Patrick Mason “Planted”: Tackling the Hard Questions

Patrick Mason’s new book “Planted:  Belief and Belonging in an Age of Doubt” brings both thoughtfulness and compassion to the  crisis of faith currently experienced by many in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Drawing on his academic…

Katie Langston & Brian Dillman: Re-articulating Faith

In this discussion we take the idea of faith out of its box and give it a good work over.  With author Robin Meyer’s proposition ‘Faith IS Crisis’ in mind we wonder at both the limitations of particular ways of…

Mormon LBGT Youth Speak Out: Annie Jones, Jordan Montgomery and Lottie Roberts

In this episode Annie Jones (16), Jordan Montgomery (17) and Lottie Roberts (17) discuss growing up in the LDS church; coming to terms with their sexuality; grappling with their place in Mormonism, and the impact of the recent policy that…

Patrick Mason: Planted- Belief and Belonging in an Age of Doubt

  “The fact is that we already have a diversity of spiritual experiences (and nonexperience) within the church; we don’t very often identify it or use language to express and validate it.  With such a strong culture of explicit and…

Greg Prince: Analyzing this Mormon Moment

“I don’t know the way forward yet.  I think that it’s going to be a combination of people at the top exercising their inspiration and the people at the bottom exercising their inspiration as well and somehow coming to a…

Jerilyn Hassell Pool: Plumbing the Depths

In this marriage of minds Jerilyn and I get down and dirty about growing up, growing down, being bad, being good, being married and messing things up, and loving and hating being a Mormon.  Its an earthy banter with a…