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1912, 2021

1519: Joseph Smith’s Egyptian Grammar and Alphabet – Dan Vogel

By |December 19, 2021|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |3 Comments

https://youtu.be/cIYpqw8ml1o Join John Dehlin and Radio Free Mormon as we speak with Dan Vogel about his new book, “ Book of Abraham Apologetics: A Review and Critique” published by Signature Books. Said to have been dictated by Joseph Smith [...]

1302, 2019

1070-1071: Dan Vogel – The Book of Mormon Witnesses and the Magical Worldview

By |February 13, 2019|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |9 Comments

Continuing our discussion with preeminent Joseph Smith historian Dan Vogel, we dive deep into explaining the authorship of the Book of Mormon including these topics: The credibility of the Book of Mormon Witnesses Theories around Entheogens (Hallucinogenic substances) and [...]

1302, 2019

1068-1069: Dan Vogel – The Book of Mormon as “Revelation” Instead of “Translation”

By |February 13, 2019|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |8 Comments

Continuing our discussion with preeminent Joseph Smith historian Dan Vogel, we dive deep into explaining the authorship of the Book of Mormon including these topics: Nephi/Moroni confusion Book of Mormon Geography and the Hill Cumorah Limited Geography Theory The [...]

1302, 2019

1066-1067: Dan Vogel – Theories of Book of Mormon Authorship

By |February 13, 2019|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |8 Comments

We are excited to welcome back preeminent Joseph Smith historian Dan Vogel to Mormon Stories Podcast.  In these episodes, we continue our deep dive into explaining the authorship of the Book of Mormon including these topics: The Solomon Spaulding manuscript [...]

2101, 2019

1056-1058: How the Book of Mormon was Created – Dan Vogel

By |January 21, 2019|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , , |28 Comments

In our final segments with renowned Joseph Smith historian Dan Vogel, author of Joseph Smith: The Making of a Prophet, we focus our attention on the creation of the Book of Mormon. Through his extensive research, Dan theorizes that the [...]

2101, 2019

1054-1055: Joseph Smith’s Treasure Digging – Dan Vogel

By |January 21, 2019|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |7 Comments

After exploring historian Dan Vogel's motivations behind his studies of the life of Joseph Smith in our first segments, we now delve deeper into Joseph's treasure digging activities. Dan devoted a portion of his book Joseph Smith: The Making [...]

2101, 2019

1051-1053: Dan Vogel – Preeminent Joseph Smith Historian

By |January 21, 2019|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |9 Comments

Dan Vogel is a sixth-generation Mormon most well-known for his biography, Joseph Smith: The Making of a Prophet—the product of decades of research into the life of Joseph Smith. In these Mormon Stories interviews, we are excited to delve into [...]

1602, 2024

1867: Reflections of a Mormon Historian – Sandra Tanner Reviews “Chosen Path”

By |February 16, 2024|Categories: , , , , |Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

https://youtu.be/AQSwBMQND5s Download MP3 In this wide-ranging interview, Sandra Tanner discusses her complex history with D. Michael Quinn, from being arch-enemies due to their clashing views on Mormon history, to gaining an appreciation for Quinn's tireless research into [...]

711, 2023

1834: Mormon Polygamy Under Brigham Young w/ Lindsay Hansen Park and Bryan Buchanan

By |November 7, 2023|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |7 Comments

https://youtu.be/fEHeS_XNyac Download MP3 We explore the tumultuous history of Mormonism after Joseph Smith's death, including Brigham Young's succession and controversial doctrines like polygamy and blood atonement. Lindsay Hansen Park and Bryan Buchanan guide us through the schisms, [...]

610, 2023

1822: Mormon Apologetics: The Problems w/ LDS Discussions Ep. 46

By |October 6, 2023|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , , |7 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEPhRob5GUI Download MP3 Mormon apologetics have been around ever since Mormonism has existed. Join with Mike, Nemo and John as they discuss the types of apologetics that members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [...]

2209, 2023

1815: Mormon Polygamy Under Joseph Smith w/ Lindsay Hansen Park and Bryan Buchanan

By |September 22, 2023|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |5 Comments

https://youtu.be/uPukJiqc4wE Download MP3 In this engaging interview with historian Bryan Buchanan and Lindsay Hansen Park (Year of Polygamy Podcast) we delve into the complex history of Joseph Smith's controversial practice of polygamy. What evidence supports his multiple [...]

208, 2023

1794: Did Joseph Smith engage in Human Trafficking?

By |August 2, 2023|Categories: , , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

https://youtube.com/live/9NCpRqSCJ8s Download MP3 Over the past several years faithful Mormon Tim Ballard has brought much attention to the topic of human trafficking via his work with Operation Underground Railroad and the new movie "Sound of Freedom." During [...]

206, 2023

1770: Where did Joseph get his ideas? w/ LDS Discussions Ep. 41

By |June 2, 2023|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |0 Comments

https://youtu.be/8A8bMHgT7Ws Download MP3 Join John, Nemo, and Mike in a captivating episode as they unravel the intricate tapestry of influences that shaped the founder of Mormonism, Joseph Smith. From the unique doctrines of Mormonism to the enigmatic [...]

1905, 2023

1766: Conspiracy Theories, Religion, and Mormonism – w/ Michael Shermer | MSP Book Club

By |May 19, 2023|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |3 Comments

Join us for our first Mormon Stories Book Club episode covering LIGHTHOUSE - Jerald and Sandra Tanner, a biography written by Ronald Huggins.

805, 2023

1761-1762: When Your Adult Mormon Children Stop Believing – Rod & Nan Osborne

By |May 8, 2023|Categories: , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , |8 Comments

1761: When Your Adult Mormon Children Stop Believing - Rod & Nan Osborne Pt 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgXGhEoRAio Download MP3 1762: When Your Adult Mormon Children Stop Believing - Rod & Nan Osborne Pt 2 https://youtu.be/UpxR-cOBrZ8 Download [...]

802, 2023

1728: Joseph Smith and Dartmouth College – Randy Bell

By |February 8, 2023|Categories: , |Tags: , |3 Comments

Join John and special guest Randall Bell in exploring a lesser-studied era of Joseph's life and his family connections to nearby Dartmouth. Randall believes he has discovered a significant number of tie-ins between Dartmouth and early Mormon doctrines. Do [...]

2001, 2023

1719: Overview of Joseph Smith’s “Translations” w/ LDS Discussions – 34

By |January 20, 2023|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , , |4 Comments

In this episode we recap all the different areas where Joseph Smith claims to have translated an ancient source and we analyze the his work and compare it against modern scholars and experts in the field to see how he did.

1612, 2022

1707: Book of Abraham, Part 2: Translation Apologetics w/ LDS Discussions – 31

By |December 16, 2022|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , , |1 Comment

https://youtu.be/0EdyDZ8nSAM Download MP3 Today we’re going through various apologetics and theories around the Book of Abraham to reconcile it being considered scripture along with what we know the literal interpretation of these things to be. What problems [...]

410, 2022

1666-1668: Stake Counselor Confronts General Authorities – Evan and Weston Smith

By |October 4, 2022|Categories: , , , , |Tags: , , , , |8 Comments

Evan became an advocate for LGBTQ people in the Church. His position as a Stake Presidency Counselor led him to a few confrontations/discussions with General Authorities and a later meeting at Church Headquarters where they discussed Evan’s progressive beliefs on LGBTQ matters.

109, 2022

1651: Priesthood Restoration w/ LDS Discussions – 18

By |September 1, 2022|Categories: , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , |3 Comments

John and Mike discuss historical & theological issues surrounding the accounts of Joseph Smiths "First" Vision.

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