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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureReligion & Spirituality · 7 months ago

Is there any more evidence for John the Baptist being a prophet than there is for Joseph Smith?

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  • Jeremy
    Lv 6
    7 months ago
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    I wouldn't say there's terribly good evidence for either.  But, there's better evidence that Joseph Smith was a charlatan.  We've got better records of who he actually was and verifiable reports of his own words, even papers written directly by him.  We can look at his direct claims about Native Americans writing in "reformed Egyptian" and the like and see where they turned up as nonsense.

    With John, we're more into the areas of unfalsifiable claims.

  • Anonymous
    7 months ago

    Don't be stupid dude, the bible is just a collection of myths, maybe some people and palces actually existed but you dont have to take it all to heart

  • Otto
    Lv 7
    7 months ago

    John the baptist was a true prophet. J.Smith was not.

  • 7 months ago

    Yes, John the Baptist is documented in early writings outside of the Bible. The man really existed.

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  • Anonymous
    7 months ago

    John was a before prophet and Joe was after prophet .

     Plus john never knew another part of earth existed and Joe tried to explain 

    the new world Jesus was Supposedly always in .

  • Anonymous
    7 months ago

    John the Baptist is a Christian invention...they needed a forerunner to make Jesus appear to be the prophesied Messiah

  • 7 months ago

    Yes.  1 Corinthians 13.

  • Mack
    Lv 7
    7 months ago

    John the Baptist has as much evidence for being a prophet as Harry does for being a wizard, a book!

  • Anonymous
    7 months ago

    YES....JOHN IS IN BIBLE...JOE SMITH IS NOT..

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