499: Faith Journeying with Matt Jones — Rambunctious Youth to LDS Bishop and Wise Soul

Dan Wotherspoon Christianity, Community, Faith Development, God, Spirituality 8 Comments

Just two weeks ago, Matt Jones was released as an LDS bishop. How he came to be someone who might be called to that position …

283: Being an Ally

Dan Wotherspoon Activism 8 Comments

Every group that struggles for greater voice, rights, and fairness welcomes and draws strength from “allies,” people who are not a member of that group yet …

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 …

226: The “Best Thing” About Mormonism

Dan Wotherspoon Community, Theology 14 Comments

This episode strays from Mormon Matters’ typical panel discussion format, featuring instead four one-on-one conversations between host Dan Wotherspoon and wonderful friends of his who …

Matters of the Heart 3: A New Story for Mormon Women

Dan Wotherspoon Personal Essays, Women 7 Comments

A NEW STORY FOR MORMON WOMEN  By Joanna Brooks In this episode of Matters of the Heart, Joanna Brooks reads an excerpted version of her …

29: David Brooks, The Book of Mormon Musical, and Rigorous Religion

Dan Wotherspoon Mormon Culture, Theology 33 Comments

New York Times columnist David Brooks very much enjoyed the Broadway musical “The Book of Mormon,” but, as he articulates in his 21 April 2011 …