An Eye of Faith : Essays in Honor of Richard O. Cowan
Religious Studies Center, BYU
As Nephi taught from the writings of Isaiah, he encouraged his people to "liken" the prophet's teachings unto themselves and "unto all men" (2 Nephi 11:8). Nephi regularly followed his own counsel in this regard, and so did his brother Jacob (see 1 Nephi 19:23; 2 Nephi 6:6; 11:2). ...
In this study I will follow Nephi's example and encouragement by considering how Isaiah's prophecies regarding temples and temple worship can be likened to us. In doing so, I will briefly discuss ho the prophecies may have been understood in Isaiah's day and offer suggestions of how they have been or could be likened to current Latter-day Saint understanding and practice. [From the text]