In 1984 Elder Ron Poelman gave a conference talk that was modified and re-recorded. What was done and why was it done?


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Show Notes

Ronald Poelman – Censored General Conference Talk – Nov 16, 1984

The Gospel and the Church – Sunstone Article

Elder Poelman’s Famous Speech (Sunstone Blog)

Dr. Brown’s 7 Honest Questions for Atheists – My Reply:

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Metaphors We Live By, Lakoff & Johnson

Packer’s “Unwritten Order of Things”

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Book: This is My Doctrine, Charles Harrell

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  1. Timmy Tim July 28, 2022 at 12:21 am - Reply

    Great episode y’all. Nice work. Poelman had it right the first time.

  2. Phil August 1, 2022 at 6:22 am - Reply

    Hello John Larsen,

    Robin Dunbar, Professor of evolutionary psychology at Oxford has a new book, “How Religion Evolved, and why it endures”. Have a look!

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