Mormonism LIVE: 032: Lindsay Hansen Park – Troubling Aspects of Joseph Smith’s Polygamy

We sit down with Lindsay Hansen Park, host of “The Year of Polygamy” podcast and discuss the most troubling aspects of Joseph Smith’s polygamy and LDS Polygamy at large. Lucy Walker, the Partridge Sisters, Fanny Alger, Helen Mar Kimball, and others. RESOURCES:https://www.yearofpolygamy.com/ https://mormondiscussionpodcast.org/2017/12/premium-lucy-walker-spiritual-experiences/ https://mormondiscussionpodcast.org/2019/08/mormon-discussion-342-nancy-rigdon-and-the-happiness-letter/ mormondiscussionpodcast.org/2020/08/gospel-topic-essays-011-plural-marriage-in-kirtland-and-nauvoo/ http://wivesofjosephsmith.org/2021-EmilyandElizaPartridge.htm Also don’t forget to support Sunstone by purchasing the […]

166: Handshakes and Drawn Swords II

Today we revisit our episode from a short time ago, “Handshakes and Drawn Swords”.  We talk about the discussion that has ensued and rebuttals apologists have made that has come about because of it.  While apologists argue this perspective is absurd, I argue that it still has a seat at the table.

141: Handshakes and Drawn Swords

Today’s episode deals with Section 132 of the D&C.  We talk about the introduction of polygamy, the angel with the drawn sword, and Joseph’s adherence with the revelation.  While Critics accuse Joseph Smith of creating section 132 to fulfill his sexual needs and while apologists proclaim the revelation is from God and that criticism should […]

037: Brian Hales : Polygamy

We sit down with Brian Hales, LDS author of “Joseph Smith’s Polygamy”  We ask him the hard questions fast and furious and does a great job answering them.  We discuss polygamy, Polyandry, Joseph’s withholding the knowledge of the practice from the public and even general membership. Brian’s Book can be found at Greg Kofford Books […]

008: Defining Doctrine

Have you ever been taught in the church that – the Earth was 6,000 years old? – All native Americans are Lamanites? – Evolution is absolutely false Have you discovered some comments by leaders that are racist and offensive? Have you ever heard a crazy opinion from a leader that you disagreed with? Many of […]

006: Grace: Perfected in Christ

Grace – One of the most important principles in the Doctrine of Christ is so often misunderstood in LDS circles.  Many feel Grace is only a last minute booster that assist us once we have done all we can do.  Is that really what the church teaches?  This episode is spent giving a synopsis of […]