I believe text of the Book of Abraham is a creative expansion essay by Joseph Smith of the Biblical account of the Patriarch Abraham.


Book of Abraham Papryi

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In 1835, some Egyptian papyri came into the possession of Joseph Smith. He claimed it was the record written by Abraham's own hand. 

Please read my essay Egyptian Scripture.

I don't believe it is a translated or revealed text, and while I accept it as scripture, some of the teachings are racist and contain beliefs I no longer hold to be true.