015-017: Mormon Stages of Faith with Tom Kimball and Dan Wotherspoon

John Dehlin Church History, Mormon Culture, Mormon Doctrine, Top 100, Top 25 Faithful 18 Comments

In this 3-part series: Part 1: Dan Wotherspoon and Tom Kimball outline the basics of Fowler’s “Stages of Faith.” Part 2: Tom Kimball (with support from Dan Wotherspoon) takes us through …

012-014: An Introduction to Mormon Polygamy with Todd Compton

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In this 3 part series, we interview Todd Compton about the basics of polygamy in the Mormon church. Todd Compton is the author of the book In Sacred Loneliness: The …

005: Masonry and Mormonism, an Interview with Greg Kearney

John Dehlin Church History, Freemasonry, Joseph Smith 41 Comments

Last night I recorded a super duper interesting podcast with Greg Kearney–a lifelong, multi-generational Mormon and Master Mason. In this podcast he discusses the history of Masonry, how it became …

002: Gregory Prince and David O. McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism

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David O. McKay presented a dramatic contrast to his predecessors: an athletic, movie-star-handsome, clean-shaven figure who often wore a white double-breasted suit; contrasted to the dark-suited, bearded polygamists (or, in …