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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(…)

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