Radio Free Mormon: 216: VIEW OF THE HEBREWS

Was Ethan Smith’s View of the Hebrews a potential source for Joseph Smith’s Book of Mormon? That is the question RFM tackles in this important episode hosted by Dr. John Dehlin. After having heard about this allegation since the 1980s, RFM finally took the time to get View of the Hebrews and methodically work his […]

Radio Free Mormon: 213: BAD BLOOD

Tonight we do a deep dive into the hit-piece John Gee wrote about his former Egyptology professor Robert Ritner, ostensibly as a book review for The Journal of the Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities.  Is there bad blood between Gee and Ritner?  You bet there is!  And John Gee’s hit-piece brings it into […]

Radio Free Mormon: 210: DNA and the Book of Mormon

Tonight I have the distinct honor of interviewing Dr. Simon Southerton, whose 2004 book, “Losing a Lost Tribe,” made headlines around the world and sent shockwaves through the Mormon Community!  The reason this book made such a splash is because it demonstrated beyond a reasonable doubt that a Semitic tribe such as depicted in the […]