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Exploring Mormon Thought is a weekly podcast that features discussions about Mormon Doctrine and Theology that correlate with topics in the books series of the same name written by scholar and theologian Blake Ostler.

Exploring Mormon Thought is a weekly podcast that features discussions about Mormon Doctrine and Theology that correlate with topics in the books series of the same name written by scholar and theologian Blake Ostler.
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Exploring Mormon Thought is a weekly podcast that features discussions about Mormon Doctrine and Theology that correlate with topics in the books series of the same name written by scholar and theologian Blake Ostler.

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English


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063-A Mormon Process Theodicy - Vol 4

10/14/2018
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Topics Discussed: • Precedents in Mormon Thought for a Process Theodicy • Basic Commitments of A Mormon Process Theodicy • Criticisms of Process Theodicy

Duration:01:16:13

062-God and the Natural Universe: Mormon Finitism and Transhumanism (Pt 1) - Vol 4

10/7/2018
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Topics Discussed: • God’s Relation to Natural Regularities in the Tradition. • Prospects of a Natural Law Theodicy in the Tradition of Ex Nihilo Creation. • Mormon Finitism/Transhumanism

Duration:01:05:29

061-What We Learn From The Problem of Evil (Pt 2) - Vol 4

9/29/2018
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Topics Discussed: • Gods Options and the Free Will Defense • The Less Evil Options Argument from Evil

Duration:00:39:42

060-What We Learn From The Problem of Evil (Pt 1) - Vol 4

9/23/2018
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Topics Discussed: • The Problem of Evil: The Argument • Human Cognitive Limitations • The Problem of Moral Quietude for Skeptical Theism • The Problem of Moral Quietude and Meticulous Providence • The No Minimum Evil Defense Show Notes: http://www.exploringmormonthought.com/2018/09/ep60-what-we-learn-from-problem-of-evil.html

Duration:00:55:18

059-The Scriptural Basis for the Doctrine of Deification - Of God and Gods Ch 12

9/16/2018
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Topics Discussed: • Partaking of the Divine Nature: 2 Peter 1:4 • Ye Are Gods: Psalm 82/John 10:34–36 • Divine Sons Who Are like Christ: 1 John 3:1–3 • One Just as Father and Son Are One: John 17 http://www.exploringmormonthought.com/2018/09/ep59-scriptural-basis-for-doctrine-of.html

Duration:00:53:32

058-We Shall Be as He Is: The Mormon Doctrine of Deification (pt 2) - Of God and Gods Ch 11

9/9/2018
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Topics Discussed: Arguments That Essential Divine Properties Cannot Be Shared with Humans - Can a Fulness of Divine Power Be Shared? - Can Divine Sovereignty Be Shared By Humans? - Are Deified Humans Worthy of Divine Worship?

Duration:01:08:17

057-We Shall Be as He Is: The Mormon Doctrine of Deification (Pt 1) - Of God and Gods Ch 11

9/3/2018
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Show Notes: http://www.exploringmormonthought.com/2018/09/ep57-we-shall-be-as-he-is-mormon.html

Duration:01:15:42

056-Logical Problems of Deification - Of God and Gods Ch 10

8/27/2018
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Topics Discussed: • What Is the Divine Nature in Which We Share? • The Logic of Deification: The Exchange Formula • Deification and Justification by Faith Alone • Failure of the Distinction between Communicable and Incommunicable Properties • Monotheism, Simplicity, and Deification Show Notes: http://www.exploringmormonthought.com/2018/08/topics-discussed-is-divine-nature-in.html

Duration:00:33:15

055-Challenges to Mormon Social Trinitarianism - Of God and Gods Ch 9

8/5/2018
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Topics Discussed: • The Problem of the Godhead and Monotheism • Divine Embodiment and Monotheism • The Problem of Diminished Divinity • The Competing Omnipotents Problem • The Problem of Divine Deception

Duration:01:11:36

054-The Godhead in Mormon Thought (pt 2) - Of God and Gods Ch 8

7/30/2018
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Topics Discussed: • The Divine Kind • Indwelling Love • The Ontological Nature of Personal Existence • The Scriptural Argument for Yahweh’s Kind Uniqueness http://www.exploringmormonthought.com/2018/07/ep54-godhead-in-mormon-thought-pt-2-of.html

Duration:01:18:37

053-The Godhead in Mormon Thought (pt 1) - Of God and Gods Ch 8

7/22/2018
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Topics Discussed: • Mormon Social Trinitarianism • The Logical Problem of the Trinity and Mormon Thought http://www.exploringmormonthought.com/2018/07/ep53-godhead-in-mormon-thought-pt-1-of.html

Duration:00:50:52

052 - Social Trinitarianism - Of God and Gods Ch 7

7/16/2018
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Topics Discussed: • Richard Swinburne’s Theory of Social Trinitarianism • Trinity Monotheism • Perichoretic Monotheism • Reveling in Mystery

Duration:00:46:30

051-The Latin Trinity, Logic, and Scripture - Of God and Gods Ch 6

7/2/2018
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Topics Discussed: • The Creedal Formulation and Its Problems • Latin Trinitarianism • Distinct Persons in the “Unique Identity” of God?

Duration:00:43:55

050-Monotheism and Divine Agency in John - Of God and Gods Ch 5

6/25/2018
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Topics Discussed: • The Logos in Philo and the Gospel of John • The Logos Made Flesh and the Manifestation of God’s Glory • Jesus as God’s Agent in the Writings of John • Divine Agency and Angelic Mediation in the Book of Revelation • Jesus’s Relation to the Father

Duration:00:58:53

049-The Relation of the Father & the Son in the New Testament - Of God and Gods Ch 4

6/18/2018
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Topics Discussed: • Acts 2:30–36: Christ as Lord at God’s Right Hand • Acts 7:51–60: Christ as Lord and Son of Man • Philippians 2:1–15: Christ Exalted as Lord by God • 1 Corinthians 15:24–28: Christ as God’s Vizier and General • 1 Corinthians 8:4–6: One God and One Lord • Christ as God’s Agent in Creation

Duration:01:00:37

048-Monotheism & the Hierarchy of Divine Beings in 2nd Temple Judaism (Pt 2)-Of God and Gods Ch 3

5/27/2018
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Topics Discussed: • The Hierarchy of Holiness in the Heavenly Temple • Strict Monotheism in Second Temple Judaism: An Assessment of the Argument

Duration:00:47:21

047-Monotheism & the Hierarchy of Divine Beings in 2nd Temple Judaism (Pt 1)-Of God and Gods Ch 3

5/14/2018
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Topics Discussed: • Jewish Views of the Hierarchy of Divine Beings • The Council of Gods in the Dead Sea Scrolls • Divine Beings in Second Temple Judaism

Duration:00:53:20

046-Monotheism and the Council of God(s) - Of God and Gods Ch 2

5/7/2018
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Topics Discussed: • Of God(s) in Israel • Elyon and Yahweh in Deuteronomy • God(s) Prior to the Creation of the Heavens and Earth • Psalm 82 and the Council of God(s) • The Denial of Comparability to Other Gods • Creational Monotheism and God(s) Mark Heiser's "God's of the Bible:" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cS50l31lyI

Duration:00:48:10

045-The Distinctive Facets of the Mormon Concept of God and The Gods - Of God and Gods Ch 1

4/30/2018
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Topics Discussed: • Creation by Organization of Matter • The Council of Gods • The Supreme or Head God • One God Among the Gods Appointed as Ours • Premortal Humans in the Council of the Gods • Elohim and Jehovah in Mormon Thought http://www.exploringmormonthought.com/2018/04/topics-discussed-creation-by.html

Duration:01:25:15

044-God The Eternal Father- The Problems of Theism & The Love of God Ch 12

4/2/2018
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Topics Discussed: • The Scriptural Argument • The King Follett Discourse • The Sermon in the Grove • Why Would a Divine Person Become Mortal? Links: King Follett Discourse: http://www.boap.org/LDS/Parallel/1844/7Apr44-copy.html Sermon in the Grove: http://www.boap.org/LDS/Parallel/1844/16Jun44.html New Cool Thang: Did God "Come to be God' or not? http://www.newcoolthang.com/index.php/2006/05/did-god-come-to-be-god/251/ New Cool Thang: Yes, God the Father has a Father...

Duration:02:03:42