Mormon Stories - LDS
In part 7 of our series on spirituality and the rising LDS generation, we interview University of Utah student Caleb Proulx. In this interview Caleb discusses many aspects of his faith, including his struggles as an anti-war activist within Mormonism.
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In part 6 of our series on spirituality and the rising LDS generation, we interview BYU student Kimball Sanders. In this interview Kimball discusses many aspects of his faith, including his experiences at BYU, and his struggles with church culture. He also emphasizes the importance of love, forgiveness and grace within Mormonism.
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In part 5 of our series we interview BYU student David Lassetter. David was raised in a home very well-versed in Mormon Studies (Dialogue and Sunstones abounding), and seems to have benefited tremendously therefrom. In this interview, David discusses some of his views on the atonement, evolution, church doctrine, and membership awareness of history and doctrine.
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In part 4 of our series we interview BYU Philosophy Professor Dr. Chris Foster. Dr. Foster was raised a"devout atheist" and then later converted to Mormonism. In this interview, he discusses his conversion to the church, along with his views on faith, religion, the church, teaching at BYU, and the importance of honesty and openness in all our religious endeavors.
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In part three of our series on the Spirituality of the Rising LDS Generation, we interview Loyd Ericson -- UVSC student of philosophy. In this interview Loyd discusses his estrangement from, and eventual reconciliation w/ the LDS church. He also discusses his views on the LDS church’s approach to public relations and war.
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In part two of our series on the Spirituality of the rising LDS generation, we interview Ashley Sanders — former BYU student, english/philosophy major, political activist, and chief organizer of the BYU Alternative Commencement with Ralph Nader, in opposition to the invitation to U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney.
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In part two of our series on the Spirituality of the rising LDS generation, we interview Ashley Sanders — former BYU student, english/philosophy major, political activist, and chief organizer of the BYU Alternative Commencement with Ralph Nader, in opposition to the invitation to U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney.
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In part one of our series on the Spirituality of the rising LDS generation, we interview John Kovalenko — BYU student, musician, and church believer. John also discusses same sex attraction as a young, believing Mormon and BYU student.
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Linda King Newell, “A Gift Given, A Gift Taken: Washing, Anointing, and Blessing the Sick Among Mormon Women,” Sunstone 6 (Sept.-Oct. 1981): 16-22. Response by D. Michael Quinn.
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In this episode, Martha Sontagg Bradley, author of Pedestals and Podiums Utah Women, Religious Authority, and Equal Rights -- discusses her research into the LDS church's opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment. Most LDS historians and feminists credit this amazing series of events as the major impetus for the Mormon feminist activism that emerged in the 1980s and early 1990s. We hope you enjoy Martha's version of the story.

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