Best mormon history podcasts we could find (Updated May 2018)
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I've broken down the history of the Mormon Church in 50 objects to help tell parts of the story. Hope you enjoy.
 
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 lear ...
 
The Mormon History Podcast delves into historical context and often dives into the lesser known stories within Mormonism. The host Skyler often takes a small detail in the annals of history to find the minute details that are often left forgotten.
 
Extreme Genes is America's Family History and Genealogy Radio Show & Podcast hosted by Fisher
 
In-depth interviews and conversations with some of the foremost Mormon Studies scholars in subjects ranging from sociology, history, music, art, philosophy, literature, politics, theology, women's studies, and much more.
 
Podcasts about Mormon History, Doctrine, and Culture
 
Podcasts about Mormon History, Doctrine, and Culture
 
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Mormon Archeology
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A look at Book of Mormon archeology with a focus on the Heartland theory, and other interesting archeological and historic facts that tie into Mormonism.
 
Exploring Mormon History, Science, & Theology
 
This podcast was published at The Sign of Jonas Blog.Dr. Susan Easton Black lectures on the life of Mormon Founder Joseph Smith. Dr. Susan Easton Black joined the faculty of Brigham Young University in 1978, where she is currently a professor of Church history and doctrine. She is a past Eliza R. Snow Fellow, Associate Dean of General Education and Honors, and Director of Church History in the BYU Religious Studies Center. The recipient of numerous academic awards, she received the Karl G. M ...
 
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LDS Seminary Music
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The following selections feature music from the Church Educational System video series of The Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants and Church History, New Testament and Old Testament
 
A nonprofit educational journal focused on the scriptures of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: the Book of Mormon, the Pearl of Great Price, the Bible, Doctrine and Covenants, early LDS history, and related subjects. All publications are peer-reviewed and are made available as free internet downloads or through at-cost print-on-demand services.
 
Interviews, events, and readings with Greg Kofford Books authors. For over a decade, Greg Kofford Books has been a leading publisher in Mormon Studies with award-winning books focusing on Mormon history, theology, scripture, and thought.
 
A few years before James E. Talmage was called to serve as an apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (also known as the "Mormon" church), he gave a series of lectures at universities such as the University of Michigan and Cornell, describing the history of the Church. These lectures were later compiled and published as 'The Story of "Mormonism."' It is a concise, yet informative summary for all interested in learning the history and beliefs of the "Mormon" church. (Summa ...
 
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Glass Box Podcast
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The Book of Mormon is a fascinating work of literature, teeming with stories of prophets, kings, and warriors on the pre-Columbian American continent. Is it a holy writ of ancient history and Christian theology, or did it come from a more recent source. On this podcast, we aim to find out if there are books similar to the Book of Mormon, specifically produced prior to 1830, when the Book of Mormon was published.
 
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Camp Floyd Podcast
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Camp Floyd / Stagecoach Inn State Park and Museum presents this podcast as an audio tour of Camp Floyd! Learn more about the exciting history of Camp Floyd and the people who lived here!http://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/camp-floyd
 
A LIVE, DAILY, WORLDWIDE talk show, taking your calls and available in ALL 25 time zones around the world, discussing Mormonism from an uncensored, EX-Mormon point of view. The show is broadcast LIVE, from the Vatican of Mormonism, Utah, on Tunein radio, every night, M-F, from 1-3 AM(PST) or later I will discuss the latest news, current events and happenings in Mormonism, along with doctrines and history. I'll then take your live phone calls each night. The number to call into the show is: 4 ...
 
The story of how Joseph Smith, the Mormon prophet, was murdered in jail. This serial podcast combines drama and history. It pulls from numerous books and source materials to tell the story of religious refugees fighting for their safety, and of Joseph Smith’s murder on the American frontier.
 
Polygamy: What Love Is This is an Internet video program that discusses Mormon Fundamentalist polygamy, but from a biblical, Christian perspective. We discuss polygamy history, current events, and stories of people who have left the abuses of fundamentalist polygamy. Hosted by Doris Hanson, who was born and raised in the Kingston polygamy clan.
 
My name is Richard Ostler (twitter: @papaostler) and am a native of Salt Lake City. I have degrees from the University of Utah and Brigham Young University (business). I married by best friend and eternal companion Sheila Juergens of Houston, Texas in 1990 and we are the parents of six great children and two grandchildren. We live near Cottonwood High School in Salt Lake City and I currently serve as an ordinance worker in the Salt Lake Temple. I believe deeply in Mormonism and want it to wo ...
 
This podcast contains audio versions of the popular History of the Saints television series seen on BYU-TV. The series is a continuation of the Joseph Smith Paper's documentary series, also aired on BYU-TV and radio. History of the Saints begins with the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith and then moves forward through the great Mormon Exodus of Nauvoo and culminates with the arrival of Brigham Young and the Vanguard Company arriving in the Salt Lake Valley in July 1847. The show features t ...
 
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NYC LDS Histories
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This is walking tour of New York City sites which were significant in theearly history of the Mormon Church. It was developed by a group of New YorkLatter-day Saints who study LDS Church history in New York City. You canfind out more about their work at www.nycldshistory.com. A brochure aboutthe sites on this walking tour is available athttp://www.mormonstoday.com/nyc-lds-history/WalkingTour05May20.pdf. Themusic on this podcast is by Ephraim's Harp. For information and to ordertheir CD, go t ...
 
A native of Southern California, Jeremy was born in the covenant. A 6th generation Mormon of Pioneer heritage, Jeremy reached every Mormon youth milestone. An Eagle Scout, Returned Missionary, and BYU alumnus, Jeremy was married in the San Diego Temple with expectations and plans of living Mormonism for the rest of his life.In February 2012, Jeremy experienced a crisis of faith, which subsequently led to a faith transition in the summer of 2012. In the spring of 2013, Jeremy was approached a ...
 
Episodes of Mormon Miscellaneous, a talk show on Mormon history, scripture, doctrine and many controversial topics, by LDS host, Van Hale, now in its 38th year. All points of view are welcomed.
 
A nonprofit educational journal focused on the scriptures of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: the Book of Mormon, the Pearl of Great Price, the Bible, Doctrine and Covenants, early LDS history, and related subjects. All publications are peer-reviewed and are made available as free internet downloads or through at-cost print-on-demand services.
 
The #1 job of genealogy is to take ancestors from names on paper to multidimensional people who lived, breathed, loved, lost, and helped us to be who we are. In this work, I am all about best evidence and best practices. This podcast is an extension of my classroom, a hybrid teaching and chat session where you'll find the best ways to get the most out of online research tools. I'll give you tips, tricks, and stories from my 37 years of research about mistakes and triumphs in genealogy, folkl ...
 
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Mormon Truths!!
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The purpose of this podcast is to spread the "REAL TRUTH" about the Mormon Church and expose the true history, fraud and lies, that the Mormon hierarchy would rather not discuss. It's time to uncover the lies and reveal them to the world!!
 
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This piece from Elouise Bell reimagines a typical LDS sacrament meeting. Read the original here: signaturebookslibrary.org/only-when-i-laugh-04/
 
This episode features a piece by Janan Graham on the experiences of Black Mormon women and the issue of women’s ordination to the priesthood. To read the original, visit alifediasporatic.wordpress.com
 
A new MP3 sermon from Josh Williamson is now available on SermonAudio.com with the following details: Title: Introduction to Mormonism Subtitle: Contending for the Faith Speaker: Josh Williamson Broadcaster: Josh Williamson Event: Special Meeting Date: 5/14/2018 Length: 61 min. Overview: An overview of Mormon history, and basic theology. ----Le ...…
 
We look at Joseph Smith and the history of the Mormon religion.
 
The Angels on Fire welcome back our favorite guest Cristina Rosetti for an evening that truly burned in our bosoms. Did you know the first Washings and Anointings were in the Kirtland Temple with Cinnamon Whiskey? We learn all the history from this trained ethnographer, earning her Ph.D. in Religious Studies. Colleen shares her favorite recipe ...…
 
“I Cannot Go Beyond the Word of the Lord” This portion covers: Scholarship Balaam in and out of the Bible (including a literary history of Balaam stories) Prophecy in the Ancient Near East Study Notes Return to the reading Decision making and “hesitation”. Healthy and unhealthy hesitation. In order to act without hesitation, how can we be sure ...…
 
Why was Joseph Smith arrested in June of 1830? What did the arrest symbolize and mean for the growing Church? Exploring the details around that arrest, the trial and the symbolism of it all.
 
Why was Joseph Smith arrested in June of 1830? What did the arrest symbolize and mean for the growing Church? Exploring the details around that arrest, the trial and the symbolism of it all.
 
Details around the first handbook in the Mormon Church. How it was created, used, lost and than rediscovered and their role in the organization of the Mormon Church
 
Details around the printing of the first copies of the Book of Mormon and it's role in the Church
 
Details around the Mormon restoration of the priesthood and it's role in the history of the Mormon Church
 
Join us for this lively interview with Tyler Measom to discuss his life as an award-winning documentary filmmaker. Tyler's films include Sons of Perditionand An Honest Liar, along with a film currently in production about the history of MTV. A comprehensive list of Tyler's works may be found at his IMDb. Tyler shares with us his experience grow ...…
 
Join us for this lively interview with Tyler Measom to discuss his life as an award-winning documentary filmmaker. Tyler's films include Sons of Perditionand An Honest Liar, along with a film currently in production about the history of MTV. A comprehensive list of Tyler's works may be found at his IMDb. Tyler shares with us his experience grow ...…
 
Details around what happened to the 116 pages and what they may have contained.
 
Interview with Newell G. Bringhurst Hosted by Brian Whitney In this episode, we interview Newell G. Bringhurst, author of Saints, Slaves, and Blacks: The Changing Place of Black People Within Mormonism, 2nd ed. We discuss the history of the race-based priesthood and temple ban within Mormonism, the role that Mormon ethnic "whiteness" and "Ephra ...…
 
Details and history around the Urim and Thummim and it's role in the Mormon Church
 
The Radical Element is a new anthology of historical YA fiction short stories edited by Jessica Spotswood. This anthology moves chronologically through American History. We’ll dive in to these stories on today’s episode of the YA Cafe, the podcast for teachers, readers, and caffeine addicts everywhere. In today’s episode… The Radical Element: 1 ...…
 
Details around how Joseph Smith got the gold plates, how he used them and where they went.
 
Details around how Joseph Smith got the gold plates, how he used them and where they went.
 
Today's guest on I Am Refocused Podcast Special Edition is Avraham Azrieli The Book: “Deborah Calling” (HarperCollins, 2017)Description: “Deborah Calling” is the second novel in the “Deborah Rising” series, an inspiring historical adventure about the first woman to lead a nation in human history. (Cover image provided separately)In the traditio ...…
 
Details around the first object in the history of the Mormon Church, the seer stone
 
Today in history: Exxon Valdez runs aground. Elvis joins the Army. Britain enacts the Quartering Act. Mob attacks Mormon leaders. The Palace Theatre opens.
 
In this episode, we ponder what is meant by the term “Revival” in Christian circles and some of it’s history. Time stamps: Feedback - 00:06:37 Main Topic - 00:15:21 Word of the Week - 00:56:38 Things I like/Find subjectively irritating 00:59:24 Closing Remarks - 01:06:17 Outtakes - 01:11:10 Show notes: Often used Old Testament verses that refer ...…
 
Jared W. Ludlow gives a crash course on Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam. In this episode, Laura Harris Hales speaks with Jared Ludlow about the ancient Near East and its peoples as part of our ongoing series on the Old Testament. They also discuss A Bible Reader’s History of the Ancient World, a textbook used at the BYU Jerusalem Ce ...…
 
We all exist because of choices that are made. Do we keep people from existing because of choices that we have made? Become a Premium Subscriber: Monthy: $3 Yearly: $25 $50 $100 $250 Support the podcast by purchasing from Amazon HERE. The post Mormon History Podcast: 012: Choices appeared first on Mormon History Podcast.…
 
We all exist because of choices that are made. Do we keep people from existing because of choices that we have made? Become a Premium Subscriber: Monthy: $3 Yearly: $25 $50 $100 $250 Support the podcast by purchasing from Amazon HERE. The post Mormon History Podcast: 012: Choices appeared first on Mormon Discussions Podcasts - Full Lineup.…
 
In part two of this discussion Wendy Perry continues delving into the extent to which Joseph Smith copied from or was influenced by 18th century writer Emmanuel Swendenborg. She also speaks to tactics used by apologists that may lead us away from further truth regarding such issues, and offers a more nuanced approach that allows for a better un ...…
 
What is a Testimony? When does a Testify become a Lie? Today we talk about scenarios in which the Testimony was changed or only parts of it were included. Can we historically say that we have been honest? Resources: -Joseph Smith was ordained to the High Priesthood by Lyman Wight 1831 http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paper-summary/minutes-circa ...…
 
What is a Testimony? When does a Testify become a Lie? Today we talk about scenarios in which the Testimony was changed or only parts of it were included. Can we historically say that we have been honest? Resources: -Joseph Smith was ordained to the High Priesthood by Lyman Wight 1831 http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paper-summary/minutes-circa ...…
 
Marjorie J. Spruill In this episode of the Religious Feminism interview series, Marjorie Spruill, author of Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics tells us about two American women’s movements in the 1970s that shaped American politics today: 2nd wave feminism and the rise of the reli ...…
 
Listen to the full audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Joseph SmithSubtitle: Rough Stone RollingAuthor: Richard Lyman BushmanNarrator: James Anderson FosterFormat: UnabridgedLength: 28 hrs and 52 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-24-18Publisher: Tantor AudioRatings: 4 of 5 out of 4 votesGenres: Bios ...…
 
Today I talk about Historical events surrounding the current Section 89 in the Doctrine and Covenants called the Word of Wisdom. Sources: Oliver Cowdery Journal: https://eadview.lds.org/findingaid/MS%203429 (Journal Page 5) Chastised for not blessing: A President of the Elders’ Quorum, old father Baker, was called upon to visit a very sick woma ...…
 
Today I talk about Historical events surrounding the current Section 89 in the Doctrine and Covenants called the Word of Wisdom. Sources: Oliver Cowdery Journal: https://eadview.lds.org/findingaid/MS%203429 (Journal Page 5) Chastised for not blessing: A President of the Elders’ Quorum, old father Baker, was called upon to visit a very sick woma ...…
 
Today I talk about Historical events surrounding the current Section 89 in the Doctrine and Covenants called the Word of Wisdom. Sources: Oliver Cowdery Journal: https://eadview.lds.org/findingaid/MS%203429 (Journal Page 5) Chastised for not blessing: A President of the Elders’ Quorum, old father Baker, was called upon to visit a very sick woma ...…
 
Today on the Cognitive Dissidents Podcast, Host Bill Reel tackles the religious mechanism of faith leaders discouraging research into their faiths claims and history from outside sources. Whether that is asking a church member to not trust the internet, not trust unauthorized sources, or even asking them to disassociate from friends and family ...…
 
When it comes to healing the sick, is it done through the Priesthood (Authority), Power (Faith) or Placebo (in our mind)? In the 21st Century, we use Consecrated Oil (Pure Olive Oil) and Anoint the Head of the Sick. What did they do historically in the LDS Church and in the end, does it matter how it is done? Resources: -1834- Annointing Oil, H ...…
 
When it comes to healing the sick, is it done through the Priesthood (Authority), Power (Faith) or Placebo (in our mind)? In the 21st Century, we use Consecrated Oil (Pure Olive Oil) and Anoint the Head of the Sick. What did they do historically in the LDS Church and in the end, does it matter how it is done? Resources: -1834- Annointing Oil, H ...…
 
Today, I discuss how some people feel the Church holds families hostage. I share a couple of Historical stories that show where the Church itself has caused the hostage situation. I also talk about Women in the church. Resources for this episode: Jedediah Grant “Joseph ask for your Wife” Letter from James Glover to his “Wife” Heber C. Kimball D ...…
 
Today, I discuss how some people feel the Church holds families hostage. I share a couple of Historical stories that show where the Church itself has caused the hostage situation. I also talk about Women in the church. Resources for this episode: Jedediah Grant “Joseph ask for your Wife” Letter from James Glover to his “Wife” Heber C. Kimball D ...…
 
People are constantly trying to figure out how they can be in Mormonism while trying to reconcile where they stand versus where the Institution stands. In spite of the fact that the Church has always struggled to define itself, it’s history, it’s theology, and even the Word of God when it isn’t; we still seem to try to mesh our lives with the s ...…
 
People are constantly trying to figure out how they can be in Mormonism while trying to reconcile where they stand versus where the Institution stands. In spite of the fact that the Church has always struggled to define itself, it’s history, it’s theology, and even the Word of God when it isn’t; we still seem to try to mesh our lives with the s ...…
 
People are constantly trying to figure out how they can be in Mormonism while trying to reconcile where they stand versus where the Institution stands. In spite of the fact that the Church has always struggled to define itself, it’s history, it’s theology, and even the Word of God when it isn’t; we still seem to try to mesh our lives with the s ...…
 
PT 2 Bill Reel is widely known within the Mormon podcast world as a fellow traveler on the road many of us have found ourselves on—often quite reluctantly. At one time, we have thrived within Mormonism. It contributes greatly to our identity, and provides our primary social group. It helps shape our thinking and character in ways we don’t often ...…
 
PT 2 Bill Reel is widely known within the Mormon podcast world as a fellow traveler on the road many of us have found ourselves on—often quite reluctantly. At one time, we have thrived within Mormonism. It contributes greatly to our identity, and provides our primary social group. It helps shape our thinking and character in ways we don’t often ...…
 
PT 1 Bill Reel is widely known within the Mormon podcast world as a fellow traveler on the road many of us have found ourselves on—often quite reluctantly. At one time, we have thrived within Mormonism. It contributes greatly to our identity, and provides our primary social group. It helps shape our thinking and character in ways we don’t often ...…
 
PT 1 Bill Reel is widely known within the Mormon podcast world as a fellow traveler on the road many of us have found ourselves on—often quite reluctantly. At one time, we have thrived within Mormonism. It contributes greatly to our identity, and provides our primary social group. It helps shape our thinking and character in ways we don’t often ...…
 
Lately in the Church, I have seen things go from being literal to not so literal. While it seems that would be a good thing for someone who is trying to view things in a gray area, it is still hard to comprehend sometimes. Today, I use historical documents to view a couple of ways in which the Church has gone from literal to not so literally li ...…
 
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