496-497: (Encore) Mormonism As a “Religion”

Dan Wotherspoon Community, Mythology, Spirituality 1 Comment

This is an encore presentation of a two-part Mormon Matters episode first recorded in March 2015.  Of course, we all know that Mormonism is a …

236: Encountering Other Traditions, Part 1: Freemasonry

Dan Wotherspoon Freemasonry 75 Comments

Mormon Matters is launching a new series that focuses on Latter-day Saints who, in addition to their Mormonism, are intimately familiar with another religion or …

137–138: Science and Religion

Dan Wotherspoon Science 37 Comments

What is science? What is religion? What are the methods/disciplines and underlying assumptions that animate each? What does each investigate? What practices and institutions does …

102–103: Pragmatism, William James, and Mormon Sensibilities

Dan Wotherspoon Theology, Truth 30 Comments

Pragmatism is the name of a philosophical approach for judging between competing truth claims. It essentially says that if you are presented with two ideas …