More and more evidence is accumulating that shows Joseph Smith’s translations are actually a cobbling together of contemporary sources. Faithful LDS scholars try to account for this by bending the word “translation” into a thousand fantastic shapes. This is their story.
Haley Wilson Lemmon sits down with us today to discuss the Joseph Smith translation of the Bible. Haley worked with BYU Professor Thomas A Wayment in looking into what possible sources Joseph Smith used in his Bible translation. The major discovery here was that Joseph Smith “direct borrowed” or plagiarized heavily from Adam Clarke’s Commentary in […]