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“Contents,” Ensign, Nov. 1982, 3


November 1982

Volume 12 Number 11

On the cover: Scenes from the new Church motion picture The Restoration of the Priesthood. See page 104 for further details.

Front cover—Three Apostles, Peter, James, and John, bestow the Melchizedek Priesthood on Joseph Smith, Jr., and Oliver Cowdery.

Back cover—Above: Cast photo from the film The Restoration of the Priesthood. All other photos are actual scenes from the film. From top to bottom: the Church is organized in the Peter Whitmer home; Joseph Smith translates the metal plates; John the Baptist appears to Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery; Joseph Smith baptizes Oliver Cowdery.

Inside front cover: The Manti Temple. Photography by Anselm Spring. Constructed on a site selected by President Brigham Young, the Manti Temple was dedicated in 1888 by President Wilford Woodruff.

Inside back cover: Two nineteenth-century lithographs of Salt Lake City.

Top: Great Salt Lake City, 1852, by W. W. Major.

Bottom: Salt Lake City, 1887, by S. W. Darke and Company.

Photography in this issue: This issue features photographs of modern-day quorums of the Twelve Apostles since the organization of the Quorum in 1835. Photographs are provided by the Church Historical Department. All other photography is by Public Communications Photo Services: Eldon K. Linschoten, chief photographer; Jed A. Clark; and Michael M. McConkie.