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UK Temple Studies Group Symposium V: The Temple Hidden in the Bible

The Temple Studies Group website has just posted information regarding their next symposium, to be held July 2 at the Temple Church in London.  I will definitely be there!  Anyone else planning on going? The focus of this symposium will be on finding the Temple hidden in the Bible.  There are four confirmed speakers with […]

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The Temple Studies Group Symposium IV: Laurence Hemming

“Adam in the Liturgy” — The Rev. Dr Laurence Hemming We cannot understand texts by simply reading them –Mainstream Christianity is being converted into an ethical humanism–we are moving away from doctrines like the resurrection. The liturgy is being converted into an opportunity for celebration of ethical humanism–this is nothing short of a blasphemy. Souls need […]

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The Temple Studies Symposium IV: Robert Hayward

An Aramaic Paradise: Adam and the Garden in the Jewish Aramaic Translations of Genesis — Professor Robert Hayward, Durham University The Targums reveal to us what Jews thought, how they interpreted the Scriptures. The Aramaic Targumim emphasize that Adam was created from temple material   —   created from dust from the temple and the four winds. Targum […]

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The Temple Studies Group Symposium IV: John W. Welch

Adam in the New Testament: Echoes of Eden and the Temple — John W. Welch Verbal Echoes of Genesis 1-3 in the New Testament —Ordinary words; distinctive words; quoted words; Temple-related words.  There are many words in the Greek New Testament that seem to have been deliberately given preference (over other alternatives) to emphasize a […]

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Next Temple Studies Group Symposium

Temple Studies Group Symposium IV: The Paradisiac Temple. From First Adam to Last The fourth Temple Studies Group Symposium will be on Saturday 6 November 2010, 10am-4pm at the Temple Church, London. Please note that Saturday access to the Temple Church is only via the Tudor Street entrance. Confirmed speakers: Professor Robert Hayward, Durham University; […]

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Temple Studies Group Symposium Papers Available!

You may now access online a number of the papers presented at the recent Temple Studies Group Symposium III held in London on October 31, 2009.  They have been just recently posted at the group’s website http://www.templestudiesgroup.com/Symposia.htm.  The theme for this symposium was “The Holy Anointing Oil”.  Despite the limited scope of the theme, the papers […]

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The Temple Studies Group Symposium III: Laurence P. Hemming

Laurence Hemming is one of the co-founders of the Temple Studies Group. He is currently a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies at the University of Lancaster and a Fellow, tutor in Philosophy and Liturgy, and member of the Advisory Board, of St. Bede’s Hall, an independent Catholic College in Oxford.  He […]

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Professor John F. Hall: Notes from the Temple Studies Symposium III

The following are my notes from Dr. John F. Hall’s wonderful presentation at the recent Temple Studies Group symposium held 31 October 2009 at the Temple Church in London. Dr. Hall is the Eliza R. Snow Distinguished Professor of Classical Languages and Ancient History at Brigham Young University. The paper Dr. Hall presented is a […]

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