Some Latter-day Saints believe that there is some archaeological evidence supporting the BOM, many know there is little or no evidence and continue to believe in the book's authenticity despite these challenges.
Critics cite numerous problems with the text that indicate it is of more modern origin such as anachronisms, DNA evidence, lack of archaeological evidence, linguistic problems, etc.
He did not know where indigenous Americans really came from, nor how long they have actually been here.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is unlikely to dispatch suicide bombers into the theatre, and indeed their response to the piece has been remarkably tolerant and good humoured.
Missions typically last two years for males, 18 months for females, and 6 to 18 months for older couples.
The LDS Church strongly encourages, but does not require, missionary service for young men.
Mormon missionaries may serve on a full- or part-time basis, depending on the assignment, and are organized geographically into missions.
The mission assignment could be to any one of the 418 Most full-time Mormon missionaries are single young men and women in their late teens and early twenties and older couples no longer with children in the home.