206: At Peace with Human Prophets–Personal Journeys

Dan Wotherspoon Priesthood, Prophets, Race 11 Comments

The recent official statement on Race and the Priesthood has highlighted in a fresh way the difficult issue of prophets and apostles who are subject …

204–205: The New Statement on Race and the Priesthood

Dan Wotherspoon Priesthood, Race 41 Comments

On 6 December 2013, the LDS Church posted on its website, LDS.org, a new document titled, “Race and the Priesthood,” along with videos and other …

135–136: Racism and the Book of Mormon

Dan Wotherspoon Race, Scripture 130 Comments

This episode examines the status of the claim that the Book of Mormon teaches that dark skin is a curse from God, that because of …

79-80: How Can We Truly Confront Racism within Mormon Thought and Culture?

Dan Wotherspoon Mormon Culture, Race 78 Comments

A recent Washington Post article that discussed the origins and history of Mormonism’s racialized teachings and policies has caused quite a stir, launching important conversations. …