After examining faith for two weeks, Scott moves the discussion to doubt. In this episode, we’ll look at the source for the infamous “Doubt your doubts” phrase. Those three words are a shortened version of what President Uchtdorf said in his talk. Sources “Come, Join with Us” October 2013 by the then President Uchtdorf
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 […]
A listener asked a fantastic question that I thought would benefit the audience as we enter the holiday season. How do we communicate and deal with loved ones after a faith transition? To answer this question, Scott borrows from stoic philosophy borrowing the metaphor of the archer from Cicero, a Roman philosopher. The dichotomy of […]
Continuing with the discussion of the Demarcation Problem as presented by Karl Popper, Scott examines the concept of the shelf. Everything on the shelf falls into one of two categories: Falsifiable and Non-Falsifiable. Sources Popper, K. R. (1959). The logic of scientific discovery. University Press.
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 […]
When one spouse experience a transition in faith, it’s common to see their research and study to occur completely independent of the believing spouse. Allan and Kattie discuss their experience of learning about troubling information about the church and how much of that process they have done together.
Today we hang out with Loni Lamm and discuss her faith journey and the journey of her family. She has an interesting story to tell. Some of her story including her time as an up and coming singer and her diverse experience in place like California will take on new ground. But more importantly the […]
This is a audio recording of Bill Reel’s presentation and Q&A to a Post Mormon group in Southern Utah on December 10th 2017. It includes me spending approximately 35 minutes telling my story, how I have reconciled the messiness, and why development is so important to the human experience. Then the last hour and ten […]
We did an episode recently title “Who is the Doubter” where we explored the data about Latter-day Saints who have serious doubts. We explored where they are finding information, what is their education, Socioeconomic status, level of activity, and their growth. Today we pick up and share some of their stories. There are around a […]