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.
College and Department
Religious Education; Church History and Doctrine
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Castleton, Don Bernard, "The Concept of Zion as Reflected in Mormon Song" (1967). All Theses and Dissertations. 4586.
Church music, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Zion, Mormon Church