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    Stewardship and the Creation: LDS Perspectives on the Environment


    Edited by Terry B. Ball, George B. Handley and Steven L. Peck The essays in this book inspire Latter-day Saints to consider carefully their stewardship in caring for God’s creations. It also encourages finding common ground with those of other persuasions. The book demonstrates that our religion offers ...

    ISBN: 0-8425-2618-8

    The Creation: An Introduction to Our Relationship to God


    Michael A. Goodman , “ The Creation: An Introduction to Our Relationship to God ,” in   Religious Educator   8, no. 3 (2007): 15–29. The Creation ... Teaching and learning about the Creation should be an awe-inspiring and spiritually edifying experience. ...

    From Volume 8 Number 3, 2007 of The Religious Educator

    The Scriptural Accounts of the Creation: A Scientific Perspective


    Science and Religion The Scriptural Accounts of the Creation: A Scientific Perspective Michael D. ... University. The purpose of this paper is to examine the scriptural accounts of the Creation from a scientific ... Basic Principles As we deal with the Creation, I suggest that there are some basic principles that we ...

    From Converging Paths to Truth

    “All Things Denote There Is a God”: Seeing Christ in the Creation


    There is a God': Seeing Christ in the Creation," in Religious Educator 6, no. 2 (2005): 51-62. “All Things Denote There Is a God”: Seeing Christ in the Creation Bruce A. Roundy and Robert J. Norman ... 8:24). The key to understanding the things of God is to see Christ in them, including His creations ...

    From Volume 6 Number 2, 2005 of The Religious Educator

    Christ and the Three Pillars of Eternity


    the immortality and eternal life of man” (Moses 1:39). Elder Bruce R. McConkie identified the Creation, the Fall, ... eternity. They are the Creation, the Fall, and the Atonement.... We must know how and in what manner these three eternal verities—the Creation, the Fall, and the Atonement—are inseparably woven together to form ...

    From Selections from the 2003 Religious Education Student Symposium

    Premortality in the Pearl of Great Price and the Qur’an


    Specifically, the Pearl of Great Price details events in a premortal realm, including the creation of the earth, ... with discussions concerning life on earth prior to its creation. The content of those discussions communicates ... existence lend insights into the nature of the creation of the earth, as well as the concept of an adversary ...

    From Selections from the 2004 Religious Education Student Symposium

    Latter-day Saints and Patristics


    creatio ex nihilo, or creation out of nothing. Prior to the hellenization of Jewry there is no direct ... direction concerning the nature of creation, outside of some forced exegesis, but the early Fathers offer ... the Greek. That Joseph Smith taught that creation came from chaotic matter is true, but he adds ...

    From Selections from the 2007 Religious Education Student Symposium

    History of the Book of Moses


    remove the first-person voice from the Creation account and modernize much of the language of the text. ... OT1: there was a blackness come (Moses 7:8) CM: there was a blackness came OT1: and all the creation of God mourned (Moses 7:56) CM: and all the creations of God mourned The positive result of Faulconer’s ...

    From The Book of Moses and the Joseph Smith Translation Manuscripts

    2. Preexistence in Hellenic, Judaic, and Mormon Sources


    and the philosophy of Philo, selects three ideas for close comparison: man’s premortal life, creation from element ... the creation of the world out of primordial matter, and the placing of human life on earth for moral testing, ... attention on the concepts of preexistence and creation out of primordial matter in The Wisdom of Solomon ...

    From Reflections on Mormonism: Judaeo-Christian Parallels

    Plan of Salvation


    forward. Three events ordained and instituted by God before the creation of the Earth constitute the foundation stones upon which the plan of salvation rests. These are the creation, the Fall of Adam, ... The Creation. One of the purposes for creating this earth was for God’s spirit children to obtain physical ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass