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Published on Jun 30, 2013
An explanation and overview of the Joseph Smith Papyri and their connection with Mormon scripture.
Intro A Brief History 0:22 Overview of the Collection 3:36 The Tshenmin Scroll 5:20 The Record of Joseph 7:14 The Horus Scroll 7:45 The Book of Abraham 11:12 __Apologetic Explanations 11:47 ____1. 'Horus Scroll not the source' 12:21 ________The KEP 13:53 ______a. Third-scroll hypothesis 15:35 ______b. Long-scroll hypothesis 16:27 ____2. Missing-section hypothesis 17:10 ____3. Inspired revelation ('catalyst') hypothesis 17:45 __The Facsimiles 20:33 __Conclusions 22:27
I am indebted for the content presented in this video to the scholarship of others. In particular, see Christopher Smith's excellent article "'That Which Is Lost:' Assessing the State of Preservation of the Joseph Smith Papyri" in the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of the Journal of the John Whitmer Historical Association (vol. 31 no. 1), p. 69.