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Is J.R.R. Tolkien Also Among the Prophets?

By Bill McKeever
J.R.R. Tolkien

Among the many “proofs” Mormons like to use to authenticate the Book of Mormon is to point out that Joseph Smith was far too young to dream up the theme found in the Book of Mormon. They also point out that this book contains many unique words and that Joseph Smith could not have possibly have made this up. For many, this is clear evidence that adds to its claim of divine inspiration.