791-792: Tribalism and Mormon Identity

Mormon Stories Politics, Top 10 Women, Top 100, Top 12 Race, Top Mormon Faith Crisis Stories, Women & Feminism 29 Comments

In this two-part series on Mormon Stories Podcast we interview the incredibly successful Mehrsa. Mehrsa and her family immigrated from Iran to the United States when she was 9. After …

781-782: A Final Evening with Grant Palmer – Joseph Smith’s Possible Treason and Concubinage, Restoring Christ, and Q&A

John Dehlin Book of Mormon, Church History, Jesus Christ, Joseph Smith, Politics, Polygamy, Top 10 Church History 11 Comments

In this two-part episode we sit down a final time with Grant Palmer to discuss the release of his final book: Restoring Christ: Leaving Mormon Jesus for Jesus of the …

680-681: Stephen Urquhart – Former Utah State Senator on LDS Church Influence in the Utah Legislature

John Dehlin LGBTQ, Marijuana, Politics, Top 15 Mental Health 38 Comments

Stephen Urquhart was raised in Houston, Texas, where he and his family converted to the LDS church after the suicide of his older brother.  After serving an LDS mission in …

653-656: Omar and Nancy Kader – The Journey of a Palestinian Boy Raised in Utah and His Amazing Wife

John Dehlin Best of Mormon Stories, Ex-Mormon Stories, Politics, Race, Top 100, Top 12 Race, Women & Feminism 51 Comments

Dr. Omar Kader was born in Provo, Utah to Palestinian immigrants. HIs father was a devout Muslim and a disabled World War I vet who owned a successful Provo fruit …

622: Exploring Utah Medical Marijuana Legislation – The Patient Perspective

John Dehlin Marijuana, Politics 14 Comments

In this episode recorded February 17, 2016 we discuss the recent Utah Medical Marijuana legislation from the patient perspective.  This is a sobering, heartfelt, and extremely compelling panel. We also …

BONUS: Bundy Militia Member Explains the Mormon/Spiritual Origins of the Oregon Occupation

John Dehlin Current Events, Politics 60 Comments

On Home of the Brave podcast, Peabody Award winning producer Scott Carrier interviews Brand Thornton, a believing LDC church member and a member of the Bundy militia.  In this interview …

505-506: Carrie Sheffield on Leaving Mormonism, Finding Stoicism, Politics, Conservatism and More

Mormon Stories Admin Ex-Mormon Stories, Politics, Women & Feminism 86 Comments

In the world of politics and media, Carrie Sheffield is a veritable dynamo. She has appeared on MSNBC, Fox News, PBS, HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, BBC Radio and …