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“Many Book of Mormon doctrines are best explained by the nineteenth-century theological milieu…it is likely that Joseph Smith expanded the Book of Mormon…some doctrines in the book’s pre-Christian sections are simply too developed and too characteristic of the nineteenth-century to explain as pre-existic ideas. The presence of the KJV [King James Bible] in the book is, it seems to me, indisputable…”

~Blake Ostler/Mormon scholar, Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought – Spring 1987, pages 80 and 102;

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