500: Making It Safe Again for Open Proselytizing: Charles Randall Paul and His Very Practical Conflict Engagement Theories

Dan Wotherspoon Christianity, Communication, Missionary Work, Mormon Culture 1 Comment

This episode celebrates a new book by Charles Randall Paul, Converting the Saints: A Study of Religious Rivalry in America (Greg Kofford Books), but even …

212: A Fresh Look at Mitt Romney

Dan Wotherspoon Politics 5 Comments

Beginning shortly after the close of his 2012 presidential bid, Mitt Romney has kept a pretty low profile. However, the recent Sundance Film Festival has …

125–126: Mormonism and Politics: Historical Perspectives

Dan Wotherspoon History, Politics 6 Comments

Too often today’s political discourse reduces politics to partisanship, whether one affiliates with this or that political party. It’s a much broader topic, however, encompassing …

55: Cult Claims and the Media

Dan Wotherspoon Politics 54 Comments

This week’s Mormon Matters episode discusses two stories from the past week: (1) The dust-up over and media slam-down of remarks made by Texas mega-church …

24: Mitt Romney, Jon Huntsman, Glenn Beck and the 2012 Election

John Dehlin Politics 13 Comments

This episode features a panel discussion of the potential candidacies of Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman as they consider a run for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination. …