Posts by Jonathan Cannon

Explaining Book of Mormon Styles

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Editor’s Note: This is the twenty-second and last in a series of posts on Book of Mormon stylometry. For other entries in this series, see the links below. << First     <Previous It is very tempting for me to editorialize even more than I have as we compare competing hypotheses for Book of Mormon authorship. I have my favorite [...]

The Urantia Book and The Book of Morm...

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Editor’s Note: This is the twenty-first in a series of posts on Book of Mormon stylometry. For other entries in this series, see the links below. << First     <Previous     Next> The very last stylometric comparison I know how to make without doing some studies myself is with this fascinating book of 20th-century scripture [...]

The Late War, The Book of Mormon, and...

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Editor’s Note: This is the twentieth in a series of posts on Book of Mormon stylometry. For other entries in this series, see the links below. << First     <Previous     Next> The Late War I apparently can’t avoid discussing (in our online Mormon community) a couple of non-professional stylometric studies that are related t [...]

The Highly Criticized 1st Book of Mor...

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Editor’s Note: This is the nineteenth in a series of posts on Book of Mormon stylometry. For other entries in this series, see the links below. << First     <Previous     Next> The earliest study of Book of Mormon stylometry was published in 1981 by Wayne A Larsen, Alvin C Rencher and Tim Layton. What we are going to see as [...]

Nephi is not Alma is not Joseph

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Editor’s Note: This is the eighteenth in a series of posts on Book of Mormon stylometry. For other entries in this series, see the links below. << First     <Previous     Next> We’ve looked at all of the later studies on Book of Mormon stylometry, found some good things and some bad things about them, but we’ve [...]

Book of Mormon Authors Unknown

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Editor’s Note: This is the seventeenth in a series of posts on Book of Mormon stylometry. For other entries in this series, see the links below. << First     <Previous     Next> Summary Open-set nearest shrunken centroid methods show that the Book of Mormon was not written by any of the proposed 19th century authors– [...]

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