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There are literally hundreds of thousands of witnesses to these amazing phenomena. Should they be believed as well? The famous Lochness Monster photo taken in by a surgeon was believed to be genuine by many people due to the credibility of the witness.
It wasn't until March that it was revealed that the "surgeon's picture" was a practical joke after all by his son, Ian. There are many witnesses that claimed to have seen the Loch Ness Monster. The famous Bigfoot video referred to as the Patterson video was believed by many people to be genuine as well.
One of the main reasons was the credibility of one of the witnesses. He seemed very sincere in his statements and had a very good upstanding reputation as an honest man.
It wasn't until many years later that he started to believe that he was tricked. He now thinks he was carefully led down a ravine where someone had been waiting in an ape suit to purposely trick him.
The best witness of course is someone that really believes he saw the event. The Book of Mormon witnesses may have been deceived as well and were not lying as far as they were concerned. Many fantastic stories that have had numerous witnesses have been proved to be hoaxes yet many people still hold steadfast to their unbelievable claims.
It just proves that there are many, many people that have said, and will say, they are witnesses to very improbable events. Many of these phenomena are in opposition to LDS church's beliefs, so all of these other amazing accounts can't be true despite the sheer number of witnesses, no matter how credible and sincere they seem to be.
What if the witnesses' story happened now instead of years ago? We wonder how many of us would actually believe the Book of Mormon witnesses if they lived today instead of the 19th century.
Would you honestly believe a group of people that all told the story of some fantastic event if they lived when you did? Frankly it's easy to believe strange things as long as they happened a long time ago - the further back, the stranger e. But that doesn't mean it actually happened just because it was years ago and not today.
Just because three witnesses signed a statement saying they saw an angel, doesn't mean it really happened or that it didn't happen either. Comparing the BOM and Spalding witnesses.
Not all witnesses are the same.
We can compare the witnesses for the Book of Mormon to the witnesses of Manuscript Found. Here are some critics' thoughts on that thanks to Gary Porter and Craig Criddle for these: The statement of the 3 witnesses for the Book of Mormon was a single statement signed by all three men.
The statement of the 8 witnesses was also a single statement "signed" by all 8 men Oliver Cowdery actually "signed" each of the eight witnesses' names.McDermott, Gerald Robert: Civil Religion in the American Revolutionary Period: An Historiographic Analysis: XVIII: 4: McDonald, H.
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Posted below is an external link to the essay, "Bringing W.E.B. Du Bois Home Again", written by Whitney Battle-Baptiste for Black Perspectives, which is the blog of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS). The Elaine Massacre was by far the deadliest racial confrontation in Arkansas history and possibly the bloodiest racial conflict in the history of the United States.
While its deepest roots lay in the state’s commitment to white supremacy, the events in Elaine (Phillips County) stemmed from tense race relations and growing concerns about labor unions.
Amazing book. My daughter loves books about people who have fought back against injustices (Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Ida B. Wells, Malala, Rachel Carson and numerous others) but this is maybe the best of the lot.
Book of Mormon Witnesses. Prophets are intermediaries between God and humanity. All revealed religions build on a foundation of their prophet's credibility .