REL 200 - The Eternal Family

Exercising Faith During
Difficult Family Circumstances
Reading Assignments for the course
REL 200 - The Eternal Family
Prof.  Marcus H. Martins, Ph.D.


"We warn that the disintegration of the family will bring upon individuals, communities, and nations the calamities foretold by ancient and modern prophets.

"We call upon responsible citizens and officers of government everywhere to promote those measures designed to maintain and strengthen the family as the fundamental unit of society."

The Family: A Proclamation to the World

1 Nephi 16:34–39 1 Nephi 17:1–4
Elder David A. BednarThe Atonement and the Journey of Mortality
Elder M. Russell BallardWhat Matters Most Is What Lasts Longest
Elder Neal A. Maxwell - Enduring Well  (1997)
Elder Jeffrey R. HollandCast Not Away Therefore Your Confidence (1999)
Sister Patricia T. Holland"One Thing Needful": Becoming Women of Greater Faith in Christ  (1987)
Coping with Death:
Elder Richard G. Scott Temple Worship: The Source of Strength and Power in Times of Need
Dr. Marcus H. Martins - A Time of Crisis, A Time of Miracles: Personal Insights  (YouTube - 2020)

                                            A Time of Crisis, A Time of Miracles #2
  (YouTube - 2020)

Be prepared to present your understanding about this topic to your classmates, and see if you have additional questions to ask me.  I'll be glad to answer them.
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