Oaks, Dallin H. His Holy Name. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1998. [Mormon/Theology/Ritual/ Liturgy/Worship/Divine Name]
This small book reports a decade-long study by Elder Oaks of the use of the phrase, or equivalents, “the name of the Lord” in scripture. The word “name” appears more than 1,500 times, “mostly as references to deity or to the name of Deity.” Continue reading
D. John Butler, Plain and Precious Things: The Temple Religion of the Book of Mormon’s Visionary Men (self-published, 2012).
Idem., The Goodness and the Mysteries: On the Path of the Book of Mormon’s Visionary Men (self-published, 2012).
D. John Butler has written two books in which he elaborates on what he calls the “temple religion” of scriptural figures such as Isaiah, Ezekiel, Lehi, and Nephi, whom he refers to as “visionary men” following the description of Lehi in 1 Nephi 2:11; 5:2-4. Continue reading