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“Contents,” Ensign, Sept. 1996, 1


September 1996

Volume 26 Number 9

On the cover: Front: Photo by Jerry Garns. Back: Photo by Jed Clark.

Inside front cover: Manti Temple, by Nathan B. Winters, watercolor, 25″ x 35″, 1989. Built on the hill where its limestone was quarried, the Manti Temple, located in Manti, Utah, was dedicated by President Wilford Woodruff on 17 May 1888 and rededicated on 14–16 June 1985 by President Gordon B. Hinckley. Each summer a portion of the temple’s 27-acre site is used for the Manti Temple Pageant, which depicts the story of the Restoration and publication of the Book of Mormon.

Inside back cover: Irrigation Turn, Time with Grandpa, by VaLoy Eaton, oil on canvas, 25″ x 26″, 1993. “Grandparents can have a profound influence on their grandchildren. … Children then obtain a perspective of life which is not only rewarding but can bring them security, peace, and strength” (President Ezra Taft Benson, 159th Semiannual General Conference, 30 Sept. 1989).