539: Moving Beyond Toxic “Outrage”

Dan Wotherspoon Activism, Personal Essays, Social Media 1 Comment

This episode was conceived as a supplement to the previous one, the two-parter 537–538: Being “Good and Mad” within Mormonism, featuring Kristine Haglund. It certainly …

506 –507: What Do Latter-day Saints Consider Authoritative?: Wrestling with Scripture, Prophetic Utterance, Personal Conscience, and an Expanding and Changing Canon

Dan Wotherspoon Doctrine, General Conference, Mormon Culture, Mormon Life, Prophets, Revelations, Scripture, Social Media, Women 2 Comments

At this moment, with the 2018 October General Conference just weeks away, many Latter-day Saints are—consciously and unconsciously—going through in their minds and hearts how …

180: Mormon Missions Take to Facebook!

Dan Wotherspoon Mormon Life, Social Media 20 Comments

On Sunday, June 23, 2013, LDS leaders announced changes to the LDS missionary program, with most of the new focus directed to decreasing door-to-door contacting, …

147–148: LDS and Pacific Islander Layers of the Manti Te’o Saga

Dan Wotherspoon Mormon Life, Social Media 4 Comments

Very little coverage of the story of the cruel hoax perpetrated on Notre Dame football player Manti Te’o has focused on aspects of the Mormon …