I am posting here a presentation that I gave a while back at the “Temple on Mount Zion” conference held in September 2012, sponsored by the Interpreter Foundation in memory of Matthew Brown. It was an awesome gathering, with many great scholars presenting on various topics related to the temple. If you haven’t seen them — or haven’t seen them recently — here is a link to all of the recorded presentations: http://www.mormoninterpreter.com/youtube-videos-of-the-temple-on-mount-zion-conference/
My presentation was entitled: “From Dust to Exalted Crown: Temple Themes in the Psalms and in the Dead Sea Scrolls”
The proceedings from the conference are due to be published in the relatively near future. This was one of the best scholarly conferences on the temple that I have attended/participated in. I highly recommend keeping an eye open for the published version. When I hear further on when it will be released, I will post the info on this blog.