Abstract

This thesis contains an analysis of the concept of Zion as reflected in the songs sung by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The following definitional areas within Zion concept are considered:
1. Zion: A personal spiritual condition.
2. Zion: A perfect society.
3. Zion: Various geographical locations.
4. Events included in the concept of Zion.

Each of the above areas is analyzed first, from a historical and doctrinal viewpoint and finally, as to how it is reflected in the songs of the Mormons.

Degree

MA

College and Department

Religious Education; Church History and Doctrine

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Date Submitted

1967

Document Type

Thesis

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/etdm133

Keywords

Church music, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Zion, Mormon Church

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