|Book of Mormon|
|BOOK OF MORMON|
|CLASS CODE:||REL 121||CREDITS: 2|
|DIVISION:||EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT|
|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.|
|TAUGHT:||Winter, Fall, Summer|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||This course will explore the contents of the first half of the Book of Mormon (1 Nephi - Alma 29) as well as identify and help better understand the doctrines taught in the Book of Mormon. The Atonement of Jesus Christ and other examples of God's mercy will be among the central themes.|
|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.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 1980|