Mormon Stories - LDS
On June 11, 2011, members of the Mormon Stories community held their 2nd regional conference in Salt Lake City. In this panel presentation entitled Navigating an Open Approach to Mormonism, professors Margaret Toscano and Joanna Brooks, along with Carol Lynn Pearson, Jared Anderson and John Dehlin discuss inclusivity, openness, and an expended approach to Mormon identity, while also fielding practical questions from the audience.
Direct download: MormonStories-261-SLCConferencePt3.mp3
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On June 11, 2011, members of the Mormon Stories community held their 2nd regional conference in Salt Lake City. In this keynote address entitled"Mormon Identity in the 21st Century: Claiming and Belonging", professor and author Joanna Brooks explores a more expansive vision for Mormon identity.

Direct download: MormonStories-260-SLCConferencePt2.mp3
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On June 11, 2011, members of the Mormon Stories community held their 2nd regional conference in Salt Lake City. In this welcoming address, Anne McMullin Peffer explains the purposes of the Mormon Stories conferences and reads a preliminary draft of a"shared values statement" that attempts to specify the values uncorrelated Mormons hold in common. Then, in a keynote address entitled"No More US and THEM", author, poet and playwright Carol Lynn Pearson discusses her vision for a more inclusive Mormonism.
Direct download: MormonStories-259-SLCConferencePt1.mp3
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Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Dustin Jones, a black active latter-day saint, about the unique challenges of growing up Mormon as one who has African ancestry. Dustin practices law in Arizona, is married to an interracial woman (Chinese Mexican) and has 4 children.
Direct download: MormonStories-258-DustinJonesPt3.mp3
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Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Dustin Jones, a black active latter-day saint, about the unique challenges of growing up Mormon as one who has African ancestry. Dustin practices law in Arizona, is married to an interracial woman (Chinese Mexican) and has 4 children.
Direct download: MormonStories-257-DustinJonesPt2.mp3
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Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Dustin Jones, a black active latter-day saint, about the unique challenges of growing up Mormon as one who has African ancestry. Dustin practices law in Arizona, is married to an interracial woman (Chinese Mexican) and has 4 children.
Direct download: MormonStories-256-DustinJonesPt1.mp3
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On March 26, 2011 we held our first Mormon Stories regional retreat/conference in New York City. In this presentation Greg Prince discusses 21st century lessons from the lives of David O. McKay, Leonard Arrington and Paul H. Dunn.

Direct download: MormonStories-255-NYCGregPrince.mp3
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On March 26, 2011 we held our first Mormon Stories regional retreat/conference in New York City. This presentation exploring the future for uncorrelated or non-traditional Mormons was given by John Dehlin.
Direct download: MormonStories-254-NYCJohnDehlin.mp3
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On March 26, 2011 we held our first Mormon Stories regional retreat/conference in New York City. This presentation on religion and mental health was given by psychologist Dr. David Christian. The title of this presentation was,"Utility vs. Validity: A Practical Approach to Faith-Related Psychological Problems."
Direct download: MormonStories-253-NYCDaveChristian.mp3
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On March 26, 2011 we held our first Mormon Stories regional retreat/conference in New York City. The purpose of the event was to explore the possibility of creating regional communities of support for"uncorrelated Mormons." This episode was the introduction to the event.
Direct download: MormonStories-252-NCYKickoff.mp3
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