Tag Archives: Temple

My Temple on Mount Zion Conference Presentation (Slides)

The 2014 Temple on Mount Zion Conference in memory of Matthew Brown, held October 25th was an enormous success. It brought together many great minds who took various creative and insightful approaches to the topic of the ancient temple. I was very happy to be a part of it.  For those of you who could […]

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Event: 2014 Temple on Mount Zion Conference

via MormonInterpreter.com 2014 Temple on Mount Zion Conference Saturday, 25 October, 2014, full day, 251 TNRB (N. Eldon Tanner Building), Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah The Interpreter Foundation would like to announce a forthcoming conference, the 2014 Temple on Mount Zion Conference to be held in 251 TNRB (N. Eldon Tanner Building) on the campus of Brigham Young University, in Provo, […]

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The Temple on Mount Zion: “From Dust to Exalted Crown”

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 […]

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Enoch and the City of Zion: Can an Entire Community Ascend to Heaven?

There are some things that I have done in the past year or two that I have not managed to post on this blog. I hope to rectify some of that and be a bit more active in getting things up here. One of these is my participation in early 2013 in a conference entitled […]

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Conference: THE LADY OF THE TEMPLE: EXAMINING THE DIVINE FEMININE IN THE JUDEO-CHRISTIAN TRADITION

Conference Schedule The Academy for Temple Studies and the Utah State University Religious Studies program announce further details of the conference to be held on October 23, 2013, on the campus of Utah State University.  It will start at 9:15 a.m. in the Eccles Conference Center and adjourn at 4:30 p.m.  Since seating is limited, we […]

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New Material on TempleStudies.org

I have recently been contributing a bit to the website of the Academy for Temple Studies — www.templestudies.org.  As Bryce Haymond has recently posted information about some of this new material, I will just re-post here from his blog, TempleStudy.com. An “Enoch and the Temple” conference occurred in February 2013, with a keynote by George Nickelsburg.Videos of […]

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Expound Symposium: My Notes on Matthew Brown’s “Cube, Gate and Measuring Tools: A Biblical Pattern”

The following are my notes on Matthew B. Brown’s presentation at the recently held Expound Symposium that I participated in on May 14th (see my initial report on the event here). Matthew’s paper was intriguing — a very insightful treatment of temple-related topics that readers of this blog would surely find extremely interesting.  My notes […]

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Ascending into the Hill of the Lord: My Expound Symposium Paper

The following is my presentation, entitled “Ascending into the Hill of the Lord: The Psalms as a Key to Understanding the Rituals of the First Temple” from the Expound Symposium. Please note that this is a draft — it is in the format in which I presented it at the symposium — it has not […]

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