December 1999

“Contents,” Ensign, Dec. 1999, 1


December 1999

Volume 29 Number 12

On the covers: Front: Shepherds Seeing the Star, by Minerva Teichert, oil on canvas, 50″ x 60″, 1946. Courtesy of Museum of Church History and Art. Back: Nativity by Janusz Mostyl. © courtesy of Brigham Young University Museum of Art.

Inside front: Christ Raises the Son of the Widow of Nain, by Robert T. Barrett, oil on canvas, 36″ x 42″, 1999. Courtesy of Museum of Church History and Art.

Inside back: Great Salt Lake Valley, 1893, by Al Rounds, watercolor on paper, 30″ x 43″, 1989. Courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Richmond. Framed in the background by the Wasatch Mountains to the southeast, this winter scene depicts the Salt Lake Temple and nearby homes as they would have appeared in 1893, the year the temple was dedicated.