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“Contents,” Ensign, Aug. 1986, 1


August 1986

Volume 16 Number 8

On the cover: Joseph Smith Testifies of the Book of Mormon, by Robert Barrett, 24″ by 18″, acrylic on board, 1986.

Inside front cover: The Oakland Temple, by Al Rounds, 22″ by 30″, watercolor, 1985. Courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Kent Rounds.

Dedicated 17, 18, and 19 November 1964, the Oakland Temple in Oakland, California, was the last of five temples to be dedicated by President David O. McKay. Although President McKay had been ill a short time previously, he spoke at all six dedicatory sessions and gave the dedicatory prayer in four of them.

Inside back cover: Fruits of the Earth, by Robert Duncan, 15″ by 30″, oil on canvas, 1984. Courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Spencer.

A depiction of harvest time in nineteenth-century rural Utah.