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On Mysticism, Transcendence, Meditation, Seers & Stones

What is mysticism?  That is the million dollar question. It is incredibly difficult to define. Wikipedia defines it as the “pursuit of communion with, identity with, or conscious awareness of an ultimate reality, divinity, spiritual truth, or God through direct experience, intuition, instinct or insight.”  What?  By combining all possible definitions into one, they have […]

Earliest Reference to Nauvoo-Era Temple Endowment?

One of the most interesting presentations, at least to me, at this year’s 2012 FAIR Conference in Sandy, UT, was Don Bradley’s “Piercing the Veil: Temple Worship in the Lost 116 Pages,” for obvious reasons; it dealt with the temple. I have not been acquainted with Don Bradley’s work before, so this was an excellent introduction. Bradley […]

Seeing Through a Glass Darkly, and the Urim & Thummim

“For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known” (1 Corinthians 13:12). This scripture from the New Testament has often been used to describe our current estate in life, our vision and perception being a […]

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