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In The Holy Temple, President Boyd K Packer examines in appropriate detail the doctrines and practices which surround that holy building, with special emphasis on their implications for the individual Church member. He shares the Lord's invitation: "Come to the temple," setting forth the requirements for attendance, including preparation through worthiness. Writing directly to the reader, President Packer sensitively and authoritatively discusses the endowment with its sacred covenants and elevating symbolic instruction, the sealing ordinance, and other temple ceremonies. This special illustrated edition is filled with beautiful photographs and paintings of temples around the world.
About the Author
Boyd K. Packer, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has been a member of that quorum since 1970 and a General Authority since 1961. Immediately prior to that, he was the supervisor of seminaries and institutes for the Church. He is a former president of the New England States Mission.
President Packer was born in Brigham City, Utah. He served as a pilot in the United States Air Force during World War II and later obtained his doctorate in education from Brigham Young University. He is the author of several best-selling books, including The Holy Temple, That All May Be Edified, and Teach Ye Diligently.
He and his wife, Donna Edith Smith Packer, are the parents of ten children.
A book to be passed down for generations
by Customer - reviewed on December 17, 2012
Heirloom Quality and written for all ages.
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