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A resource for Temple Studies, from our friends at Book of Mormon Central

Dear friends of Temple Studies,

You might be interested in knowing about several of the KnoWhys* that have been produced and published in 2016 by Book of Mormon Central. Thirty of these numerous KnoWhys deal with temple subjects. Here’s a quick link to this collection of KnoWhys.

https://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/reference-knowhy?tid=47&sort_by=created&sort_order=DESC&items_per_page=30

We hope these resources are informative and uplifting to you, and we invite you to share them with others.

With all best regards,

Jack Welch

*The KnoWhy is a daily feature produced by Book of Mormon Central. Each KnoWhy is designed to enhance understanding and testimony of the Book of Mormon by providing some brief historical, cultural, linguistic, literary, legal, and prophetic information that is interesting, useful, and insightful.

Videos Now Available of 2016 Temple on Mount Zion Conference

The Interpreter Foundation was a sponsor of the 2016 Temple on Mount Zion Conference which took place on 5 November 2016 in Provo, Utah. It was filmed. Videos of each of the presentations are now available for free viewing on The Interpreter Foundation’s YouTube channel, or on MormonInterpreter.com. There is also a YouTube playlist available of the conference presentations. The conference proceedings will also be published in book form in the future.

Review of Temple Studies Bibliography

Shon Hopkin has written a review of the Temple Studies Bibliography for Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture. His review is entitled “‘How Lovely Is Your Dwelling Place’: A Review of Danel W. Bachman, ‘A Temple Studies Bibliography'”. You can read it online at the Interpreter website. http://www.mormoninterpreter.com/how-lovely-is-your-dwelling-placea-review-of-danel-w-bachmana-temple-studies-bibliography/

Videos Now Available of Conference “Passion & Passover: Jesus & Temple”

Videos of the presentations are now available of the conference “Passion & Passover: Jesus & Temple,” which took place on March 30, 2015, at BYU in Provo, Utah. The videos are available for free viewing in high resolution, on the Academy for Temple Studies YouTube channel, as well as on TempleStudies.org. There is also a YouTube playlist available of all the presentations, in the order they were presented.

Announcing the 2015 Passion and Passover Conference

The Academy for Temple Studies is pleased to announce its next conference. It is “Passion and Passover: Jesus and the Temple.” We are thrilled that four eminent biblical scholars will be speaking: James Charlesworth, Dan Bahat, Gary Rendsburg, and George Zervos. We will hold nearly identical sessions at two locations, Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, on March 30, 2015, and Utah State University in Logan, Utah, on March 31, 2015. To see more details about this conference and to register, please see the event page.

Videos of 2014 Temple on Mount Zion Conference Now Available for Free Viewing

The Interpreter Foundation has announced the availability of the videos of the presentations given at the 2014 Temple on Mount Zion Conference which took place on 25 October 2014 in Provo, Utah. Videos of each of the presentations are now available for free viewing on The Interpreter Foundation’s YouTube channel, or on MormonInterpreter.com.  They are also embedded below for your convenience. There is also a YouTube playlist available of the conference presentations. The conference proceedings will also be published in book form in the future. Continue reading

BYU Studies Issue 53:1 includes selections from Enoch Conference

Three of the papers presented at the Enoch Conference in February 2013 are now available in the new issue of BYU Studies, 53:1 (2014).  These three include:

They are available to read online for a small fee, unless you are a subscriber to BYU Studies.  A print version will also be available soon.