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Phelps and Oliver Cowdery as scribes, I commenced the translation of some of the characters or hieroglyphics, and much to our joy found that one of the [scrolls] contained the writings of Abraham, another the writings of Joseph of Egypt, etc.
Most of the writing in the book was written not by Smith but rather by a scribe taking down what Smith said.
The "Egyptian Alphabet" manuscript is particularly important because it illustrates how Smith attempted to translate the papyri. First, the characters on the papyri were transcribed onto the left-hand side of the book.
Next, a postulation as to what the symbols sounded like was devised. Finally, an English interpretation of the symbol was provided.
Following the supposed deciphering of the Egyptian alphabet in July and October of , Smith ostensibly translated the majority of the Book of Abraham in November , followed by some minor revisions in March Williams acted as scribes.
Michael Marquardt, "It seems clear that Smith had the Bible open to Genesis as he dictated this section [i. The Book of Abraham expands upon the nature of the priesthood in the Latter Day Saint movement, and it is suggested in the work that those who are foreordained to the priesthood earned this right by valor or nobility in the pre-mortal life.
Even though nothing in the Book of Abraham explicitly connects the line of Pharaoh and Ham to black Africans,  this passage was used as a scriptural basis for withholding the priesthood from black individuals.
Cannon, a member of the First Presidency, began using the story of Pharaoh as a scriptural basis for the ban. Chapter 3 of the Book of Abraham describes a unique and purportedly Egyptian   understanding of the hierarchy of heavenly bodies, each with different movements and measurements of time.
Chase notes, "With divine help, Abraham was able to gain greater comprehension of the order of the galaxies, stars, and planets than he could have obtained from earthly sources.
I have set this one to govern all those which belong to the same order as that upon which thou standest. Based on this verse, the LDS Church claims that "Kolob is the star nearest to the presence of God [and] the governing star in all the universe.
The Book of Abraham also explores pre-mortal existence. The LDS Church website explains: Prior to coming to earth, individuals existed as spirits.
Once certain spirits i. Mormon and non-Mormon Egyptologists agree that the characters on the fragments do not match the translation given in the book of Abraham, though there is not unanimity, even among non-Mormon scholars, about the proper interpretation of the vignettes on these fragments.
The Community of Christ , formerly known as the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, does not accept the Book of Abraham as canonical, although it was referenced in early church publications.
The Strangite branch of the movement does not take an official position on the Book of Abraham. Louis Museum in Louis Museum, these artifacts were purchased by Joseph H.
Wood and found their way to the Chicago Museum in about , and were promptly put on display. After the fire, however, it was believed that all the sources for the book had been lost.
In the s the MMA decided to raise money by selling some of its items which were considered "less unique". Among these were the papyri that Heusser had sold to the museum several decades earlier.
Wilson stated that the recovered fragments indicated the existence of at least six to eight separate documents. Since its publication in , the Book of Abraham has been a source of controversy.
They have also asserted that damaged portions of the papyri have been reconstructed incorrectly. Cuts 1 and 3 are inaccurate copies of well known scenes on funeral papyri, and cut 2 is a copy of one of the magical discs which in the late Egyptian period were placed under the heads of mummies.
There were about forty of these latter known in museums and they are all very similar in character. The controversy intensified in the late s when portions of the Joseph Smith Papyri were located.
The translation of the papyri by both Mormon and non-Mormon Egyptologists does not match the text of the Book of Abraham as purportedly translated by Joseph Smith.
Edward Ashment notes, "The sign that Smith identified with Abraham [ Original manuscripts of the Book of Abraham, microfilmed in by Jerald Tanner, show portions of the Joseph Smith Papyri and their purported translations into the Book of Abraham.
As noted above, a second untranslated work was identified by Joseph Smith after scrutinizing the original papyri.
He said that one scroll contained "the writings of Joseph of Egypt". Based on descriptions by Oliver Cowdery, some, including Charles M.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Book of Abraham disambiguation. Joseph Smith papyri and Kirtland Egyptian papers.
Critical appraisal of the Book of Abraham. Latter Day Saints portal. Ritner , p. Rhodes , "Horos" e. Michael, Breathing Permit of Horus , retrieved August 9, Smith , made the following observation on the Book of Abraham: Joseph Smith, as the translator, is committed of course to the correctness of the translation, but not necessarily to the indorsement [ sic ] of its historical or doctrinal contents.
The younger Bidamon then sold this item to LDS collector Wilford Wood in , who subsequently donated it to the Church in the same year.