Book of Mormon Onomasticon Project


A clay tablet from ancient Ugarit, in the collection of Martin Schøyen


My friend Paul Hoskisson, a Semitic linguist, has, for years, led an effort to study the proper names that occur in the Book of Mormon.  Some of the fruit of the ongoing project is now available to the public in one convenient location.


You can read about this and other “Other News” on the website of — dare I mention it? — The Interpreter Foundation:



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