|Preparing for Eternal Marriage|
|PREP ETER MARR|
|CLASS CODE:||REL 234||CREDITS: 2|
|DIVISION:||EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course fulfills a General Education - Religion requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||This class allows the student to examine the many different issues that lead to one's being successfully sealed in the temple of the Lord.|
|TAUGHT:||Winter, Fall, Summer|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||The purpose of this course is to teach the doctrines and principles revealed by the Lord through modern-day prophets and the standard works that, when understood and appropriately applied and lived, will lead to an eternal marriage.
The course will cover the following topics: doctrines, principles, and application; gaining an eternal perspective; proclamation on the family; new and everlasting covenant of marriage; Lord's standard for dating; Lord's standard of chastity; atonement, repentance; building upon a sure foundation of Christ; putting off the natural man; maturity; temporal preparation; communication; resolving conflict; differences between men and women; foreordained roles of men and women; love; mate selection; revelation and marriage; preparing for the temple; intimacy in marriage; making the transition into marriage.
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Demonstrate understanding relative to dating and courtship preparatory for eternal marriage.
2. Understand the concept of "doctrine," "application," and "principles."
3. Demonstrate understanding of the content of the student manual.
4. Increase understanding and internalize key teachings relative to eternal marriage.
5. Identify patterns and connections in the scriptures relative to marriage.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Regular attendance is required. All faculty give assignments, but each determines his/her own combination of text assignments, projects, and tests.|
|PREREQUISITES:||For unmarried students.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2004|