The Book of Mormon and North American Archaeology

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A grand example of a conflict between science and religion:

http://www.religioustolerance.org/lds_migr.htm

"It can be stated definitely that there is no connection between the archeology of the New World and the subject matter of the Book of Mormon. There is no correspondence whatever between archeological sites and cultures as revealed by scientific investigations and as recorded in the Book of Mormon, hence the book cannot be regarded as having any historical value from the standpoint of the aboriginal peoples of the New World." F.H.H. Roberts, Jr, Smithsonian Institution, 1951."
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#2
That's the first time I've seen that organization. Wow! Atheists are even included. Hmm...I wonder if they have potlucks. I miss those. Big Grin

We are a multi-faith group. As of late-2016, we consist of one Atheist, Agnostic, Christian, Wiccan and Zen Buddhist. Thus, the OCRT staff lack agreement on almost all theological matters, such as belief in a supreme being, the nature of God, interpretation of the Bible and other holy texts, whether life after death exists, what form the afterlife may take, etc.

http://www.religioustolerance.org/statbelief.htm
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