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Book Reviews, Abstracts, Enoch Material at Academy for Temple Studies

I want to draw your attention to great new temple-related material which has been posted at the Academy for Temple Studies website at TempleStudies.org. An “Enoch and the Temple” conference occurred in February 2013, with a keynote by George Nickelsburg. Videos of the conference are now available. The Temple Studies Bibliography has been updated again, […]

Creed Haymond Story of the Word of Wisdom, in His Own Words

Since I was young I’ve often held as my claim to fame that I am distantly related to Creed Haymond (1893-1983, first cousin three times removed), the early 20th century track athlete, whose story about the Word of Wisdom has been told several times over the pulpit in General Conference. I thought that was pretty […]

“Mormonism and the Temple” Proceedings Book Now Available

A new book is available entitled Mormonism and the Temple: Examining an Ancient Religious Tradition. Edited by Gary N. Anderson and published by BYU Studies in conjunction with Utah State University Department of Religious Studies and the Academy for Temple Studies in Logan, Utah, it contains the proceedings of a conference that was held under the same title […]

Hugh Nibley’s Biography Now Available as E-Book

For those of you who haven’t read the biography Hugh Nibley: A Consecrated Life, written by Boyd Jay Petersen, I highly recommend it.  It is a fascinating read into the life of one the greatest scholars of the LDS Church.  And it is now available as an e-book for reading on your iPad, Kindle, Nook, […]

Fireside Discussion Part III

Welcome!  This is our third episode of the fireside discussions on the temple, facilitated by Goolge+ Hangouts on Air.  We’re glad you could join us.  Tonight’s discussion is about the first chapter in Andrew Skinner’s book Temple Worship.  You can watch the recording below. Or view the machine transcription here. You can also download an […]

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