1063-1065: The Book of Mormon’s 19th Century Context – John Hamer
February 1, 2019
In this Mormon Stories Podcast interview, historian John Hamer discusses the 19th century historical and cultural context—largely forgotten today—that informed the composition of the Book of Mormon.
John Hamer graciously created a number of slides that give important visual cues to his research surrounding literary criticism of The Book of Mormon, possible literary influences for The Book of Mormon, multiple 19th century instances of writers attempting to tie ancient American artifacts to Israel, and much more. This interview may be best digested using our video editions below.