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Bodies Filled with Light

"As we study our anatomy, we study the Savior and develop a better understanding of the importance of our body as a temple for the Spirit"


Education in Zion is exhibiting Bodies Filled with Light, a gallery of original drawings portraying the human anatomy. Dr. Jonathan Wisco and gallery curator Heather Seferovich have spent the last couple years researching the incidence and importance of anatomy in the scriptures, discovering the prominence of anatomical references in the LDS standard works. The drawings displayed, property of Dr. Wisco, are from the last edition of American Gray’s Anatomy, and from Dr. Carmine Clemente's Anatomy: A Regional Atlas of the Human Body. These drawings have been paired with scriptural references and are meant to show the beauty of human anatomy along with the temporal and spiritual significance of the Savior’s body: as we study our anatomy, we study the Savior and develop a better understanding of the importance of our body as a temple for the Spirit.


The exhibition will be open until April 2016, and one of the walls will be changed twice a semester to exhibit new drawings. The schedule for the rotating wall is the following:

Central Nervous System November 5, 2014 - February 13, 2015
Cardiovascular System February 14, 2015 - May 1, 2015
Musculoskeletal System May 2, 2015 - September 18, 2015
Upper Gastrointestinal System September 19, 2015 - December 4, 2015
Lower Gastrointestinal System December 5, 2015 - February 12, 2016
Special Senses February 13, 2016 - April 29, 2016


Read more about this exhibition in Deseret News .

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