Abstract

Teaching is, and always has been, important in the work of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As one of the auxiliaries of the Church, the Sunday School has made an ongoing effort to provide effective teaching aids for its teachers in order to improve instruction in the Church. This work documents and examines change in principles of gospel teaching over the course of a century. By comparing teaching aids provided for Gospel Doctrine teachers in different time periods with guidelines found in the scriptures and words of modern prophets this work seeks to increase understanding of themes and fundamentals of inspired teaching in the Church.

Degree

MA

College and Department

Religious Education; Church History and Doctrine

Rights

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Date Submitted

2010-01-04

Document Type

Thesis

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/etd3368

Keywords

Teaching, Principles, Sunday School, training, teaching aids, Gospel Doctrine, Deseret Sunday School Union, curriculum, teacher training, effective, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Robert Raikes, teacher improvement, education, instruction, religious education, Parents'Class, David O. McKay, Russell M. Nelson, theory

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