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The Salt Lake Temple Todas as Salas

The Salt Lake Temple Todas as Salas

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Todas as Salas do Templo de Salt Lake.
Todas as Salas do Templo de Salt Lake.

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Published by: Rondinelle Almeida Oliveira on Apr 12, 2010
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The Salt Lake Temple
of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Temple. The Salt Lake Temple is the most recognized symbol of the Church.It is the Church's spiritual heart, and is designed for administration as well asworship. In its role as an administrative headquarters, the Salt Lake Temple hasan entire floor dedicated to offices and meeting rooms for the leaders of theChurch. In addition it is the only temple to have a Holy of Holies.More weddings take place in the Salt Lake Temple than in any other. To cope withthe demand an annex, full of Sealing rooms, was added to the north side of thetemple. With its annex, offices and additions the Salt Lake Temple is the largest inthe Church.The Salt Lake Temple took 40 years to build. The original foundation wasremoved and rebuilt to make it stronger. Construction was interrupted on severaloccasions, once because of the "invasion" of Johnson's Army, and again tocomplete the transcontinental Rail Road.While the exterior took 39 years to build, the interior of the temple was completedin just one year. The murals in the Garden and World Rooms were begun inJanuary 1893 and completed in time for the dedication on April 6. The Artistswere all part of a unique program of the Church known as the Paris Art Mission.Five Utah Mormon artists, Edwin Evans, John B. Fairbanks, John Hafen, LorusPratt and Dan Weggeland, were sent to Paris to study art for the express purposeof returning to paint the Salt Lake Temple Murals. All five collaborated on theGarden Room mural, while Edwin Evans, John B. Fairbanks and Dan Weggelandworked together on the World Room. The Creation Room mural was painted at alater date.The temple is built from granite quarried in Little Cottonwood Canyon, thequarry has been reopened to supply stone for the new Assembly Hall.
The temple in 1912was quite different from how it apeares now.The temple was announced in July 1847, when Brigham Young stuck his cane intothe ground and said "hear we will build a temple to our God".Ground was broken and construction begun on 14 February 1853.The cornerstone was laid in April 1853.The temple was dedicated on 6-24 April 1893.There are 14 Sealing rooms in the temple.The Endowment Ceremony is presented live in the traditional 4 Ordinance rooms.There are 253,015 square feet in the temple, including the annex.The tallest (east center) tower is 210 feet.The Salt Lake Temple serves stakes in part of Salt Lake and Summit counties,Utah.Pictures of the Interior:The Baptistry.Source: Ensign Magazine.One of the sealing rooms in the annex.Source: Ensign Magazine.One of the two original Sealing rooms,which open off of the Celestial Room.This one was designed for proxysealings.Source: Ensign Magazine.The other of the original Sealing rooms,this one was designed for live sealings.The door in the back led to a waitingroom for members of the weddingparty.Source: Ensign Magazine.
 The Creation Room.Source: Ensign Magazine.The Garden Room, the mural was painted by the five Paris Mission Artists.Source: Ensign Magazine.The Main Hall, the Creation Room andGarden Room are on the left.Source: Ensign Magazine.The Upstairs Hall, the World Room,Terrestrial Room and CelestialRoom open off this hallway.Source: Ensign Magazine.

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