402-405: Brian C. Hales – Joseph Smith’s Polygamy

John Dehlin Apologetics, Joseph Smith, Polygamy, Sexuality, Top 10 Polygamy 94 Comments

Part 1: Dr. Brian C. Hales refutes Grant Palmer’s podcast and article on sexual allegations against Joseph Smith. Click here to obtain the PowerPoint presentation for this podcast. Click here to listen to …

379: 2012 New York City Conference Featuring Richard Bushman, Andrew Kimball and the Sabre Rattlers

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Richard Bushman and Andrew Kimball speak, and the Sabre Rattlers perform at the 2012 New York Mormon Stories conference.

370-371: Philip Barlow and A Thoughtful Faith

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Philip Barlow is editor of the book “A Thoughtful Faith,” which was pivotal in my faith transition as a BYU student and beyond.  He currently sits in the Arrington Chair …

343-344: Mormonism and the Internet with John Dehlin, Scott Gordon (FAIR) and Rosemary Avance

John Dehlin Apologetics, Church History, Faith Promoting Stories, Top 13 John Dehlin 90 Comments

As part of the March 2012 “Mormonism and the Internet” conference held at Utah Valley University, John Dehlin, Scott Gordon (of the Foundation for Apologetic Information and Research or FAIR) …

317-318: BYU Professor Charles Harrell and the Evolution of Mormon Doctrine

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In this episode, BYU Professor Charles Harrell discusses his new book entitled: “This Is My Doctrine: The Development of Mormon Theology.”  Please remember that you can purchase this book at …

307-311: Translating the Book of Mormon with Brant Gardner

John Dehlin Apologetics, Book of Mormon, Church History 173 Comments

In our 5-part conversation with Brant Gardner about his new book entitled “The Gift and Power: Translating the Book of Mormon,” we discuss most of the major issues with the …

289-293: Terryl Givens — An Approach to Thoughtful, Honest and Faithful Mormonism

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Terryl Givens did graduate work at Cornell University in Intellectual History and UNC Chapel Hill where he received his PhD in Comparative Literature. He holds the James A. Bostwick chair …

271-274: LDS Apologist – Dr. Daniel C. Peterson

John Dehlin Apologetics, Best of Mormon Stories, Church History, Faith Promoting Stories, New Listeners 408 Comments

Daniel C. Peterson is a professor of Islamic Studies and Arabic in the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages at Brigham Young University and currently serves as editor-in-chief of …

268-270: Dr. Michael Coe – An Outsider’s View of Book of Mormon Archaeology

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Dr. Michael Coe is the Charles J. MacCurdy professor emeritus of Anthropology at Yale University and curator emeritus of the Division of Anthropology at the school’s Peabody Museum of Natural …

267: Michael Quinn, History and the Mormon World View

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This episode is a rebroadcast from the 1995 Salt Lake Sunstone Symposium. Entitled, “The Church Years: Michael Quinn, History, and the Mormon World View,” it includes Dr. Martha Sonntag Bradley …

250-251: Grant & Heather Hardy – Book of Mormon Scholarship

John Dehlin Apologetics, Book of Mormon, Faith Promoting Stories, Joseph Smith, New Listeners 65 Comments

In this 2-part discussion, KC Kern (BookofMormonOnline.Net) speaks with Dr. Grant Hardy and his wife Heather Hardy.  Grant Hardy is Professor of History and Religious Studies at the University of North …

137-138: Edward Kimball, Son of Spencer W. Kimball Parts 1 & 2

John Dehlin Apologetics, Best of Mormon Stories, Blacks & The Priesthood, Church History, Faith Promoting Stories, New Listeners, Top 100, Top 25 Faithful 31 Comments

In this 2-part interview (audio and video), I speak with Edward L. Kimball: son of the late LDS Prophet Spencer W. Kimball.  Edward Kimball is a retired law professor from …

054: Nate Oman — On Messiness, Harvard, the Bloggernacle, and Thoughtful Faith

John Dehlin Apologetics, Faith Promoting Stories, Joseph Smith, Mormon Doctrine 72 Comments

Chances are, you’ve never heard of Nate Oman. Nevertheless — Nate is a Mormon worth knowing. Born to Sunstone and Dialogue – style parents, Nate was raised to expect “messiness” …