Temple Themes in the Scriptures
by Jeffrey M. Bradshaw
About the Author
JEFFREY M. BRADSHAW (email@example.com) is a senior research scientist at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) in Pensacola, FL (www.ihmc.us/groups/jbradshaw). His professional writings have explored a wide range of topics in human and machine intelligence. Jeff is the author of an extensive scholarly commentary on the book of Moses entitled In God's Image and Likeness (Eborn Books, 2010; www.imageandlikeness.net). The commentary has been praised by the eminent Old Testament scholar Margaret Barker as "remarkable," by BYU Professor of Ancient Scripture S. Kent Brown as a "most interesting tapestry," by BYU Professor of Ancient Scripture David R. Seely as being of "cosmic scope" with a "wealth of stunning artistic and literary images," and by prominent LDS scientist David H. Bailey as a "uniquely modern and honest treatment." He has also published a shorter study, Temple Themes in the Book of Moses, published the same year.
Jeff has presented at Foundation for Apologetic Information and Research (FAIR) meetings in the United States, Germany, and France, and has published in the International Journal of Mormon Studies and Element: A Journal of Mormon Philosophy and Theology. His article on the Dura Europos Ezekiel mural as a witness of ancient Jewish mysteries was published in BYU Studies in April 2010. He previously wrote a weekly column for Meridian Magazine. He is currently on the executive board for Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture (mormoninterpreter.com) and also maintains a blog entitled "Temple Themes in the Scriptures".
Jeff was a missionary in the Belgium-Brussels mission, and has since served in a variety of Church capacities including early-morning seminary teacher, bishop, high councilor, stake presidency counselor, and temple ordinance worker. He and his wife Kathleen are the parents of four children, and the grandparents of seven.