860-861: Carol Lynn Pearson – The Ghost of Eternal Polygamy

Mormon Stories Book Club, Church History, Joseph Smith, Polygamy, Top 10 Polygamy, Women & Feminism 31 Comments

Mormon Stories Podcast is excited to team up with Sunstone to present a recording of our live podcast on 1/25/18 with Carol Lynn Pearson where we discuss her book, The Ghost …

678-679: Lance Allred – First Deaf Player in the NBA

John Dehlin Ex-Mormon Stories, Polygamy, Top 10 Polygamy 22 Comments

Lance Allred’s Mormon story is fascinating for so many reasons. He is the grandson of assassinated Mormon fundamentalist prophet Rulon Allred. He was born deaf, and stands 6’11” tall. He …

675-677: Vance Allred – Son of Assassinated AUB Polygamist Prophet Rulon Allred

John Dehlin Comparative Religions / Cults, Fundamentalists, Polygamy, Top 10 Polygamy 59 Comments

Rulon Clark Allred (March 29, 1906 – May 10, 1977) was a homeopath and chiropractor in Salt Lake City and the founder/leader of what is now the Apostolic United Brethren, a breakaway sect of polygamous Mormon fundamentalists in Utah, Colorado, Montana, and Arizona, United …

551: Lindsay Hansen Park’s Year of Polygamy

Mormon Stories Producer Fundamentalists, Joseph Smith, Polygamy, Top 10 Polygamy, Top 10 Truth Claims, Top 100, Women & Feminism 54 Comments

In this episode we interview Lindsay Hansen Park about the completion of her Year of Polygamy podcast project.

530: Kirk and Lindsay Van Allen – Facing Church Discipline for Rejecting Polygamy (D&C 132)

John Dehlin Church History, Disciplinary Councils, Joseph Smith, Polygamy, Top 10 Polygamy 114 Comments

In this episode we interview Kirk and Lindsay Van Allen, who are currently facing LDS Church discipline for publicly rejecting Joseph Smith’s revelation about polygamy, which can be found in …

503: Discussing the New LDS.org Polygamy Essays Part 1 — With Lindsay Hansen Park, John Hamer and J. Nelson-Seawright

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This week The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released its long-awaited series of essays on polygamy in Kirtland/Nauvoo, Utah and post-manifesto polygamy, igniting a firestorm of discussion online. …

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 …

153: Dr. Janet Bennion – Living Among Mormon Fundamentalist Polygamy as an Anthropologist

John Dehlin Fundamentalists, Polygamy, Top 10 Polygamy, Women & Feminism 22 Comments

Janet Bennion is an associate professor of anthropology at Lyndon State College in Lyndonville, Vermont, specializing in alternative sexuality in nontraditional religious movements in the Intermountain West, specifically among Mormon …

042-046: Anne B. Wilde – Understanding Mormon Fundamentalist Polygamy

John Dehlin Church History, Comparative Religions / Cults, Fundamentalists, Joseph Smith, Polygamy, Top 10 Polygamy, Top 100 7 Comments

In part 1 of this 5 part interview, Anne B. Wilde (Independent Mormon Fundamentalist, polygamist, and founder of Principle Voices) discusses the early practice of polygamy within the LDS Church. …

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 …