The Essential Doctrine & Covenants Companion

by Mary Jane Woodger


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Second in a series, The Essential Doctrine and Covenants Companion provides a rich, user-friendly overview of this unique volume of scripture. Between its covers, you'll find a two-page spread for each section in the Doctrine and Covenants that contains a key passage of scripture, a short explanation of the section's central concept, a synopsis of its historical background, and a quick list of its prominent people. In addition, a list of main themes for each section provides a summary of how its teachings apply to us today. Most importantly, key insights in each section highlight its message about Jesus Christ — His character, His Church, His desires, and His kingdom. Whether used for individual, family, or classroom study, this enlightening resources is an ideal fellow traveler on your journey through the Doctrine and Covenants.

About the Author

Mary Jane Woodger

Dr. Mary Jane Woodger is a professor of Church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University. After obtaining a master of education degree at Utah State University, she received from BYU a doctor of education degree in educational leadership, with a minor in Church history and doctrine. She was honored by Kappa Omicron Nu with the award of Excellence for her dissertation research on the educational ideals of President David O. McKay.

She is the author of several books and has also authored numerous articles on doctrinal, historical, and educational subjects that have appeared in various academic journals and religious publications. Recently, Dr. Woodger received the Best Article of the Year Award from the Utah Historical Society, as well as the Brigham Young University Faculty Women's Association Teaching Award.

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Excellent Study Guide
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

This book is an easy to read study guide. The gospel teachings made sense as I learned why thy were revealed. My testimony of the Prophet Joseph Smith was strengthened as I learned Church history events and the leading characters of each section. Mary Jane, I hope you have time to finish the series real soon.

By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I love reading this book along with my studies of the D&C this year. It helps me understand so much more. Beautiful photos. Love it!

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