John Temples

TEMPLE RITES AND SYMBOLISM

More information about Mormon Temples

Mormon Temple“Proxy Baptism,” The Ensign, February 1977

Comments in Avraham Biran, ed., Temples and High Places in Biblical Times (Jerusalem: Hebrew Union College, 1981), 19.

“Baptism for the Dead: The Coptic Rationale,” presented at a symposium held 5 June 1981 in Jerusalem, Israel, and sponsored by the L. A. Mayer Memorial Museum of Islamic Art and the Israel Ministry of Education and Culture. Published as No. 2, Special Papers of the Society for Early Historic Archaeology, September 1989, and subsequently posted on the FAIR web site in 2003.

Editorial comments to Lynn M. Hilton, “The Hand as a Cup in Ancient Temple Worship,” Newsletter & Proceedings of the SEHA No. 152 (March 1983). Also printed as an appendix of Lynn and Hope Hilton, Discovering Lehi: New Evidence of Lehi and Nephi in Arabia (Springville, Utah: Cedar Fort, 1996), and posted on the Ancient America Foundation web site.

Editorial comments to Steve St. Clair, “Angels, Trumpets, and the End of Time,” Special Papers of the Society for Early Historic Archaeology No. 1 (September 1989), 10-16.

“Olive Oil: Symbol of the Holy Ghost,” in Stephen D. Ricks and John W. Welch (eds.), The Allegory of the Olive Tree: The Olive, the Bible, and Jacob 5 (Salt Lake City: Deseret and FARMS, 1994)

“Priestly Clothing in Bible Times,” in Donald Parry (ed.), Temples of the Ancient World (Salt Lake City: Deseret and FARMS, 1994). Also issued as FARMS reprint TVE-94a (1998).

“The Dead Shall Hear the Voice,” FARMS Review of Books 10/2 (1998)

“Early Christian and Jewish Rituals Related to Temple Practices,” in First Annual Mormon Apologetics Symposium: Proceedings (Ben Lomond, CA: Foundation for Apologetic Information & Research, 1999), also posted on the FAIR web site.

mormon“Baptism for the Dead in Early Christianity,” in Donald W. Parry and Stephen D. Ricks, The Temple in Time and Eternity (Provo: FARMS, 1999). Also posted on the Maxwell Institute web site.

“Temple Prayer in Ancient Times,” in Donald W. Parry and Stephen D. Ricks, The Temple in Time and Eternity (Provo: FARMS, 1999). Also posted on the Maxwell Institute web site.

Response to question on baptism for the dead, posted on the SHIELDS web site.

“The Priestly Tithe in the First Century A.D,” BYU Studies 36/3 (1996-97).  Simultaneously published in John F. Hall and John W. Welch, Masada and the World of the New Testament (Provo, UT: BYU Studies, 1997).

“The Quick and the Dead,” FARMS Review 19/2 (2007).

MORE INFORMATION ON MORMON TEMPLES

Temple (Mormonism) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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LDS Temples – Mormon Temples – Salt Lake Temple
Teachings About Temples – Lightplanet
USAToday.com Mormons Open Temple Doors to Share Beliefs
BBC Religion & Ethics – Mormon Temples
Manhattan Mormon Temple – New York City.com: Arts & Attractions
Temple: Information from Answers.com
Mormon Temple Ordinances – ReligionFacts.com
Mormanity: Mormon Temples and “Secrecy”
History of Mormon Temples – Lightplanet.com

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