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King Follett Re-visited

Panel Discussion

Posted November 18th, 2014

Glenn is joined by John Hamer, Chelsea Shields Strayer, and Brother Jake Frost to discussion The King Follett Discourse.

The King Follett Discourse

Minisode

Posted November 12th, 2014

No really.  This is the actual King Follett Discourse.  We actually, truly, beyond-a-shadow-of-a-doubt travelled back in time to record it.  (Yeah, deified Infants can travel through time.  Duh!  Where do you think we got our cool hover boards?)

Nauvoo Polygamy Smackdown

Smackdown

Posted October 23rd, 2014

John Hamer joins Glenn, Jake, Matt, and Randy to discuss the Mormon Church’s recent LDS.org essay “Plural Marriage in Kirtland and Nauvoo.”

https://www.lds.org/topics/plural-marriage-in-kirtland-and-nauvoo?lang=eng

Kolob Shmolob

Panel Discussion

Posted March 16th, 2014

Matt, Tom, Bob, Randy, and Glenn discuss the latest essay on LDS.org: Becoming Like God

The King Follett discourse is also discussed — which is, of course, the source for the name of our podcast, “Infants on Thrones.” If anyone wants to listen to a dramatized version of King Follett, there is one on youtube that sounds eerily familiar and infantile. King Follett YouTube.

Who Wrote the Book of Mormon – Part 2

Interview

Posted October 14th, 2013

Glenn and Randy continue the discussion on who wrote the Book of Mormon and are joined by Dr. Craig Criddle, a professor at Stanford University who believes the Book of Mormon had several authors. The discussion centers around the “Spalding–Rigdon theory” of Book of Mormon authorship.

Who Wrote the Book of Mormon – Part 1

Interview

Posted September 30th, 2013

Who wrote the Book of Mormon? Did Joseph Smith really translate an ancient record from golden plates through the power of God? Did he simply make up the story himself? Or did he collude with other men and plagiarize a mysterious unpublished novel? In part one of this three part series, Glenn and Randy interview historian John Hamer to discuss the theory of Joseph Smith as sole author.