essays, temple, Latter-day Saints, Mormonism
The Ancient Order of Things: Essays on the Mormon Temple presents a variety of academic discussions on different aspects of temples. In the introduction, the collection’s editor, Christian Larsen, explains that the essays focus on historical perspectives of significant and “unique facets” (x) of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The essays cover themes such as histories of ordinances, the role of temples beyond mainstream LDS tradition, and the position of temples within wider cultural contexts.
James, Brooke; Terry, Roger; Christensen, Matthew B.; Larsen,, Christian editor; Rees,, Robert A. editor; and Erekson, Keith A.
"Book Notice: The Ancient Order of Things: Essays on the Mormon Temple; Why I Stay 2: The Challenges of Discipleship for Contemporary Latter-day Saints; Real vs. Rumor: How to Dispel Latter-Day Myths ,"
BYU Studies Quarterly: Vol. 60:
4, Article 16.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/byusq/vol60/iss4/16