Podcast

#64—Heresy, opposition, and becoming gods, with Adam J. Powell [MIPodcast]

Joseph Smith, the founding prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at the hands of an angry mob in June of 1844. Shortly before his death he is reported to have made this bold declaration: “I should be like a fish out of water, if I were out of persecutions…the Lord […]

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#63—”Works of Love in a World of Violence,” with Deidre Green [MIPodcast]

Christians are commanded in scripture to love one another, to turn the other cheek and bless those who curse them. How can Christians meet these obligations when someone acts an abusive or even violent ways toward them? In this episode, we’re joined by Maxwell Institute visiting scholar Deidre Green. She is a theologian and author of […]

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#62—Laurel Thatcher Ulrich and “A House Full of Females” [MIPodcast]

In the late nineteenth century, a newspaper written and published by women and for women sprung up in what most Americans thought was the unlikeliest of locations: Utah, the home of the Mormons. Along the top of the newspaper the masthead proudly declared its concern: “The Rights of the Women of Zion, and the Rights […]

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#61—Women at the Latter-day Saint pulpit, with Jennifer Reeder and Kate Holbrook [MIPodcast]

Here’s a famous passage from First Corinthians: “Let your women keep silence in the churches, for it is not permitted into them to speak. But they are commanded to be under obedience, as also say the law. And if they will learn anything, let them ask their husband at home. For it is a shame […]

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