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Program & Schedule

2014 Temple on Mount Zion Conference
Saturday, 25 October 2014, 8:45 am–5:45 pm
251 TNRB (N. Eldon Tanner Building)
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

Sponsored by:
BYU College of Humanities
Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages
The Interpreter Foundation

Videos of the Presentations are available here for free viewing

8:45 am Opening Prayer, Greeting—Donald W. Parry, presiding
9:00 am Jeffrey M. Bradshaw: “What Did Joseph Smith Know about Temple Ordinances by 1836?”
9:30 am Dan Belnap: “‘Let the Beauty of the Lord our God be Upon Us’: The Role of Visual Aesthetics in Ancient Israel’s Temple Worship”
10:00 am Carli Anderson: “Enthroning the Daughter of Zion: The Coronation Motif of Isaiah 60-62”

10:30 am Break

10:45 am Carli Anderson, presiding
Stephen D. Ricks: “Prayer with Uplifted Hands”
11:15 am David Calabro: “Joseph Smith and the Architecture of Genesis”
11:45 am Stephen Smoot: “The Book of the Dead as a Temple Text and Its Implications for the Book of Abraham”
12:15 pm David Larsen: “Psalm 24 and the Two Yahwehs at the Gate of the Temple”

12:45 pm Lunch break

1:55 pm Greeting—David J. Larsen, presiding
2:00 pm Ann Madsen: “Temples in the Margins: The Temple in Isaiah”
2:30 pm Donald W. Parry: “Temple Themes in Cities of Refuge Texts”
3:00 pm Matthew L. Bowen: “‘I Have Done According to My Will’: Reading Jacob 5 as a Temple Text”

3:30 pm Break

3:45 pm  Stephen D. Ricks, presiding
John W. Welch: “Leviticus as an Archetypal Temple Template”
4:15 pm John S. Thompson: “How John’s Gospel Portrays Jesus as the Way of the Temple”
4:45 pm Shon D. Hopkin: “The Day of Atonement, the Mosaic Temple, and the Christian Sacrament of Communion: Links and Symbols”
5:15 pm Daniel C. Peterson: “The Cosmic Mountain in Canaan and the Qur’an”
5:45 pm Concluding Remarks, Closing Prayer

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