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Read The Book of Mormon in 85 Days Facebook Challenge

The work of translating of the Book of Mormon began on April 7, 1829, and was finished later that summer on June 30. An annual Facebook event is encouraging members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to read the book in that same amount of time.

The Facebook event, known as "The Book of Mormon Translation Challenge," is a byproduct of the personal scripture study of Russell Simon, a Mormon seminary teacher from Riverton, Utah.

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