Often members of the Mormon Church take some very momentary spiritual comfort, claiming that Joseph Smith Jr. may not have been perfect and even if he was a flawed vessel for God, undoubtedly the Book of Mormon stands as a clear testimony of his prophetic calling and his obvious divine favor with God.
For how else can the very existence of the Book of Mormon be explained?
Well, it seems that the actual formation or rather the construction of the Book of Mormon can now be reviewed in very specific and completely definite detail. No real mystery or divine intervention at all. Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery (his primary scribe) stole the general premise of the Book of Mormon from several historical and fictional books in general circulation long before the first printing of the Book of Mormon. Continue reading “The Proof of Plagiarism in the Book of Mormon Documentation”