207 - A History of Mormonism

Understanding and Exploring the Founding of Mormonism
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 1.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

This is the seventh class in the World Religions series. In this lesson we will take a look at the history of Mormonism. We will establish a basic timeline so that you can understand when and how Mormonism was founded. We will also highlight the most important points in the history of Mormonism. We will be discussing:

  • The life of Joseph Smith
  • The finding of the golden plates
  • The translation of the plates
  • The compilation of the Book Of Mormon

We will also begin to take a look at how Mormonism compares to Christianity and other religions. We hope you will join us for this exciting and informative class and that you will gain the knowledge you need to understand this religion.

What are the requirements?

  • Viewing other courses in the World Religions series may be useful but not required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand important points in the founding of Mormonism
  • Get an overview of the timeline of the founding of Mormonism

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone wanting to learn about the histories of world religions
  • Anyone wanting to understand the differences between Mormonism and other religions

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Curriculum

03:33

Why are Christian kids leaving the Church after high school? Take 3 minutes & watch the video.

00:13

Course 206 is recommended before taking this course.

Section 1: Introduction to Mormonism
Introduction
Preview
01:26
Some Facts
Preview
03:52
The Issue of Polygamy
Preview
05:03
Become God
03:56
Section 2: History of Mormonism
History of Mormonism
04:23
The Golden Plates
07:51
Translation of the Plates
09:30
Section 3: About the Book of Mormon
Ancient Transcipts
03:55
The Book of Mormon
08:42
5 pages

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

The Church First Founded
03:56
Plural Marriage
02:28
Section 4: Recent History
Bad Prophecies and War
08:13
Joseph Smith Arrested
06:44
The Account of Joseph Smith's Death
05:58
Post Smith
02:06
6 pages

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

Section 5: Next / Previous Course for 2-Year Curriculum
00:10

Proceed to the next course to continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.

00:13

If needed, go back to the previous course & continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.

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Instructor Biography

Kevin Conover, Christian Apologetics Teacher

Kevin Conover is the host of Educate for Life radio, a weekly program that airs in San Diego, California, on 1210 AM KPRZ and on You Tube-Educate for Life Video. He's interviewed many experts including organic synthetic chemist, Dr. James Tour, one of the top 50 scientists in the world, ADF President, CEO, and General Counsel Michael Farris, world renowned brain surgeon, Dr. David Levy, world wide evangelist Will Graham, and expert on human sexuality, Dr.Christopher Yuan, who is also a former homosexual, among many others. He frequently speaks at events on the truth of the Bible and is the founder of Educate for Life, a Christian education ministry, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

Kevin Conover lives in San Diego with his wife and three kids. He earned his BA from the University of California San Diego where he was also the commencement speaker. He earned a Masters Degree in Divinity from Trinity Biblical University and a Masters Degree in Apologetics from Biola University.

He taught Christian apologetics at Horizon Christian High School for four years and was voted by the students as teacher of the year four years in a row. He is currently in his sixth year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.

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