|Book of Mormon|
|BOOK OF MORMON|
|CLASS CODE:||REL 121H||CREDITS: 2||FEE: $5.00|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course fulfills a General Education - Religion requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Required for graduation. A study of the origin, content and teachings of the Book of Mormon from 1st Nephi through Alma 29.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||This class will explore the doctrines of the gospel of Jesus Christ as taught in the Book of Mormon. The Atonement of Jesus Christ and other examples of God's mercy will be among the central themes.
This class looks at information which will increase one's knowledge of God the Father, His Son, Jesus Christ and the Holy Ghost; highlight basic principles and doctrines of the gospel, and increase one's ability to find answers to life questions and trials.
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Identify, understand, and find relevance of the key doctrines (fall, Atonement, scattering & gathering, faith, etc.) taught in the first half of the Book of Mormon.
2. Know the basic history and people as taught in the first half of the Book of Mormon.
3. Be familiar with the internal evidences of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon and the scholarly discussion currently taking place regarding it.
4. Be familiar with the origins and impact of the Book of Mormon.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Regular attendance is required. The student will be expected to read the first half of the Book of Mormon. All faculty give assignments, but each one determines his/her own combination of text assignments, projects, and tests.|
|PREREQUISITES:||Student must have a 3.5 or higher cumulatiave GPA to take an Honor's course.|