The Book of Mormon describes a series of catastrophes in the New World land of promise at the time of the death of Jesus at Jerusalem. These events correlate very well with accounts of natural disasters associated with volcanic eruptions like those known in Mesoamerica, thought to be the most likely location for events in the Nephite record. Archaeologists have now documented a massive eruption which took place in late March or April during the first century AD., the most likely time of Christ's death. Read at