Thursday, September 20, 2012

The Temple on Mount Zion

Saturday is the Temple on Mount Zion Conference at the Provo Public Library. It is free and open to the public and looks like there will be some fascinating presentations given. It is being held in honor of Matthew B. Brown who passed away about a year ago.

The program is pasted below and I will be in attendance. Hope to see you there!


1. 9:15-9:20 AM, David Seely
“Welcome and Opening Prayer”

2. 9:20-9:30 AM, Jamie Brown and Matt Roper
“In Memoriam Matthew Brown”

3. 9:30-9:55 AM, David R. and Jo Ann H. Seely
“Creation and Temple”

4. 10:00-10:25 AM, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw
“The Ark and the Tent: Temple Symbolism in the Story of Noah”

5. 10:30-10:55 AM, John Gee
“Edfu and Exodus”

6. 11:00-11:25 AM, David Calabro
“The Divine Handclasp in the Hebrew Bible and in Ancient Near Eastern Iconography”

7. 11:30-11:55 AM, Donald W. Parry
“Ancient Sacred Vestments: Scriptural Symbols and Meanings”

8. 12:00 AM - 1:30 PM, Lunch Break

9. 1:30-1:55 PM, Mack Stirling
“Job: An LDS Reading”

10. 2:00-2:25 PM, David J. Larsen
“From Dust to Exalted Crown: Royal and Temple Themes Common to the Psalms and the Dead Sea
Scrolls “

11. 2:30-2:55 PM, Stephen D. Ricks
“Psalm 23 and the ‘Terrible Questions’”

12. 3:00-3:25 PM, David Bokovoy
“Holiness to the Lord: Biblical Temple Imagery in the Sermons of Jacob the Priest”

13. 3:30-3:55 PM, William Hamblin
“Jacob’s Sermon (2 Nephi 6-10) and the Day of Atonement”

14. 4:00-4:25 PM, Mark Alan Wright
“Axes Mundi: A Comparative Analysis of Nephite and Mesoamerican Temple and Ritual Complexes”

15. 4:30-5:00 PM, Andrew Ehat
“A Torah Harmony”

16. 5:00-5:25 PM, Richard O. Cowan
“Latter-day Houses of the Lord: Developments in Their Design and Function”

17. 5:30 PM, Conclusion

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