The following document is a read-only version of The Book of Mormon: The Earliest Text. This volume will be incorporated into our Interactive Text of the Book of Mormon.
Author Royal Skousen has made it his life's work to bring readers back to the original text of the Book of Mormon. From the Original Manuscript to the current LDS edition of the Book of Mormon, various changes have made their way into the text. The Book of Mormon: The Earliest Text, attempts to sift through changes in the manuscript to bring the reader back to the best approximation of what the original text of the Book of Mormon would have said.
The Book of Mormon: The Earliest Text
Edited by Royal Skousen
New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2009.
Reproduced by permission of Yale University Press
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