Mormon carbon dating
I can vividly remember when I learned that there was no Santa Claus. During the weeks leading up to Santa's nightly visit my family had erected a Christmas tree that we decorated with plastic and glass ornaments, aluminum foil tinsel and threaded popcorn garlands.I was just 7 years old and my heart was set on getting an erector set from Santa.However, the issue isn't so much that God doesn't reveal all truth, but that so many early church leaders taught (and still teach) as truth things that are wrong.For a people so interested in truth, and a church that is run by prophets that receive God's word, how could that happen?
This claim also fails to interact responsibly with a fairly large body of literature which has led most LDS scholars to reject the Great Lakes region as a feasible match to the Book of Mormon's requirements.
Over the next two years Chandler toured the eastern United States, displaying and selling some of the mummies.
In July 1835, Chandler brought four mummies and associated papyri to Kirtland, Ohio, then headquarters of the church.
Introduction Member beliefs Problem summary Noah's Ark Tower of Babel Sun's light from Kolob Dinosaurs Age of the Earth Evolution didn't happen Adam & Eve 1st humans Other Bible stories Church's response Critics' summary Editor's comments What most LDS have been taught in church and believe as truth The leaders of the church, as well as gospel doctrine teachers the world over, have taught that many Biblical events and beliefs that people have had for centuries are indeed true, historical events.
Joseph Smith and other prophets have made statements that indicated that certain Biblical events were indeed historical and not merely parables.