Mormonism and Wikipedia/Golden plates

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An analysis of Wikipedia article "Golden plates"

A FairMormon Analysis of: "Golden plates", a work by author: Various

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An analysis of claims made in Wikipedia article "Golden plates"

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 Updated 9/21/2011

An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Introduction

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An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Origin and historicity

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An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Story

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An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Background

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An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Finding the plates

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An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Unsuccessful retrieval attempts


An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Receiving the plates


An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Translating the plates


An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Reputed location of the plates during translation


An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Returning the plates


An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Witness accounts


An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Described format, binding, and dimensions


An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Described composition and weight


An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - "Sealed" portion

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An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Claimed engravings

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An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Significance



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