This weeks episode will feature RFM and Bill Reel unveiling a new show under the Mormonism Discussion Inc. umbrella and some reflection on last weeks episode regarding Nelson’s flight and we touch on the passing of Robert Ritner and spend the last half of the Show doing an AMA. RESOURCES: https://backyardprofessor.org/ http://fornspollfira.blogspot.com/2021/07/robert-kreich-ritner-jr-1953-2021.html https://newsroom.churchofjesuschrist.org/article/general-conference-saturday-evening-session-update
Often in Apologetics one finds pseudo logic. In todays Episode the Backyard Professor steps in to mediate between LDS Apologist Dan Peterson’s argument regarding Alma found here https://www.patheos.com/blogs/danpeterson/2019/07/alma-deception-and-i.html and Radio Free Mormon’s and Bill Reel’s Mormonism LIVE episode on Alma found here https://radiofreemormon.org/2020/12/mormonism-live-004-the-rise-and-fall-of-alma-the-apologetic/ Kerry Shirts talks about Bayes’ theorem and how one side uses that […]
Kerry Shirts aka The Backyard Professor and host of this NEW podcast introduces himself and shares his excitement as we embark together on this new podcast. Kerry Shirts was a former LDS apologist who defended the Church and its truth claims. He was one of the founders of FAIR (Formerly FairMormon, Formerly FAIR) an apologetic […]
RFM sits down with Kerry Shirts, former believer, former director of research for FAIR (Formerly FairMormon, formerly FAIR), former apologist known as the Backyard Professor. Kerry discusses his time as an apologist defending The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his subsequent loss of belief.