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  
9 June 15 Nauvoo Teachings and Developments Required Readings

Supplemental Readings (Not Required)

 
10 June 22 Eternal Marriage & 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