2016 Temple on Mount Zion Conference

The third “Temple on Mount Zion” Conference in memory of Matthew B. Brown was held.

Saturday, November 5, 2016
Room 251 of the Tanner Building (TNRB)
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Conference begins at 9:15 am

It was open to the public.

The presentations were filmed, and videos are now freely available for viewing.

This was the schedule:

Stephen Ricks: Session chair

9:15 am – Opening prayer

9:30 – Jeffrey M. Bradshaw: “By the Blood Ye Are Sanctified”: The Symbolic, Salvific, Interrelated, Additive, Retrospective, and Anticipatory Nature of the Ordinances of Spiritual Rebirth in John 3 and Moses 6

10:15 – John Thompson: The Story-Cycles of the Patriarchs and Temple Progression

10:45 – 15-minute break

11:00 – David Calabro: The Choreography of Genesis: A Ritual Reading of the Book of Abraham

11:30 – Matthew Grey: Jerusalem Temple Imagery in Late Ancient Synagogue Ritual, Art, and Architecture

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch break

David Calabro: Session chair

1:30 – Alex Douglas: Gentiles in the Temple: Worship and Conversion in the Septuagint of Isaiah

2:00 – Camille Fronk Olson: Women in Ancient Israelite Temple Worship

2:30 – Matthew Bowen: “Where I Will Meet You”: The Convergence of Sacred Time and Sacred Space as the Etiological Function of the Tent of Meeting

3:00 – 15-minute break

3:15 – David Larsen: Group Ascension to Heaven in Early Judaism and Christianity

3:45 – Daniel Smith: The Ancient Israelite Tabernacle, Its Accoutrements, and the Priestly Vestments

4:45 – Stephen Ricks: Closing remarks