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Did Joseph Smith have another shot at translating ancient scripture, or is it just rumor? Mike, Nemo and John take a look at the Kinderhook Plates. What were they? Did Joseph Smith try to translate them, and what was the result? As usual, we dive into the apologetics around multiple scenarios and why they are each attractive to differing views.

Co-host: Nemo the Mormon

LDS Discussion Essay on the Kinderhook Plates

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  1. Stephen Burnett January 10, 2023 at 2:45 am - Reply

    It wasn’t really touched on, but the original hoax was to play a joke on the local mormons. It was not to ensnair Joseph Smith. The joke went far beyond what the original perpetrators wanted.

  2. Timmy Tim January 11, 2023 at 2:53 pm - Reply

    Stop with the “neutral, balanced, objective” stuff already. It’s patently obvious those adjectives don’t fit what you are doing. Evidence-based, yes. Dispassionate, maybe.

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