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109: Prosperity Doctrine Revisited

4/7/2017
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Months ago Heather, Alyssa, Jay, and Ryan discussed the prosperity doctrine aspects of Mormonism. Now that Heather has finally gotten around to editing it, enjoy! Links: Bowler, Kate – Death, the Prosperity Gospel and Me, published in New York Times Bowman, Matthew – God Gives US TV Sets To Please Our Eyes and Gladden Our(...)

Duration: 00:48:19


108: Stereotypes

12/21/2016
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Heather, Alyssa, and Chris discuss Ex-Mormon stereotypes. Links: Alyssa’s Blog Post – Are You Experiencing Ex-Mormon Stereotype Threat? 2Think – The Believer and the Apostate Christina, Greta – Why Are You Atheists So Angry? (Skepticon 4) Glenn, Tyler – Trash NPR – How Stereotypes Can Drive Women To Quit Science Wikipedia – Double Consciousness by(...)

Duration: 01:00:17


107: The Epic Sex Series Part 5 – Sacralized Sex

5/20/2016
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Heather, Alyssa, and Kim discuss the way sex is sacralized within Mormonism and the impact that has on Mormon women. References: Watson, Wendy – A Synopsis of God-Ordained Marital Intimacy Versus Worldly Sex Holland, Jeffrey – Of Souls, Symbols, and Sacraments Daily Mail – Sex and Secularism: What Happens When You Leave Religion Birger, Jon(...)

Duration: 00:57:19


106: Who is Cleon Skousen?

3/8/2016
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Clay leads a conversation with Heather and Mithryn about Cleon Skousen. References: Cleon Skousen’s Wikipedia page Cleon Skousen’s FBI File McKeever, Bill – W. Cleon Skousen – The Man Behind Glenn Beck Wilentz, Sean – Confounding Fathers Zaitchik, Alexander – Meet the man who changed Glenn Beck’s life Links: Round Table Review of The Naked(...)

Duration: 00:59:34


105: The Apocrypha

12/21/2015
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What is apocrypha? Where did it “come from”? How is it viewed by other religious groups? What is the Mormon relationship to it? Did apocrypha affect the development of Mormon scripture or theology? Is there such a thing as Mormon apocrypha? Listen as Tom, Mithryn, and Heather discuss this somewhat obscure subject. Links & Resources:(...)

Duration: 01:15:41


103c: October 2015 General Conference Relief Society and Priesthood Sessions

10/8/2015
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Nick and Heather host reviews of the General Women’s and Priesthood Sessions. Panelists include: Ivan, Maren, Stephanie, and Ryan.

Duration: 01:40:08


103b: October 2015 General Conference Sunday Sessions

10/7/2015
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Craig and Nick host reviews of the Sunday Sessions. Panelists include: George, Erin, Ben, and Amberly.

Duration: 02:16:44


102: Mormon Communities and MormonSpectrum.org

8/30/2015
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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

Duration: 01:25:14


101: The Martin Willie Handcart Disaster

7/15/2015
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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(...)

Duration: 01:10:34


100b: Apocalypse Now! Growing Up as a Doomsday Prepper, Part 2

7/2/2015
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Nick, his brothers Drey, Ivan and Lex, and their friend Louisa discuss what it’s like to grow up under the end-times hysteria of the 80s and 90s. In this part they discuss home schooling, the effects of the doomsday mentality on their lives, and their departure from that mindset.

Duration: 01:03:35


100a: Apocalypse Now! Growing Up as a Doomsday Prepper, Part 1

7/1/2015
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Nick, his brothers Drey, Ivan and Lex, and their friend Louisa discuss what it’s like to grow up under the end-times hysteria of the 80s and 90s. In this part (Part 1) they discuss the apocalyptic ethos, living off the land, and the importance of guns to the survivalist culture. Please be sure to tune(...)

Duration: 00:54:42


99: The Pressure on Young Mormons to Marry – The Women’s Edition

6/18/2015
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Heather, Maren, Sarah, and Kim discuss their experience with the pressure the church places on young men to marry.

Duration: 01:14:09


98: The Pressure on Young Mormons to Marry – The Men’s Edition

6/4/2015
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Heather sits down with Tom, Craig, Tad, and Jeremy to discuss their experience with the pressure the church places on young men to marry. Links LDS.org: Young Men’s Curriculum – Enrichment Video About Chastity Quote about Sex – Butch Hancock

Duration: 01:14:29


Promo – The Pilgrimage

5/20/2015
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Duration: 00:12:02


97: Heather’s Most Embarrassing Mormon Experience

5/20/2015
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Heather shares a humiliating experience from her life as a Mormon.

Duration: 00:21:09


96: Mormon Bullying

5/6/2015
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Heather, Clay, Tom and Mithryn explore the question, “Is there a culture of bullying in the Mormon church?” Links: Mithryn’s Blog – Daniel C. Peterson: Another Day, Another Paid Bully

Duration: 01:09:57


95: The Honor Code and FreeBYU

4/23/2015
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Nick hosts an interview and panel discussion with Heather and Brad, one of the FreeBYU organizers, about the honor code and the efforts of FreeBYU to bring religious freedom to all students at BYU. Links: The BYU Honor Code Website The FreeBYU Website Ernest Wilkinson and the Transformation of BYU’s Honor Code ’65-71, by Bryan(...)

Duration: 01:06:12


94c: April 2015 Priesthood and General Woman’s Sessions

4/8/2015
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Nick hosts a review of the Women’s meeting with panelists: Ivan and Craig. Heather hosts a review of the Priesthood session with panelists: Amy and Stephanie.

Duration: 01:37:15


94b: April 2015 General Conference Sunday Sessions

4/8/2015
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Nick and Heather host reviews of the Sunday sessions of General Conference. Panelists include: Ivan, Maren, Sarah, and Craig.

Duration: 01:26:57


94a: April 2015 General Conference Saturday Sessions

4/8/2015
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Clay hosts reviews of the Saturday sessions of General Conference. Panelists include: Julie, Peter, Marc, and Scott.

Duration: 01:29:11

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