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Source(s) of the criticism
- Richard Abanes, Becoming Gods: A Closer Look at 21st-Century Mormonism (Harvest House Publishers: 2005). 72, 366 n.130. ( Index of claims )
- Contender Ministries, Questions All Mormons Should Ask Themselves. Answers
- Eber D. Howe, Mormonism Unvailed (Painesville, OH, 1834), 44–45, 54-55. (Affidavits examined) off-site [mocks the idea of defending against Lamanites of only 20 individuals; claims (rightly) that large enough sizes could not come from "five or six females."]
- John C. Kunich, "Multiply Exceedingly: Book of Mormon Population Sizes," in Brent Lee Metcalfe (editor), New Approaches to the Book of Mormon: Explorations in Critical Methodology (Salt Lake City, Utah: Signature Book, 1993), 231–67. See also Sunstone 14 (June 1990): 27–44.
- Simon Southerton, Losing a Lost Tribe: Native Americans, DNA, and the Mormon Church (Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books, 2004) xiv. ( Index of claims )
- Amos H. Wickersham, An Examination of the Principles of Mormonism, as Developed in the Recent Discussion Between the Author and Elders Wharton & Appleby, With a Brief Statement of Facts in Regard to Said Discussion (Wilmington, DE: Allderidge, Jeandell, & Miles, 1843), 1-21. off-site Reply