1. George S. Tate, “Prayer Circle.” – EM: 1120-21.

  2. Hugh Nibley, “The Early Christian Prayer Circle.”  MEC, 45-99.

    • See also Todd Compton’s comments towards the bottom of his review here.
  3. “Latter-day Saint Prayer Circles.” D. Michael Quinn. BYUS 19:1 (1978): 79-105.

  4. Donald Parry, “Temple Worship and a Possible Reference to a Prayer Circle in Psalm 24.” BYU Studies 32:4 (1992): 57-62.

    • Summary.
    • Free pdf copy from BYU Studies.
    • Parry proposes to revocalize a word in Psalm 24:6 to read “the circle of those who seek you” instead of “the generation of those who seek you.” Psalm 24 is a Temple-related hymn. See the articles here.
  5. John Tvedtnes, “Temple Prayer in Ancient Times.” TTE: 79-98.

  6. Mention of prayer circles in the Ensign-

    • President N. Eldon Tanner, “The Administration of the Church.” Ensign, (Nov. 1979)
    • President Kimball,”The Lord Expects His Saints to Follow the Commandments.” Ensign (May 1977): 4.
    • Elder Holland (then BYU President) “President Thomas S. Monson: Man of Action, Man of Faith, Always ‘on the Lord’s Errand’” Ensign (Feb. 1986): 16.
    • Stanley B. Kimball, “The Mormon Pioneer Trail, 1846–47,” Ensign, (Sept. 1979): 75.
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