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John E. KammeyerDecember 7, 2018

Critics often try, or tried, to dismiss the Book of Mormon as a ripoff of the Spaulding manuscript. Actually, the Spaulding text makes an excellent comparison to the BOM, because it's what our text would likely have sounded like, if not worse, had Joseph Smith tried to write it himself. "You wanna say he ripped off Spaulding? Sure, bring it on, we'll see how they compare."

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