Salt Lake Temple

  1. Matthew B. Brown and Paul T. Smith. Symbols in Stone. (American Fork, Utah: Covenant Communications, 1997.)

    • Discusses the architecture, decorations, and symbolism of the Kirtland, Nauvoo, and Salt Lake City temples.
    • Brief FARMS review here.
    • Deseret Book
  2. Richard G. Oman-  “Exterior Symbolism of the Salt Lake Temple: Reflecting the Faith that Called the Place into Being” BYU Studies,

    • Examines the history and symbolism of the SLC Temple- moonstones, starstones, sunstones, jupiter stones, etc. , as well as elevator shafts and other myths about the interior.
    • Summary.
    • Free download from BYU Studies.
  3. “Mountain of the Lord.” Film produced in 1993 by the Church detailing the construction of the Salt Lake Temple. This is no longer available except from Church Distribution on VHS and DVD ($4.50). Fuller description here.

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