This article addresses the most common questions about the reliability of the Bible, including questions about its text and canon, about its agreement with science and history, and about the miracles and resurrection of Christ.
This paper, initially presented at the 1992 Chicago Sunstone Symposium, surveys the Biblical and historical evidence relevant to the LDS Church's teaching of a total apostasy and missing New Testament books.
Explains why the process of copying manuscripts in the ancient world, even though it produced copies with many mistakes, does not significantly affect the reliability or meaning of the books of the Bible.
Is the LDS view that the Bible is corrupted and untrustworthy a fair and accurate assessment? Did Joseph's changes to the Bible restore parts that were lost from the original manuscripts? In this response to GP chapter 10 we provide an overview and short evaluation of each of the major Mormon scriptures and how they compare to one another and the Bible.