Friday, October 16, 2015

Wow, the Urim and Thummim Look Way Different Than I Imagined!

Apparently, this is what the Urim and Thummim actually look like:

I always thought the "seer stones" were a lot cooler!  More like this:

Yeah, that's more like it!  That's what I was shown and was taught for 46 years.  Here's another example:

I don't know why, but the whole breast plate with the eyeglasses seems, somehow, more believable as a mechanism for translating ancient records than putting a polished stone in a hat.   It was really weird seeing the real urim and thummim.