534–535: “The Covenant Path”: Reflections and Extensions

Dan Wotherspoon Atonement, Baptism, Community, Covenants, Faith Development, Mormon & Gospel Teachings, Ordinances, Priesthood, Prophets, Temple 2 Comments

No term to date has been more associated with the leadership tenure of President Russell M. Nelson than “Covenant Path.” It’s become ubiquitous in his …

488–490: Resurrecting Atonement

Dan Wotherspoon Atonement, Christianity, Faith, Faith Development, God, Jesus Christ, Mormon & Gospel Teachings, Spirituality, Theology 22 Comments

The concept of “atonement” is powerful: being “at one” with God, others, and ourselves. But the panelists on this episode, Mark Crego and George Andrew …

471–472: Reflections on the Recently Revealed MTC Sexual Abuse Cases

Dan Wotherspoon Abuse, Atonement, Christianity, Church Leadership, Communication, Community, Depression, Disaffection, Faith Development, Jesus Christ, Mormon Culture, Sexuality, Women, Worthiness 7 Comments

Within the past ten days, Mormonism has been rocked by a recoding and transcript released through MormonLeaks that depicts the confessions of a former president …

339-340: Mercy and the Atonement

Dan Wotherspoon Atonement 3 Comments

This episode (in two parts) is a continuation of an earlier discussion of Mercy (Episode 332, March 2016) but also very different, focusing this time …

333: Mormonism and Future Generations

Dan Wotherspoon Atonement, Theology 3 Comments

In a wonderful new book, Future Mormon: Essays in Mormon Theology, Adam Miller sets his spirit and intellect loose on the important task of helping clear …

54: The Atonement in Mormon Thought and Experience

Dan Wotherspoon Atonement, Christianity 53 Comments

The central claim of Christianity is that all human beings are “fallen,” held captive by sin, or are in some other way in a dire circumstance …