We all know the story of the conversion of Alma the Younger, but too rarely pause and ask the deeper questions that add richness and applicability to this narrative. Why did Alma want to destroy the Church? If God can send an angel ex machina to convince someone of their existence, why doesn’t that happen more often? What other lessons can we draw from Alma’s dramatic conversion?
Class Member Reading: Mosiah 25-28; Alma 36
Diana and Jacob join the class.