- By John L. Sorenson

Images of Ancient America: Visualizing Book of Mormon Life

  • Title: Images of Ancient America: Visualizing Book of Mormon Life
  • Author: John L. Sorenson
  • ISBN: 9780934893282
  • Page: 385
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1 thought on “Images of Ancient America: Visualizing Book of Mormon Life

    1. I bought this large ‘picture book’ volume from the Mormon ‘Deseret Book’ store during a trip to Salt Lake City in 1998, just after its publication. At that time I was a faithful Mormon and I enjoyed browsing the many colourful pictures and assumed the author a competent archaeologist who knew his stuff and that he was honest about the parallels he drew regarding the claimed descendants of Lehi and his family – ‘Book of Mormon’ characters who allegedly crossed the sea from the Holy [...]

    2. This book is out of print but cheap used copies are plentiful on . This is a large coffee-table book with gorgeous full-color pictures. Yeah, there's some text there too, but the real value is in the illustrations and photographs showing Central American artwork, pottery, iconography, temples, animals, clothing, tools, weapons, people, and jungles. A Mesoamerican geography for the Book of Mormon is not argued here so much as assumed, and if one has no trouble with that assumption then this book [...]

    3. This is a coffee-table version of Sorenson's older book, it contains some beautiful images of Mesoamerica and some interesting insights. Some of the more interesting images were of wheeled toys possibly recalling the chariots mentioned in the Book of Mormon.

    4. This book combined archeological information with what we know from the Book of Mormon. It made for a good read. If you are a Latter-day Saint and an archeology fan, I would recommend this book.

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