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
Heather, Clay, Amy, Troy, Greg, Brandt, and Nick catch up with each other and discuss current events in the world of online Mormonism.
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(…)
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 prelude to an upcoming series about the historical relationship between women(…)
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.
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. Reference: The Special Language of Prayer by Dallin Oaks