“That we henceforth be no more children tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine by the sleight of men and cunning craftiness whereby they lie in wait to deceive.” (Ephesians 4:14)
Ever since the publication of the Book of Mormon, anti-Mormons have sought to discredit it. One popular theory was that it was the Spaulding Manuscript. This volume is an answer to the book Who Really Wrote the Book of Mormon. The Spaulding theory is completely discredited and the deceit of its advocates is exposed, namely Walter Martin, Wayne Cowdrey, Donald Scales, and Howard Davis. Their case included an affidavit from a handwriting expert who stated to these authors in a video-taped interview that he did not write or sign it; that it was a fabrication. An affidavit to that effect also appears in this volume.
Also included to prove their case were scare stories about threats supposedly made by the LDS Church to the handwriting experts—threats which were denied by the handwriting experts. Who Really Wrote the Book of Mormon also presents false claims that Wayne Cowdrey is a descendant of Oliver Cowdery—claims that are effectively addressed and countered in this volume. In addition, the volume addresses false claims by Walter Martin that he is a descendant of Brigham Young.
False credentials such as being a descendant of an early leader in the Church or falsely claiming to have been a “Mormon Bishop” or some other leader are often used by professional anti-Mormons to lend authority to false claims. This volume also includes excerpts from the Book of Mormon to acquaint readers with its real content and a copy of the original Spaulding Manuscript for comparison. All documentation is included for the most discerning reader.
Table of Contents
|1.||The Resurrection and Final Burial of Solomon Spaulding||1|
|2.||Wayne L. Cowdrey: Descendant or Deceiver?||49|
|3.||Walter Martin: Descendant or Deceiver?||75|
|4.||Martin, Davis, Cowdrey & Scales Lecture on Mormonism
Using Common Tactics of Deceit–Fear and Prejudice
|5.||Dee Jay Nelson: The Great Imposter||165|
|6.||Spaulding’s Manuscript–Its Journey From Spaulding To
Oberlin College, Ohio
|7.||Anti-Mormons Respond To the Spaulding Theory–Martin,
Davis, Cowdrey, and Scales Stand Alone
|8.||The Rigdon Caper||277|
|9.||Computer Detection of Literary Fraud, by Dr. Robert Hamson||313|
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