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Mormon Awakenings: UPDATE

5/10/2018
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Jack Naneek announces his temporary leave from Mormon Awakenings and reasoning for taking down Episode 40. Become a Premium Subscriber: Monthy: $3 Yearly: $25 $50 $100 $250Support the podcast by purchasing from Amazon HERE. The post Mormon Awakenings: UPDATE appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:02:23

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 040: Young Love and David’s Great Crime.

5/6/2018
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Jack Naneek shares a story of a wedding. Crossing the Road in London is considered, along with David’s slaying of Uriah. God’s plans for us are often unexpected, and contradict our own intentions at times. Become a Premium Subscriber: Monthy: $3 Yearly: $25 $50 $100 $250Support the podcast by purchasing from Amazon HERE. The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 040: Young Love and David’s Great Crime. appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:24:16

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 039: Zach Derr, Andre the Giant, and WWE Insights.

4/30/2018
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Jack Naneek and Zach Derr discuss WWE, Andre the Giant and stagecraft. Are outward performances worth much in insolation? And can we find inspiration by viewing staged wrestling events? Guest Zach Derr has some views about these things and more. Become a Premium Subscriber: Monthy: $3 Yearly: $25 $50 $100 $250Support the podcast by purchasing from Amazon HERE. The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 039: Zach Derr, Andre the Giant, and WWE Insights. appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:49:15

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 038: Dan Wortherspoon Discusses Awakenings

4/23/2018
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Jack Naneek interviews Dan Wotherspoon, host of Mormon Matters, about what awakening means in a Mormon context. Dan shares his views about maturing as a practicing Mormon, and, as someone with slightly different views than the typical Mormon. Which begs the question: At the end of the day, what exactly is a typical Mormon? Become […] The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 038: Dan Wortherspoon Discusses Awakenings appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:01:08:00

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 037: Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There!

4/16/2018
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Jack Naneek explores unplugging. Many forces in our lives live off of us, beyond our awareness. Jack examines Nephi’s retreat into the mountains. Jesus’ 40 day fast and subsequent temptation illustrate the power of solitude. In the end, we learn that Facebook, Twitter and Das Man aren’t our friends. Become a Premium Subscriber: Monthy: $3 Yearly: $25 $50 $100 $250Support […] The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 037: Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There! appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:28:48

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 036: Air Handlers

4/8/2018
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Jack Naneek shares a story of a defective air handler. A local technician tries to up sell an unneeded new one. An email from Zach is received, and a couple comparisons are made. Become a Premium Subscriber: Monthy: $3 Yearly: $25 $50 $100 $250Support the podcast by purchasing from Amazon HERE. The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 036: Air Handlers appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:26:44

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 035: Interview with Tyler Brough

4/1/2018
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Jack Naneek interviews Tyler Brough about Tyler’s progressing faith, growing understanding and accumulated wisdom. Tyler shares personal stories from his youth and adulthood. Jack and Tyler discuss how their views of church, God, and the purpose of life have deepened over the years. During the podcast, Tyler mentions a Sacrament Meeting talk he gave in […] The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 035: Interview with Tyler Brough appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:01:08:22

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 034: Oppressive Rah Rahs

3/19/2018
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Jack Naneek discusses the well intended but sometimes misguided salesmen in our lives. He shares an experience of a Deacon Quorum advisor, a good man, who sparked a lot of unintended thinking. The great alchemists and fetal chickens of life know how to turn these experiences into deeper wisdom. Become a Premium Subscriber: Monthy: $3 Yearly: $25 $50 $100 $250Support […] The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 034: Oppressive Rah Rahs appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:27:45

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 33: Brute Facts

3/12/2018
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Jack Naneek discusses brute facts as compared to institutional facts. He introduces the work of John Searle, the construction of social reality, and the numbers of famous basketball players. Ruth’s journey from Moab to Bethlehem illustrates these principles and concepts at their most basic. Become a Premium Subscriber: Monthy: $3 Yearly: $25 $50 $100 $250Support the podcast by purchasing from […] The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 33: Brute Facts appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:25:45

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 032: Maybe You’re Not Alone

3/5/2018
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Jack Naneek shares stories of worry and grief. Most of us experience loneliness. Most of us experience anxiety. But, people from all places and across all cultures also share stories of comfort, healing and help from beyond. Maybe something bigger is watching us, helping us, and loving us. And that’s comforting indeed! Become a […] The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 032: Maybe You’re Not Alone appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:23:25

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 031: You’re As Abnormal As Anyone Else

2/22/2018
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Jack Naneek discusses Mitt Romney’s campaign, the LDS origin story, and how none of it is really that exceptional. It turns out every group feels a little out of it, a little weird, a little abnormal. Turns out, this is totally normal. Become a Premium Subscriber: Monthy: $3 Yearly: $25 $50 $100 $250Support the podcast by purchasing from Amazon HERE. The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 031: You’re As Abnormal As Anyone Else appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:26:06

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 030: Conflict Ain’t So Bad

2/5/2018
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Jack Naneek addresses conflict and submission. Mormons love to submit, but, in so doing, they often sidestep great energy that comes from tension and conflict. Where should they draw the line? That might just be up to each individual to decide, based on their own experiences. Become a Premium Subscriber: Monthy: $3 Yearly: $25 $50 $100 $250Support the podcast by […] The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 030: Conflict Ain’t So Bad appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:27:00

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 028: Darkness Now

12/26/2017
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It’s winter in New England, and so it’s very dark. Jack Naneek discusses the darknesses of life and our inability to predict when light will return. He reviews and discusses a certain sacrament talk given by a typical member who thinks he controls the universe through personal performance. Does he? And what is God teaching […] The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 028: Darkness Now appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:27:53

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 027: Mailbag

12/18/2017
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Jack Naneek responds to three emails received this past week. The emails represent interesting and common issues raised with Jack over the past six months of podcasting. Jack does his best to answer these emails. But at the end of the day, everyone needs to answer their own questions for themselves. Become a Premium Subscriber: […] The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 027: Mailbag appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:30:49

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 026: Don’t Be Illogical

12/10/2017
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Jack Naneek discusses the human mind’s use of heuristics. We use shortcuts to save time and mental capacity, but, sometimes such shortcuts lead to illogical conclusions. The bad serves a purpose too, pointing us towards all that is good in life. In the end, we realize Lehi might be right: it’s all about learning from […] The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 026: Don’t Be Illogical appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:28:07

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 025: Don’t Get Sick With New Ideas!

11/20/2017
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Jack Naneek discusses contagions. Ideas are contagious, which is great if the ideas are great, but terrible if the ideas are terrible. We compare two essays. In the end, we shouldn’t fear new ideas, as long as we handle them carefully. Otherwise, they just might blow up in our faces! Become a Premium Subscriber: Monthy: $3 […] The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 025: Don’t Get Sick With New Ideas! appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:35:34

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 024: Heidegger’s Revenge

11/13/2017
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Jack Naneek mixes some philosophies of men with a little scripture. Heidegger’s philosophical text Being and Time is discussed. How we interpret the world, and break free from it, are examined. Maybe the echo chamber needs a window or two opened. In the end, we consider whether new wine really does need new bottles, or, […] The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 024: Heidegger’s Revenge appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:29:52

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 023: God Magic, Spiritual Experiences and the Paranormal.

11/6/2017
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Jack Naneek and Bill Reel sit down to discuss spiritual experiences, telepathy, healing, and precognition. Priesthood, truth claims, and exclusive rights to wield God magic are considered. The first half of life is compared with the second half of life. Literalism, symbology, and personal spiritual guidance are analyzed. Yes. It’s a long episode! But, in […] The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 023: God Magic, Spiritual Experiences and the Paranormal. appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:01:48:02

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 022: All The Josephs

10/30/2017
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Jack Naneek discusses Joseph, a young man in his ward. A discussion about why any of us go to church is started. Church, in turns out, might just be for all of us. But none of it happens if you don’t go. Become a Premium Subscriber: Monthy: $3 Yearly: $25 $50 $100 $250Support the podcast by purchasing from Amazon HERE. The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 022: All The Josephs appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:29:02

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 021: Some Wish It Were A Cult

10/16/2017
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Jack Naneek explores literalism, authority, and how some Mormons wish the LDS Church really was a cult. Stories of the Old Testament are examined, foundational history reconsidered, and the writings of Mark Twain mentioned. In the end, we learn Huck Finn might have been right when he decided to stay on the raft with Jim! […] The post Mormon Awakenings: Episode 021: Some Wish It Were A Cult appeared first on Mormon Awakenings.

Duration:00:29:10