Mormon Stories - LDS

In this episode, we talk to Brent about his interactions and run-ins with prominent Mormon apologists like Daniel Peterson, Lou Midgley and others. We also talk about the recent history of BYU's Maxwell Institute and what he sees in its future and in the future of Mormon apologetics overall.

We'll also explore with Brent his ability to construct a healthy and happy life outside of Mormonism.

Be sure not to miss the exciting announcement from Brent toward the end of the episode!

Direct download: MormonStories-499b-BrentMetcalfePt6.mp3
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In Part 5 of our interview with Brent Metcalfe, one of the foremost Mormon scholars, we explore the history surrounding Joseph Smith and the Book of Abraham (one of the primary scriptural texts for the LDS Church). We also talk about the concept of translation, Joseph Smith's views on his "translations," the traditional apologetic responses concerning the Book of Abraham (Hugh NibleyJohn Gee, and Kerry Muhlestein), as well as the LDS Church's recent essay on the Book of Abraham.

Direct download: MormonStories-499-BrentMetcalfePt5.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:45am MDT

In the highly anticipated follow up to our first interview, Brent Metcalfe continues his story.

In Part 4, Brent examines some of the issues surrounding traditional approaches to the Book of Mormon.

Direct download: MormonStories-498-BrentMetcalfePt4.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:35am MDT

In the highly anticipated follow up to our first interview, Brent Metcalfe continues his story.

  • In Part 3, Brent discusses the aftermath of the Hofmann murders, including the trial and Hoffman's eventual plea deal. He also discusses the events leading up to, and including, his excommunication.
Direct download: MormonStories-497-BrentMetcalfePt3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:31am MDT

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