knew a so-called intellectual who said the Church was trapped by its
history. My response was that without that history we have nothing."
- Mormon Church President Gordon B. Hinckley, "The
Marvelous Foundation of Our Faith," October 2002 General Conference
episode of South Park called All About The Mormons focused
on the story of Joseph Smith and the origins of the Book of Mormon.
Many people who are not familiar with the Mormon Church were baffled
at the story as depicted by South Park, wondering how accurate it tells
the Mormon story. Most Mormons hear a far different story of Mormon
origins in church than depicted in Park South Park episode #712 All
About The Mormons.
closer examination of the South Park Mormon episode shows that truth
is stranger than fiction.
examine the South Park depiction of Mormons and Mormon History and see
how it compared to the real thing, as recorded by official Mormon Church
records and eye-witnesses testimony.