575: What I’ve Learned from 15+ Years of Mormon Transitioning (UVU August 2015 Presentation)

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A presentation entitled “What I’ve Learned after 15 Years of Mormon Transitioning” delivered by Dr. John Dehlin at Utah Valley University on August 18, 2015.  Sponsored by the Utah Valley …

569-570: Dan Wotherspoon Interviews John Dehlin About His Evolving Perspectives on Mormonism

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In this two-part episode John Dehlin is interviewed by Dan Wotherspoon (of Mormon Matters podcast) about John’s evolving perspectives on Mormonism, post-Mormonism, and about his upcoming “Mormon Transitions” project.

564: Lindsay Hansen Park Interviews John Dehlin on the 10th Anniversary of Mormon Stories Podcast

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In this 2015 Sunstone Symposium presentation, the wonderful Lindsay Hansen Park interviews me (John Dehlin) on the 10 year anniversary of Mormon Stories podcast.  Warning — I get a bit …

561-563: Gina Colvin Interviews John Dehlin on the 10th Anniversary of Mormon Stories Podcast

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The amazing Gina Colvin interviews me (John Dehlin) on the 10th Anniversary of Mormon Stories Podcast.  We discuss my early years growing up in the church, my difficult mission experiences in Guatemala, …

554: Sermon for the First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City

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On August 2, 2015 I was asked to deliver the sermon for the First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City, Utah.  The topic was my experiences as a Mormon that …

523: Interview with Radiowest’s Doug Fabrizio about My Excommunication

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Interview with Radiowest’s Doug Fabrizio about My Excommunication.

323: Scrupulosity, OCD and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with John Dehlin

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In this episode John Dehlin discusses his Masters thesis research on Scrupulosity (religious/moral Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder).  This presentation covers: 1) an overview of obsessive-compulsive disorder, 2) an overview of scrupulosity, 3) …

296: Why Mormon Stories, Why I Left, and Why I Stay

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On October 15th, the 2011 Washington D.C. Mormon Stories Conference was held in the home of Greg and JaLynn Prince.  In this presentation: John Dehlin discussed the motives behind Mormon …

295: Greg Prince on “Big Tent Mormonism”

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On October 15th, the 2011 Washington D.C. Mormon Stories Conference was held in the home of Greg and JaLynn Prince.  Eighty splendid community members were in attendance.  In this presentation, Greg …

294: Childhood Sexual Abuse with Dr. Barbara Morrell

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In today’s interview, Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Dr. Barbara Morrell — a licensed psychologist working in the Brigham Young University Counselling and Psychological Services. She divides her time between doing …

203-204: The Mormon Forgery Bombings – The Complex Legacy of Mark Hofmann 25 Years Later

Dan Wotherspoon Book of Mormon, Church History, Mormon Culture 38 Comments

Dan Wotherspoon interviews Allen D. Roberts and Curt Bench about the lasting legacy of Mormon forger, con man, and murderer Mark Hofmann. Exactly twenty-five years ago, on the morning of …

186-187: Mormon Stories Broadcasts Live with John Larsen and You!

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A few weeks back we live-streamed an interview with John Larsen of Mormon Expression podcast, allowing folks to call in. John and I began by interviewing each other about our …

170-172: Philanthropist and WordPerfect Co-Founder Bruce Bastian

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In this 3-part series we interview Philanthropist, WordPerfect co-founder, and prominent LGBT rights supporter Bruce W. Bastian. Bastian is a generous supporter of the performing arts, and serves on the …

164-167: Richard Packham and How the LDS Church Creates Unnecessary Enemies

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(Note: Segment 3 of this interview has been removed from the podcast feed — out of respect for the family members involved, and due to legal and other concerns). In …

160-162: Dr. David Bailey on Science and the LDS Church, and How Science Has Strengthened his Faith in God and the Church

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Some say that science and religion are at odds. Dr. David Bailey would disagree. Dr. Bailey is a graduate of Stanford University with a Ph.D. in mathematics. He currently works …

147: Mormon May Day with Co-Founder Kate Kelly

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(From the Mormon May Day web site): In light of the recent Gallop Poll which calculates that 60% of active Mormons self-identify as Conservative or Republican and that over 60% of inactive Mormons …

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

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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 …

115: Mormonism and James Fowler’s Stage 5

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In this episode (also a re-publication), the good guys at Mormon Expression podcast interview John Dehlin, Brian Johnston and Logan Beaux about James Fowler’s Stage 5, and how it might …