New Book: Joseph Smith and the Geography of the Book of Mormon

Photo of Dr. John Lewis Lund - LDS Author & Educator Dr. Lund was asked to write for the 200th birthday of Joseph Smith a history of the first eleven years of the Prophet’s life. The article was published in the 2006 LDS Church Almanac and titled “Joseph Smith Before Palmyra.” Dr. Lund’s latest research into the life of Joseph Smith has resulted in a new book titled, Joseph Smith and the Geography of the Book of Mormon. This is a companion volume to his book on Mesoamerica and the Book of Mormon: Is This The Place? The new book establishes that Joseph Smith clearly taught and published to the world that the primary American events in the Book of Mormon occurred in Southern Mexico and the Guatemala of 1842. Research into the Times and Seasons newspaper while Joseph was the editor showed that Joseph accepted all of North and South America and the isles of the sea in the western hemisphere as the new Promised Land. Included in the new book are the results of a Comprehensive Author Identification Study. Two years of research established that Joseph Smith authored the editorials stating that the City of Zarahemla was in the Guatemala of 1842 and the “small or narrow neck of land” was in Central America.

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Web Addenda Available for Joseph Smith and the Geography of the Book of Mormon

Sunday, 10 October 2012

The addenda referenced in Dr. Lund’s newest book Joseph Smith and the Geography of the Book of Mormon can be found and downloaded in PDF format [...]

Join Dr. John Lund on a Guided Tour of Central America Exploring the Geography of the Book of Mormon

Friday, 10 October 2012

Dr. Lund has led numerous tours to the Lands of the Book of Mormon in Mesoamerica. He speaks fluent Spanish and served as a missionary [...]