Mormonism LIVE: 043: Modern Day Mormon Danites

operandi is at work today inside Modern Mormonism through the SCMC, and other people and processes that work to ensure that believing members are kept at arms length from people, voices, and information that is both accurate and contradictory to the inaccurate but faithful dominant narrative. RESOURCES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danite https://benjaminepark.com/ https://journal.interpreterfoundation.org/sensationalism-a-one-sided-perspective/ https://www.sltrib.com/religion/2021/09/10/jana-riess-why-did-byu/ https://web.archive.org/web/20210120130850/https:/mi.byu.edu/scholars/benjamin-park/ https://mi.byu.edu/scholars/benjamin-park/

Mormonism LIVE: 042: Revelation, Excommunications, Lies & Obfuscations: The 1886 John Taylor Divination

In 1886 LDS Prophet and Church President John Taylor documented a Revelation whereby Jesus Christ himself informed Taylor that Polygamy (The New and Everlasting Covenant) can and will NEVER be done away. Only to have the Church later disavow and distance themselves from Polygamy. On this Episode Bill Reel and RFM will help us understand […]

Rameumptom Ruminations: 018: From BYU Faculty to Apostate with Kajsa Berlin Kaufusi Part 1

In this special episode, Kajsa Berlin-Kaufusi joins the podcast to talk about her time working at BYU. As faculty at BYU, she worked in the ancient scripture department teaching religion courses. We discuss the documentary hypothesis and how others in her department dealt with the uncomfortable concepts of scriptural historicity. Our conversation ran long. I’m […]

Marriage on a Tightrope: 107: Kattie sits down with “M”

Kattie sits down with fellow believing wife “M”.  “M” has hosted events, helped moderate the MOAT Facebook group, and so much more to create invaluable community for Mixed Faith Marriages.  She imparts some WISDOM on y’all in this episode! Join us for our 6 week online course with therapist Natasha Helfer!  Over 130 couples have […]

Rameumptom Ruminations: 017: Did Paul Condemn Homosexuality?

​​Before condemning an entire demographic of the population to eternal punishment and damnation, perhaps we should explore what the Bible has to say on the subject. With only six references to homosexuality in the entire cannon, Scott explores the historical context of homosexuality in the ancient world and what these scriptures were actually talking about. […]

Mormonism LIVE: 039: When Mission Presidents Behave Badly

In this weeks episode of Mormonism LIVE, RFM and Bill Reel delve into some debauchery among past Mission Presidents. What they find is a common theme creating a pattern of bad behavior learning once again that unethical behavior can be made righteous within Mormonism. RESOURCES: https://byteline.blogspot.com/2007/09/sects-and-violence-part-5-continued.html https://www.dialoguejournal.com/wp-content/uploads/sbi/articles/Dialogue_V21N03_29.pdf https://www.exmormon.org/d6/drupal/France-and-Polygamous-Mormon-Missionaries https://www.reddit.com/r/exmormon/comments/8fbs7u/1980s_australia_sydney_mission_prez_was_aspiring/ https://www.mormonstories.org/podcast/dr-dave-christian-on-epistemology-and-the-polygamous-mission-president/ https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/deseretnews/name/orson-wright-obituary?pid=186032306 https://www.reddit.com/r/exmormon/comments/8f98mh/philander_knox_smartt_the_excommunicated_puerto/ https://voices.uchicago.edu/religionculture/2018/05/20/1522/ https://www.sltrib.com/news/2018/04/26/the-case-of-puerto-rico-when-the-mormon-church-promptly-removed-a-mission-president-who-deceived-and-victimized-young-female-missionaries/ https://universe.byu.edu/2018/04/27/mormon-church-kicks-out-man-who-supervised-young-women/