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Those gold plates!

by Mark E. Petersen

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Published by Bookcraft in Salt Lake City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844.,
  • Book of Mormon -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMark E. Petersen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8627 .P45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p. :
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4430506M
    ISBN 10088494364X
    LC Control Number79063402
    OCLC/WorldCa5100839

      I know a bunch of Mormons are going to go off on rants about how the Book of Mormon is all true and whatnot. That's not what I'm asking. I want to know if someone actually ever discovered those gold plates other than the people who originally found it.   Etruscan Gold Book. This is believed to be the oldest complete multiple page book found in the world. It is made of six plates of gold, each 5 x cm, and bound with two rings. It dates to BC. It was unearthed from a tomb some years ago, along the Strouma River in .

      See "Etruscan Gold Book from B.C. Discovered" by John Tvedtnes, Insights, 23(5), As you can see from the photograph, though, that book has two rings. The D-shape of the rings is a minor and subtle detail that may have been overlooked by most people. After all, it was the gold plates themselves that were of real interest. His history also left out any reference to the language of the plates, stating that Moroni said, “there was a book deposited written upon gold plates, giving an account of the former inhabitants of this continent and the source from whence they sprang.” Smith, History, Vol. A-1, in JSP, H According to these two accounts, Joseph.

      Nephi says he made his “plates of ore” after finding gold, silver, and copper ore deposits. In pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, an alloy called tumbaga was popular. This alloy consisted primarily of gold and copper, and sometimes included silver. Plates of tumbaga would fit witness descriptions of the weight and appearance of the plates. Tumbaga also had a number of practical. ‎Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are studying the Book of Mormon this year. This has focused renewed attention on the faith’s signature scripture and how it came to be — with stories of angels and gold plates and rocks called “seer stones.” Discussing the text’s origins is.


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Those Gold Plates Unknown Binding – January 1, See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ 18 Used from $ The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

Manufacturer: Bookcraft. On that trunk lay a Book of Mormon and gold plates, Laban’s sword, Aaron’s breastplate.” Brigham Young gave a somewhat similar, second-hand account on J Oliver Cowdery went with the Prophet Joseph when he deposited these plates.

The plates of Mormon, which, except for the sealed portion, were subsequently translated by Joseph Smith, are known today as the gold plates. The present English Book of Mormon, however, is not simply a translation of all those gold plates.

As for the 24 Gold Plates, they were not included in the Book of Mormon plates found and translated by Joseph Smith. When the sacred records in Hill Cumorah in Mexico are discovered, it will be obvious which among the many engraved plates are the 24 Gold Plates.

Moroni engraved this promise: whoso findeth them [the 24 Gold Plates], the same. Inapostle Mark E. Petersen wrote a book called Those Gold Plates!. In the first chapter, Peterson describes various ancient cultures that have written records on metal plates. Then Peterson claims: "There are the Kinderhook plates, too, found in America and now in the possession of the Chicago Historical Society.

Those gold plates. Hardcover – January 1, by Mark E Petersen (Author) › Visit Amazon's Mark E Petersen Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 5/5(1). Most of those walking by ignore my question; others, however, bravely agree without hesitation that their founding prophet, Joseph Smith, Jr., did indeed have plates of gold, and from those plates he translated what they believe is “the most correct of any book on earth,” the Book of Mormon.

In his book, An Ancient American Setting for the Book of Mormon, he wrote, “R. Putnam has argued persuasively that the Book of Mormon plates that were in Joseph Smith’s hands were of tumbaga.

(Had they been unalloyed gold, they would have been too heavy for a single person to carry)” (p. According to Latter Day Saint belief, the golden plates (also called the gold plates or in some 19th-century literature, the golden bible) are the source from which Joseph Smith said he translated the Book of Mormon, a sacred text of the faith.

Some witnesses described the plates as weighing from 30 to 60 pounds (14 to 27 kg), golden in color, and composed of thin metallic pages engraved with. See Tad R. Callister, “The Book of Mormon—a Book from God,” Ensign, Novemberonline at : “Joseph Smith declared that an angel of God directed him to gold plates, which contained the writings of prophets in ancient America, and that he translated those plates by divine powers.

If that story is true, then the Book of Mormon. “The Golden Plates Couldn’t Be Made of Pure Gold,” New Era, JulyMany critics have been quick to point out that if the record was made of solid gold it would have weighed much more than a person could lift.

Besides being too heavy, thin plates of pure gold would not function well as a book. A longer version of this article was originally published by the Neal A.

Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship as “How Witnesses Described the ‘Gold Plates,’” Journal of Book of Mormon Studies, vol. 10, no. 1 (), 16– If Mormon's Book of Mormon plates were made of tumbaga, their weight would have been much less than had they been made of pure gold.

Putnam made that point in mathematical detail and concluded that the total weight of the plates in Joseph Smith's charge would have been near the pound figure reported by several witnesses. Vlog Hide Those Gold Plates Inside an Old Oak Tree – Jack Chick’s favorite of my songs.

God bless you all. – David W Daniels Music based on. Monte S. Nyman, professor of ancient scripture, Brigham Young University. The scriptures suggest two reasons the Book of Mormon gold plates were not made available to the public: the first is that the Lord refused to allow men to use these sacred plates for commercial or personal benefit; the second, and most important, was so the Lord could test the faith of all who receive the record.

Those gold plates. by Petersen, Mark E. Publication date Topics Smith, Joseph,Book of Mormon Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities.

Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Ap SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata)Pages: The “book” is made of a set of twelve metal plates, each measuring six inches (15 cm) in width, eight inches (20 cm) in length approximately half an inch ( centimeter) in thickness.

The plates are made of a copper-gold alloy and are held together by three D-shaped rings, forming a sort of book. 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 record was later abridged by Mormon and inscribed onto gold plates from which Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon after an angel revealed to him the location.

Discussing the text’s origins is Richard Bushman, author of the highly acclaimed Joseph Smith biography, “Rough Stone Rolling.”He is working on a book about the gold plates, which Latter-day. Great deals on Book Plates. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items!.

Over the past several days there has been an article circulating by many members and non members a like of a team of archaeologists finding the gold plates while “excavating a drumlin known as Mormon hill or the Cumorah.”.

In this article they state that the archelogist believe that the plates that were found could be linked to Joseph Smith and were in fact the original gold plates from.It was the upper plates of the Plates of Mormon which were translated both into the Book of Lehi ( pages) and also the Book of Mormon.

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