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David Butler on the Stick of Joseph Podcast

Recently David Butler, author of Plain and Precious Things:  The Temple Religion of the Book of Mormon’s Visionary Men and The Goodness and the Mysteries:  On the Path of the Book of Mormon’s Visionary Men, was interviewed on the podcast The Stick of Joseph.  He talks about how temple themes are found throughout the Book of Mormon.  You can find the video of the interview below:

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The Fourth Temple on Mount Zion Conference


The Fourth Temple on Mount Zion Conference

in memory of Matthew B. Brown
10 November 2018
251 Tanner Building, Brigham Young University

Stephen Ricks: Session chair

9:00                 Welcome and prayer
9:15                 S. Kent Brown: Jesus’ First Visit to the Temple
9:45                 Kerry Muhlestein: On Earth When It Was in Heaven: Sacred Time and its Protection in Egyptian Temples
10:15               15-minute break
10:30               Thomas Wayment: Recovering the Language of Purity after the First Revolt
11:00               Matthew Bowen: “They Shall Be Joined unto Thee”: Levi, Levites, and the Importance of Joinings in Temple Architecture and Ritual
11:30               Jeffrey M. Bradshaw: Beauty and Truth in Moses 1
12:00–1:30     Lunch break

Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, section chair

1:30                 Ryan Davis: Bearing Testimony in Hebrew: A Comparison of Ancient Israelite Temple Worship with Modern Latter-day Saint Testimony Meetings
2:00                 John Thompson: The Two Ways in Ancient Egyptian Religion and Israelite Temple Theology
2:30                 Avram Shannon: Consecration and Sacrilege in Early Rabbinic Judaism
3:00                 15-minute break
3:15                 Stephen Smoot: The Symbolism of the Cupped Hand in Ancient Egypt and Israel: Iconography, Text, and Artifact
3:45                 John Gee: “Put Off Thy Shoes from Off Thy Feet”
4:15                 Matt Roper: “Fixed and Unmovable”: Joseph Smith and the Eternal Nature of the Priesthood
4:45                 Closing