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Come Follow Me 2021: Doctrine and Covenants 2; Joseph Smith—History 1:27–65
He Called Me by Name, by Michael Malm. Image via Church of Jesus Christ.
He Called Me by Name, by Michael Malm. Image via Church of Jesus Christ.

Scripture Block

Doctrine and Covenants 2; Joseph Smith—History 1:27–65

January 11–17. “The Hearts of the Children Shall Turn to Their Fathers”

Daily Reading Plan

Structure your personal scripture study by following a 15-minute, day-by-day plan. Each day's assignment includes the required scripture passages from the Come, Follow Me curriculum, as well as suggestions for additional resources to bring context and understanding to your study.

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Sunday

Additional Resources (Bibliography)

Introduction

Historical Context for Each Section.” In Sperry Symposium Classics: The Doctrine and Covenants. Edited by Craig K. Manscill. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2004, ix–xx.

Coleman, Gary J. “You Shall Have My Word: The Personal Ministry of Jesus Christ in the Restoration.” In You Shall Have My Word: Exploring the Text of the Doctrine and Covenants. Edited by Scott C. Esplin, Richard O. Cowan, and Rachel Cope. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2012, 1–18.

Roy W. Doxey, “Doctrine and Covenants,” Encyclopedia of Mormonism (New York, NY: Macmillan Publishers, 1992).

Manscill, Craig K. “The Explanatory Introduction: A Guide to the Doctrine and Covenants.” In Sperry Symposium Classics: The Doctrine and Covenants. Edited by Craig K. Manscill. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2004, 56–67.

Section 1

Publishing the Revelations,” The Joseph Smith Papers.

Godfrey, Matthew C. “William McLellin’s Five Questions,” Revelations in Context: The Stories Behind the Sections of the Doctrine and Covenants (Salt Lake City, UT: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2016).

Harper, Steven C. “’That They Mig​ht Come to​ Understanding’: Revelation as Process,” In You Shall Have My Word: Exploring the Text of the Doctrine and Covenants. Edited by Scott C. Esplin, Richard O. Cowan, and Rachel Cope. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2012, 19–33.

Holland, Jeffrey R. “The Lord’s Preface (D&C 1).” In Sperry Symposium Classics: The Doctrine and Covenants. Edited by Craig K. Manscill. Provo and Salt Lake City: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, and Deseret Book, 2004, 23–34.

Pace, George W. “Doctrine and Covenants: Section 1,” Encyclopedia of Mormonism (New York, NY: Macmillan Publishers, 1992).

Parkinson, Julia. “Twentieth-Century Temples,” BYU Studies Quarterly 39, no. 4 (2000): 162–163.

Walker, Steven C. “Doctrine and Covenants as Literature,” Encyclopedia of Mormonism (New York, NY: Macmillan Publishers, 1992).

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