The Book of Mormon

  • by Joseph Smith, Church of the Latter-day Saints
  • Narrated by Sean Crisden
  • 31 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Here is an audio edition of the sacred text of the Latter-Day Saint movement that followers believe contains the writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately 2200 B.C. to A.D. 421. A fascinating listen for religious scholars and denominational adherents alike.


Audible Editor Reviews

In the theology of the Church of Latter-Day Saints, The Book of Mormon is the word of God which recounts "the history and God’s dealings with the people who lived in the Americas between approximately 600 BC and 400 AD". The origins of this holy book are fascinating: An angel supposedly told Joseph Smith, in 1827, where to find the buried golden plates that contained the ancient scripture.
On his website, Sean Crisden justly boasts that he has "the voice of reason". In this performance of The Book of Mormon, complete with helpful chapter numbers and verse notations, Crisden's voice is almost as smooth and authoritative as a true prophet's.


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Customer Reviews

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Please Redue without the chapter and verse numbers

I love the Book of Mormon and feel very strongly about the teachings that a person can learn from its messages. BUT PLEASE RE-RECORD IT WITHOUT THE CHAPTERS AND VERSES!!!! Its a real pain even the shortest of verses are presided by the Narrator saying First Nephi Chapter One Verse One, I Nephi...etc then Frist Nephi Chapter One Verse Two... etc etc. I would be like any other book stoping and reading the page number at the bottom of each page. It drives me nuts. Its like you just brought up a copy of the book of mormon up on a word document and hit the microsoft say it program. He reads very well and you in the longer verses you can tell he's a good reader but the constant breaks take out any ability to get into the book. There is no person that is reading any scripture that stops at each verse requotes the chapter and verse. I wouldn't mind just reading the chapters but it to big an annoyance and the only real problem I have with the book at all.
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- Joseph "I'm travel alot and auido books are my moble home. I seem to be hooked on them and there is rarely a time that there not on for me."

Chapter and verse before every verse

If you could sum up The Book of Mormon in three words, what would they be?

Best book ever

Who was your favorite character and why?

Nephi, he had great faith.

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Sean Criden?

Thomas S. Monson

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?


Any additional comments?

It is frustrating listening to the chapter and verse before each verse it is more frustrating hearing the verse repeated twice before each verse. It distracts from the narrative. Furthermore, some of the pronunciation of the characters is off. I also don't like that the audio book says it is written by Joseph Smith when it is actually translated by Joseph Smith.

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- Jacob

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-05-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios