Jonathan Neville – Why Joseph translated 2 different sets of plates

Aug 27
Jonathan Neville - Why Joseph translated 2 different sets of plates

Nearly 25% of today’s Book of Mormon came from plates that were not in Moroni’s stone box. How did Joseph get this second set of plates? Where did it come from? And whatever happened to the golden plates when Joseph finished translating them? The answers may surprise you, but you’ve read them all along. This faith-affirming explanation of LDS Church history answers questions many people have had their entire lives.

Bio: Jonathan Neville is a retired lawyer, educator, and businessman who has written dozens of books, including 10 on aspects of Restoration history and the Book of Mormon. His work has brought a new perspective on the reality of the plates, the translation, and the historicity of the Book of Mormon.

Jonathan’s interest in antiquity started when he was a teenager. His family was visiting Athens, Greece, when his father explained they were standing on the same Mars hill where the Apostle Paul spoke as recorded in Acts. Since then, Jonathan has explored ancient sites around the world. His international business and other interests took him to every continent and over 60 countries He has lived in France, Germany, Mauritius (Africa), the Philippines, and China. He and his wife live on the Oregon coast where he is now a full-time artist.


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Oak Norton - Just trying to share a love of the scriptures with others.