Schedule for Religion 231
The Gospel in Principle and Practice

Summer Term 2000

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                              A Few Ideas for Outstanding Academic Papers   (Required reading)

Date Topic Readings

Jun 21 Introduction to the course (a.k.a. "The Scare-U-2-Death class") My lips
  Ontological and Epistemological Considerations   
  Divine Truth & Revelation: Avenue to Truth Manual, ch. 1 & 2
  The Doctrine on the Godhead  
Jun 26 God, the Eternal Father chpt. 3
  Jesus Christ, the Son of God chpt. 4
  The Holy Ghost ch. 5
  The Doctrine on Humankind  
Jun 28 Our Pre-mortal Life ch. 6
  The Creation ch. 7
  The Doctrine on the Fall and the Atonement  
Jul 3 The Fall ch. 8
  The Atonement of Jesus Christ ch. 9
  Paper Draft Due  
  The Doctrine on the Gospel of Jesus Christ  
Jul 5 Faith, A Power that Centers in Christ ch. 13
  Repentance & The Covenant of Baptism (2 links) ch. 14 & 15
Jul 10 The Gift of the Holy Ghost  ch. 16
  Spiritual Rebirth ch. 18
  The Sacrament, a Memorial Ordinance ch. 20
  The Doctrine on the Kingdom of God  
Jul 12 The Priesthood, What It Is, How It Works ch. 25
The Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood ch. 26
  The Organization of the Priesthood  
  The Doctrine on the Purpose of Earth Life  
Jul 17 Celestial Marriage ch. 28
  The Doctrine on Salvation and Exaltation  
Jul 19 Death & Spirit World   ch. 30
  Redemption of the Dead ch. 31
Jul 24 Eternal Life ch. 19
Jul 26 Kingdoms of Glory and Perdition ch. 33
Jul 31
Paper due
Paper Presentations
Aug 2 Paper Presentations  
  Final Exercise handed out   
Aug 9 Final Exam due  

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