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: 028: Even if the Criticism is True

While listening to a recent Mormonism Live episode from September 2021 called episode 39 When mission presidents behave badly, implications of Elder Oaks famous quote became glaringly uncomfortable in Scott’s mind. In this episode, Scott makes the connection between Elder Oaks explanation of the logic behind his teaching and the actual practice within the church […]

Rameumptom Ruminations: 005: The Source of Morality

Four people stand before God to be judged, each from a different time, with a unique list of commandments for them to follow to enter heaven. This is a thought experiment of Scott’s making called The Shifting Commandments Dilemma. If we believe in God what are we to understand about his code of Morals based […]

Radio Free Mormon: 97: Elder Snow Goes Rogue

Elder Snow is the outgoing head of the Church History Department. He was recently interviewed by two reporters on the Salt Lake Tribune’s podcast, “Mormon Land.” In this interview, Elder Snow made some surprising and revealing statements. Tonight, Radio Free Mormon does an in depth analysis of the Elder Snow interview. This is gonna be […]

Radio Free Mormon: 96: Defender of the Faith Part 5

Radio Free Mormon was neck-deep in Mormon apologetics during the 1980s. At the apex of his apologetic career, RFM presented a 12-lecture series as an Institute class in the spring of 1989. This is the fifth lecture in that series. Lecture Five deals largely with Joseph Smith’s early involvement in folk magic. This was a […]

Radio Free Mormon: 93: RFM Goes to Sunstone

This podcast contains the complete audio of my presentation at Sunstone on August 2, 2019. Thank you so much to everybody who showed up! I had a great time and I hope you did, too! I have the most intelligent and thoughtful listenership of any podcast out there! You are the best!!!      

Mormon Discussion: 335: Hans Mattsson – A Crisis of Truth

Today we Sit down with former LDS Area Authority Hans Mattsson. As Hans begin reading into the deeper history of Mormonism and as other approached him with their historical questions, Hans sensed that the Church’s narrative didn’t hold up and that the tough questions did not have satisfactory answers. Hans took his concerns to the […]