Posts Tagged ‘Book of Abraham’

A Response to “Translation and Historicity of the Book of Abraham” by Dr. Robert Ritner

A photograph of page n of the "Book of Abraham" manuscript. This portion is found in the Pear of Great Price, Abraham 1:26-31
A response by Dr. Robert Ritner, Professor of Egyptology at the Oriental Institute, to an essay posted on the LDS Church website titled "Translation and Historicity of the Book of Abraham."

excerpt – The Joseph Smith Egyptian Papyri: A Complete Edition

The Joseph Smith Egyptian Papyri: A Complete Edition
Introduction Robert K. Ritner On or just before July 3, 1835, a touring exhibitor named Michael H. Chandler brought to Kirtland, Ohio, four Egyptian mummies and a selection of Egyptian papyrus documents. Kirtland resident Joseph Smith, Jr., founder and...