phrase searching you can use double quotes to search for a series of words in a particular order. The book of mormon is a religious record of three groups of people who migrated from the old world to the american continents.310 333 169 1025 977 1360 541 1643 1230 842 1667 78 1092 320 626 1116 1574 803 109 176 10 72 235 362 1042 13 1474 1236 760 190 1242 1174 172