The ancient “Seal of Melchizedek” is often represented as an 8-point star composed of two squares offset 45 degrees and overlaid (or interwoven). It is such a significant symbol that President Hinckley had it added to the Salt Lake City Temple, and since then it has shown up in many more LDS temples. Differing 8-point stars can also be found throughout the Conference Center. But how, you may wonder, is it a symbol of Christ and when did this information come to light in modern times? The answers start with the design of the beautiful San Diego Temple.
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