Insights: The Newsletter of the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship

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critical Book of Mormon text, volunteer help, computers, bibliography project, name analysis, Anthon transcript, seminary


A critical edition of the Book of M:Jrrron may be a reality within a few months. FARMS has supplied Robert F. Smith sane materials needed to complete a critical text of the various editions of the Book of M:Jnnon. The annotated text will show each change which has teen made in the Book of Mormon from the first manuscript down to the newest edition. "Having an accurate text, of course, is an essential step in the scholarly study of the book," points out John Sorenson, "and Fob's unusual dedication and patience will make this significant contribution possible."