Finishing off this Semester of Joseph Smith Papyri with Two Powerful concluding arrows to the final conclusion of all we have learned in the previous… Read More »Backyard Professor:052:The Papyri & Plates
Joseph Smith Papyri
Kerry Muhlestein’s brand new article in the magazine “LDS Living” is an entirely faith promoting, and most unfortunately entirely misleading article for the unwary and… Read More »Backyard Professor: 049: SPECIAL LIVE!: Getting Clear on the Joseph Smith Papyri: Kerry Muhlestein
I discuss the astronomy in Facsimile #2 and show the relationship of the hieroglyphs and facsimiles in a stunning way in this one, something most… Read More »Backyard Professor: 047: Getting Clear on the Joseph Smith Papyri, Astronomy in the Facsimile # 2
Backyard Professor:046: Getting Clear on the J.S. Papyri: Astronomy & Facsimile 2 in Book of Abraham
I discuss the astronomy of Fac 2, where it came from, and how Joseph Smith understood the astronomy of the ancients as presented by Dan… Read More »Backyard Professor:046: Getting Clear on the J.S. Papyri: Astronomy & Facsimile 2 in Book of Abraham
Steve Smoot has written a book review of Dan Vogel’s book “Book of Abraham Apologetics.” I explore the ramifications of Smoot’s less than stellar and… Read More »Backyard Professor: 045: Getting Clear on the Joseph Smith Papyri, Steve Smoot Review of Dan Vogel
I discuss the significant overview of Mormon Apologist/Scholar Michael Dennis Rhodes and his over view of the strongest significant evidences in favor of the Book… Read More »Backyard Professor: 044: Getting Clear on Book of Abraham Facsimiles: Michael D. Rhodes Scholarship
Discussing the details of Kerry Muhlestein’s argument of the eyewitnesses to the papyri of the Book of Abraham.
I review a lot of materials of John Gee and how others have discovered he really manipulates evidence far too much in order to get… Read More »Backyard Professor: 042: Getting Clear on the Book of Abraham: John Gee and His Weak Apologetics
The Book of Abraham has been defended by John Gee more than other LDS/Mormon apologists, and his defense is the most prolific, yet weakest. I discuss that here.
I explore the literalness of Joseph Smith and Kevin Barney’s Semitic Adaptation of the Facsimiles and Papyri theory and show that, while ingenious, it is… Read More »Backyard Professor: 040: Getting Clear on the Joseph Smith Papyri: Kevin Barney’s Semitic Argument
I describe how I quit being an apologist and why because of the evidence of the Book of Abraham papyri does not match up.
New info out this week on Facsimile #3 talking to Radio Free Mormon who asked me to look at the blog comments. I am giving… Read More »Backyard Professor: 037: On Facsimile #3 in Book of Abraham and J.S. Papyri