Confusing an olive orchard with a vineyard in Jacob 5?

 

The olive was central to life in the ancient Mediterranean basin, and still is.
(Click to enlarge. Click a second time to enlarge still further.)

 

I saw a little note from a critic the other day in which he faulted Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon for seeming to confuse an olive orchard with a vineyard in Jacob 5.

 

This directly relevant short article was published many years ago; the critic doesn’t seem to have been aware of it:

 

http://maxwellinstitute.com/publications/books/?bookid=124&chapid=1484

 

Posted from Park City, Utah.

 

 

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  • Bruce Webster

    The link’s not working (“Cannot open page” message).


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