REL C 341

Joseph Smith and the Restoration, 1805-1845

Course Description

Life and ministry of the Prophet Joseph Smith, coming forth of the Book of Mormon, organization of the church, foundational revelations, building the Kirtland Temple, Missouri persecutions, establishment of Nauvoo, and events leading to the Martyrdom.

When Taught

All Semesters/Terms

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

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2

Fixed

2

Fixed

2

Fixed

0

Note

Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

Title

Historical Record

Learning Outcome

Students will gain experience with the historical record of early LDS history

Title

Overview

Learning Outcome

Students will learn the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with emphasis on the restoration of knowledge, power, and doctrine, during the lifetime of Joseph Smith (1805-1844)

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Events and Movements

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrably remember and analyze events and movements of LDS history between 1805-1844 in New England, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, Great Britain, Palestine, and the Pacific Isles.

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Participants

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrably remember participants in early LDS history and analyze their contributions.

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Geography

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrably remember the geography of early LDS history

Title

Historical Relationships

Learning Outcome

Students will relate early LDS history to larger historical contexts and patterns

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Cause and Effect

Learning Outcome

Students will examine and explain change over time and causes and effects as they relate to early LDS history