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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, has been around for almost two centuries. It has ebbed and fluctuated in such a predictably adaptive manner throughout it's relatively short life in the religious realm. This Church has a very sordid past, which it does a very good job of teaching for itself, whether the history is slanted or not, is yours to decide. Join me on a journey through the history of the LDS Church through the eyes of the people that were actually there. We will learn about the founding members, where the practices came from, where the Book of Mormon (Mormon Bible) came from, and most importantly, we will examine Joseph Smith in every aspect possibly available to us today.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, has been around for almost two centuries. It has ebbed and fluctuated in such a predictably adaptive manner throughout it's relatively short life in the religious realm. This Church has a very sordid past, which it does a very good job of teaching for itself, whether the history is slanted or not, is yours to decide. Join me on a journey through the history of the LDS Church through the eyes of the people that were actually there. We will learn about the founding members, where the practices came from, where the Book of Mormon (Mormon Bible) came from, and most importantly, we will examine Joseph Smith in every aspect possibly available to us today.

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Great information, a little heavy on the proselytizing

By yetanothereviewer - Sep 07 2019
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I love the historical episodes, tend to skip the rest. Atheist proselytizing is just as boring as any other belief pushers. Guess I’m just not into preaching in general.

To many F-bombs

By Nostacey - Aug 17 2019
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Call me crazy, but I couldn’t get through more than the first two episodes due to all the F-bombs and the nick names. It seems rather sophomoric after listening to so many other podcasts about church history out there. I’m sure there is some good content in there somewhere, but I’ll go elsewhere.

iTunes Ratings

365 Ratings
Average Ratings
309
24
10
5
17

Great information, a little heavy on the proselytizing

By yetanothereviewer - Sep 07 2019
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I love the historical episodes, tend to skip the rest. Atheist proselytizing is just as boring as any other belief pushers. Guess I’m just not into preaching in general.

To many F-bombs

By Nostacey - Aug 17 2019
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Call me crazy, but I couldn’t get through more than the first two episodes due to all the F-bombs and the nick names. It seems rather sophomoric after listening to so many other podcasts about church history out there. I’m sure there is some good content in there somewhere, but I’ll go elsewhere.
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Naked Mormonism Podcast

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, has been around for almost two centuries. It has ebbed and fluctuated in such a predictably adaptive manner throughout it's relatively short life in the religious realm. This Church has a very sordid past, which it does a very good job of teaching for itself, whether the history is slanted or not, is yours to decide. Join me on a journey through the history of the LDS Church through the eyes of the people that were actually there. We will learn about the founding members, where the practices came from, where the Book of Mormon (Mormon Bible) came from, and most importantly, we will examine Joseph Smith in every aspect possibly available to us today.

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: CC - The Book of Mormon

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On this episode, we attempt to deconstruct the Book of Mormon, just to see what it really is, and where it really came from. Turns out we only scratch the surface, even though the episode really is that long... You might want to digest it in smaller bytes.

Time Stamps:

Introduction – 4:00

Historical Context – 7:00

Authorship – 41:00

David Michael Interview – 2:32:00

Content/Claims – 3:45:00

Rachel Nanon Brown Interview – 4:44:00

King James Bible plagiarisms – 5:50:00

John H. Gilbert (typesetter) affidavit – 6:12:30

Golden Plates today – 6:19:00

Conclusion 6:33:00

Elder Holland clip – 6:49:00

Show links

New GoFundMe page: https://www.gofundme.com/6months2books

Patreon: https://patreon.com/nakedmormonism

Website: http://nakedmormonismpodcast.comTwitter: @NakedMormonismFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311Outro music by Jason Comeau: http://aloststateofmind.com/

Links:

WordTree Foundation "How the Book of Mormon Destroyed Mormonism"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAGasQ7j_ZI

UTLM source books list

http://www.utlm.org/onlineresources/bomindianorigins.htm

Bown's research of 100 similarities between "Manuscript Found" and "Book of Mormon"

http://solomonspalding.com/SRP/SCIOTA/SRPpap12.htm

Joseph Smith quotes "The View of the Hebrews"

http://www.mormonhandbook.com/home/view-of-the-hebrews.html

The First Book of Napoleon

https://ia801406.us.archive.org/26/items/firstbooknapole00gruagoog/firstbooknapole00gruagoog.pdf

The Late War of 1812

https://archive.org/details/latewarbetweenunusb00hunt

Fair Mormon chiasmus article

http://en.fairmormon.org/Book_of_Mormon/Evidences/Hebraisms/Chiasmus

Book of Mormon anachronisms

http://mybigquestions.info/My_Big_Questions/BOM_Anachronisms.html

Metallurgy in Pre-Columbian era

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metallurgy_in_pre-Columbian_America

WordTree Foundation "How the Book of Mormon Destroyed Mormonism"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAGasQ7j_ZI

WordTree Study website plagiarism article

http://askreality.com/hidden-in-plain-sight/

Lucy Mack Smith article about the Smith family in her memior

http://www.utlm.org/newsletters/no114.htm

Book of Mormon direct Bible plagiarisms

http://www.mormonismdisproved.org/plagiarism.html

John H. Gilbert affidavit (Printer for the Book of Mormon)

http://www.boap.org/LDS/Early-Saints/JHGilbert.html

Cumorah's Cave by Cameron J. Packer (Direct Download)

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CB0QFjAAahUKEwiUl-fY6YTJAhVW8WMKHS0UD6g&url=https%3A%2F%2Fojs.lib.byu.edu%2Fspc%2Findex.php%2FJBMRS%2Farticle%2Fdownload%2F20046%2F18606&usg=AFQjCNHrgdW1ew80cUGY7OznFh0PA0i3EQ&sig2=3BdP4M-OzYb7kYNWly60sg&cad=rja

WordTree Foundation "How the Book of Mormon Destroyed Mormonism"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAGasQ7j_ZI

Intro voices with their links:

James -Traders Edge Podcast: http://www.tradersedgenetwork.com/

Matthew the Apostle – In the name of God Podcast: http://nameofgod.podbean.com/

Paul - Quranify Me, & Atheist Apocalypse: http://www.atheistapocalypse.com/ https://www.youtube.com/user/quranifyme/videos

Heretic Woman - Atheists on Air, Beyond the Trailer Park, & Atheist Apocalypse: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6EPKl93_zMPY6tEI670nVg/videos

David Michael – My Book of Mormon: http://mybookofmormonpodcast.com/

Noah and Lucinda Lugeons – Scathing Atheist, Skepticrat, and God Awful Movies: http://scathingatheist.com/ http://skepticrat.libsyn.com/ http://godawfulmovies.libsyn.com/

Nov 15 2015
7 hours 27 mins
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Rank #2: Ep 167 – The Next Mormons with Jana Riess and Benjamin Knoll

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On this episode, we take a break from our historical timeline to bring you a very exciting interview with Jana Riess and Benjamin Knoll. Jana Riess is the author of the book “The Next Mormons” and Benjamin Knoll is the data scientist who helped create the survey an interpret the data which underlies the book. We discuss a chapter-by-chapter Q&A about the book and explore ways to interpret the data, as well as how it was interpreted for publication in the book itself. On a personal note, this book comes very highly recommended and if you’ve heard anything about the book I can almost guarantee it’s been a good review because The Next Mormons is one of the most important books of the 2010s. It’s my sincere hope that after listening to this interview you get a copy for yourself. Enjoy!

Where to find The Next Mormons https://www.benchmarkbooks.com/evening-with-an-author-jana-riess-the-next-mormons-tues-mar-5/

Jana Riess contact and bio page https://janariess.com/

Benjamin Knoll contact and bio page https://www.centre.edu/directory/name/benjamin-knoll/

Show links:                                                                                                                                                             

Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311 Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism Music by Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/ Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/ Legal Counsel http://patorrez.com/

Aug 09 2019
1 hour 43 mins
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Rank #3: Ep1-Introduction to Mormonism and Joseph Smith

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On this re-recording of Episode 1, we take a few minutes to introduce the host of the show, Bryce Blankenagel, and discuss what the show is about. At the time of the re-recording, the show has been running for a year and a half, and there is plenty to talk about to get you, the listeners, familiarized. We discuss what the titles for each episode in the backlog mean, as well as what you can expect when downloading any given episode. This is also a great opportunity to introduce the protagonist of the Mormon historical timeline, Joseph Smith. We start with his birth on December 23, 1805 in Poultney, VT and take it away from there. The episode finishes up with a discussion about Mark Hoffman from the 1980’s, as well as reading the infamous “Salamander Letter,” which can be found in the show notes. If you’ve never heard a single episode of the show before, this is a great introduction. If you’re an avid listener, thank you for coming back and listening to this re-recording, as well as your faithful listenership.

Palmyra October 23d 1830                   Dear Sir,           Your letter of yesterday is received & I hasten to answer as fully as I can--Joseph Smith Jr first come to my notice in the year 1824 in the summer of that year I contracted with his father to build a fence on my property in the corse of that work I approach Joseph & ask how it is in a half day you put up what requires your father & 2 brothers a full day working together he says I have not been with out assistance but can not say more only you better find out the next day I take the older Smith by the arm & he says Joseph can see any thing he wishes by looking at a stone Joseph often sees Spirits here with great kettles of coin money it was Spirits who brought up rock because Joseph made no attempt on their money I latter dream I converse with spirits which let me count their money when I awake I have in my hand a dollar coin which I take for a sign Joseph describes what I seen in every particular says he the spirits are grieved so I through back the dollar in the fall of the year 1827 I hear Joseph found a gold bible I take Joseph aside & he says it is true I found it 4 years ago with my stone but only just got it because of the enchantment the old spirit come to me 3 times in the same dream & says dig up the gold but when I take it up the next morning the spirit transfigured himself from a white salamander in the bottom of the hole & struck me 3 times & held the treasure & would not let me have it because I lay it down to cover over the hole when the spirit says do not lay it down Joseph says when can I have it the spirit says one year from to day if you obay me look to the stone after a few days he looks the spirit says bring your brother Alvin Joseph says he is dead shall I bring what remains but the spirit is gone Joseph goes to get the gold bible but the spirit says you did not bring your brother you can not have it look to the stone Joseph looks but can not see who to bring the spirit says I tricked you again look to the stone Joseph looks & sees his wife on the 22d day of Sept 1827 they get the gold bible--I give Joseph $50 to move him down to Pa Joseph says when you visit me I will give you a sign he gives me some hiroglyphics I take then to Utica Albany & New York in the last place Dr Mitchel gives me an introduction to Professor Anthon says he they are short hand Egyption the same what was used in ancient times bring me the old book & I will translate says I it is made of precious gold & is sealed from view says he I can not read a sealed book--Joseph found some giant silver specticles with the plates he puts them in an old hat & in the darkness reads the words & in this way it is all translated & written down--about the middle of June 1829 Joseph takes me together with Oliver Cowdery & David Whitmer to have a view of the plates our names are appended to the book of Mormon which I had printed with my own money--space and time both prevent me from writing more at present if there is any thing further you wish to inquire I shall attend to it Yours Respectfully, Martin Harris Show links: Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311 Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism Outro music Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/ Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/

Nov 09 2014
1 hour 35 mins
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Rank #4: Ep 137 – Emma’ Stairway to Hell

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On this episode, we discuss the historicity of an altercation between Eliza Snow and Emma Hale Smith. Legend has it that Emma saw Eliza who was “heavy with child” kiss Jo and pushed Eliza down the stairs in a fit of jealous rage. It’s common oral tradition passed down for generations, but did it really happen? We dive into where the story came from and what the documentary history can tell us of the supposed incident. History isn’t always so cut and dry.

Links:

Go help BROTHER JAKE!!! https://www.gofundme.com/GoJakeGo

Check out our sponsor this week promo code "Naked" for free upgrade to PRO! https://49dollarsites.com/

Figures of the Past https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=njp.32101072314014;view=1up;seq=402

Nauvoo Mansion and Homestead https://history.lds.org/article/historic-sites/illinois/nauvoo/joseph-smith-homestead-and-mansion-house?lang=eng

FairMormon did Emma push Eliza down the stairs https://www.fairmormon.org/answers/Joseph_Smith/Polygamy/Plural_wives/Eliza_R._Snow/Emma_pushing_Eliza_down_the_stairs

Emma and Eliza and the Stairs by Beecher, Avery, and Newell https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2160&context=byusq

Joseph Smith, the Prophet, His Friends, and his Family https://archive.org/details/josephsmithproph01wyme/page/58

Show links:

Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311 Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism Music by Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/ Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/ Legal Counsel http://patorrez.com/

Jan 11 2019
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #5: Ep 100 – Mormonism and Masonry Inextricably Tied

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On this episode, we dive into the world of Masonry and Mormonism. In 1842, Joseph ascended to Master Mason “at-sight,” and seven weeks later revealed his Temple Endowment ceremony. If we view more of Joseph Smith’s timeline, we find Masonry was highly influential on the prophet from his earliest years, long before the Book of Mormon ever entered the public sphere. Cheryl Bruno, who is currently writing a book on Mormonism and Masonry, joins us periodically to help us walk through the history of these intertwining fields of philosophy.

Links:

Episode

Regius Poem http://www.freemasons-freemasonry.com/regius.html

History of Freemasonry http://www.msana.com/historyfm.asp

MormonThink on Masonry and Mormonism http://www.mormonthink.com/temple.htm#masons

William Morgan affair https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Morgan_(anti-Mason)#Aftermath:_the_anti-Masonic_movement

Free Masonry its Pretensions Exposed https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=FAsAAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&output=reader&hl=en&pg=GBS.PR1

Dictionary of Symbolical Masonry Rev G. Oliver http://www.sacred-texts.com/mas/dun/dun09.htm

Founding Fathers in Masonry http://freemasoninformation.com/masonic-education/famous/united-states-masonic-founding-fathers/

Age of Enlightenment and Freemasonry http://www.freemasons-freemasonry.com/freemasonry_enlightenment.html

Masonic Presidents http://www.32nddegreemasons.org/what-is-the-scottish-rite/little-known-facts/

Scottish rite Order of High Priesthood http://www.travelingtemplar.com/2012/04/order-of-high-priesthood.html

Order of Melchisedek http://www.freemasons-freemasonry.com/love.html

Mormon Endowment and Masonic Ascendency comparison http://www.mormonismi.net/jamesdavid/masendow.htm

Mormonism and Freemasonry comparison http://www.salamandersociety.com/foyer/masons/

Occult and Masonic Influence in Early Mormonism http://mit.irr.org/occultic-and-masonic-influence-in-early-mormonism

Mason-Mormon ties: What’s fact, what’s fiction http://archive.sltrib.com/story.php?ref=/faith/ci_3401255

Scott Gordon FairMormon Mormon Temples and Freemasonry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsbsG-kE2W0

Mormon Expression 144-145 http://redninjas.com/files/MormonExpression/

Other projects:

Protect LDS Children documentary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zXcUQfuPaA&t=721s

Mormon Satan, Brother of Jesus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yonzAxOLbBc

Show Links:

Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311 Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism Music by Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/ Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/ Legal Counsel http://patorrez.com/

Apr 27 2018
1 hour 46 mins
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Rank #6: Ep 143 – Kinderhoax Plates

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On this episode, Joseph Smith is a fraud. We discuss two occurrences in Nauvoo which prove that Jo didn’t have access to any knowledge that people of his day did. First is the Greek Psalter incident where a guy proved that Jo had no idea what language was on the parchment. After that is the entirety of the Kinderhook Plates incident, which proves beyond any shadow of a doubt that Jo unabashedly knew he was a fraud. These incidents, coupled with the Book of Abraham in early 1842, reveal Jo to be the liar he was.

Links:

Henry Caswell “Three Days At Nauvoo” Greek Psalter expose http://www.olivercowdery.com/smithhome/1840s/1842Cas1.htm

Greek Psalter MormonThink article http://www.mormonthink.com/greekweb.htm

Henry Caswell: Anti-Mormon Extraordinaire https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=3085&context=byusq

Hugh Nibley The Myth Makers (1961) https://archive.org/details/mythmakers00nibl/page/190

May 30, 1843 New York Herald signed “A Gentile” https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030313/1843-05-30/ed-1/seq-2/

Kinderhook Plates FAIRMormon article https://www.fairmormon.org/answers/Forgeries_related_to_Mormonism/Joseph_Smith_and_the_Kinderhook_Plates

Kinderhook Plates MormonThink Article http://www.mormonthink.com/kinderhookweb.htm#significantref3

Improvement Era Aug 1961 https://archive.org/stream/improvementera6509unse#page/n61/mode/2up

1981 Kinderhook Plate LDS.org article https://www.lds.org/study/ensign/1981/08/kinderhook-plates-brought-to-joseph-smith-appear-to-be-a-nineteenth-century-hoax?lang=eng

Show links:

Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311 Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism Music by Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/ Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/ Legal Counsel http://patorrez.com/

Feb 22 2019
1 hour 24 mins
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Rank #7: Ep 42 – Schism Grenade with John Hamer

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On this episode, we invite an actual Mormon historian to offer context and perspective on the timeline. John Hamer grew up in the church but eventually came to join the Community of Christ. He’s been studying Mormon history for decades, abundantly evident when listening to any podcast he’s featured on, and we simply can’t ask him enough questions. We cover in detail the transition time from Kirtland to Far West in 1837-38 as well as the social pressures existing between the Mormons and the Missourians. We end with a big discussion of the schism crisis after Jo’s death with some of the largest break-off sects (Strangite, Cutlerite, Rigdonite, Parrishite, etc.), then finish with the reorganization that gave the RLDS church its name. We restrained ourselves to 2 hours of talking for everybody’s sake, but there are no promises we’ll keep to the same restriction next time John’s on the show!

John Hamer Links:

Infants on Thrones http://infantsonthrones.com/

Community of Christ Toronto http://www.communityofchrist.ca/index.php/cem/cem-congregations/cem-conglist/toronto/

By Common Consent https://bycommonconsent.com/john-hamer/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/john.c.hamer

Sidney Rigdon – Forgotten Hero of Mormonism https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uu08PNbWGzc&t=540s

Show Links: Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311 Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism Outro music by Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/ Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/ Voicemail Line (864)Nake-dMo (625-3366)

Nov 25 2016
2 hours 39 mins
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Rank #8: Ep 64 – Death of Joseph Smith

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On this episode, we bid farewell to some prominent members of the Mormon church as so many were perishing due to famine and resulting sickness. Joseph Smith Sr., Big Daddy Cheese as we know him, imparts blessings on his wife and children as the darkness begins to close in. After that, we catch up with Bloody Brigham and the quorum of the Twelve on their incredibly successful mission to England, where Brigham was getting a feel for what it was like to run his own religion. Later we’ll bring on Ryan McKnight for a Mormon Leaks Minute about church leaks featuring Denver Snuffer and a huge document of sex abuse allegations raised against the church. It’s not a happy episode today…

Links:

Times and Seasons Vol 1 http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/NCMP1820-1846/id/9373

Mormon Leaks:

RadioWest Denver Snuffer by Doug Fabrizio http://radiowest.kuer.org/post/denver-snuffer-and-remnant-movement

Snuffer leaks https://mormonleaks.io/wiki/index.php?title=Denver_Snuffer#August_22.2C_2017

Instances of Child Sexual Abuse by Member of LDS church https://mormonleaks.io/wiki/documents/6/60/INSTANCES_OF_CHILD_SEXUAL_ABUSE_ALLEGEDLY_PERPETRATED_BY_MEMBERS_OF_THE_CHURCH_OF_JESUS_CHRIST_OF_LATTER-DAY_SAINTS-2017-06.pdf

Show Links:

Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311 Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism Music by Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/ Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/ Legal Counsel http://patorrez.com/ Voicemail Line (864)Nake-dMo (625-3366)

Aug 25 2017
1 hour 42 mins
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Rank #9: Ep 121 – Bennett Meltdown pt. 1 Supercritical

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On this episode, we broach the Bennett meltdown of spring 1842. We read through the first of his exposes published in the Sangamo Journal July 8th. The public explodes at the revelations contained therein. We track everything as it develops chronologically and exhaustively. This marks part 1 of a multi-part series on Bennett and the impact his expose had on Mormon history and doctrine.

Links:

Sangamo Journal Bennett expose https://archive.org/stream/039SJO18420729001/039-SJO-1842-07-15-001

Bennett and extradition attempt https://rsc.byu.edu/archived/joseph-smith-prophet-and-seer/joseph-smith-john-c-bennett-and-extradition-attempt-1842

Bennett, Smith, and Beginnings of Mormon Plural Marriage in Nauvoo https://www.jstor.org/stable/43200209?seq=17#metadata_info_tab_contents

JS Journal 1842 http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paper-summary/journal-december-1841-december-1842/5#full-transcript

Sangamo Journal transcripts http://www.sidneyrigdon.com/dbroadhu/IL/sang1842.htm

Show links:

Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311 Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism Music by Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/ Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/ Legal Counsel http://patorrez.com/

Sep 20 2018
1 hour 14 mins
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Rank #10: Ep 57 – Sign of the Times and Spiritual Tokens

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On this episode, we cover July to November of 1839. We start with a discussion about how scarce documentation is for this blackout period of Mormon history and what that means for historiographies which cover this time period. After that, Jo tells us how we can tell if a spirit is from God or the devil, which hearkens back to his magic roots. After that we take an extract from Bloody Brigham Young’s manuscript history to follow the travel of the Twelve as they made their way closer to boarding a ship for England. After the history, we debut an exciting new segment to leak off the church and then we get into some of the church’s new face of homophobia and discuss just how new their stance on the LGBTQ community really is…. Spoiler alert, the church is still led by a bunch of red-scare bigoted octogenarians who are on the wrong side of history.

Links:

Autobiography of Benjamin F. Johnson http://www.boap.org/LDS/Early-Saints/BFJohnson.html

Lance Owens Joseph Smith and the Kabbalah http://gnosis.org/jskabb3.htm

Rosicrucianism in America https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosicrucianism

Ephrata Cloister and the Whitmers https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ephrata_Cloister

Hermeticism https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermeticism

Manuscript history of Brigham Young http://www.boap.org/LDS/Early-Saints/MSHBY.html

Savannah’s testimony https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_0nhyP6dU4

Mormon and Gay https://mormonandgay.lds.org/articles/church-teachings

Face 2 Face with Jeffrey R. Holland https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwIULpPZhcQ

Ryan McKnight and Mormon Leaks https://mormonleaks.io/

Show links:

Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311 Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism Music by Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/ Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/ Legal Counsel http://patorrez.com/ Voicemail Line (864)Nake-dMo (625-3366)

Jul 07 2017
1 hour 46 mins
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Rank #11: Ep2-Emma Smith blushing bride mafia wife

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On this episode, we discuss the lovely Emma Hale, who later became Emma Hale Smith when she married Joe, and even later becomes Emma Hale Bidamon, much after Joe dies in his notorious gunfight. We find out what Joe's father in law thinks of Joe, as well as how it relates to his conviction for fraud. There's even an interview on Emma's deathbed, given by her son, Joseph Smith III, to close the episode out.

Nov 09 2014
34 mins
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Rank #12: Ep 39 – Joseph Smith’s Assassination Order

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On this episode, our historical timeline awaits and there is a lot to cover. We spend the majority of the episode talking about a court trial where Jo was being tried for conspiracy of assassination. A man named Grandison Newell, a vicious anti-Mormon, filed a complaint that Jo commanded two men to kill Newell in his home, a command issued by the will of God. Once a religious leader orders a homicide, that religious leader steps into the same realm as any two-bit mob boss, I’ll let you decide if Jo took that step or not. The rest of the episode is spent on Warren Parrish and the various church leaders that were apostatizing in Kirtland, Missouri, and really anywhere there was a Mormonite church.

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Autobiography of P. P. Pratt http://www.boap.org/LDS/Early-Saints/PPPratt.html

Grandison Newell – Sidney Rigdon open letter exchange http://www.sidneyrigdon.com/dbroadhu/oh/paintel5.htm#051937

Eliza R. Snow about the apostates https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Biography_and_family_record_of_Lorenzo_Snow/Chapter_IV

Sep 30 2016
2 hours 9 mins
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Rank #13: CC – Race and the Priesthood

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On this episode, we take a clean cut look at one largely controversial topic in Mormon history. Until 1978, no person having any black lineage could hold the priesthood, which denied them access to the highest kingdom of celestial heaven. Any black person that made it to heaven before the priesthood ban was lifted, was merely elevated to level of eternal servant (slave) of the white and delightsome men that make their own planets in the highest level of celestial heaven. What could have caused such a monumental shift in Mormon doctrine about blacks not having the priesthood? Turns out, the story is much more complicated than it first appears. Show links: Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311 Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism Outro music Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/ Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/ Links: Ishmael Brown of Angry Black Rant Podcast: http://angryblackrant.com/category/podcast/ Racist Mormon Quotes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tfHzyCXHiw Race and the Priesthood official LDS essay: https://www.lds.org/topics/race-and-the-priesthood?lang=eng MormonThink article refuting LDS essay: http://www.mormonthink.com/essays-race-priesthood.htm Church Minutes about Jane Manning: https://books.google.com/books?id=Pn20CgAAQBAJ&lpg=PA166&ots=J_3eYSrJ4x&dq=minutes%20Weekly%20Council%20Meetings%20of%20the%20Quorum%20of%20Twelve%20Apostles&pg=PA52#v=onepage&q&f=false Letter from a Doubter: https://leavingthegarden.wordpress.com/2016/04/06/letter-from-a-doubter/ October 1978 General Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZR8YgVNwG4w&list=PLClOO0BdaFaOocnkPQzzUU3IvyTwOFaVR&index=6 Darius Gray on Deseret News 2014: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605242/Black-LDS-leader-Darius-Gray-makes-contributes-to-Mormon-history.html?pg=all Darius Gray 2014 affirmation conference lecture: http://affirmation.org/darius-grays-keynote-speech-2014-affirmation-conference/ Official press release of ban lift: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=Aul-kAQHnToC&dat=19780609&printsec=frontpage&hl=en LeGrand Richards Interview w/audio: http://thoughtsonthingsandstuff.com/the-legrand-richards-interview/ Transcription of interview clip: WALTERS: On this revelation, of the priesthood to the Negro, I’ve heard all kinds of stories: I’ve heard that Christ appeared to the Apostles. I’ve heard that Joseph Smith appeared; and then I heard another story that Spencer Kimball had had a concern about this for some time and simply shared it with the apostles, and they decided that this was the right time to move in that direction. Now are any of those stories true, or are they all… RICHARDS: Well, the last one is pretty true, and I might tell you what provoked it in a way. Down in Brazil, there is so much Negro blood in the population there that it’s hard to get leaders that don’t have Negro blood in them. We just built a temple down there. It’s going to be dedicated in October. All those people with Negro blood in them have been raising the money to build that temple. And then, if we don’t change, then they can’t even use it. So Brother Kimball worried about it, and he prayed a lot about it. He asked each one of us of the Twelve if we would pray – and we did – that the Lord would give him the inspiration to know what the will of the Lord was. And then he invited each one of us in his office – individually, because you know when you are in a group, you can’t always express everything that’s in your heart. You’re part of the group, you see – so he interviewed each one of us, personally, to see how we felt about it, and he asked us to pray about it. And then he asked each one of us to hand in all the references we had, for, or against that proposal. See, he was thinking favorably toward giving the colored people the priesthood. Then we had a meeting where we meet every week in the temple, and we discussed it as a group together, and then we prayed about it in our prayer circle, and then we held another prayer circle after the close of that meeting, and he (President Kimball) lead in the prayer; praying that the Lord would give us the inspiration that we needed to do the thing that would be pleasing to Him and for the blessing of His children. And then the next Thursday – we meet every Thursday – the Presidency came with this little document written out to make the announcement – to see how we’d feel about it – and present it in written form. Well, some of the members of the Twelve suggested a few changes in the announcement, and then in our meeting there we all voted in favor of it – the Twelve and the Presidency. One member of the Twelve, Mark Petersen, was down in South America, but Brother Benson, our President, had arranged to know where he could be reached by phone, and right while we were in that meeting in the temple, Brother Kimball talked with Brother Petersen, and read him this article, and he (Petersen) approved of it.

May 06 2016
3 hours 26 mins
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Rank #14: Ep 27 – Broadsword, Javelin, Bowie Knife, and a Bucket of Crazy

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On this episode, we take the historical timeline closer to the end of 1832. Everybody is focused on getting the printing press up and running in Independence Missouri, and they don't even realize that a viper lurks in the grass. We're introduced to a few new people that get their very own nicknames, and the bloody viper even gets his own long-awaited introduction. From April 14th, 1832 on, Mormon history will be forever changed.Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.comTwitter @NakedMormonismFacebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonismOutro music Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/Links:BRODIE AWARD VOTING!!!!HURRY AND VOTE, POLLS CLOSE MIDNIGHT FEB 5!!!http://mainstreetplaza.com/2016/01/22/time-to-vote-for-the-2015-brodie-awards/comment-page-1/#comment-3167981Mary Rollins:http://www.boap.org/LDS/Early-Saints/MLightner.htmlhttp://josephsmithspolygamy.org/history-2/plural-wives-overview/mary-elizabeth-rollins/Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought (page 110)http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm/ref/collection/dialogue/id/27086Adam-God doctrine apologetics:http://en.fairmormon.org/Mormonism_and_doctrine/Repudiated_concepts/Adam-God_theoryThinking Allowed Podcast, Con men in New York:http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06wg7rpEntire Aaron Dewitt time capsule letter:"Logan, Utah  Jan. 31, 1875To Mrs. Elizabeth Durrant:My Dear Sister:    How to commence this letter I have promised you so long. I hardly know, but will say in the first place I have been deceived, led into error, imposed upon, deluded, beguiled into a false religion in my youth and spent the best part of my life in a wilderness, a desert, a land of sage and salt, away from all enlightenment and civilization, among the most degraded tribes of Indians on the Western hemisphere.  And what is still more worse, I have had to mingle with A BEASTLY, BLACKHEARTED, BLOODY PRIESTHOOD; a set of treacherous villains, as full of meanness as old Satan, and as thirsty for blood as a stinted leech. While these are facts, they are not half told; For hundreds have been killed for gold; Both men and women have been slain And robbed to add to Brigham’s gain. I will here mention a few of the most inhuman and cruel acts ever committed by any man-eating savage in the darkest ages, and which none but a corrupt priesthood could ever perpetrated.  All of these have been done in Utah since I came here by men claiming to hold THE HOLY PRIESTHOOD OF THE SON OF GOD, and sent by their great Prophet and leader to do these deeds of blood and plunder in the name of God Almighty.On the 12th day of September, 1857, two days after I arrived in this accursed land, 119 men, women and children were murdered while traveling to California, by a band of Mormons painted as Indians, and led by a Mormon high priest, a pious president of a stake of Zion, and a wise ward bishop.  After the emigrants had defended themselves against those wretches for three days beneath a burning sun in a sandy desert, WITHOUT A DROP OF WATER, they dressed two beautiful little girls in white and sent them to a spring nearby. But as they tripped along towards the sparkling stream they met the bullets of those merciless Mormons and fell dead into the water they were trying to secure to save their own lives and quench the parched throats of their beloved parents.  Finally John D. Lee, a Mormon bishop, who had just been anointed A KING AND PRIEST TO GOD, and who had eighteen wives given to him for being so great and good, sent a flag of truce to the poor, parched up, bleeding emigrants and promised them protection if they would give up their arms and go back to the nearest town.  This they gladly agreed to; but mark the next act of this sanctified saint.  They had not gone a half mile from their camp, when this great deliverer gave the command to his men to fire, and every man was shot down and every woman screamed and ran.  The terrible, sorrowful scene that ensued no tongue can tell.  Every woman was caught and ravished, murdered, robbed of her jewelry, stripped naked and left unburied on the burning sand.  In a few days nothing was left of all those beautiful forms but the bleaching bones the prairie wolf could not devour.  Then every child those bloodhounds thought could tell the tale of their infernal villainy was beheaded or cut to pieces, and scattered quivering with its bleeding friends.  Then those pure-souled priests plunged their hands into the gory clotted blood of their victims, and with outstretched arms toward heaven, EXPRESSED THEIR GRATITUDE TO GOD for so great a favor; to Him who doeth all things well; but who will undoubtedly, when they meet Him, hear His laugh re-echo through the caverns of the damned, saying, “I told you I would laugh at your calamity and mock when your fear cometh.” All the property of those murdered men and women was gathered together the value of one hundred and fifteen thousand dollars, besides thirty-five thousand dollars in gold, and sent to their old master-murderer Brigham.  And this is how he sits in his office, wags his big toe, and makes his means, and then boasts that he is THE GREATEST FINANCIER ON EARTH, and owns nothing but what the Lord has given him.Another and similar case is that of the murdered Morrisites, a religious body of simple-minded souls, who had met together for devotional exercise in a small valley on the banks of the Weber River in the summer of 1862, when a corps of the Nauvoo Legion, led by cowardly Captain Burton, who is now on a mission preaching the Gospel of Mercy to you dark benighted Britons, and inviting you to the home of the free and the land of the brave, but he is not gallant enough to come home himself.  He is the dastardly dog who crawled on his belly, like his ancient progenitor which tempted Mother Eve, until he was near enough to fire a cannon and blow down the house where those poor souls had met.  Then, after they had surrendered, and given up their few fire arms, the poltroon shot and killed Joseph Morris, Mr. Banks, and two women, one with a beautiful baby nursing at her breast, took the rest of the camp prisoners, put them in the penitentiary, and finally fined them one hundred dollars each, just because they did not believe in the rascality of Brigham Young, and do as they were told. What bloody deeds, what sin and striveWhat sacrifice of human life,What deeds of plunder have been done,To raise a gory throne for Young.I will next mention the most perfidious act coupled with the foulest murder ever committed since the world began.  IT WAS IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT, when three of the Salt Lake City police were sent by the great Seer and Revelator of all the world, to see Dr. Robinson and ask him to set a broken limb for a poor man who, they said was writhing in agony.  The Doctor had just retired to bed, but at his murderers’ entreaties, he dressed himself, and in a few moments was on his errand of mercy.  He had not gone far when one of the villains, who walked behind, struck him on the head with a meat chopper he had stolen for the purpose, and cleft open his skull. The others fired their pistols immediately, and blowing out their victim’s brains, fled. But my soul sickens at these dreadful deeds, or I would tell you of the brutal murder of Yates, the killing McNiel, the assassination of Borman, the shooting of Brassfield, the slaughter of the Akins party, the emasculation of Jones, and finally the butchering of him and his poor old mother.  I would also mention the dead man in the meat market, the three men in the barn, the murder near the Warm Springs, the shooting of Pike in the streets of Salt Lake City in broad daylight, the murder of the Potters and Parishes, of Rhodes and Roberts, and HUNDREDS OF OTHERS WHO HAVE BEEN MURDERED IN COLD BLOOD, and robbed to satisfy the avaricious cravings of as foul a man and as false a Prophet as ever disgraced this sin-stained earth. These horrible deeds have all been committed in our holy Zion, and not one of the perpetrators ever brought to justice.  In fact, there has been no justice in the land.  A few years ago a man’s life was not worth a cent who durst utter such words as there is evil in the land, or sin among the Priesthood.  “You do as you are told!” has been the Gospel preached in this priest-ridden place for the last quarter of a century. In the fall of 1857, I heard our Prophet in a congregation of three thousands souls, tell his bishops they were to “counsel” the brethren to do as they were told; and, said he “if they don’t do it, lay righteousness to the line and judgment to the plummet.  If  you don’t know what that is, come to me and I will tell you!” He then threw back his head and with a revolting grin, DREW HIS FINGER ACROSS HIS THROAT, a sign the anointed ones well understood.  And yet, the old bilk, with his smooth slang will make his innocent dupes believe he is free from guilt, and that he is THE LIGHT, THE TRUTH, AND THE WAY, and that he has a place prepared for them, where the waters are flowing placidly – a land of milk and honey.  But the waters are stained with blood, and the milk is turned towhey,And the honey has lost its sweetness, the people seem to say;And dupes are getting scarcer, and obedience is dead,And all the old man’s judgments and plummets, too, have fled.THE HAND-CART EXPEDITION Then there was the hand-cart company that crossed the plains in 1856.  The details of their distress caps the climax of all horrors.  Could I portray that terrible journey and the sufferings of those poor souls, your very heart would bleed.  Three ounces of flour per day was all they had to eat.  Upon this scanty fare they dragged their carts with 100 pounds of luggage over the worst kind of road, and more than five hundred miles through snow, fording rivers whose currents are of the swiftest kind, and their waters always cold.  Then at night, when those poor, wet, shivering souls came into camp they had no wood to make a fire.  At times a few small willows could be obtained, just enough to bake their scanty cake.  It did not take them long to eat their supper, for a mouthful each was all they had.  So hungry were they, that some gnawed the flesh off their own arms, ate roasted hide, or fed upon their shoes.  One-fourth of all who started, DIED OF STARVATION ON THE WAY. From five to fifteen died every night for over 300 miles of the road.  So weak and weary were these living skeletons that they could scarcely bury their dead.  Every night a pit would be dug just large enough to place the dead in, and a shallow covering of dirt thrown over them.  Those that dug the grave one night expected to be placed in theirs the next.  Many a one prayed that his spirit might leave his frame of bones for a berth among the blessed. Why did they start in this way? do you inquire.  Because this false prophet had told them that it was the Lord’s plan of emigration, and the only way to secure salvation. They believing him to be a true prophet, had faith in all he said, and started on their journey, 1,400 miles, as late in the season as August.  As they traveled on Westward toward the Zion of their hopes, songs could be heard from every cart and prayers from every camp.  But before they got five hundred miles on their weary pilgrimage, THE SNOWS BEGAN TO FALL, the wintry winds to blow, and the keen frost and piercing cold set in.  Then their suffering commenced in earnest.  Still they trudged along day after day, full of faith in God and holy priesthood, and day after day endured greater pain.  Finally their limbs began to freeze, and pieces fell from their worn-out bodies. They became dispirited and pined away and died, as I have already told you.So sad and sickening is this Gospel plan, As taught by Brigham, to poor fallen man, That every time I mention his ill name, It sends a shudder quivering through my frame. I also tremble for the deeds he’s done;For life destroyed, for blood he caused to run; For victims frozen on the plains, through him, While starving, suffering, falling limb from limb.Dear Sister, in this sad letter I have told you the truth, AS IT IS IN JESUS CHRIST, and as I expect to meet at the final bar of retribution.  All these deeds and a thousand others equal to them in baseness and brutality, have all been committed under the cloak of religion.  But I must tell you more of them at another time. I will now tell you the reason why we could not leave this blood-stained land, I mean ten or twelve years ago.  In the first place, we were a thousand miles from the nearest town East, eight hundred miles to the nearest settlement West, and God only knows how far to any place north and south.  On all this vast tract of land, NO WHITE MAN DWELT, no civilization was known, none but the red men roamed the dreary solitudes.  To travel such a space required considerable food, a good wagon and team, in fact, everything necessary for a three month’s pilgrimage.  Nor was it safe for a few men to go together, unless they were well-armed.  Again, every Bishop knew your business AND WAS ALWAYS ON THE LOOKOUT.  If you started, they would send men to drive off your stock, and thus you would be compelled to return.  Then, if you did not behave and act the hypocrite, the bishop would send the Danites to use you up, send you across lots to that bright brimstone home we read about.  Thus you see it was almost impossible to get away.  But now we have a railroad across the plains and settlements every little way and civilization is coming to Zion.  If the Lord won’t come the law will, and if Jesus is not approaching, justice is.  Then all who want can leave.  But now the priests want us to go, and we wish to stay.Burst off every fetter, remove this Priestly yoke. And never rest contented, till every link is broke. For every man in Utah and woman shall be free. And shouts shall echo through the land for God and Liberty! Hoping to meet you soon on earth life and finally beyond the confines of time measured out to mortal man.I am affectionately,Your Brother,AARON DEWITT

Feb 05 2016
2 hours 31 mins
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Rank #15: CC - Mark Hofmann pt 1

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On this episode, we take a break from the historical timeline to examine a person that has been shrouded in mystery since making his way onto the Mormon historical scene in 1978; Mark Hofmann. He’s a man responsible for manufacturing an unknowable number of forgeries and selling them to the Church and other private collectors. All of his actions eventually lead up to 3 bombs going off, killing two people and severely injuring Hofmann himself. This is part one and it gets us up to the Salamander Letter in 1984, a year and a half before bombs start going off. Show Links: Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311 Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism Outro music by Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/ Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/ Voicemail Line (864)Nake-dMo (625-3366) Links:

Second Anointing http://www.utlm.org/images/tracking/trackingp3_templeritual.gif

Joseph Smith III Blessing http://www.mormoninformation.com/blessing.htm

Gordon B. Hinckley Conference Talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZeLRsGLJz7w&list=PLClOO0BdaFaMJgXD--epQ4wWIqN4rRifk&index=9

September 9, 1984 Deseret News “Church” section https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=glgnAAAAIBAJ&sjid=94IDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7092%2C3139859

Dallin Oaks CES Symposium defending Salamander letter http://www.utlm.org/onlinebooks/trackingconfessions2.htm

Tracking the White Salamander with color coded source texts of Salamander Letter http://www.utlm.org/onlinebooks/trackingch1.htm#ULM'S INVESTIGATION

September 1, 1984 Deseret News article titled “Letter” https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=UwEomQ3UdWgC&dat=19840901&printsec=frontpage&hl=en

Aug 11 2016
3 hours 6 mins
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Rank #16: Ep 34 – Kirtland Temple Hallucication

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On this episode, we start off with a discussion about the history of Mormon temples. This launches us into a discussion about the resources necessary to build such a structure, as well as how they paid for by the church. After that we discuss 6 pages in the History of the Church that sound balls to the walls crazy, I wonder what was in that anointing oil. This leads us into a question about a bigger Mormon history issue, is there a naturalistic explanation for the miraculous angel and dead prophet sightings of the Kirtland Temple dedication ceremony? The episode concludes with a discussion about Ollie and Joe’s friendship, as well as the overarching problem with Mormon Temples.

Show links: Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311 Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism Outro music Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/ Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/

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The Spirit of God – Mormon Tabernacle Choir

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=608cbv7Qe_A

LDS Last Days Missouri Temple plat

http://www.ldslastdays.com/default.aspx?page=talk_newjerusalem.htm

LDS History article on Kirtland Temple dedication

https://history.lds.org/article/historic-sites-ohio-kirtland-temple-kirtland?lang=eng

Mormonthink article on Kirtland Temple dedication

http://www.mormonthink.com/glossary/kirtlandtemplededication.htm

Jeremy Runnells excommunication video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNNfujkWFZI

Monster on Sunday – atheist metal

http://monsteronsunday.com/

Tristan’s project – Where Babies Come From

https://www.reverbnation.com/wherebabiescomefrom/songs

Jun 10 2016
2 hours 26 mins
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Rank #17: Ep 78 – CC Polygamy Pt1

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On this episode, we finally dive into polygamy. We’re ramping up for polygamy in Nauvoo prior to April 1841, but before doing so we have to set the historical stage to understand the world from which Mormon polygamy evolved. We begin with marriage from the dawn of historical time and skim across the top of major world religions throughout most of written history to finally arrive at the post-enlightenment western world filled with small groups of free-love proto-hippies. This is part 1 of a multi-part series on Mormon polygamy.

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Code of Ur Nammu http://www.polk.k12.ga.us/userfiles/644/Classes/177912/Code%20of%20Ur-Nammu.pdf

History of Marriage – Alex Gendler https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZZ6QB5TSfk

1955 Hindu Marriage Act https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hindu_Marriage_Act,_1955

Polygamy in Judaism http://www.benyehuda.us/poligamy.htm

1908 Jewish encyclopedia on Polygamy http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/12260-polygamy

Saint Augustine On the Good of Marriage http://www.newadvent.org/fathers/1309.htm

Adamite or Adamian free-love church https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adamites

History of United Methodist and Wesley Brothers http://www.umc.org/who-we-are/roots

Quran Surah 4 an-Nisaa https://quran.com/4

Polygyny in Islam https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polygyny_in_Islam

Martin Luther’s writings on Polygamy http://beggarsallreformation.blogspot.com/2009/01/luther-i-confess-that-i-cannot-forbid.html

Martin Luther wiki page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther#Marriage

Munster Rebellion wiki page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%BCnster_rebellion

Free-love societies https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_love

Polygamy vs. Monogamy population study https://www.livescience.com/13010-polygamy-good-men-bad-women.html

William Blake Visions of the Daughters of Albion https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Visions_of_the_Daughters_of_Albion

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Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311 Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism Music by Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/ Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/ Legal Counsel http://patorrez.com/ Voicemail Line (864)Nake-dMo (625-3366)

Nov 24 2017
1 hour 36 mins
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Rank #18: Ep 153.5 - D. Michael Quinn pt.2

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On this episode, Dr. Quinn picks up right where we left off in part 1. Mike tells us about his disagreements with the general direction of BYU Mormon History academia. New Mormon History is born as the Church Historian's Archives are opened and a new influx of independent researchers get their eyes on crucial previously-censored documents. Mark Hoffman shaped the realm of Mormon history while the feminizing of the academic field begins to gain serious traction. Quinn publishes articles and reviews in support of the scholarship coming from women's groups concerning women holding the priesthood and then writes his seminal Early Mormonism and the Magic World View. He tenders his resignation then goes into hiding from church authority to evade excommunication. Finally, Women and Authority is published which was plutonium to many scholars who were somehow involved, including Quinn. 5 excommunications and 1 disfellowshipping go down in infamy as the "September Six". Please support Quinn's scholarship by purchasing his books from these fine retailers: Early Mormonism and the Magic World View http://www.signaturebooks.com/product/early-mormonism-and-the-magic-world-view/ Same-Sex Dynamics Among Nineteenth-Century Americans https://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/74dbx6fq9780252069581.html Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power http://www.signaturebooks.com/product/the-mormon-hierarchy-origins-of-power/ Mormon Hierarchy: Extensions of Power http://www.signaturebooks.com/product/the-mormon-hierarchy-extensions-of-power/ Mormon Hierarchy: Wealth and Corporate Power http://www.signaturebooks.com/product/mormon-hierarchy-wealth-and-corporate-power/ Show Links: Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311 Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism Music by Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/ Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/ Legal Counsel http://patorrez.com/
May 03 2019
2 hours 14 mins
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Rank #19: Ep 69 – Mormon Apologist Debate

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On this episode, we catch up with the Quorum of the Twelve apostles to see how their missionary efforts were developing in Europe prior to their departing England to make their way back to Nauvoo. They got in some sight-seeing and spare no detail in reporting everything back to the brethren on the other side of the pond. We continue to dive into a number of newspaper articles covering the Mormon expansion efforts. To round out the history for today, we feature a debate between a skeptic and Mormon apologist, but it’s not what you’d expect. After that, we’ll be talking to Mike who just posted an interesting analysis in the ExMormon subreddit comparing Utah to the socialist utopia of Norway. At least somebody listened to the teachings in the Book of Mormon about socialism and wealth.

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Utah Vs. Norway armchair experiment https://www.reddit.com/r/exmormon/comments/708qxi/utah_vs_norway_an_armchair_experiment_norway_is/

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Sep 22 2017
2 hours 29 mins
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Rank #20: Ep 30 – Zion's Camp and Zelph with David Michael pt1

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On this episode, David Michael of the My Book of Mormon Podcast joins us to talk about Zion's camp. Strap in for a two parter, because there is just too much to talk about and 7 hour episodes are too much work. How does a shepherd react when a wolf devours the flock? Joe decides to make a 1,000 mile march with a band of merry men for the purpose of "peaceful reinstatement" of the Missourian Mormons to their homes, following the battle for Zion that happened in November of 1833. What wiles and deeds are the Mormons up to on this military march? Listen and find out! (Spoiler alert: A great white Lamanite corpse is unearthed!!!)Show Links:Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.comTwitter @NakedMormonismFacebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonismOutro music Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/ Links:Zion's Camp Seminary videohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0lxnvEGdK8How to find David Michaelhttp://mybookofmormonpodcast.com/

Mar 18 2016
2 hours 30 mins
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