Friday, August 12, 2011

Mayan expert Michael Coe on Book of Mormon archeology

Dr. Michael Coe – An Outsider's View of Book of Mormon Archaeology, by
Dr. Michael Coe is the Charles J. MacCurdy professor emeritus of Anthropology at Yale University and curator emeritus of the Division of Anthropology at the school's Peabody Museum of Natural History.

He is an expert on the Maya, who inhabited the same part of Mexico and Central American where Mormon scholars say the events of the Book of Mormon took place.

In this interview, Coe discusses the challenges facing Mormon archaeologists attempting to prove the historical truth of their central scripture and his own views on Joseph Smith.

A few resources from the interview include:
Listen to the podcast here

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