Question: Is the mention of barley in the Book of Mormon an anachronism?


Question: Is the mention of barley in the Book of Mormon an anachronism?

Evidence of pre-Columbian barley has been found in the New World

It has been claimed that barley was unknown in the ancient New World. One author insists that, "barley never grew in the New World before the white man brought it here!" [Scott, 82.] However, evidence of pre-Columbian barley has been found in the New World.

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