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79: Cleanflix & the Mormon Culture of Censorship

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:12:36 — 66.5MB) Clay, Amy and Nick talk to documentary filmmaker Andrew James about his 2009 documentary Cleanflix.  A hearty discussion about the movie, Mormon culture, sex & violence, and censorship unfolds. Links and References CLEANFLIX Censorship of the Carl Heinrich Bloch Painting Censorship of the Poelman(…)

78: We’re 2 Years (and 1 month) Old!

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:19:20 — 72.7MB) Heather, Clay, Amy, Troy, Greg, Brandt, and Nick catch up with each other and discuss current events in the world of online Mormonism.

76: Alex Beam’s Experience Writing “American Crucifixion”

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:13 — 48.7MB) Clay sits down with author Alex Beam to discuss his book American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church. Links and References American Crucifixion – Alex Beam Alex Beam’s Website Interview with Radio West Interview with Mormon Stories(…)

74: Mormons and the Bible

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:15:50 — 69.5MB) In this episode, Heather, Alyssa, and Jonee discuss how Mormons perceive and use the Bible. They then discuss whether the Mormon view of the Bible matches up with what scholars know about the history of the Bible and early Christianity. This episode is a(…)

73: Rock Waterman & Pure Mormonism

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:11:22 — 65.4MB) Heather interviews Rock Waterman about his life and journey through Mormonism. They also discuss Rock’s current views on the LDS church church, his blog, and recent events in Mormonism.

70: The Special Language of Prayer… Makes No Sense

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:02:19 — 57.1MB) Heather, Clay, Greg, and Jay tackle a conference address given by Oaks in the 90′s and share why they think it’s problematic. Greg shares why the talk has stuck with him over the years and how it played a role in his mission experience.(…)