This section presents my Book of Mormon archaeology Continental Model.

Despite the Book of Mormon being the source of the strongest spiritual awakening of my life,  I likely would believe the Book of Mormon to be a non-historical or mythical spiritualist channeling instead of an actual history –were it not for this model and a few of the key evidences offered in this section.  I’ve found that the predominate Heartland and limited Mesoamerican models out there seem to conflict with the overall impression, scope and internal model of the book (as I’ve delineated in this article). However, this unique continental geography model overcomes those limiting issues as it essentially matches every major Book of Mormon city and culture with essentially the biggest and most influential archaeological sites, cultures, migrations and societal collapses on the ancient North American continent (in the way the book seems to portray). It also explains many of the cultural anachronisms, 19th century religious overtones, and KJV biblical quotes by comparing the translation process to other forms of spiritual mediumship used in many other American religious works of the 1800’s. (See Oahspe, Urantia Bible, or the other texts featured in our channeled texts section. Also see the Kolbrin and Ixtlilxochitl’s translations of Aztec Codices for amazing analogs to the Book of Mormon translation).

With this view of Book of Mormon archaeology the text just seems to ‘fit’ with many of the most obvious and significant cultural events in the archaeological record. Things such as the appearance of hieroglyphic-like writing, stone pyramids and especially the sequential collapse of essentially EVERY major culture on the continent. (Teotihuacan, & Maya cultures, radiocarbon dated to 500-800 AD, followed by the Toltec, Chichimec, Ancestral Puebloan/Anasazi and Cahokia cultures around the radiocarbon dates of 1150 AD.)

This model suggests that most secular and LDS scholars have overlooked many of these surprising correlations because of misunderstandings of two  textual issues that ancient historians were typically quite bad at. These being keeping & interpreting accurate ancient timelines–and understanding the continental geography of regions where few explorers ventured.  Both these issues I explain at length in the following articles, as well as making a case for needed radiocarbon date corrections because of an excess radiocarbon marine reservoir effect caused by a massive comet and CME hitting the Pacific Ocean at the time of Christ (much like the smaller documented 774 AD event) .

And now, if there are faults they are the mistakes of men; wherefore, condemn not the things of God -Titlepage/Mormon 8:17

Featured Articles:

Book of Mormon Archaeology Story Map

This application is still under construction. It dynamically walks the user through the Book of Mormon Narrative using an interactive map application which show both archaeological sites as well as their Book of Mormon analogs. Simply click the arrows to advance through the tabs and images to understand how current archaeological findings correlate with the Book of Mormon narrative. (old version)

The Aztec/Mayan Calendar (And its similarities to the Hebrew/Biblical Calendar & Book of Mormon dates)

Summary Similarities between Mesoamerican and Near-eastern…

Ixtlilxochitl & Evidence for the Book of Mormon in Mesoamerican Codices

An image from the 12 th century Codex Colombino of…

Oh ye fair ones: The implications of racism and genocide on Book of Mormon DNA evidence

Given recent DNA research of places like Britain, a scarcity…

Book of Mormon Nephite Destruction Outline (narrow neck exodus)

Summary of cities: Jordan (northmost city. part of line of cities…
Book of Mormon and the Seer Stone

Arguments For and Against the Authenticity of the Book of Mormon

Neutral Arguments -the arguments concerning animal anachronisms…

Comparing Book of Mormon Geography Models

 . Issues with both/most Models Perhaps the biggest problem…

Making Sense of the Numbers of Genesis

Among the greatest stumbling blocks to faith in the Bible are…

Finding the Book of Mormon Narrow Neck.

Introduction A study of ancient maps and geographies shows…

Book of Mormon Geography Scriptures & Notes

[A] Aaron, city/cities of Alma 8:13; 50:14 Ablom Ether…

MesoAmerican/Mayan influence on Mississippian Culture

from https://www.facebook.com/notes/suppressed-histories-archives/mound-building-in-north-america-is-old/375806979116303/ Recently,…

Bible & Book of Mormon Chronology / Kings of Israel

Biblical Timeline from Abraham to Hoshea, through the Kings of…

Book of Mormon Chronology / Timeline of Jaredites

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Timeline Chronology for the Jaredite culture from the Book of…

Book of Mormon Archeology Unearthed

-----by Thomas Weaver    Note:  The views of this article…

Protected: Background to ‘Book of Mormon Stories Unearthed’

Imagine that you are an archaeologist working in south central…

The Scattering and Gathering of Israel

[This article is a draft.  It needs a lot of work]. Introduction This…

The Spirit Body Interface

The other morning I woke up with a fairly sophisticated idea…

Introduction to The Kolbrin

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The Kolbrin, much like the Book of Mormon, comes from a large collection of manuscripts and tablets engraven on metallic plates ...

Bible Chronology / Timeline from Adam to Zedekiah

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Overview I've spent a good 15 years trying to test a literal…

Joseph Smith Quotes on Book of Mormon Geography

Quotes by and attributed to Joseph Smith relative to the geography of the Book of Mormon.

Book of Mormon Geography Scriptures

This is a complete list of all known references to the geography of the Book of Mormon lands. Each scripture reference has been linked to LDS.org for easy access.