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|Title||The Crown of Creation|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2021|
|Authors||Seely, David Rolph, and Jo Ann H. Seely|
|Journal||Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship|
|Keywords||Adam (Prophet); Creation; Eve; Temple Worship|
The Seelys discuss the well-known concept of the universe as a temple, and link the creation story to the temple drama. They explore how God, in creating the universe, had the same roles the temple drama gives to Adam and Eve as archetypes of each man and woman (that of king, priest, and artisan), and how man, by participating in the temple drama, is raised to be the image of God, thus becoming the real crown of creation, participating in God’s creation by procreation.
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