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“Nature is a divine revelation for which we only have a corrupted text.”

Mar 25, 2015  |   by: Steve Reed

Source: http://www.jrganymede.com/2015/02/18/fallen-creation/

That Great Book Written in Symbols

Mar 18, 2015  |   by: Steve Reed

“Philosophy [nature] is written in that great book which ever is before our eyes – I mean the universe – but we cannot understand it if we do not first learn the language and grasp the symbols in which it is written. […]

John the Baptist: Locusts and Honey, Chaos and Blessing

Mar 14, 2015  |   by: Steve Reed

A friend of mine was interested in the symbolism of the beehive and bees so I sent him this article. We got to talking about John the Baptist and how he ate locusts and honey and what that might have meant. […]

David O. McKay Temple Address

Feb 16, 2015  |   by: Steve Reed

An address on the Temple ceremony by President David O. McKay given Thursday, 25 September 1941, at 8:30am, Salt Lake Temple Annex (Manuscript in BYU Library Collections.)

Macrocosm, Mesocosm, Microcosm

Feb 11, 2015  |   by: Steve Reed

Macrocosm: the harmonious order of the natural Universe. Mesocosm: the harmonious order reflected in the organization of society, in art, architecture, music, and sacred objects made by people. Microcosm: the harmonious order of the Macrocosm reflected in miniature within the […]

Constructing the Universe With Four Categories of Number

Jan 23, 2015  |   by: Steve Reed

“One and two are considered the parents of numbers, not really numbers themselves. And they give birth to the digits three through nine, in other words, trinity to the trinity of trinities. And with that and zero you can create […]

Videos of 2014 Temple on Mount Zion Conference

Dec 5, 2014  |   by: Steve Reed

Source: TempleStudy.com The Interpreter Foundation has announced the availability of the videos of the presentations given at the 2014 Temple on Mount Zion Conference which took place on 25 October 2014 in Provo, Utah. Videos of each of the presentations are now […]

LDS Symbol Cards are GO For 2014!

Nov 18, 2014  |   by: Steve Reed

You can now purchase LDS Symbol Cards at the following URL: http://symbolcards.com

The Shelf vs. The Garden

Jun 28, 2014  |   by: Steve Reed

There is a phrase I hear repeated every now and then among members of the church. Typically when there is a an issue they come across that challenges their faith, they are able to either reconcile that issue one way […]

We Are Not Particularly a Symbol-oriented people

Apr 16, 2014  |   by: Steve Reed

OneClimbs reader, Richard N., posted a portion of this quote in a comment a few days ago. He was kind enough to transcribe the full quote from an audio CD by S. Michael Wilcox. “Part of our problem is that […]