Shofar

Not too far from Serpent Mound is the Hopewell Culture National Historic Park in Chillicothe, Ohio. This ram’s horn is in the display case and it carries with it a very interesting cultural significance. The ram’s horn is a very important instrument that is used to practice the Law of Moses. The horn, or Shofar,Continue reading “Shofar”

Ohio’s Mounds

This is a picture of the Fort Ancient entrance – not an easy place to enter if you aren’t wanted! The Book of Mormon supports such sites when it reads “…the Lamanites could not get into their forts of security by any other way save by the entrance, because of the highness of the bankContinue reading “Ohio’s Mounds”

Voyage!

The Heartland Model for the Book of Mormon, places Lehi’s landing near the Florida panhandle. In this new model, North America is the site where all Book of Mormon events took place. Relying heavily on the research of non-Mormon scholars, the Heartland Model recently got a boost from Philip Beale, a retired Royal Navy officer.Continue reading “Voyage!”

Book of Mormon Geography

After crossing Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois as part of Zion’s Camp in 1834, Joseph wrote a letter to his wife Emma. He described “wandering over the plains of the Nephites, recounting occasionally the history of the Book of Mormon, roving over the mounds of that once beloved people of the Lord, picking up their skullsContinue reading “Book of Mormon Geography”