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033-036: Andrea Radke-Moss on Mormon Women’s History and Gender Equality

This is an installment of A Thoughtful Faith that has been a long time in the making. I made contact with Andrea Radke-Moss shortly after we launched the podcast, and we recorded the first part of our interview in October…

029: Cognitive Dissonance and Faith Transition

The theory of Cognitive Dissonance is a well-established concept in the field of psychology that explains why we all experience discomfort and anxiety when we are exposed to new ideas and beliefs or engage in behavior that conflict with our…

022: Bob Rees – Forgiving the Church and Loving the Saints

Bob Rees and I recorded this interview a little while ago. I’ve been holding on to it, hoping to release it to our audience at the right moment. This past week I re-listened to our conversation and found myself moved…

019-021: Reflection and Reconstruction – The Journey of John Dehlin

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with John Dehlin, creator and founder of MormonStories.org and the Open Stories Foundation, and talk about his own evolving faith and his Mormon Stories experience. ┬áIn this riveting interview John shares what…

018: Nathaniel Givens on Epistemic Humility

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to interview one of my new favorite LDS bloggers Nathaniel Givens. A friend of mine introduced me to Nathaniel’s series on the concept of Epistemic Humility that he wrote for Times and Seasons. Embracing…

015: All Enlisted’s Kristina Monson on Wearing Pants to Church

Pantsmageddon! PantsGate! Pants-apocalypse! Whatever term you’ve used over the past week to describe the Mormon frenzy about All Enlisted’s oddly controversial “Wear Pants to Church” event, I think most of us are intrigued about what will actually happen at church…

013-014: RationalFaiths.com’s Michael Barker on Faith Crisis and Inoculation

We have been humbled and astonished at the caliber of guests we’ve been able to have on our podcast thus far. People like Greg Prince, Margaret Young, John Sorenson, Phil Barlow, and so many others are the true progenitors of…