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Thanks (for the clarification) Giving
Glenn reflects on the role that Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender issues played in his life in coming to an understanding of what it really means to follow the teachings of Jesus, and what it really means to not. In the process, he hopefully finds a few things to actually be thankful for approaching this Thanksgiving 2015.
How reliable are the stories we tell ourselves about our own experiences in life? How reliable is memory? Are we simply surrounded by fiction?
Glenn, Tom, and Jake talk to special guest Tierza about her excellent listener essay “Embracing Contradictions.”
Nauvoo Polygamy Smackdown
John Hamer joins Glenn, Jake, Matt, and Randy to discuss the Mormon Church’s recent LDS.org essay “Plural Marriage in Kirtland and Nauvoo.”
Glenn is joined by three former essay contributors: Allison (“Dude for a Day”), Nick (“One True Casserole”) and Brad (“Dazed and Confirmed”) to discuss Brad’s newest essay, which explores the similarities and differences between the rise of the Mormon Church and the piggish narrative of control and domination found in George Orwell’s “Animal Farm.”
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.