It's a narrative!!! Praise be to Heavenly Father, we're treated to a messenger from god.
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Height of male identifying people 100 years ago
How are these letters to be read and understood
John of Patmos
It's a cliffhanger of an anticlimax.
In one heck of a misdirect, we learn the "history" according to the bible, not the history of Mormonism.
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The Nutritional Value of Locusts
Book of Mormon Central essay