Conference Videos

The conference “Mormonism and the Temple: Examining an Ancient Religious Tradition,” which took place on October 29, 2012 in Logan, Utah, was filmed, and the videos are now available for free in 1080p HD resolution, on the Academy for Temple Studies YouTube channel, as well as embedded below.

PDF of the conference proceedings is also now available.

Introduction – Gary N. Anderson & Philip Barlow


Panel Discussion – “Introduction to Temple Studies”

John Welch, John Hall, Margaret Barker, Daniel Peterson, and Laurence Hemming


Margaret Barker – “Restoring Solomon’s Temple”


Laurence Hemming – “Chapel, Church, Temple, Cathedral: Lost Parallels”


Questions & Answers – Margaret Barker & Laurence Hemming


John Hall – “Ancient Mediterranean Temple Ceremonies”


John W. Welch – “The Temple in the Sermon on the Mount and the Gospel of Matthew”

PDF of handout of key slides from John Welch’s presentation


Daniel C. Peterson – “A Divine Mother in the Book of Mormon?”


Danel Bachman – “A Temple Studies Bibliography”


Le Grande Davies – “Temples—Bridges of Eternity”


John L. Fowles – “The Temple, The Book of Revelation, and Joseph Smith”


Final Panel Discussion – Margaret Barker & Laurence Hemming