A Guide To Controversial Topics in Church History

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Build an even firmer foundation as you learn about these topics in the proper light with full context.

Course Curriculum

Ch 1 – Becoming a Historian

  • 1.1 – Chapter Overview
    3:04
  • 1.2 – Determining Historicity
    4:46
  • 1.3 – Church History Timeline
    5:02
  • 1.4 – The Nature of History and Memory
    4:31

Ch 2 – Different Accounts of the First Vision

  • 2.1 – Account of 1832
    4:03
  • 2.2 – Account of 1835
    3:16
  • 2.3 – Account of 1838 (Official Account)
    1:22
  • 2.4 – Wentworth Letter & Other Accounts
    1:08
  • 2.5 – Which account Do We Use?
    2:13

Ch 3 – Translation of The Book of Mormon

  • 3.1 – Chapter Overview
    4:47
  • 3.2 – Translation Process
    7:57
  • 3.3 – Original Manuscript
    3:07
  • 3.4 – Translation Instruments
    4:22
  • 3.5 – The Witnesses
    7:23

Ch 4 – Masons & Plural Marriage

  • 4.1 – Plural Marriage Overview
    3:34
  • 4.2 – Temple Ordinances & Freemasons
    7:09
  • 4.3 – Celestial Marriage
    5:28
  • 4.4 – What Was the Reason For Polygamy?
    10:28
  • 4.5 – The End of Plural Marriage
    7:36

Ch 5 – Race and the Priesthood

  • 5.1 – Chapter Overview
    9:53
  • 5.2 – Priesthood Policy
    3:41
  • 5.3 – Policy, Doctrine, and Myths
    3:00
  • 5.4 – Why is there change in the Church?
    00:08:57