Mormonism and Wikipedia/Golden plates

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An analysis of Wikipedia article "Golden plates"



A FAIR Analysis of: "Golden plates", a work by author: Various

An analysis of claims made in Wikipedia article "Golden plates"


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 Updated 9/21/2011

An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Introduction


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An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Origin and historicity


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An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Story


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An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Background


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An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Finding the plates


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An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Unsuccessful retrieval attempts




An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Receiving the plates




An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Translating the plates




An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Reputed location of the plates during translation




An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Returning the plates




An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Witness accounts




An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Described format, binding, and dimensions




An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Described composition and weight




An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - "Sealed" portion


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An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Claimed engravings


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An analysis of claims made in the Wikipedia article "Golden plates" - Significance




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