REL 200 - The Eternal Family
Winter Semester 2021 - Class Schedule
(Tentative
for Online Assignments)
Br. Martins

Hyperlinks will open Lecture Notes
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
January 2021
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Introduction
(video online)

Reading Assignments:
1. The Family is Ordained of God
and
Paper: The Doctrine of the Priesthood and Gender Issues
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1. The Family is Ordained of God
and
Paper: The Doctrine of the Priesthood and Gender Issues

Video #1: Insights on the Priesthood (2017)
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2. Divine Potential
and
Paper: The Body: First Stewardship & Liahona of the Spirit (2014)

Video #6: Three Fundamental Doctrines:
Priesthood, Divine Potential, and Plan of Happiness
(2020)
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Weekly Quiz #1
(on the Canvas System)
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday
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3. The Plan of Happiness

and

Video #4:
Why Aspire to an Eternal Marriage? (2020)
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Weekly Quizzes
#2 and #3
(on the Canvas System)
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4. Marriage is Ordained of God
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5. Dating and Courtship
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Weekly Quizzes
#4 and 5
(on the Canvas System)
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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
February 2021
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6. Deciding to Marry ... and with Whom

Essay: Deciding Who's 'the One' (2014)

Video #2: Dating and Deciding Whom to Marry (2020)
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7. While Marriage Doesn't Come ...
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Weekly Quizzes
#6 and 7

(on the Canvas System)
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8. The Sacred Powers of Procreation
and
Essay: Human Temptations (2019)
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9. Gender and Eternal Identity
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Weekly Quizzes
#8 and 9

(on the Canvas System)
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Presidents' Day Holiday
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10. Temple Ordinances and Covenants
and
Video: Two Apostles Lead a Virtual Tour of the Rome Italy Temple (2019)

Essays: Seals and the Sealing by the Holy Spirit of Promise (2017) &

Eternal Marriage: The Analogy of the Concrete Slab (2015)

Video #4: Why Aspire to an Eternal Marriage? (2020)

Video #5: Remarks on Sealings (2020)
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10. Temple Ordinances and Covenants
and
Video: Two Apostles Lead a Virtual Tour of the Rome Italy Temple (2019)

Essays: Seals and the Sealing by the Holy Spirit of Promise (2017) &

Eternal Marriage: The Analogy of the Concrete Slab (2015)

Video #4: Why Aspire to an Eternal Marriage? (2020)

Video #5: Remarks on Sealings (2020)

Video #3: Divorces and Sealings (2014)
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Review Session for Midterm Exam
(
Optional - Live discussion via Zoom - TBA)
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Weekly Quiz #10
(on the Canvas System)
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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
March 2021
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Midterm Exam
(on the Canvas System)
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11. Ratifying an Eternal Marriage
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12. The Commandment to Multiply
and Replenish the Earth
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12. The Commandment to Multiply
and Replenish the Earth

and
Essay: Insights on Names and Ordinances (2018)
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Weekly Quiz #12
(on the Canvas System)
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13. Providing for Temporal Needs:
Education, Profession, and Finances

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 13. Providing for Temporal Needs

Video: Instructions for the Reflection Paper
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Weekly Quiz #13
(on the Canvas System)
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14. The Divine Roles and Responsibilities of Women
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15. The Divine Roles and Responsibilities of Men

Video: Instructions for the Reflection Paper
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Weekly Quizzes
#14 and 15

(on the Canvas System)
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Prince Kuhio Day Holiday
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16 Nurturing the Marriage Relationship
and Dealing with Differences

Video #4: Why Aspire to an Eternal Marriage? (2020)
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16 Nurturing the Marriage Relationship
and Dealing with Differences

Video #4: Why Aspire to an Eternal Marriage? (2020)

   

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
April 2021
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Weekly Quiz #16
(on the Canvas System)
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Paper Due
(upload into Canvas)
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17. When a Marriage Goes Downhill: Dealing with Divorce

Video #5: Remarks on Sealings (2020)

Video #3: Divorces and Sealings (2014)
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18. Exercising Faith During Trials

Review Session for Final Exam
(Optional - Live discussion via Zoom - TBA)
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Weekly Quiz  #17
(on the Canvas System)
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Last Day
of Classes

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Reading Day
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Final Exam
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Final Exam
(on the Canvas System)

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Graduation - Saturday, April 17

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