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Salt Lake Temple

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The Salt Lake Temple is a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) located on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. [1]

101 relations: Aaronic priesthood (Latter Day Saints), Angel Moroni, Anthon H. Lund, Baptism for the dead, Big Dipper, Black people and Mormon priesthood, Brigham Young, BYU Studies Quarterly, Canada, Carlos E. Asay, Cecil O. Samuelson, Church News, City Creek (Utah), Civil rights movement, Comparison of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Coping (architecture), Cornerstone, Covenant (Latter Day Saints), D. Michael Quinn, Degrees of glory, Deseret News, ElRay L. Christiansen, Endowment (Latter Day Saints), Ensign (LDS magazine), Eye of Providence, First Presidency (LDS Church), Freemasonry, Gabriel, General authority, George F. Richards, George I. Cannon, Granite, Handshake, Heber C. Kimball, Holy of Holies (LDS Church), Howard S. McDonald, James E. Talmage, Jerusalem, John K. Edmunds, John R. Winder, Jordan River (Utah), Joseph F. Smith, Joseph Fielding Smith, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, L. Aldin Porter, Life (magazine), List of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, List of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by geographic region, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Lorenzo Snow, ..., Marion D. Hanks, Masonic ritual and symbolism, Melchizedek priesthood (Latter Day Saints), Molten Sea, Mormon pioneers, Nauvoo Temple, Nauvoo, Illinois, O. Leslie Stone, Ohio State University, Oliver Cowdery, Ordinance room, Ox, Polaris, President of the Church (LDS Church), Priesthood (LDS Church), Prophet, seer, and revelator, Provo City Center Temple, Quartz monzonite, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church), Revelation (Latter Day Saints), Robert D. Young, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Valley, Sandstone, Seal of Utah, Sealing (Mormonism), Second anointing, Second Coming, Sheldon F. Child, Solomon's Temple, Spencer H. Osborn, Square and Compasses, Stephen L. Chipman, Sunstone (magazine), Temple (LDS Church), Temple architecture (LDS Church), Temple Square, Thames & Hudson, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah, The House of the Lord, The Mountain of the Lord, Transcontinental railroad, Truman O. Angell, United States, Utah, Utah War, Victor L. Brown, W. Eugene Hansen, Washing and anointing, Wilford Woodruff. Expand index (51 more) »

Aaronic priesthood (Latter Day Saints)

The Aaronic priesthood (also called the priesthood of Aaron or the Levitical priesthood) is the lesser of the two (or sometimes three) orders of priesthood recognized in the Latter Day Saint movement.

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Angel Moroni

The Angel Moroni is, in Mormonism, an angel who Joseph Smith stated visited him on numerous occasions, beginning on September 21, 1823.

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Anthon H. Lund

Anthon Henrik Lund (15 May 1844 – 2 March 1921) was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and a prominent Utah leader.

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Baptism for the dead

Baptism for the dead, vicarious baptism or proxy baptism today commonly refers to the religious practice of baptizing a person on behalf of one who is dead—a living person receiving the rite on behalf of a deceased person.

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Big Dipper

The Big Dipper (US) or the Plough (UK) is an asterism consisting of seven bright stars of the constellation Ursa Major; six of them are of second magnitude and one, Megrez (δ), of third magnitude.

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Black people and Mormon priesthood

From 1849 to 1978, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) prohibited anyone with black ancestry from being ordained to the priesthood.

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Brigham Young

Brigham Young (June 1, 1801August 29, 1877) was an American religious leader, politician, and settler.

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BYU Studies Quarterly

BYU Studies Quarterly is an academic journal covering a broad array of topics related to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon studies).

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Carlos E. Asay

Carlos Egan Asay (June 12, 1926 – April 10, 1999) was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1976 until his death.

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Cecil O. Samuelson

Cecil Osborn Samuelson Jr. (born Aug 1, 1941) was the 12th president of Brigham Young University (BYU) and is an emeritus general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Church News

The Church News (or LDS Church News) is a weekly tabloid-sized supplement to the Deseret News and the MormonTimes, a Salt Lake City, Utah newspaper owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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City Creek (Utah)

City Creek is a small but historically important mountain stream that flows from City Creek Canyon and across part of Salt Lake City, Utah, and into the Jordan River which empties into the Great Salt Lake.

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Civil rights movement

The civil rights movement (also known as the African-American civil rights movement, American civil rights movement and other terms) was a decades-long movement with the goal of securing legal rights for African Americans that other Americans already held.

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Comparison of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Below is a chronological list of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) with sortable columns.

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Coping (architecture)

Coping (from cope, Latin capa) consists of the capping or covering of a wall.

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Cornerstone

The cornerstone (or foundation stone or setting stone) is the first stone set in the construction of a masonry foundation, important since all other stones will be set in reference to this stone, thus determining the position of the entire structure.

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Covenant (Latter Day Saints)

In the Latter Day Saint movement, a covenant is a promise made between God and a person or a group of people.

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D. Michael Quinn

Dennis Michael Quinn (born March 26, 1944) is an American historian who has focused on the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Degrees of glory

In Mormon theology, there are three degrees of glory (alternatively, kingdoms of glory) which are the ultimate, eternal dwelling place for nearly all who lived on earth after they are resurrected from the spirit world.

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Deseret News

The Deseret News is a newspaper published in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.

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ElRay L. Christiansen

ElRay LaVar Christiansen (July 13, 1897 – December 2, 1975) was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1951 until his death.

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Endowment (Latter Day Saints)

In the theology of the Latter Day Saint movement, an endowment refers to a gift of "power from on high", typically associated with Latter Day Saint temples.

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Ensign (LDS magazine)

The Ensign of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly shortened to Ensign, is an official periodical of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Eye of Providence

The Eye of Providence (or the all-seeing eye of God) is a symbol showing an eye often surrounded by rays of light or a glory and usually enclosed by a triangle.

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First Presidency (LDS Church)

The First Presidency, also called the Quorum of the Presidency of the ChurchDoctrine and Covenants.

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Freemasonry

Freemasonry or Masonry consists of fraternal organisations that trace their origins to the local fraternities of stonemasons, which from the end of the fourteenth century regulated the qualifications of stonemasons and their interaction with authorities and clients.

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Gabriel

Gabriel (lit, lit, ⲅⲁⲃⲣⲓⲏⲗ, ܓܒܪܝܝܠ), in the Abrahamic religions, is an archangel who typically serves as God's messenger.

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General authority

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), a general authority is a member of the highest levels of leadership in the church who has administrative and ecclesiastical authority over the church.

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George F. Richards

George Franklin Richards (February 23, 1861 – August 8, 1950) was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from April 9, 1906 until his death.

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George I. Cannon

George Ivins Cannon (March 9, 1920 – August 4, 2009) was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1986 to 1991.

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Granite

Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture.

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Handshake

A handshake is a short ritual in which two people grasp one of each other's like hands, in most cases accompanied by a brief up-and-down movement of the grasped hands.

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Heber C. Kimball

Heber Chase Kimball (June 14, 1801 – June 22, 1868) was a leader in the early Latter Day Saint movement.

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Holy of Holies (LDS Church)

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), the Holy of Holies is a room in the Salt Lake Temple wherein the church's president—acting as the Presiding High Priest of the church—enters to act as High Priest of Israel in direct relationship with God, in accordance with the LDS interpretation of the Book of Exodus.

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Howard S. McDonald

Howard Stevenson McDonald (July 18, 1894 – October 25, 1986) was President of Brigham Young University (BYU), Los Angeles State College (now known as California State University, Los Angeles), San Fernando State College (now known as California State University, Northridge), and Los Angeles City College.

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James E. Talmage

James Edward Talmage (21 September 1862 – 27 July 1933) was an English chemist, geologist, and religious leader who served as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1911 until his death.

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Jerusalem

Jerusalem (יְרוּשָׁלַיִם; القُدس) is a city in the Middle East, located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.

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John K. Edmunds

John Kaestli Edmunds (1900–1989) was a Chicago area lawyer and a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in the Chicago area.

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John R. Winder

John Rex Winder (December 11, 1821 – March 27, 1910) was a leader and general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Jordan River (Utah)

The Jordan River, in the state of Utah, United States, is a river about long.

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Joseph F. Smith

Joseph Fielding Smith Sr. (November 13, 1838 – November 19, 1918) was an American religious leader who served as the sixth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Joseph Fielding Smith

Joseph Fielding Smith Jr. (July 19, 1876 – July 2, 1972) was an American religious leader and writer who served as the tenth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1970 until his death in 1972.

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Joseph Smith Memorial Building

The Joseph Smith Memorial Building, originally called the Hotel Utah, is named in honor of Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement.

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L. Aldin Porter

Lloyd Aldin Porter (born June 30, 1931) has been a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) since 1987.

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Life (magazine)

Life was an American magazine that ran regularly from 1883 to 1972 and again from 1978 to 2000.

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List of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are buildings dedicated to be a House of the Lord, and they are considered by church members to be the most sacred structures on earth.

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List of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by geographic region

For many years, the only temple was in South Africa.

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Little Cottonwood Canyon

Little Cottonwood Canyon lies within the Wasatch-Cache National Forest along the eastern side of the Salt Lake Valley, roughly 15 miles from Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Lorenzo Snow

Lorenzo Snow (April 3, 1814 – October 10, 1901) was an American religious leader who served as the fifth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1898 to his death.

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Marion D. Hanks

Marion Duff Hanks (October 13, 1921 – August 5, 2011) was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1953 until his death.

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Masonic ritual and symbolism

Masonic ritual refers to the scripted words and actions that are spoken or performed during the degree work in a Masonic Lodge.

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Melchizedek priesthood (Latter Day Saints)

The Melchizedek priesthood is the greater of the two orders of priesthood recognized in Mormonism.

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Molten Sea

The Molten Sea or Brazen Sea (ים מוצק "cast metal sea") was a large basin in the Temple in Jerusalem made by Solomon for ablution of the priests.

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Mormon pioneers

The Mormon pioneers were members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), also known as Latter-day Saints, who migrated across the United States from the Midwest to the Salt Lake Valley in what is today the U.S. state of Utah.

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Nauvoo Temple

The Nauvoo Temple was the second temple constructed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

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Nauvoo, Illinois

Nauvoo (etymology) is a small city in Hancock County, Illinois, United States, on the Mississippi River near Fort Madison, Iowa.

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O. Leslie Stone

Oscar Leslie Stone (May 28, 1903 – April 26, 1986) was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1972 until his death.

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Ohio State University

The Ohio State University, commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU, is a large, primarily residential, public university in Columbus, Ohio.

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Oliver Cowdery

Oliver H. P. Cowdery (October 3, 1806 – March 3, 1850) was, with Joseph Smith, an important participant in the formative period of the Latter Day Saint movement between 1829 and 1836.

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Ordinance room

In temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), an ordinance room is a room where the ceremony known as the Endowment is administered, as well as other ordinances such as Sealings.

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Ox

An ox (plural oxen), also known as a bullock in Australia and India, is a bovine trained as a draft animal or riding animal.

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Polaris

Polaris, designated Alpha Ursae Minoris (Ursae Minoris, abbreviated Alpha UMi, UMi), commonly the North Star or Pole Star, is the brightest star in the constellation of Ursa Minor.

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President of the Church (LDS Church)

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), the President of the Church is the highest office of the church.

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Priesthood (LDS Church)

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), the priesthood is the power and authority to act in the name of God for the salvation of humankind.

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Prophet, seer, and revelator

Prophet, seer, and revelator is an ecclesiastical title used in the Latter Day Saint movement.

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Provo City Center Temple

The Provo City Center Temple.

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Quartz monzonite

Quartz monzonite or adamellite is an intrusive, felsic, igneous rock that has an approximately equal proportion of orthoclase and plagioclase feldspars.

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Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church)

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (also known as the Quorum of the Twelve, the Council of the Twelve Apostles, or simply the Twelve) is one of the governing bodies in the church hierarchy.

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Revelation (Latter Day Saints)

Latter Day Saints teach that the Latter Day Saint movement began with a revelation from God.

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Robert D. Young

Robert Dixon Young (July 24, 1867 – June 12, 1962) was a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City (often shortened to Salt Lake and abbreviated as SLC) is the capital and the most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Utah.

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Salt Lake Valley

Salt Lake Valley is a valley in Salt Lake County in the north-central portion of the U.S. state of Utah.

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Sandstone

Sandstone is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized (0.0625 to 2 mm) mineral particles or rock fragments.

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Seal of Utah

The Great Seal of the State of Utah was adopted on April 3, 1896, at the first regular session of the Legislature (January, February, March, April 1896).

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Sealing (Mormonism)

Sealing is an ordinance (ritual) performed in Latter Day Saint temples by a person holding the sealing authority.

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Second anointing

In the Latter Day Saint movement, the second anointing, also known historically and in Latter Day Saint scripture as the fulness of the priesthood, is an obscure and relatively rare ordinance usually conducted in temples as an extension of the Nauvoo endowment ceremony.

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Second Coming

The Second Coming (sometimes called the Second Advent or the Parousia) is a Christian and Islamic belief regarding the future (or past) return of Jesus Christ after his incarnation and ascension to heaven about two thousand years ago.

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Sheldon F. Child

Sheldon Fay Child (born May 8, 1938) has been general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) since 1996.

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Solomon's Temple

According to the Hebrew Bible, Solomon's Temple, also known as the First Temple, was the Holy Temple (בֵּית־הַמִּקְדָּשׁ: Beit HaMikdash) in ancient Jerusalem before its destruction by Nebuchadnezzar II after the Siege of Jerusalem of 587 BCE and its subsequent replacement with the Second Temple in the 6th century BCE.

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Spencer H. Osborn

Spencer Hamlin Osborn (July 8, 1921 – May 1, 2006) was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1984 to 1989.

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Square and Compasses

The Square and Compasses (or, more correctly, a square and a set of compasses joined together) is the single most identifiable symbol of Freemasonry.

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Stephen L. Chipman

Stephen L. Chipman (1864–1945) was a member of the Utah State Legislature in 1903 and a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Utah County.

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Sunstone (magazine)

Sunstone is a magazine published by the Sunstone Education Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, that discusses Mormonism through scholarship, art, short fiction, and poetry.

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Temple (LDS Church)

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), a temple is a building dedicated to be a House of the Lord.

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Temple architecture (LDS Church)

On December 27, 1832—two years after the organization of the Latter Day Saint church—the movement's founder, Joseph Smith, reported receiving a revelation that called upon church members to restore the practice of temple worship.

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Temple Square

Temple Square is a complex, owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), in the center of Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Thames & Hudson

Thames & Hudson (also Thames and Hudson and sometimes T&H for brevity) is a publisher of illustrated books on art, architecture, design, and visual culture.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), often informally known as the Mormon Church, is a nontrinitarian, Christian restorationist church that is considered by its members to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah

As of January 1, 2016, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) reported 2,040,178 members in 583 stakes, one district, 5,033 Congregations (4,971 wards.Nearby Congregations (Wards and Branches). and 334 branches), and ten missions.

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The House of the Lord

The House of the Lord: A Study of Holy Sanctuaries, Ancient and Modern is a 1912 book by James E. Talmage that discusses the doctrine and purpose of the temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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The Mountain of the Lord

The Mountain of the Lord is a 72-minute film produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Transcontinental railroad

A transcontinental railroad is a contiguous network of railroad trackage that crosses a continental land mass with terminals at different oceans or continental borders.

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Truman O. Angell

Truman Osborn Angell (June 5, 1810 – October 16, 1887) was an American architect who served many years as the official architect of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Utah

Utah is a state in the western United States.

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Utah War

The Utah War (1857–1858), also known as the Utah Expedition, Utah Campaign, Buchanan's Blunder,Poll, Richard D., and Ralph W. Hansen.

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Victor L. Brown

Victor Lee Brown (31 July 1914 – 26 March 1996) was the tenth Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1972 to 1985.

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W. Eugene Hansen

Warren Eugene Hansen (August 23, 1928 – November 5, 2016) was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1989 until his death.

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Washing and anointing

Washing and anointing (also called the initiatory) is a temple ordinance practiced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and Mormon fundamentalists as part of the faith's endowment ceremony.

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Wilford Woodruff

Wilford Woodruff Sr. (March 1, 1807 – September 2, 1898) was an American religious leader who served as the fourth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1889 until his death.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salt_Lake_Temple

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