Spalding MS

Spalding Authorship Items

Dale R. Broadhurst

Textual Parallels

By comparing the texts of the Spalding manuscript and the Book of Mormon, it is possible to detect underlying linguistic patterns which appear in both documents.

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Book of Mormon

Oberlin Spalding Manuscript Cross-Index

This cross-index   will be useful for anyone who wishes to compare different editions of the Spalding manuscript, or wants to find a passage in a particular edition. The index is keyed to the original Oberlin manuscript and provides cross-references to three printed editions. References are by page number and location of text on the page (top, center, or bottom).

Other items of interest:

Sciota Revisited: An annotated bibliography of Spalding/Book of Mormon thematic parallels
Tannerism -- Reality or Illusion?: A review of Did Spalding Write the Book of Mormon?
The Book of Solomon: Seventy-three Solomon Spalding Pages printed in the 1830 Book of Mormon