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MR says: A look at the historical and spiritual accuracy of the Pearl of Great Price.Critics frequently attack the Book of Abraham in the Pearl of Great Price, but it receives intriguing support from ancient documents found during the past two centuries.
For instance, it describes "the plain of Olishem" (1:10), apparently in the land of Chaldea. The Bible mentions no such place, but the name occurs in an inscription dating to about 2250 B.C. and pointing, quite correctly, to northwestern Syria.
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