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Ep 516 – Smackdown: The Unwritten Order of Things
Did you know that if you take the sacrament with your left hand, it doesn’t really count? Or that it is disrespectful for the first counselor to sit anywhere but on the right side of the Bishop/President? Or that using nicknames like “Liz” instead of the full and proper “Elizabeth” is pretty much an abomination in the sight of God?
If any of this is news to you, then you just don’t know the holy precious sacred unwritten order of things. You can repent by listening to this episode as Glenn, Jake, Heather, and Bob smack down the 1996 Boyd K. Packer BYU devotional talk “The Unwritten Order of Things.”
Also — as a special easter egg — Glenn shares the myth “Old Lady Truth,” which is episode #1 of his new podcast MytholoGuy. Click here if you would like to subscribe and here to sign up on the MytholoGuy facebook page.
Ep 515 – Movie Review: Church and State
Bob is joined by Logan to review the documentary Church & State about the legalization of gay marriage in Utah. They also come up with the definitive top 5-ish list of Mormon documentaries.
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Ep 514 – Of Left and Right and Grumpy Old Men
Glenn and Bob are joined by one-time Mormon Stories Europe host Claudia Fox Reppen to discuss our meandering parallel journeys navigating politics, religion, and all things in between.
Ep 509 – Reviewing the HBO Documentary “Believer”
Glenn is joined by Bob and Doug to review the HBO Documentary Believer.
Ep 506 – Seven Deadly Heresies: The Smackdown, Part 5
Glenn, John, Bob, Randy and Mike discuss finish up this 5-part series on McConkie’s 7 Deadly Heresies. We may not have covered everything perfectly. But good news. We don’t have to be perfect. Pass it on.
Ep 505 – Seven Deadly Heresies: The Smackdown, Part 4
Glenn, John, Bob, Randy and Mike discuss #5 and #6 of McConkie’s deadly heresies. Namely, that people can progress from kingdom to kingdom in the eternities (#5) and that Adam is our God, the father of our spiritual and physical bodies, who traveled to earth from another planet (#6.) It’s a fun discussion that also explores the historical influenced on the “Monarch in the Sky” concept of God, as explained by Alan Watts. It’s a great episode. Enjoy.
Ep 503 – Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris, and Truth – Part 2
Glenn, Tom, Bob, and Jake finish (for now…) their discussion of the infamous January 2017 “Truth” debate between Jordan Peterson and Sam Harris.
Ep 502 – Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris, and Truth – Part 1
What is truth? Is there a difference between truth and fact? And where can real truth be found after rejecting the one-time source of One-True-Truth that is the Mormon Church? Glenn, Tom, Bob, and Jake discuss the infamous January 2017 “Truth” debate between Jordan Peterson and Sam Harris.
Ep 497 – Contest Winners and (sorta) “Best Of” Minisodes of Yore
Glenn announces the winners of the May 2018 Listener Essay contest and then breathes new life into six fantastic Infant minisodes of the past.
Ep 480 – Seven Deadly Heresies: The Smackdown, Part 3
Have you ever thought that getting married/sealed in the temple guarantees your salvation? WRONG! What about the thought that baptisms for the dead give sinners a second chance at redemption? WRONG AGAIN! Don’t get complacent! Don’t start thinking you are doing just fine!! Don’t ever ever ever ever think that you don’t need the CHURCH or the BIG AND IMPORTANT leaders (ever)! Listen in as Glenn, John, Randy, Bob, and special guest Mike Tannehill smack down the 3rd and 4th most deadly of heresies as outlined with absolute certainty by an infallible apostle of Jesus Christ. (Irony? Hyperbole? Facetiousness? Where???)