“Contents,” Ensign, July 1977, 1


    July 1977

    Volume 7 Number 7

    On the cover: The Pioneers of 1847 Crossing the Platte River, by Danquart Weggeland, 108″ x 72″, 1869, Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum, Salt Lake City; reproduced courtesy of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers.

    Inside front cover: The Rod and the Veil, by Franz Johansen. “The figure reaching through the veil suggests those in the spirit world concerned about our progress in mortality; the iron rod itself, reaching into both spheres, is the sure guide through mortality upon which all of us, like the slipping boy, must struggle to retain a firm grip.” (1975, 9′ x 11′, fiberglass resin, Brigham Young University permanent collection.)

    Inside back cover: Alberta Temple