Outline of the Book of Mormon

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the Book of Mormon:

The Book of Mormon is a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, which adherents believe contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately 2200 BC to AD 421.[1][2] It was first published in March 1830 by Joseph Smith as The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi.

What "type" of thing is the Book of Mormon?[edit]

The Book of Mormon can be described as all of the following:

Books of the Book of Mormon[edit]

Historicity of Book of Mormon[edit]

Origin of Book of Mormon[edit]

Book of Mormon witnesses[edit]

Main article
Three Witnesses
Eight Witnesses
Another Witness

Prophets and People[edit]

Prophets[edit]

People[edit]

Groups[edit]

Places[edit]

Proposed map of the lands and sites of the Book of Mormon

Book of Mormon words and phrases[edit]

Book of Mormon and the King James Bible.

Book of Mormon artifacts[edit]

Organizations that study the Book of Mormon[edit]

By Study and Also By Faith, a documentary video about the Maxwell Institute.

Publications about the Book of Mormon[edit]

Book of Mormon scholars[edit]

Films about the Book of Mormon[edit]

List of denominations in the Latter Day Saint movement[edit]

Main article
List of denominations in the Latter Day Saint movement
Original church within movement
Church of Christ
Churches that separated from Smith's organization prior to 1844
Pure Church of Christ
True Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Lineage of Brigham Young
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
LDS-derived churches upholding polygamy after the Manifesto of 1890
Council of Friends
Latter Day Church of Christ (Kingston Group)
Apostolic United Brethren (AUB)
Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS)
Church of the Firstborn of the Fulness of Times (LeBaron order)
Church of Jesus Christ in Solemn Assembly
Church of the First Born of the Lamb of God (Ervil LeBaron)
Church of the New Covenant in Christ
Righteous Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Peterson Group)
School of the Prophets
Centennial Park
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Kingdom of God (Naylor group)
True and Living Church of Jesus Christ of Saints of the Last Days (TLC)
The Church of the Firstborn and the General Assembly of Heaven
Church of Jesus Christ (Original Doctrine) Inc. (Blackmore Group)
Left-of-center LDS-derived churches
The Church of Zion (Godbeites)
United Order Family of Christ
Restoration Church of Jesus Christ
Additional churches claiming lineage through Brigham Young and/or founded in the U.S. Intermountain West
Church of the Potter Christ
Church of the Firstborn (Morrisite)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Gibsonite)
Kingdom of Heaven
Church of Jesus Christ of Saints of the Most High
Order of Enoch
Third Convention
House of Aaron
Zion's Order, Inc.
Perfected Church of Jesus Christ of Immaculate Latter-day Saints
Church of Jesus Christ (Bullaite)
Latter Day Church of Jesus Christ
Reorganized Church and other followers of Joseph Smith III ("Josephites")
Community of Christ (formerly the RLDS)
Church of the Christian Brotherhood
Church of Jesus Christ Restored
Church of Jesus Christ (Toneyite)
Independent RLDS / Restoration Branches
Church of Jesus Christ Restored 1830
Church of Christ
Church of Jesus Christ (Zion's Branch)
Lundgren Group
Restoration Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Remnant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Followers of Granville Hedrick ("Hedrickites")
Church of Christ (Temple Lot)
Church of Christ (Fettingite)
Church of Christ at Halley's Bluff
Church of Christ (Restored)
Church of Christ With the Elijah Message
Church of Christ (Hancock)
Church of Christ
Church of Israel
The Church of Christ With the Elijah Message, The Assured Way of the Lord, Inc.
Followers of Sidney Rigdon or William Bickerton ("Bickertonites")
Church of Jesus Christ of the Children of Zion
The Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonite)
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonite)
Primitive Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonite)
Followers of Alpheus Cutler ("Cutlerites")
Church of Jesus Christ (Cutlerite)
True Church of Jesus Christ (Cutlerite)
Restored Church of Jesus Christ
Followers of James J. Strang ("Strangites")
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite)
Holy Church of Jesus Christ
Church of Jesus Christ (Drewite)
True Church of Jesus Christ Restored
Spontaneous or unknown lineage
Independent Latter Day Saint congregations in Nigeria
Independent Latter Day Saint congregations in Ghana
Apostolic Divine Church of Ghana

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gordon B. Hinckley, "Praise to the Man" Archived 2012-06-08 at the Wayback Machine, 1979-11-04.
  2. ^ Church Educational System (1996, rev. ed.). Book of Mormon Student Manual (Salt Lake City, Utah: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), ch. 6.

Further reading[edit]

  • Kern, K.C. (2007). "Book of Mormon Online". Book of Mormon Online. Book of Mormon Central.
  • Bruno Hare, John. "Book of Mormon". www.sacred-texts.com. Internet Sacred Text Archive.

External links[edit]

Interactive reading[edit]

Historic versions[edit]

Videos[edit]