My general impression is that the Temple functions to sustain – as a living reality – the eternal perspective in general; and the living reality of post-mortal existence in particular.

And the desperate need for this (in the context of mass media secular modernity) is one important reason why there has been such a vigorous programme of Temple building etc. over the past generation


(Note: I say this as someone who knows of the Temple only what the CJCLDS chooses to reveal to outsiders. I have made no attempt to pseudo-discover more about what goes on in the Temple.)

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