122 Syllabus Fall 2011

122 Syllabus Fall 2011 - RELIGION 122 BOOK OF MORMON (Alma...

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RELIGION 122 BOOK OF MORMON (Alma 30 Moroni 10) Fall Semester 2011 Section 010 T/Th 12:00-12:50 p.m. 114 JSB Section 005 T/Th 1:00-1:50 p.m. 114 JSB Section 017 T/Th 3:00-3:50 p.m. 323 MARB Henry ‗Hank‘ R. Smith Office Phone: 801-422-3501 Office: 205 JSB Email: smithhr@ldschurch.org Office Hours: M/W 1-2 pm, others by appointment TA: Elizabeth Jolley Email: lizziejolley@gmail.com Phone: 435-602-0829 BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY RELIGIOUS EDUCATION A BYU education should be spiritually strengthening, intellectually enlarging and character building, leading to lifelong learning and service. As part of obtaining a BYU education students who successfully complete the required Doctrinal Foundation core in Religious Education will be able to demonstrate that they have acquired an understanding of LDS scripture, doctrine and history through the process of rigorous study and personal faith (Doctrine and Covenants 88:118). Inherent in the process of learning by study and by faith is the responsibility each student assumes for their part in the learning process. Therefore, students who apply themselves will be able to demonstrate competence in the following areas: The ability to demonstrate an understanding of the foundational or factual information essential for a basic understanding of LDS scripture, doctrine, and history. The ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret LDS scripture, doctrine, and history. The ability to use foundational knowledge and conceptual understanding of LDS scripture, doctrine, and history to problem solve. The ability to receive the Holy Ghost as an aid in studying and pondering LDS scripture, doctrine, and history. Religious Education fully supports all University Policies including those that relate to the honor code, sexual harassment, and assistance to student with disabilities. Descriptions of these policies, as well as frequently asked questions about Religious Education, are available for your review at http://reled.byu.edu/policies.php PURPOSE OF THIS COURSE Religion 121 is an introductory course designed to engage university students in a serious study of the Book of Mormon. This course is intended to provide a foundation for a lifetime study of this ancient text of which Joseph Smith proclaimed is ―the most correct book on earth, and the keystone of our religion,‖ and that ―a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book.‖ Students who successfully complete the requirements for this course will be able to demonstrate that they have acquired an understanding of 1. the Book of Mormon narrative or story. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course BOM 201 taught by Professor Stuff during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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