Heather hosts an all ladies panel with Lindsay Hansen Park, Amy Blosch and first time guest Amber Pechin Price to discuss the doctrine of plural marriage and how Mormon women deal with polygamy in the “eternities”. References 1972 letter from the First Presidency regarding women and temple recommends Utah Census Number and Mormon Polygamy
Troy hosts a discussion with Matthew and Brandt about the complicated relationship between Mormonism and it’s athletes, including religious pressures the athletes face and the effect of the Te’o situation on Mormonism. References Manti Te’o’s Dead Girlfriend, The Most Heartbreaking And Inspirational Story Of The College Football Season, Is A Hoax Commentary on Katie Couric’s(…)
Clay interviews Lincoln Cannon and James Carroll about Mormon Transhumanism. Fellow Expositor panelist, Heather, joins the conversation. References Mormon Transhumanist Association The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology – Ray Kurzweil Transcendent Man Fermi paradox
Brandt is joined by Ryan, Sara and Amy to discuss all the things they wanted to discuss at a later point, including stats, mission leadership, and exceptionalism.
Matt, Lindsay, Brandt, and Ashley rehash the “Wear Pants to Church” event and explore what that means to the future of Mormon Feminism. Mormon Women Are ‘Admired’ But Still Not Equal to Men The dignity of your womanhood… Ask a Feminist (the list Lindsay referenced regarding why many women feel unequal)
Greg got the chance to interview Dr. David Knowlton at the Circling the Wagons conference. Sexuality, politics, sociology, and Mormons all figured in to a fascinating discussion. Circling the Wagons Website