Archaeology and Mormonism (incidental to liberal theology)

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Date: Wed May 15 2002 - 13:34:37 EDT

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    Actually, I believe some of the oldest New World archaeological sites
    do have horse remains. However, these are not domestic horses, and
    the native horses, along with many other large animals, were wiped
    out long before the time period claimed for the Book of Mormon.
    Several other types of Old World animals were also claimed to have
    been found in the New World in the Book of Mormon. Thus, the book of
    Mormon is biogeographically inaccurate, whereas the taxa mentioned in
    the Bible actually occurred in ancient Palestine (though many are now

         Dr. David Campbell
         Old Seashells
         University of Alabama
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