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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(…)

79: Cleanflix & the Mormon Culture of Censorship

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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 (general authority) Talk Street Fighting Man

78: We’re 2 Years (and 1 month) Old!

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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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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 Other books mentioned: Mormon Enigma – Lind King Newell & Valeen(…)