Selected Readings for Spring/Summer 2017
Foundations of the Restoration
(Rel. 225)


Class Date Class Topic(s) Pre-Class Readings Slides
1 Apr. 20 Course Intro; Approaching LDS Doctrine and History by Study & by Faith Required Readings
  • None

Supplemental Readings (Not Required)

2 Apr. 27 Joseph Smith’s First Vision;
The Restoration in the Covenant Context
Required Readings

Supplemental Readings (Not Required)

3 May 4 The Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon; Book of Mormon Witnesses Required Readings

Supplemental Readings (Not Required)

 

4 May 11 The Restoration of the Priesthood; Organizing the Church of Jesus Christ Required Readings

Supplemental Readings (Not Required)

 

5 May 18 Revelation and Scripture: the D&C, JST, and Book of Abraham Required Readings

Supplemental Readings (Not Required)

6 May 25 The Law of Consecration and Building Up Zion Required Readings

Supplemental Readings (Not Required)

7 June 1 Kirtland Doctrine: “The Vision” and the Oath & Covenant of the Priesthood Required Readings

Supplemental Readings (Not Required)

8 June 8 The Kirtland Endowment; Kirtland Apostasy and Missouri Expulsion Required Readings

Supplemental Readings (Not Required)

9 June 15 Nauvoo Teachings and Developments (Eternal Marriage, the True Nature of God, Heavenly Mother, Our Eternal Potential, etc.) Required Readings

Supplemental Readings (Not Required)

10 June 22 Plural Marriage Required Readings

Supplemental Readings (Not Required)

 
11 June 29 Joseph Smith’s Temple Teachings Required Readings

Supplemental Readings (Not Required)

 
12 July 6 The Martyrdom; Succession in the Presidency Required Readings  
Your CLASS JOURNAL OR ELEVATE LEARNING EXPERIENCE due July 13th by class
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13 July 13 Official Declaration 1 & 2; Utah War & Mountain Meadows Massacre Required Readings  
14 July 20 Hastening the Work of Salvation; Preparing the World for the 2nd Coming Required Readings