Robert Boylan will do anything to make a buck - Now selling John Tvedtnes' drafts

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Robert Boylan will do anything to make a buck - Now selling John Tvedtnes' drafts

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Bobby B wrote:Until his death in June 2018, John A. Tvedtnes was working on a number of books. I have managed to get drafts of two of them:

Joseph Smith and the Ancient World (~750 pp.) and
As Far as it is Translated Correctly (~100 pp.)

If people would like to get a PDF of either/both of these texts, you can do so. The costs are:

Joseph Smith and the Ancient World = $35
As Far as it is Translate Correctly = $15

One can pay for them via (be sure to include your email address):

Paypal: https://paypal.me/robbertbhr

Venmo: https://account.venmo.com/u/Robert-Boylan-16
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Apologetics is brimming with the entrepreneurial spirit. This stems from the idea of why not make a buck off of those you are deceiving.
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I wonder what the Tvedtnes estate has to say about this, or his family.
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Moksha wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2024 7:14 am
Apologetics is brimming with the entrepreneurial spirit. This stems from the idea of why not make a buck off of those you are deceiving.
A quick Google search on Book of Mormon Land tours supports your thoughts.
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Kishkumen wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2024 8:39 pm
I wonder what the Tvedtnes estate has to say about this, or his family.
I wonder what the President of the Interpreter Foundation thinks of this. There has been a long-standing *terror* about even the faintest whiff of priestcraft, and Interpreter and SeN have been staunch supporters of Boylan over the years….
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Doctor Scratch wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2024 1:59 am
Kishkumen wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2024 8:39 pm
I wonder what the Tvedtnes estate has to say about this, or his family.
I wonder what the President of the Interpreter Foundation thinks of this. There has been a long-standing *terror* about even the faintest whiff of priestcraft, and Interpreter and SeN have been staunch supporters of Boylan over the years….
Ah, but our dear Dr. Scratch, it is only priestcraft if others do it. Mormons never have to worry about it because in their minds it’s spreading the Gospel, not priestcraft.
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Did Brother Boylan sell all his copies? I don’t see the offer on his blog. (I also don’t see a recent post of his on Richard Dutcher.)
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Went down the old Mopologist memory hole:

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Bobby B also has a lot of YouTube content behind a paywall. Those who wanted to join his AMA on YouTube were required to be a paying member. Fortunately for those of us who don’t see any value in paying for this, Bobby has posted the “Ask Me Anything” video for free here:

https://www.youtube.com/live/_niHQhfYq-A

It features such thrilling content as “well you guys are pretty quiet so maybe I should just end it here” around 22 minutes in. :lol:

I don’t know how a senior researcher for the B H Roberts foundation isn’t more wildly popular.
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Did anyone hear anything about how he acquired the rights to these documents, assuming he has them?
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