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The Church maintains that the Book of Mormon is of divine origins, and that Joseph Smith, or any other person, was uncapable of inventing a document of such length and complexity.

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Modern contextual analysis Translating speed Emma Smith B. "How could a young farm boy with limited education have written a fairly long, complex, flawless religious text like the Book of Mormon?

If Joseph could not have written the book on his own, his story of the golden plates and the angel must be true," they say.

The narrative proceeds in characteristic disregard of conditions necessary to its reasonableness, as if it were a tale told by a child, with utter disregard for consistency…

Is this all sober history…or is it a wonder-tale of an immature mind, unconscious of what a test he is laying on human credulity when asking men to accept his narrative as solemn history.

First, translation of the Book of Mormon did not take place in less than three months; it spanned a time period of over a year and Joseph may have been working on the text for years before the date reported as when he started.

Some of these corrections included significant changes in doctrine.

Whenever he found his speech growing too modern—which was about every sentence or two—he ladled in a few such Scriptural phrases as "exceeding sore," "and it came to pass," etc., and made things satisfactory again. If he had left that out, his Bible would have been only a pamphlet.

Mark Twain, …[T]here is a certain lack of perspective in the things the book relates as history that points quite clearly to an undeveloped mind as their origin.

Mark Twain thought the Book of Mormon was extremely boring and referred to it as 'chloroform in print'.

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