Book of Mormon/Anachronisms/Biblical/Jerusalem vs Bethlehem/CriticalSources

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Source(s) of the criticism

  • [Letter on Mormonism, 26 July 1841,] Christian Advocate and Journal (New York) 15, no. 52 (11 August 1841). off-site
  • John Ankerberg and John Weldon, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Mormonism (Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1992), 353, 364
  • Origen Bachelor, Mormonism Exposed Internally and Externally (New York: Privately Published, 1838), 14. off-site
  • Oliver Barr, “Mormonism No. iii,” Christian Palladium (Union Mills, New York) 5, no. 18 (16 January 1837): 273-75. off-site
    • Stephen Post, “Mormon Defence,” Christian Palladium (Union Mills, New York) 6, no. 7 (1 August 1837): 98–100. off-site
      Replies to the above
    • Oliver Barr, “The Mormon Defence Refuted [Mormonism, no. 4],” Christian Palladium (Union Mills, New York) 6, no. 9 (1 September 1837): 138–39. off-site
    • Stephen Post, “Mormon Defence.--No. II,” Christian Palladium (Union Mills, New York) 6, no. 15 (1 December 1837): 230–31. off-site
    • Oliver Barr, “Mormonism--No. V,” The Christian Palladium (Union Mills, New York) 6, no. 18 (15 January 1838): 275. off-site
  • Oliver Barr, “‘This wisdom descendeth not from above’” [Mormonism—No. 2] Christian Palladium (Union Mills, New York) 5, no. 16 (15 December 1836): 241–43. off-site
  • Fawn M. Brodie, No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1945), 70. ( Index of claims )
  • Alexander Campbell, Delusions (Boston: Benjamin H. Greene, 1832), p. 92 of original; originally published in Millennial Harbinger 2 (7 February 1831): 85–96. off-site O. Cowdery reply #1 #2 Full title
  • A Disciple, "[Reply to John E. Page,]" Morning Chronicle (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) (29 June 1842). off-site
  • A Disciple, "[Reply to John E. Page,]" Morning Chronicle (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) (2 July 1842). off-site
  • A Disciple, ["Concluding Remarks,"] Morning Chronicle (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) (22 July 1842). off-site
  • Weldon Langfield, The Truth about Mormonism: A Former Adherent Analyzes the LDS Faith (Bakersfield, Calif.: Weldon Langfield Publications, 1991), 53
  • Walter Martin, The Kingdom of the Cults (Revised) (Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, 1997), 206. ( Index of claims )
  • Latayne Colvett Scott, The Mormon Mirage : a former Mormon tells why she left the church (Grand Rapids : Zondervan Pub. House, 1979), 86
  • La Roy Sunderland, “Mormonism,” Zion’s Watchman (New York) 3, no. 7 (17 February 1838). off-site
  • Sandra Tanner, "Bible and Book of Mormon Contradictions," Utah Lighthouse Ministry, no date, #8.
  • Kurt Van Gorden, Mormonism (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1995), 25 n. 52
  • Tower to Truth Ministries, "50 Questions to Ask Mormons," towertotruth.net (accessed 15 November 2007). 50 Answers

Past LDS response(s)

  • John Hardy, Hypocrisy Exposed (Boston: Albert Morgan, 1842), 3-12 off-site Full title
  • John E. Page, "To a Disciple," Morning Chronicle (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) (1 July 1842). off-site
    "This is in perfect accordance with all the circumstances under which they wrote; and a great proof in favor of the Book of Mormon, because an impostor in forging a book would have said Bethlehem, for every school boy knows that Bethlehem is the place where the Lord was born."
  • John E. Page, “Mormonism Concluded: To ‘A Disciple.’” Morning Chronicle (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) (20 July 1842). off-site
  • George Reynolds, "Objections to the Book of Mormon," Millennial Star 44/16 (17 April 1882): 244–47