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105: The Apocrypha

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What is apocrypha? Where did it “come from”? How is it viewed by other religious groups? What is the Mormon relationship to it? Did apocrypha affect the development of Mormon scripture or theology? Is there such a thing as Mormon apocrypha? Listen as Tom, Mithryn, and Heather discuss this somewhat obscure subject. Links & Resources:(…)

102: Mormon Communities and MormonSpectrum.org

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A conversation about the importance of community with Scott, Matt, John, Micah, Nick, Alison, and Steve. This episode is created in conjunction with Infants on Thrones. Links: MormonSpectrum.org

101: The Martin Willie Handcart Disaster

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Heather interviews Will Bagley about the disaster that befell the Martin Willie handcart companies. Links & References: Bagley, Will. “One Long Funeral March – A Revisionist’s View of the Mormon Handcart Disasters” Juornal of Mormon History 2009. Moore, Carrie. Historians Fault Leaders in LDS Handcart Tragedy Deseret News 2006. Roberts, David. Devil’s Gate: Brigham Young(…)

93: Tad Callister Presents a Blueprint Based on Bad Assumptions

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Heather, Tom, and Mithryn discuss Tad Callister’s BYU Devotional, “What Is the Blueprint of Christ’s Church?” Links What Is the Blueprint of Christ’s Church? – BYU Devotional on January 12, 2014 Tom’s Blog: No Cool Name Blog Mithryn’s Blog: “Exploring Mormonism”

91: A Conversation with James L. Carroll: No Stranger to Paradox

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Clay sits down with James Carroll, a post-Mormon, Mormon Transhumanist, Buddhist and Unitarian Universalist. They discuss James’ faith journey and discuss the merits of being an activist and trying to find certainty in uncertainty. James’ previous interview: Mormon Expositor Episode 29 – Mormon Transhumanism

82: A Critical Look at the Claims in the “Alone” YouTube Video

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Heather, Amy, Craig, and Ryan dissect “Alone,” a video on YouTube that touches on Book of Abraham apologetics and depicts a young husband going through a trial of faith.   Links and References Deseret News – BYU professor speaks on unnoticed assumptions about the Book of Abraham MormonChallenges.org (the website for the group behind the(…)