519–520: (Encore) The Living Nature of Mormon Covenants

Dan Wotherspoon Baptism, Covenants, God, Marriage, Mormon & Gospel Teachings, Ordinances, Temple 2 Comments

This is an encore presentation of an important and still very relevant two-part episode first released on 24 April 2017. Covenanting is a huge feature …

382–383: The Living Nature of Mormon Covenants

Dan Wotherspoon Covenants 6 Comments

Covenanting is a huge feature of Mormon theology and group life. Beginning at age eight with baptism, and extending through the temple endowment and sealing …

255: New Church Video on LDS Temple Clothing and Garments

Dan Wotherspoon Temple 18 Comments

Through its Newsroom website, the LDS Church recently released a new video and essay that depicts Mormonism’s sacred temple clothing, along with the garments worn …

Matters of Perspective 2: The Sacred Secret Open to All: Ye Are Gods

Dan Wotherspoon Classic Mormon Writings 6 Comments

In this second episode of the “Matters of Perspective” series, Charles Randall Paul reads his May 2009 Sunstone article, “The Sacred Secret Open to All: …

107–109: LDS Salvation Theology and Practices

Dan Wotherspoon Jesus Christ, Temple 43 Comments

“Am I saved?” “Is this idea or that practice ‘pertinent to my salvation’?” Many Mormons and other Christians focus quite a lot of energy on …

75–76: Communicating About the Temple

Dan Wotherspoon Temple 55 Comments

Mormon temple practices have come under renewed scrutiny recently as it has come to public attention that Mitt Romney’s father-in-law, a known non-religious person, had …

40–41: Ritual within Mormonism

Dan Wotherspoon Ordinances 38 Comments

In this two-part discussion, Mormon Matters host Dan Wotherspoon and panelists Julia Hunter, Chelsea Strayer, and Chelsea Fife explore insights from myth and ritual studies …