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Spalding Authorship Page

NOTE: This webpage taken entirely from mormonstudies

This page features resources contributed by another researcher, who has conducted
his own textual study of the Spalding manuscript and the Book of Mormon.

Spalding MS

Spalding Authorship Page

Textual Parallels

By comparing the texts of the Spalding manuscript and the Book of Mormon, it is possible to detect underlying linguistic patterns which appear in both documents.

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Unique Textual Parallels
Special listing: "should"

Book of Mormon


The cross-index will be useful for anyone who wishes to compare different editions of the Spalding manuscript, or wants to find a passage in a particular edition. The index is keyed to the Oberlin manuscript and provides cross-references to three other editions. References are by page number and location of text on the page (top, center, or bottom).

Other works by Dale Broadhurst

Spalding Research Project
Sciota Revisited: An annotated bibliography of Spalding/Book of Mormon thematic parallels

Spalding Studies
Tannerism -- Reality or Illusion?: A review of Did Spalding Write the Book of Mormon?