207 - A History of Mormonism
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207 - A History of Mormonism

Understanding and Exploring the Founding of Mormonism
3.7 (8 ratings)
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Created by Kevin Conover
Last updated 2/2016
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
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  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand important points in the founding of Mormonism
  • Get an overview of the timeline of the founding of Mormonism
Requirements
  • Viewing other courses in the World Religions series may be useful but not required
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.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone wanting to learn about the histories of world religions
  • Anyone wanting to understand the differences between Mormonism and other religions
Course content
Expand all 21 lectures 01:32:52
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+ History of Mormonism
3 lectures 21:44
History of Mormonism
04:23
The Golden Plates
07:51
Translation of the Plates
09:30
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5 lectures 19:01
Ancient Transcipts
03:55
The Book of Mormon
08:42

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5 pages
The Church First Founded
03:56
Plural Marriage
02:28
+ Recent History
5 lectures 23:01
Bad Prophecies and War
08:13
Joseph Smith Arrested
06:44
The Account of Joseph Smith's Death
05:58
Post Smith
02:06

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6 pages
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