Mormon Discussion: 361: Revisiting my Understanding of the First Vision

Mormon Discussion: 361: Revisiting my Understanding of the First Vision I wanted to sit down and have a conversation with you about how I learned, understood, and contextualize various topics within Mormonism. In this episode we do that around the First Vision RESOURCES: https://www.dialoguejournal.com/wp-content/uploads/sbi/articles/Dialogue_V47N02_210.pdf https://youtu.be/Uj2VWhuW50w?t=2795 https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paper-summary/history-circa-summer-1832/1 https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/magazines/before-2021/new-era?lang=eng https://archive.bookofmormoncentral.org/sites/default/files/archive-files/pdf/allen/2020-02-05/ie_73.4._james_b._allen_eight_contemporary_accounts_of_joseph_smiths_first_vision_april_1970.pdf http://www.mormonthink.com/files/eight-contemporary-accounts-1st-vision-improvement-era-1974.pdf

Rameumptom Ruminations: 034: Secular Faith

Religious faith and secular faith lean on different sources as the arbiters of truth. Continuing on the conversation of faith, Scott explores the concept as it relates to a more secularly minded person. What elements of faith do we use in our daily lives that are not associated with religion?

Rameumptom Ruminations: 033: Faith and Knowledge

Scott uses the phrase “choose to believe” occasionally. A nuanced believing listener asked a clarifying question about the verbiage, sparking a discussion on Faith and Knowledge. In the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the concepts of faith and knowledge are conflated into a single definition. In this episode, Scott untangles the two definitions […]

Almost Awakened: 085: Three Conversations

Today we delve into three stories of experiences that I was present for where something occurred and I was given by the universe an opportunity to respond. I will be bragging a bit but with the hope that you can each learn something that equips you to respond better in the world. Visit us at […]

Mormonism LIVE: 057: The Two Hills Cumorah Theory

RFM and Bill Reel tackle the two Hills Cumorah theory. The explain how Cumorah fits within our scriptures, show us how it was understood and taught all through early Church history and when in the modern times it changed and how that course adjustment has the Church approaching it today. To the believers who always […]