Monthly Archives: August 2008

Hats with Lapel Cords

Recently my wife was reading a book entitled A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1943) by Betty Smith when she came across a passage which was interesting that she shared with me: One day, Hildy asked Johnny to bring someone for Katie, her girl friend, the next time they went dancing.  Johnny obliged.  The four of […]

Third Nephi Conference at BYU September 26-27

The Laura F. Willes Center for Book of Mormon Studies at BYU has announced that they are sponsoring a conference next month devoted to Third Nephi.  The conference is entitled “Third Nephi: New Perspectives on an Incomparable Scripture.”  It will be held in the Wilkinson Center at BYU on September 26th and 27th, and will […]

Pronaos on “Where was Solomon’s Temple?”

The blog Pronaos is becoming ever more intriguing as Grandpa Enoch continues his series on the possible location of Solomon’s Temple in Jerusalem.  It’s not just the question of the location of the temple that interests me, but the great introduction to the geography of the entire region too.  I’ve always wondered what the layout […]

Salt Lake Temple in 3D with Microsoft Photosynth

If you’ve been following me for a while you know that I like computer graphics.  I’ve worked in the industry for almost a decade, and enjoy new technologies that make computing a more visual experience.  You’ve seen my 3D model of the Salt Lake Temple for Google Earth, and the Google Street Views of the […]

Pronaos: A New Temple-Themed Blog!

There is a great new LDS-oriented temple-themed blog in the Bloggernacle entitled Pronaos, which is run by Grampa Enoch.  From the first few posts this appears like it will be a very good blog indeed. The word pronaos comes from the Greek for “before a temple” (pro-before, naos-temple).  It references the inner area of the […]

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