Sacred Symbols Finding Meaning in Rites Rituals & Ordinances 2nd Ed.
With in-depth examination and engaging illustrations, this new edition will guide you to a richer understanding of, and appreciatin for, the sacred rites and symbols of the Church. Understanding Deity can be greatly enhanced by understanding the meaning and purpose behind sacred symbols found in religious ordinances, rituals, covenants, clothing, gestures, and words. Symbolism provokes thought in those who are prone to ponder the sacred. Learn to recognize the many ancient and modern Jewish, Christian, and Islamic practices of Latter-day Saints. Find answers to long-standing questions about the origin and significance of symbols and rituals, such as the laying on of hands, marriage rites, and sacred clothing. And discover how all rites, rituals, and ordinances of the gospel are designed to bring you closer to Christ.