New Church topical essay on DNA and the Book of Mormon features Maxwell Institute worksToday the Church published an excellent topical essay entitled “The Book of Mormon and DNA Studies.” The essay features multiple works published here at the Maxwell Institute. Works cited include articles from our Journal of Book of Mormon Studies, the FARMS Review, our full-length book The Book of Mormon and DNA Research, John L. Sorenson’s brand new book Mormon’s Codex, and a few Hugh Nibley works to boot! We’re proud of our contributions in this area and look forward to contributing more in the future. Works cited from the Maxwell Institute include:
- Michael F. Whiting, “DNA and the Book of Mormon: A Phylogenetic Perspective,” Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 12/1 (2003), 24–35.
- Daniel C. Peterson, ed., The Book of Mormon and DNA Research (2008).
- John L. Sorenson, “When Lehi’s Party Arrived in the Land, Did They Find Others There?,”Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 1/1 (Fall 1992), 1–34.
- John L. Sorenson, Mormon’s Codex: An Ancient American Book (2013).
- Matthew Roper, “Nephi’s Neighbors: Book of Mormon Peoples and Pre-Columbian Populations,” FARMS Review 15/2 (2003), 91–128.