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Why are we finding Ancient Near Eastern books resembling the Book of Mormon (Narrative of Zosimus)?

The Narrative of Zosimus is an ancient document appearing in the 1870s written in Hebrew that is dated to at least the time of Christ. It narrates the history of a religious group who left Jerusalem around the same time as Lehi in the Book of Mormon, to a new land across the sea. 

John W. Welch summarizes the points in the Narrative of Zosimus which are similar to the Book of Mormon such as:

Why are we finding other ancient documents that tell of God leading religious groups of people to a new land? Doesn’t this strengthen the case that the Book of Mormon is what it purports to be? 


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