Annotated Table of Contents

Key to Type of Content

Non-Technical. Articles for everyone on calendars or chronology.

Technical. Articles for scientists, historians, or professionals.

Old Testament. Recommended for Judeo-Christians.

Bible. Recommended for Christians.

L.D.S. Included. Recommended for Christians (some L.D.S. content).

L.D.S. Focus. Recommended for L.D.S. Christians.


In Chronological Order of Publication Date

The main point of the article is summarized in italics.

Article 1 — p. 1.
Biblical evidence of the Savior's Resurrection Date: Sun 3 Apr A.D. 33
"The Restoration of Priesthood Keys on Easter 1836, Part 1: Dating the First Easter," Ensign 15, No. 6 (June, 1985), pp. 59-68.

Article 2 — p. 17.
The Return of Elijah was on a calendrically rare Easter Sunday: 3 Apr 1836.
"The Restoration of Priesthood Keys on Easter 1836, Part 2: Symbolism of Passover and of Elijah's Return," Ensign 15, No. 7 (July, 1985), pp. 55-64.

Article 3 — p. 35.
Secular evidence: Herod died in A.D. 1; Christ was born at Passover of 1 B.C.
"Yet Another Eclipse for Herod," The Planetarian, vol. 19, no. 4, Dec. 1990, pp. 8-14.

Article 4 — p. 47.
Reprint of Sir Isaac Newton's astronomical determination of Crucifixion date.
"Newton's Date for the Crucifixion," Quarterly Journal of Royal Astronomical Society 32, (Sept. 1991), 301-304.

Article 5 — p. 51.
Charlemagne mandated A.D. reckoning which is now worldwide for commerical reasons.
"How did it come to be that our largely non-Christian world reckons years from the birth of Christ?" Ensign 23, 4 (April, 1993), p. 55.

Article 6 — p. 53.
Passover symbolized the birth of Christ on eve of Thu 6 Apr 1 B.C.
"Passover: Was it Symbolic of His Coming," The Ensign 24, 1 (Jan, 1994), pp 38-45.

Article 7 — p. 66.
Jehoiachin's capture on Sat 10 Mar 597 B.C. helps date the 70-year captivity.
"When Was Judah's 70-Year Babylonian Captivity?" The Ensign 28, No. 10 (October, 1998), pp. 64-65.

Article 8 — p. 69.
Some events of the Restoration were holy days on the Hebrew calendar.
"Hebrew Calendar Testifies of Latter-day Events," Meridian Magazine (17 Sep 1999).

Article 9 — p. 73.
Calendars should be predictable, accurate, and use simple nested patterns.
"Mapping Time," American Mathematical Monthly, 106 (Jan 2000), pp. 92-99.

Article 10 — p. 82.
Lehi's departure most likely occurred at Passover on Sun 6 Apr 601 B.C.
"Lehi's 600-Year Prophecy of the Birth of Christ," Meridian Magazine (31 Mar 2000).

Article 11 — p. 91.
The Big Dipper, morning star, and constellations have religious significance.
"What Every Mormon Should Know About Astronony," Meridian Magazine (12 May 2000).

Article 12 — p. 100.
The Jun 2 B.C. Jupiter/Venus conjunction signaled the conception of Jesus Christ.
"The Star of Bethlehem's Forerunner," Meridian Magazine (28 Nov 2000).

Article 13 — p. 105.
Venus resurrects this Easter just as it did at the Resurrection of Christ.
"Venus Resurrects This Easter Sunday," Meridian Magazine (27 Feb 2001).

Article 14 — p. 115.
Key dates in the life of Jesus Christ occurred on holy days of the Sacred Round.
"A Native American Easter: How the Ancient American Calendar Testifies of Christ," Meridian Magazine (28 Mar 2001).

Article 15 — p. 131.
An astronomical coordinate system fit to the constellations is proposed.
"Coordinates for the Constellations," (25 April 2001).

Article 16 — p. 149.
The morning stars and precession cut the Bands of Death at the Resurrection.
"Celestial Witnesses of Christ Breaking the Bands of Death," Meridian Magazine (26 Apr 2001).

Article 17 — p. 160.
Key dates in the life of Christ occurred on holy days on the Enoch Calendar.
"Enoch Calendar Testifies of Christ," Meridian Magazine (11 Sep 2001).

Article 18 — p. 177.
The constellations, reportedly revealed to Enoch, testify of Jesus Christ.
"The Constellations Testify of Christ," Meridian Magazine (9 Oct 2001).

Article 19 — p. 187.
The four cornerstone constellations testify of Christ.
"The Lion and Unicorn Testify of Christ, Part I: The Cornerstone Constellations," Meridian Magazine (8 Nov 2001).

Article 20 — p. 200.
The four royal stars represent identifiable faithful servants of Christ.
"The Lion and Unicorn Testify of Christ, Part II: The Four Royal Stars," Meridian Magazine (5 Dec 2001).

Article 21 — p. 213.
The Book of Jasher contains detailed correct information about antediluvian patriarchs.
"How Did the Book of Jasher Know?," Meridian Magazine (7 Jan 2002).

Article 22 — p. 229.
Joseph Smith's death and Nauvoo temple dedication dates on Hebrew Calendar.
"From Martyrdom to Celebration!," Meridian Magazine (6 Jun 2002).

Article 23 — p. 237.
The year of Christ's birth is indicated on Enoch calendar and in the lunar orbit.
"Celestial Witnesses of the Meridian of Time," Meridian Magazine (10 Jul 2002).

Article 24 — p. 249.
Several key latter-day events occurred on holy days on the Enoch calendar.
"Enoch Calendar: Another Witness of the Restoration," Meridian Magazine (5 Aug 2002).

Article 25 — p. 260.
Who are the seven angels who sound the trump at the Feast of Trumpets?
"Seven Trumpets," Meridian Magazine (3 Sep 2002).