Church History and Doctrine

Foundations of the Restoration

Foundations of the Restoration
The calling and doctrinal contributions of Joseph Smith as well as the significance of modern scripture including key sections of the Doctrine and Covenants. Also includes the establishment, organization, doctrine, and practices of the Church today.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Course Outcomes: 


Students will know key people, places, events, contexts, revelations, and doctrine related to the restoration of the gospel.


Students will be able to analyze and evaluate the validity and reliability of historical and doctrinal source material.


Students will learn "by study and also by faith" how to develop greater faith in Jesus Christ, and a testimony of the prophetic calling of Joseph Smith, the restoration of the gospel, and the succession and continuation of prophetic authority.


Students will be able to explain foundational doctrinal developments and historical events of the restoration and their relevance.