Archive for April, 2009
Mormons frequently cite a list of references in the Bible (taken from their Topical Guide) to books that are not part of the canon of the Bible as we know it to establish that the Bible is now incomplete. In order for these books to support the LDS position, there must be some evidence that the books were once considered part of the canon of Scripture. Below I will survey these references, placing them into six categories, and then offer concluding comments on this line of argument. Biblical quotations are from the KJV.
References to Parts of Existing Books of the Bible
Some of the alleged “lost books” of the Bible are probably books or parts of books that are still found in the existing canon of the Bible. Read the rest of this entry »