642: John Dehlin “Ask Me Almost Anything” on Facebook Live!

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John Dehlin answers listener questions via Facebook Live!  This episode was recorded July 20th, 2016.

BONUS: Elder Steven E. Snow Candidly Explains Why the LDS Gospel Topics Essays Are Not Publicized by the Church

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Elder Steven E. Snow candidly explains why the LDS Gospel Topics Essays are not publicized by the LDS Church. (Source here.  Date of recording unknown). “Woven into the story, the history will be some of the issues that sometimes rise associated…

641: Grieving Together: Processing the Recent (and Continual) Loss of Black Lives in America

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In this episode we invite Psychology Ph.D. candidate Mica McGriggs, Dr. Darron Smith, and Dr. Fatimah Salleh to discuss the recent (and continual) loss of black lives in America due to police action. Note: Given the sensitivity of this particular issue,…

640: Staying Active in the LDS Church as an Unorthodox Member

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In this episode Gina Colvin, Ph.D., Dan Wotherspoon, Ph.D., and Thomas McConkie explore the path of staying active in the LDS Church as an unorthodox member.  This episode was recorded live at Studio at 50 West in Salt Lake City on…

Summer 2016 Mormon Transitions Events: Salt Lake City/Park City, Dallas, Los Angeles/Las Vegas

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We will be holding several workshops/retreats this summer focusing on supporting people in a Mormon Transition.  Locations/dates are as follows: July 15-17: Salt Lake City/Park City, Utah July 21-22: Dallas, Texas August 25-26: Las Vegas or Los Angeles, depending on…

638-639: Dr. Thomas Murphy on the Book of Mormon, DNA, His Cancelled Disciplinary Council, and Native American Anthropology

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In 2002 anthropologist Thomas Murphy, Ph.D. published the first peer reviewed academic journal article on DNA and the Book of Mormon, demonstrating that DNA evidence (at the time) did not support the Book of Mormon’s historical claims.  Dr. Murphy was…

BONUS: Reply All Podcast Episode #55 – “The Line”

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Episode #55 of “The Line” Podcast February 18, 2016 “I was so thirsty and hungry after the truth, my whole body aching for answers.” Hans Mattsson, LDS Church leader 2000-05 This week we have a story about a big group…

637: The Mama Dragons and the Mama Dragon Story Project

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The Mama Dragons group consists of almost 1,000 Mormon, post-Mormon, and now never-Mormon women who are dedicated to: Loving their LGBT children. Preventing LGBT youth suicide. Supporting parents of LGBT children to better love and support their children. Rescuing rejected…

636: Rape in Mormon Culture

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In this episode Dr. John Dehlin and Lindsay Hansen Park (Feminist Mormon Housewives, Sunstone, Year of Polygamy, Color of Heaven) host a panel discussion about rape within Mormon culture.  The panel features Aubri Parameter, an assault survivor, Kathryn Jones-Porter, a…