Criticism of Mormonism/Books/Under the Banner of Heaven/Chapter 6

Table of Contents

Response to claims made in "Chapter 6: Cumorah"

A FairMormon Analysis of: Under the Banner of Heaven, a work by author: Jon Krakauer

Response to claims made in Under the Banner of Heaven, "Chapter 6: Cumorah"

Jump to Subtopic:


Response to claim: 69 - The author claims that Native Americans are, according to the Book of Mormon, descended from the lost tribes of Israel

The author(s) of Under the Banner of Heaven make(s) the following claim:

Native Americans are, according to the Book of Mormon, descended from the lost tribes of Israel.

FairMormon Response

Fact checking results: This claim is a falsehood - The author has disseminated false information

Book of Mormon peoples are distinct from the lost ten tribes (2 Nephi 29:13, 3 Nephi 17:4). The author again betrays his superficial grasp of LDS thought and theology.



Notes