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Building an Eternal Marriage
BLDG ETER MARR
CLASS CODE: REL 235 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: RELIGION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Religion requirement.

DESCRIPTION: A study of the doctrines, principles and practices which will establish a successful, gospel-centered eternal marriage.
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 strengthen an eternal marriage.
The course will cover the following topics: gaining an eternal perspective; proclamation on the family; keeping the sacred covenant of marriage; communication and unity in marriage; managing finances and other resources; differences between men and women; foreordained roles of men and women; fidelity; respect; intimacy in marriage; keeping love alive; and children.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1-Understand the doctrines, principles and applications relating to successful marriage as found in the scriptures and the words of prophets and apostles.
2-Understand the unique role of both men and women as it pertains to marriage.
3-Learn the temporal aspects of marriage: finances, employment, managing resources.
4-Learn how to keep love alive and growing in marriage.
5-Understand the importance of children and family life.
REQUIREMENTS: Regular attendance is required. All faculty give assignments, but each determines his/her own combination of text assignments, projects, and tests.
PREREQUISITES: For married students.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2004