Mormon History Podcast: 020: Peter and His Priesthood

Even Joseph Smith was ordained to the High Priesthood by Lyman Wight 1831 http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paper-summary/minutes-circa-3-4-june-1831/2 1834 Priesthood http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paper-summary/history-1834-1836/51 The Original Section 27 (Chapter 28) that was in the Book of Commandments can be found here which only contains 7 verses: http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paper-summary/book-of-commandments-1833/64#XC64B36C6-746C-4026-A852-105AA3C7C262

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 023: God Magic, Spiritual Experiences and the Paranormal.

Jack Naneek and Bill Reel sit down to discuss spiritual experiences, telepathy, healing, and precognition.  Priesthood, truth claims, and exclusive rights to wield God magic are considered.  The first half of life is compared with the second half of life.  Literalism, symbology, and personal spiritual guidance are analyzed.  Yes.  It’s a long episode!  But, in […]

160: Female Ordination?

Today I sit down with two great friends of mine: Suzette Smith and Chris Bloxham. We talk about the possibility of female ordination. What would it look like? Why is ordination important to some sisters in the Church? Would female ordination be the same as male ordination – or something different? We take a look […]

097: Men to Boys: Development of the Priesthood

This episode borrows heavily from Author – William G. Hartley who wrote the paper – “From Men To Boys: LDS Aaronic Priesthood Offices 1829 – 1996” and all credit should be given to him as his paper is quoted extensively. This paper was published in JOURNAL OF MORMON HISTORY VOLUME 22, No. 1 SPRING 1996 […]

065: Race, Priesthood, and Doctrine

Today we spend time discussing the narrative and timeline of the Priesthood ban, it subsequent rescinding. We also talk about the wider breadth of its impact on Doctrine http://www.lds.org/topics/race-and-the-priesthood?lang=eng http://www.pbs.org/mormons/interviews/holland.html https://mormonstories.org/other/Lowry_Nelson_1st_Presidency_Exchange.pdf http://www.lds.org/general-conference/2012/10/trial-of-your-faith?lang=eng Speeches