The firm foundations 11th semiannual international book of mormon evidence conference is going to be the best yet. The book of mormon is a volume of holy scripture comparable to the bible. Fair provides an ask the apologist service to which people send questions. His attempt was to make the case that dna studies do indeed prove the validity. Meldrum is the author of exploring the book of mormon in americas heartland a visual journey of discovery 4. It is a record of gods dealings with ancient inhabitants of the americas and contains the fulness of the everlasting gospel. These overview papers are just the first treatment of the dna evidence for book of mormon. The lords words will hiss forth unto the ends of the earth, 2 ne. Find thousands of lds books, movies, music and more. Find out how you can develop a closer relationship with him through the book of mormon. Exploring the book of mormon in americas heartland a. Thus the lds contends that the book of mormon is another testament of jesus christ.
In recent months many wellmeaning individuals have asked why fair has not endorsed dna evidence for book. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the. It was first published in 1830 in palmyra, new york, and. Reviews of dna evidence for book of mormon geography. Book of mormon study guide volume one spiral bound book. One of the simplest ways to get a free book of mormon is to order it online from one of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints official websites.
It was also at this location that the path of lehis journey changed from a southern to an eastern direction before. Rod meldrum and book of mormon dna byu scholarsarchive. Visualizing book of mormon chronology promo rod meldrum 5. Today, mormons use the book of mormon in much the same way that christians use and study the bible. However, the lamanites crossed the river sidon away up. Meldrum is a researcher, bestselling author, and international lecturer on the validity of the the church of jesus christ of latterday saints and th. I have produced a video on dna and the book of mormon called the book of mormon and new world dna, and interviewed and spoke with many lds geneticists. The book of mormon is actually a collection of histories passed down from one writer to another. The book of mormon is the keystone of our witness of christ, our doctrine, and our testimonies.
This new evidence, in contrast to the first, appears to provide support for the book of mormon as well as and an interesting geographic paradigm for the events therein. Book of mormon difficulties, contradictions and explanations. All opinions, speakers and presenters represent and express their own individual opinions, and not necessarily the opinions of firm foundation, book of mormon evidence, or its employees, and no information or opinions represent the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. In 1888, walter sidney rigdon sidney rigdons grandson said that his grandfathers role in fabrication of the book of mormon was a family secret. New scientific support for the truthfulness of the book of mormon. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. The owner and employees of this site are members of the lds church and in good standing. The lord covenanted with enos to bring forth the book of. Book of mormon, work accepted as holy scripture, in addition to the bible, in the church of jesus christ of latterday saints and other mormon churches. The book of mormon s most spectacular recorded event was a postresurrection appearance of jesus christ himself among the nephite people 3 nephi 11.
Book of mormon evidence come follow me supplementary study podcasts. The heartland model or heartland theory of book of mormon geography states that the book of mormon events primarily occurred in the heartland of north america. The fight over book of mormon geography deseret news. Gods word is to be established by two or more witnesses 2 cor. My bias is that the setting for the book of mormon is the great lakeseastern u. Rodney meldrum, dna evidence for book of mormon geography. Agree or disagree, there is no question, meldrums research is evoking a powerful response on all sides of this discussion. Moroni is the ascribed author of chapters 8 and 9 of mormon s record within the larger book of mormon, the entire book of moroni, and the title page of the book of.
Exploring the book of mormon in americas heartland. Digital legend, 2009 and a focus on dna in rod meldrum, rediscovering the book of mormon remnant through dna honeoye falls, ny. David hocking managing editor, annotated edition of the book of mormon. This is a book that brittany got me for christmas about the geography of the book of mormon and it makes the case that the promised land of the book of mormon was in the heartland of the united states. Hocking, a microbiologist and publisher, in the form of the recently released annotated edition of the book of mor mon. The book of mormon is a translation of an actual record of actual people who lived in america from roughly 600 bc to 400 ad. In early 2008 rodney meldrum published a dvd titled dna evidence for book of mormon geography. Meldrum and porter are the coauthors of the book prophecies and promises, which promotes the heartland setting. Meldrum is a researcher, author and national lecturer on the truthfulness of the book of mormon, its historical efficacy and scriptural and physical evidences. Heres your first look at the new book of mormon videos lds. Over 300 photos, works of art, artifacts, maps, charts, scripture and commentary introduce the reader to the growing body of evidence that suggests the very real possibility of a north american setting for the events of the book of mormon. All content will remain the same but the interior will have updated fonts. Author brings case for book of mormon geography to midland.
For example, critics of mormonism have shown convincing proof that the book of mormon is a synthesis of earlier works written by other men, of the. Last wednesday, rod meldrum visited nauvoo and gave a presentation on dna and the book of mormon. Errors of rodney meldrum true book of mormon geography. I just had a video of his titled something like amazing new dna evidence that proves the book of mormon pop up as a suggestion on my youtube home screen. This geography was originally based on a dvd presentation which is in turn based on fireside presentations produced by rodney rod meldrum. There are 36 prophecies and promises that define this nation. The book of mormon teaches plainly the doctrine found in the missionary lessons. Correlation and verification through dna, prophetic, scriptural, historical, climatological, archaeological, social, and. Above all, were these words given by the gift and power of god. Moroni was the last known survivor of the nephite nation. Book of mormon, 1837, page 0 the joseph smith papers.
Correlation and verification through dna, prophetic, scriptural, historical, climatological, archaeological, social, and cultural evidence rodney meldrum, 2007, mailorder dvd. Travel with rod meldrum to see church history and book of. A man believes in a book of mormon geography, and fair is up in arms about it. As mentioned above, the book of mormon is a book of scripture kept by the ancient inhabitants of north america and covers a span of 1,000 years. Mormon traditions that would have us believe the book of mormon took place in the heartland and at new york truly conflict with the book of mormon, believed to be the word of god, so the heartland model is not valid.
This location is referred to as the place where ishmael is laid to rest. Following are a few excerpts, gleaned from different areas. You will hear and learn about the most recent research directly from studied and knowledgable lds and nonlds experts relating to the field of book of mormon study. However, the lamanites crossed the river sidon away up south beyond the borders of manti alma 16. In recent months many wellmeaning individuals have asked why fair has not endorsed dna evidence for book of mormon geography, a dvd created and promoted by rodney meldrum mr.
When finished, this book of mormon visual library will include up to 180. Make offer 1830 book of mormon pioneer version masterworks 1st ed replica. Conversation with mormon apologist rodney meldrum of the firm foundation meldrum holds to a heartland or great lakes geography of the book of mormon, whereas the major groups like farms. Moroni had been commanded by his father to complete the nephite record, which mormon had abridged from previous records. Textual and theological evidence implicating rigdon. Jan 01, 2011 220 pages 11 x 9 full color case bound heirloom edition. Exploring book of mormon in americas heartland photobook rod l. Meldrums attempt at scholarly certification book of mormon. Rediscovering the book of mormon remnant through dna. Im not even really sure what the problems are, but i think it would be wise for fair to step back and breathe. Meldrum also claims that dna proves his theory, yet there is no geneticist who backs up what he claims. Controversy, evidence, and two cumorahs the book of mormon is not intended to be a history book or a guide to geography, science, or any other secular. Exploring book of mormon in americas heartland photobook.
With over 200 fullcolor pages and spectacular photography, this heirloomquality book has become the new. The book of mormon is the outrageous musical comedy from the creators of south park, trey parker and matt stone, and bobby lopez, cowriter of avenue q and frozen, follows the misadventures of a. Many names not found in the bible seem to be made up by rearranging various syllables or changing the ending of bible names. All the text of the book of mormonas well as large, lined marginswill give you a large canvas to. The theology of alexander campbell, rigdons mentor, is sprinkled throughout the book of mormon. To bring people to christ through the book of mormon.
Aug 12, 2011 dna evidence for book of mormon geographyby rod meldrum. Correlation and verification through dna, prophetic, scriptural, historical, climatological, archaeological, social, and cultural evidence. Reviews of dna evidence for book of mormon geography fairmormon. The book of mormon, like the bible, teaches about jesus. Book of mormon geography jeff lindsays site and the. Buy book of mormon hardcover or softcover book of mormon. The book of mormon, journal editions can help with both your daily study and your journaling efforts. For example, the bible speaks of abinadab, the book of mormon mentions abinadi and abinadom. The book of mormon geography conference was held at brigham young academy on may 2324, 1903. Books about mormons 36 books meet your next favorite book. The heartland model or heartland theory of book of mormon geography postulates that the events described in the book of mormon took place, primarily, in the heartland of north america among its proposals are that mound builders, including the hopewell and the adena, were among those peoples described in accounts of events in book of mormon books such as alma and helaman. God commanded these prophets to keep a record of their teachings, prophecies, missionary labors, and wars so that we could know concerning the doings of the lord in other lands, among people of old 1 nephi 19. Home true book of mormon geography lands western new. The book of mormon is a sacred text of the latter day saint movement, which, according to adherents, contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the american continent from approximately 2200.
The book of mormon also uses the greek words alpha and omega. His research supports the writings and teachings of ancient and latterday prophets and indicates north america as the location where its epic history played out. The hill cumorah in ontario county ny is the hill where joseph smith found the golden plates and is the same hill where the civilizations of the nephites cumorah and the jaredites ramah fought their last battles. Book of mormon mormonism, the mormon church, beliefs. An account written by the hand of mormon, upon plates taken from the plates of nephi. Book prophecies and promises, the book of mormon and the united states of america by bruce h. The dvd is based upon a popular presentation given in a number of fireside. The book of mormon prophesied that a new nation would be established in the latter days on its promised land. I have produced a video on dna and the book of mormon called the book of mormon and new world. Scriptural research must be done without trying to redefine the words and statements in the scriptures for the purpose of any personal agenda.
The book of mormon and the bible will grow together, 2 ne. Join the hundreds of lds faithful who have experienced the ultimate in lds educational touring with one of the heartland geographys most. A documentary of insights and evidences of the book of mormon. Meldrums latest attempt to situate the events of the book of mormon in the heartland of the united states has been undertaken with david r. Filmed on location in the middle east, journey of faith chronicles the courage and. The heartland model or heartland theory of book of mormon geography postulates that the. Lost civilizations of north america documentary4, deborah bolnick on haplogroup x. Chronology fall colors tour october 518, 2020 chronology pageant tour june 27. Inappropriate the list including its title or description facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow goodreads member or author. Faculty members from the byu religious education department discuss the writings and teachings of the book of mormon prophets in this 63part series. Interview with mormon apologist rodney meldrum mormonism.
Like the bible, the book of mormon is a collection of sacred writings by ancient prophets, except these prophets lived upon the american continent. Just released dvds by rod meldrum book of mormon evidence. Announcing a new legacy in lds tours with rod meldrum. Jun 03, 2010 join me in exploring the history of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints and at the same time visit some of the sites of book of mormon history as proposed by the heartland model geography. The book of mormon is supposed to be the account of people who came from the middleeast to the americas. Oct 02, 20 the website of book of mormon archaeological forum. Exploring the book of mormon in americas heartland deseret book. So of course, having nothing better to do ill do the dishes later, i watched it. The new book of mormon videos will be similar to the life of jesus christ bible videos that were completed in 2016.
He presents the theory that lehi landed in the gulf of mexico and the the river sidon is actually the mississippi and the narrow neck is actually land between two of the great lakes. The official youtube channel of the book of mormon musical. Proposed book of mormon geographical setting wikipedia. A forum for exmormons and others who have been affected by mormonism to share news, commentary, and comedy about the mormon church. Join facebook to connect with rod meldrum and others you may know. His research supports the writings and teachings of ancient. Although it serves primarily as a religious text, it is to be interpreted literally as being an actual, historical record of the inhabitants of the ancient americas. Why new testament words and phrases are in the book of mormon part 9. Come follow me 2020 podcasts with rod meldrum book of. Meldrum s dvd is essentially a fourhour video of a shorter fireside presentation he has been making around the nation for months.
The first author was the prophet nephi, who left jerusalem with his family in about 600 bc and sailed to. The foundation for apologetic information and research, which holds no official position on where the events recorded in the book of mormon took place, is one mormon group that opposes. Mormon similarly describes the construction of highways and road systems in 3 nephi 6. Zarahemla of the book of mormon is theorized to be located across the mississippi from nauvoo, illinois in iowa see meldrum, exploring p.
Lds church members are taught that the book of mormon bom is scripture, as well as a true record of the inhabitants of the americas from about 2200 bc to 420 ad. A faulty apologetic for the book of mormon fairmormon. It is being replaced with a second edition which is a single book covering the entire book of mormon. The book of mormon geography lands and map with dna evidence. As the above logo depicts, we do respect this mandate, and our model is unique in this regard. In their book, bruce porter and rodney meldrum accuse others of. Book of mormongeographymodelslimitedmeldrum 2003 fairmormon. Rodney meldrum book of mormon notes how deep can you dig.256 303 904 828 917 993 1492 1338 809 893 1051 890 40 724 63 890 927 1299 716 999 669 294 553 887 995 61 1017 1080 241 710 985 612 593 430 1062 601