Temple Themes in the Scriptures

Publications

Books (Return to top)

In God’s Image and Likeness 1: Creation, Fall, and the Story of Adam and Eve Flyer

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. Ancient and Modern Perspectives on the Book of Moses. In God’s Image and Likeness 1, Salt Lake City, UT: Eborn Books, 2010.

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. Creation, Fall, and the Story of Adam and Eve. In God’s Image and Likeness 1, Salt Lake City, UT: Eborn Books, Two-Volume Update Edition, 2014.

In God’s Image and Likeness 2: Enoch, Noah, and the Tower of Babel Flyer

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. and D.J. Larsen. Enoch, Noah, and the Tower of Babel. In God’s Image and Likeness 2, Salt Lake City, UT: Eborn Publishing, 2014.

Temple Themes in the Book of Moses Flyer

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. Temple Themes in the Book of Moses, Salt Lake City, UT: Eborn Publishing, 2010.

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. Temple Themes in the Book of Moses, 2014 update ed. Salt Lake City, UT: Eborn Publishing, 2014.

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. Temas del templo en el libro de Moisés. (Spanish edition of Temple Themes in the Book of Moses.) Translated by Daniel Plata. Salt Lake City, UT: Eborn Books, 2016.

Temple Themes in the Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood Flyer

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. Temple Themes in the Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood, Salt Lake City, UT: Eborn Publishing, 2012.

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. Temple Themes in the Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood, 2014 update ed. Salt Lake City, UT: Eborn Publishing, 2014.

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. Temas del templo en el juramento y el convenio del sacerdocio. (Spanish edition of Temple Themes in the Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood.) Translated by Daniel Plata. Salt Lake City, UT: Eborn Books, 2014.

Temple Themes in the Symbols of the Priesthood (forthcoming)

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. Temple Themes in the Symbols of the Priesthood, Salt Lake City, UT: Eborn Books, forthcoming.

Additional co-authored books

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. and David H. Bailey, eds. Body, Brain, Mind, and Spirit. Science and Mormonism Series 2. Orem and Salt Lake City, UT: The Interpreter Foundation and Eborn Books, in preparation.

Bailey, David H., Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, John S. Lewis, Gregory L. Smith, and Michael R. Stark, eds. Cosmos, Earth and Man. Science and Mormonism Series 1. Salt Lake City, UT: The Interpreter Foundation and Eborn Books, 2016.

Brown, Matthew B., Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, Stephen D. Ricks, and John S. Thompson, eds. Ancient Temple Worship: Proceedings of the Expound Symposium. Temple on Mount Zion Series 1. Salt Lake City, UT: The Interpreter Foundation and Eborn Books, 2014.

Articles and Book Chapters (Return to top)

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. Faith, hope, and charity: The “three principal rounds” of the ladder of heavenly ascent. In “To Seek the Law of the Lord”: Essays in Honor of John W. Welch, eds. Paul Y. Hoskisson and Daniel C. Peterson. Orem, UT: The Interpreter Foundation, 2017, pp. 59–112. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. and Bowen, Matthew L. “By the Blood Ye Are Sanctified”: The Symbolic, Salvific, Interrelated, Additive, Retrospective, and Anticipatory Nature of the Ordinances of Spiritual Rebirth in John 3 and Moses 6. Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture 24, 24 March 2017, pp. 123–316. Link PDF Video Audio. Also to appear in Stephen D. Ricks, ed. Proceedings of the 2016 Temple on Mount Zion Symposium. Temple on Mount Zion Series 4. Salt Lake City: The Interpreter Foundation and Eborn Books, 2017, in preparation.

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. and Paul, K-Lynn “How thankful we should be to know the truth”: Zebedee Coltrin’s witness of the heavenly origins of temple ordinances. Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture 21 (2016): 155–232. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “There’s the boy I can trust”: Dennison Lott Harris’ first-person account of the conspiracy of Nauvoo and events surrounding Joseph Smith’s “Last Charge” to the Twelve Apostles. Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture 21 (2016): 23–118. PDF Audio

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Science and Genesis: A Personal View.” In Cosmos, Earth and Man, David H. Bailey, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, John S. Lewis, Gregory L. Smith, and Michael R. Stark, eds. Science and Mormonism Series 1. Salt Lake City, UT: The Interpreter Foundation and Eborn Books, 2016, pp. 135–192. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Now that we have the words of Joseph Smith, how shall we begin to understand them? Illustrations of selected challenges within the 21 May 1843 Discourse on 2 Peter 1.” Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture 20 (2016): 47–150. PDF Audio

Bailey, David H. and Jeffrey M. Bradshaw. Science and Mormonism. In Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture 19:2, 4 March 2016, pp. 17-37. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Frequently Asked Questions About Science and Genesis.” In Cosmos, Earth and Man, David H. Bailey, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, John S. Lewis, Gregory L. Smith, and Michael R. Stark, eds. Science and Mormonism Series 1. Salt Lake City, UT: The Interpreter Foundation and Eborn Books, 2016, pp. 193–257. PDF

Bailey David H. and Jeffrey M. Bradshaw. “Introduction: Science and Mormonism.” In Cosmos, Earth and Man, David H. Bailey, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, John S. Lewis, Gregory L. Smith, and Michael R. Stark, eds. Science and Mormonism Series 1. Salt Lake City, UT: The Interpreter Foundation and Eborn Books, 2016, pp. 1–12. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “‘He That Thrusteth in His Sickle with His Might…Bringeth Salvation to His Soul’: Doctrine and Covenants Section 4 and the Reward of Consecrated Service.” In Nick Galieti, ed., D&C 4: A Lifetime of Study in Discipleship. Salt Lake City, UT: Eborn Books, 2016, 161–277. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “What did Joseph Smith know about modern temple ordinances by 1836?” In The Temple: Ancient and Restored, Stephen D. Ricks and Donald W. Parry, eds. Proceedings of the 2014 Temple on Mount Zion Symposium. Temple on Mount Zion Series 3. Salt Lake City: The Interpreter Foundation and Eborn Books, 2016, pp. 1–123. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Freemasonry and the Origins of Modern Temple Ordinances.” Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture, vol. 15 (2015), pp. 159-237. Link PDF MP3

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The LDS story of Enoch as the culminating episode of a temple text.” In Enoch and the Temple: Articles from BYU Studies and Videos from Enoch and the Temple Conference. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2014. E-book in Deseret Book Bookshelf, Amazon Kindle, and Barnes and Noble Nook formats.

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “A Noah like no other before: A look at the latest biblical film from an LDS perspective.” Deseret News, 3 April 2014. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Sorting Out the Sources in Scripture” Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture, vol. 9, 2014, pp. 215-272. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The LDS Story of Enoch as the Culminating Episode of a Temple Text” BYU Studies 53:1 (2014), pp. 39-73. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Ark and the Tent: Temple Symbolism in the Story of Noah.” In Temple Insights: Proceedings of the Interpreter Matthew B. Brown Memorial Conference ‘The Temple on Mount Zion,’ 22 September 2012, edited by William J. Hamblin and David Rolph Seely. Temple on Mount Zion Series 2, 25-66. Salt Lake City, UT: The Interpreter Foundation and Eborn Books, 2014. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “‘Standing in the Holy Place’: Ancient and Modern Reverberations of an Enigmatic New Testament Prophecy.” In Ancient Temple Worship: Proceedings of the Expound Symposium, 14 May 2011, edited by Matthew B. Brown, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, Stephen D. Ricks, and John S. Thompson. Temple on Mount Zion Series 1, 71–142. Salt Lake City, UT: The Interpreter Foundation and Eborn Books, 2014. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Ezekiel mural at Dura Europos: A witness of ancient Jewish mysteries?” In Various Authors, LDS Views on the Old Testament and Apocrypha: Articles from BYU Studies. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2013. E-book in Deseret Book Bookshelf, Amazon Kindle, and Barnes and Noble Nook formats.

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Tree of Knowledge as the Veil of the Sanctuary.” In Ascending the Mountain of the Lord: Temple Praise and Worship in the Old Testament, edited by David Rolph Seely, Jeffrey R. Chadwick and Matthew J. Grey. The 42nd Annual Brigham Young University Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (26 October, 2013), 49-65. Provo and Salt Lake City, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University and Deseret Book, 2013. PDF Expanded version

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. and David J. Larsen. “Ancient Affinities within the LDS Book of Enoch Part Two.” Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture, vol. 4, 2013, pp. 29-74. Link PDF MP3

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. and David J. Larsen. “Ancient Affinities within the LDS Book of Enoch Part One.” Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture, vol. 4, 2013, pp. 1-27. Link PDF MP3

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M., Jacob A. Rennaker, and David J. Larsen. “Revisiting the Forgotten Voices of Weeping in Moses 7: A Comparison with Ancient Texts.” Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture, vol. 2, 2012, pp. 41-71. Link PDF MP3

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. and R. J. Head. “The Investiture Panel at Mari and Rituals of Divine Kingship in the Ancient Near East.” Studies in the Bible and Antiquity, vol. 4, 2012, pp. 1-42. PDF (Original) PDF (Expanded version)

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Scripture in Depth: Moses 2:14-15.” Mormon Times, 22 April 2010. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Scripture in Depth: Moses 2:3.” Mormon Times, 17 March 2010. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Scripture in Depth: Moses 2:26.” Mormon Times, 10 March 2010. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Ezekiel Mural at Dura Europos: A tangible witness of Philo’s Jewish mysteries?” BYU Studies 49:1 (2010), pp. 4–49. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M., and R. J. Head. “Mormonism’s Satan and the Tree of Life.” Element: The Journal of Mormon Philosophy and Theology 4:2 (2010), pp. 1-54. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. Testimony. “Mormon Scholars Testify, 12 March 2009.” Link

Presentations (Return to top)

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. and Bowen, Matthew L. “By the Blood Ye Are Sanctified”: The Symbolic, Salvific, Interrelated, Additive, Retrospective, and Anticipatory Nature of the Ordinances of Spiritual Rebirth in John 3 and Moses 6. 2016 Temple on Mount Zion Symposium, Provo, UT: Brigham Young University, 5 November 2016. Video PDF (chapter) PDF (presentation

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. The future isn’t what it used to be: Artificial Intelligence meets natural stupidity. Presentation at the Second Interpreter Science and Mormonism Symposium, March 12, 2016. Video PDF: Edited Transcript Video (large) Video (small)

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “What did Joseph Smith know about the LDS temple endowment by 1836?” 2014 Temple on Mount Zion Symposium, Provo, UT: Brigham Young University, 25 October 2014. Video

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Creation, the Fall, and the Lives of Adam and Eve” BYU Campus Education Week, Provo, UT, 19-22 August 2014.

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “What did Joseph Smith know about the LDS temple endowment by 1836?” Eborn Books Author Presentation, 8 August 2014. (Extended version of Temple on Mount Zion Presentation and book chapter)

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Science and Genesis: A Personal View.” Presentation at the 2013 Interpreter Symposium on Science & Mormonism: Cosmos, Earth & Man, Provo, UT, 9 November 2013. PDF (Expanded version) Video

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Tree of Knowledge as the Veil of the Sanctuary.” Presentation at the 2013 Forty-Second Sidney B. Sperry Symposium on the Old Testament, Provo, UT, 26 October 2013. PDF (Expanded version)

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Enoch, Noah, and the Tower of Babel.” Four-part presentation at BYU Campus Education Week, Provo, UT, 19-23 August 2013.

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Assistive Systems: Technologies that Help People Do, Sense, and Think.” Invited forum at Brigham Young University – Idaho, Rexberg, ID, 16 May 2013. DOC Video Audio

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. and Larsen, David J. “The LDS Book of Enoch as the culminating story of a temple text.” Invited Presentation at the Academy for Temple Studies Conference on Enoch and the Temple, Logan and Provo, Utah, 19 and 22 February 2013. PDF Video

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. and Ronan James Head. “The Ark and the Tent: Temple Symbolism in the Story of Noah.” Symposium on The Temple and Mount Zion. Provo, Utah. 22 September 2012. Video

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “‘Standing in the Holy Place’: Ancient and Modern Reverberations of an Enigmatic New Testament Prophecy.” Dundee Scotland Stake Fireside. 3 July 2011. Handout

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “‘Standing in the Holy Place’: Ancient and Modern Reverberations of an Enigmatic New Testament Prophecy.” Presentation at the 2011 EXPOUND Symposium, Provo, UT. 14 May 2011. Video

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Temple Themes in the Book of Moses.” Dundee Scotland Stake Fireside. 9 November 2010. Handout

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Book of Moses: A Surprising and Neglected Treasure.” Stake Fireside, Seattle North Stake Center. 22 August 2010.

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Apocalypse of Abraham: An Ancient Witness for the Book of Moses.” Invited presentation at the 2010 FAIR Conference, Sandy, UT. 5 August 2010. Link Deseret News Report MP3 Video

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Tree of Knowledge as the Veil of the Sanctuary: Reflections on Temple Themes in the Book of Moses.” Provo, UT: Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library. 4 August 2010.

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. and Larsen, David J. “The Ezekiel Mural at Dura Europos and the Mysteries of Aaron, Moses, and Melchizedek.” BYU Studies 50th Anniversary Symposium. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University. 13 March 2010. MP3 Video Interview

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “‘The Joy of Our Redemption’: Adam, Eve, and the Atonement.” Invited presentation at the Pensacola Florida Stake Single Adult Conference. 31 October 2009.

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. and D. J. Larsen. “The Apocalypse of Abraham: An Ancient Witness for the Book of Moses.” Invited lecture at the Eborn Books 2nd Annual Mormon Book Event. 6 August 2009.

Head, R. J. and Jeffrey M. Bradshaw. “A Mormon Reading of Satan and the Tree of Life.” Invited lecture, 2009 Conference of the European Mormon Studies Association, Turin, Italy, 30-31 July.

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. and D. J. Larsen. “L’Apocalypse d’Abraham: Témoin Ancien du Livre de Moïse.” Invited lecture at the FAIR France Conference, Strasbourg, France. 29 March 2009. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. and D. J. Larsen. “Die Apokalypse Abrahams: Ein antiker Zeuge für das Buch Mose.” Invited lecture at the FAIR Germany Conference, Frankfurt, Germany. 28 March 2009. PDF
Video (both English and German): Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Message of the Joseph Smith Translation: A Walk in the Garden.” Invited lecture at the 2008 FAIR Conference, Sandy, UT. 7 August 2008. PDF Video Mormon Times Report

Interpreter Foundation (Return to top)

Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture (Editors: Daniel C. Peterson and Jeffrey M. Bradshaw)

Volume 1, 2012 Volume 2, 2012 Volume 3, 2013 Volume 4, 2013 Volume 5, 2013 Volume 6, 2013 Volume 7, 2013 Volume 8, 2014 Volume 9, 2014 Volume 10, 2014 Volume 11, 2014 Volume 12, 2014 Volume 13, 2015 Volume 14, 2015 Volume 15, 2015 Volume 16, 2015 Volume 17, 2016 Volume 18, 2016 Volume 19, 2016

Interpreter Scripture Roundtables

Book of Mormon Gospel Doctrine
Lesson 1: “The Keystone of Our Religion” (1 Nephi 13, 19, 2 Nephi 25, 27, Mormon 8, Ether 5, Moroni 1, 10, and D&C 10, 20, 84)
Lesson 3: “The Vision of the Tree of Life” (1 Nephi 8–12, 15)
Lesson 5: “Hearken to the Truth, and Give Heed unto It” (1 Nephi 16–18)
Lesson 7: “I Know in Whom I Have Trusted” (2 Nephi 3–5)

New Testament Gospel Doctrine
Lesson 4: “Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord” (Matthew 3–4 and John 1)
Lesson 5: “Born Again” (John 3–4)
Lesson 7: “[He] Took Our Infirmities, and Bare Our Sicknesses” (Mark 1–2, 4–5, and Luke 7)
Lesson 9: “Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God” (Matthew 6)
Lesson 12: “I Am the Bread of Life” (John 5-6, Mark 6, and Matthew 14)
Lesson 13: “I Will Give unto Thee the Keys of the Kingdom” (Matthew 15–17)
Lesson 16: “I Was Blind, Now I See” (John 9–10)
Lesson 17: “What Shall I Do That I May Inherit Eternal Life?” (Mark 10 and 12, and Luke 12, 14, and 16)
Lesson 20: “Woe unto You, … Hypocrites” (John 12 and Matthew 21–23)
Lesson 21: “What Is the Sign of Thy Coming?” (Joseph Smith—Matthew 1 (Matthew 24))
Lesson 23: “Love One Another, As I Have Loved You” (Luke 22, and John 13–14)
Lesson 24: “This Is Life Eternal” (John 16–17)
Lesson 25: “Not My Will, But Thine, Be Done” (Matthew 26, Mark 14, and Luke 22)
Lesson 27: “He Is Not Here, for He Is Risen” (Matthew 28, Luke 24, and John 20–21)
Lesson 29: “The Number of the Disciples Was Multiplied” (Acts 6–9)
Lesson 33: “Ye Are the Temple of God” (1 Corinthians 1–3, and 5–6)
Lesson 34: “Keep the Ordinances, As I Delivered Them” (1 Corinthians 11–15)
Lesson 35: “Be Ye Reconciled to God” (2 Corinthians 1–2, 4–7, 1, 12)
Lesson 37: “Jesus Christ: ‘The Author and Finisher of Our Faith’” (Hebrews 1–11)
Lesson 39: “For the Perfecting of the Saints” (Ephesians 1–2, 4–6)
Lesson 41: “I Have Finished My Course” (1 Timothy 4, 6, 2 Timony 1–4, and Titus 1–3)
Lesson 45: “He That Overcometh Shall Inherit All Things” (Revelation 1-3, and 12)
Lesson 46: “He Will Dwell with Them, and They Shall Be His People” (Revelation 5–6, 19–22)

Old Testament Gospel Doctrine
Lesson 1: “This Is My Work and My Glory” (Moses 1)
Lesson 2: “Thou Wast Chosen Before Thou Wast Born” (Abraham 3; Moses 4:1-4)
Lesson 3: The Creation (Moses 1:27-42; 2-3)
Lesson 4: “Because of My Transgression My Eyes Are Opened” (Moses 4; 5:1–15; 6:48-62)
Lesson 5: “If Thou Doest Well, Thou Shalt Be Accepted” (Moses 5-7)
Lesson 6: “Noah … Prepared an Ark to the Saving of His House” (Moses 8:19-30; Genesis 6-9; 11:1-9)
Lesson 7: The Abrahamic Covenant (Abraham 1:1-4; 2:1–11; Genesis 12:1-8; 17:1-9)
Lesson 8: Living Righteously in a Wicked World (Genesis 13-14; 18-19)
Lesson 9: “God Will Provide Himself a Lamb” (Abraham 1; Genesis 15-17; 21-22)
Lesson 10: Birthright Blessings; Marriage in the Covenant (Genesis 24-29)
Lesson 11: “How Can I Do This Great Wickedness?” (Genesis 34; 37-39)
Lesson 12: “Fruitful in the Land of My Affliction” (Genesis 40-45)

Interpreter Science and Mormonism Symposia

Second Interpreter Symposium on Science and Mormonism: Body, Brain, Mind, and Spirit, Orem, UT: Utah Valley University, 12 March 2016. Videos Book (forthcoming).

First Interpreter Symposium on Science and Mormonism: Cosmos, Earth, and Man, Provo, UT: Brigham Young University, 9 November 2013. Videos Book

Meridian Magazine (Return to top)

Life Lessons Learned

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Be Not Weary in Well-Doing” Meridian Magazine, 3 October 2016. PDF Link

The Future Isn’t What It Used to Be

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “How Close Are We to Being Able to Model the Brain?” Meridian Magazine, 4 July 2016. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Can We Become Immortal and Superintelligent by Uploading Our Brains to Supercomputers?” Meridian Magazine, 27 June 2016. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Superintelligence Through Artificial Computational ‘Brains’” Meridian Magazine, 20 June 2016. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “A World with Self-Driving Cars” Meridian Magazine, 13 June 2016. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Future Isn’t What It’s Supposed to Be” Meridian Magazine, 6 June 2016. PDF Link

Tower of Babel

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Tower of Babel: The Scattering at Babel and Gathering of the Last Days.” Meridian Magazine, 13 February 2014. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Tower of Babel: What did it really mean to ‘Confound Their Language’?” Meridian Magazine, 4 February 2014. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Tower of Babel Part 3: ‘Let Us Make Us a Name’.” Meridian Magazine, 28 January 2014. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “A Tower Model of the Babel Story.” Meridian Magazine, 23 January 2014. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Building The Tower of Babel on a Mesopotamian Foundation.” Meridian Magazine, 16 January 2014. Link

Science and Genesis

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Science and the Book of Genesis Part 5.” Meridian Magazine, 29 November 2013. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Science and the Book of Genesis Part 4.” Meridian Magazine, 26 November 2013. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Science and the Book of Genesis Part 3.” Meridian Magazine, 25 November 2013. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Science and the Book of Genesis Part 2.” Meridian Magazine, 22 November 2013. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Science and the Book of Genesis.” Meridian Magazine, 21 November 2013. Link

Holiday Perspectives

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Reality of Jesus’ Divine Birth and of His Glorious Return.” Meridian Magazine, 24 December 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Adam, Eve, and the First Easter.” Meridian Magazine, 25 March 2010. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Adam and Christ, Eve and Mary at Christmas Time.” Meridian Magazine, 23 December 2009. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Temple Themes in Luke’s Account of the Angels and Shepherds.” Meridian Magazine, 17 December 2009. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Adam, Eve, and the Three Wise Men of the Nativity.” Meridian Magazine, 10 December 2009. PDF (Also in Spanish here, thanks to Juan Reta.)

Temple Themes in the Story of Noah

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “A Strange Story Explained: Temple Symbolism and the Garment of Noah.” Meridian Magazine, 24 January 2013. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Temple Symbolism and the Tent of Noah.” Meridian Magazine, 13 December 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Temple Symbolism in the Garden of Noah.” Meridian Magazine, 30 November 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Temple Symbolism and Noah’s Ark.” Meridian Magazine, 16 November 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Temple Symbolism in the Form of Noah’s Ark.” Meridian Magazine, 23 October 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Taking the Stories of Adam, Eve, and Noah Seriously.” Meridian Magazine, 16 October 2012. Link

Temple Themes in the Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “What are the Three Degrees Within the Celestial Kingdom?” Meridian Magazine, 9 August 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Parable of the Unjust Judge: ‘Weary Him Until He Blesses You’.” Meridian Magazine, 2 August 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Second Comforter: The Father Teacheth Him.” Meridian Magazine, 26 July 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “‘All That My Father Hath Shall Be Given Unto Him’: Receiving the Kingdom.” Meridian Magazine, 18 July 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Elect of God: Receive the More Sure Word of Prophecy.” Meridian Magazine, 12 July 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Church and Kingdom: Becoming Priests and Kings.” Meridian Magazine, 19 June 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Becoming ‘the Seed of Abraham’: The Sealing and Healing Power of Elijah.” Meridian Magazine, 6 June 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Meaning of the Atonement.” Meridian Magazine, 30 May 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Passing the Angels Who Stand As Sentinels.” Meridian Magazine, 25 May 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “What is the Endowment? Becoming ‘the Sons of Moses and of Aaron’.” Meridian Magazine, 16 May 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “How Are We Physically and Spiritually Reborn in the Temple?” Meridian Magazine, 9 May 2012. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Knowledge as the Principle of Salvation.” Meridian Magazine, 25 April 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “A Christ-Centered View of the Plan of Happiness.” Meridian Magazine, 18 April 2012. Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Why Do We Participate in Temple Ordinances?” Meridian Magazine, 12 April 2012. Link

Temple Themes in the Book of Moses

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Five Celestial Laws.” Meridian Magazine, 22 April 2010. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Adam, Eve, and the New and Everlasting Covenant.” Meridian Magazine, 15 April 2010. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Prayer of Adam and Eve.” Meridian Magazine, 8 April 2010. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Three Perspectives on the Atonement.” Meridian Magazine, 1 April 2010. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The ‘Temple Work’ of Adam and Eve.” Meridian Magazine, 18 March 2010. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Stand Ye in Holy Places and Be Not Moved.” Meridian Magazine, 11 March 2010. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Nakedness and the Clothing of Adam and Eve.” Meridian Magazine, 4 March 2010. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “Was Eve Beguiled?” Meridian Magazine, 25 February 2010. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “A Curse for the Serpent and Blessings for Adam and Eve.” Meridian Magazine, 19 February 2010. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The False Apron and the Tree of Death and Rebirth.” Meridian Magazine, 12 February 2010. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The False and the True ‘Keeper of the Gate.’” Meridian Magazine, 4 February 2010. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Tree in the Midst of the Garden and the Temple Symbolism of the ‘Center.’” Meridian Magazine, 28 January 2010. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Temple Symbolism of the Tree of Life and the Tree of Knowledge.” Meridian Magazine, 21 January 2010. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Creation and the Garden of Eden as Models for Temple Architecture.” Meridian Magazine, 14 January 2010. PDF

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Vision of Moses as a Heavenly Ascent.” Meridian Magazine, 6 January 2010. PDF Link

Bradshaw, Jeffrey M. “The Book of Moses: The Most Surprising and Neglected Scripture.” Meridian Magazine, 31 December 2009. PDF Link

Interviews and Reviews (Return to top)

Mischel, Marie. “Vatican Astronomer to Speak at Science and Mormonism Symposium.” Meridian Magazine. 9 March 2016. Link

Mischel, Marie. “Vatican astronomer to speak at three free events.” Intermountain Catholic. 26 February 2016. Link

Nichols, Julie J. “A Modern View of Ancient Temple Worship.” Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture 17 (2016): 177–180. Link

Nick Galieti. Interview on “The Good Word” Podcast. 12 May 2014. Link

Hutchinson, Terry L. “Another Book I Wish I’d Written: A Review of In God’s Image and Likeness 2: Enoch, Noah, and the Tower of Babel.” Meridian Magazine. 21 April 2014. Article

Martin Tanner. Interview on KSL Radio’s “Religion Today” program. 6 April 2014. MP3

Whitmer, Mike. “What’s new: ‘In God’s Image and Likeness 2’ is a commentary on the second half of the Book of Moses” Deseret News. 27 March 2014. Article

Peterson, Daniel. “Defending the Faith: ‘In God’s Image and Likeness.’” Deseret News. 27 March 2014. Article

Smoot, Stephen O. “Taking the Stories of Primeval History Seriously.” FairMormon. 26 January 2014. Link

Eliason, Eric A. “BYU Studies Review of In God’s Image and Likeness 1 and 2.” BYU Studies 53, no. 1 (2014), pp. 179-182. PDF

“Conference to Explore Relationship Between Mormonism and Science.” Student Review. Article

Densley, Steve, Jr. Mormon FAIR-Cast 108: Jeffrey Bradshaw on Temple Themes in the Scriptures, FairMormon, 26 September 2012. Link

Mitton, George L. “Book Review: Temple Themes in the Book of Moses, by Jeffrey M. Bradshaw.” Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture, 2012. pp 57-59. Link MP3

Hauglid, Brian M. “A New Resource on the Book of Moses: Review of Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, In God’s Image and Likeness: Ancient and Modern Perspectives on the Book of Moses.” Mormon Studies Review, 23:1 (2011), pp. 57-60. PDF

Morrill, Kaylene. “LDS scientist learns by study and by faith.” Deseret News. 26 April 2011. Article PDF (also published in Mormon Times, PDF).

Larsen, David. “Temple Themes in the Book of Moses: Jeffrey M. Bradshaw Answers Questions About His New Book.” Interview on the Heavenly Ascents Blog. 20 August 2010. Interview

Shill, Aaron. “Being a tourist among Old Testament culture.” Mormon Times, 11 February 2010. Article

Mikita, Carole. “People of Faith: An interview with Jeffrey M. Bradshaw.” Interview on KSL Radio’s “People of Faith” program. 3 January 2010. MP3

Larsen, David. “In God’s Image and Likeness: An Interview with author Jeffrey M. Bradshaw.” Interview on the Heavenly Ascents Blog. 8 December 2009-13 January 2010.
Part 1 (The writing of “In God’s Image”)
Part 2 (The book of Moses as a temple tutorial)
Part 3 (On the use of apocrypha and pseudepigrapha)
Part 4 (Scholarship on the the book of Moses)
Part 5 (Science and Mormonism; lessons learned from the book of Moses)

Carole Mikita, Bob Brown, and Brian Hyer. The Heart of the Storm. KSL-TV Documentary on Church relief efforts for Hurricane Ivan in Pensacola, first aired 25 November 2004. Article Video