This question is the title of an intriguing 257-page book recently published by Vision House ($4.98). It involves extensive research into the true origin of "The Book of Mormon", one of the sacred books which the Latter Day Saints consider inspired. On its integrity three and one-half million souls rest the hope of their salvation. From the very beginning (in 1830), deep controversy has raged around the origin of this document -- whose fol1owers claim to have been divinely given. They see it as a progression beyond the New Testament scriptures, and containing an authoritative historical record of the original tribes that inhabited America. Even beside the fact that so much of it is in direct contradiction of the accepted Word of God (the Holy Bible), many have he1d it to be a fraud -- perpetrated by a master of deception.
In the book, authored by Wayne L. Dowdrey, Howard A. Davis and Donald R. Scales, one will be held spellbound by the intrigue, deception, fraud, thievery and lying that was practiced in the holy name of Jesus by the founders of the Mormon