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4 years ago
soutskeptic
Southern Utah Ex/PostMormon Association will host the recovering humor and satire of Dahil-Mama December 7th at 2 PM at the Lexington Hotel- 850 So. Bluff St. St. George Utah. Lecturing at the Ex-Mormon Conference earlier this year attendee's found her humor ranging from the irreverent to downright naughty, poignant and touching. Laughter and joy is good for the recovering soul when being a
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4 years ago
soutskeptic
From the Radio West Website: Late last month, the LDS Church published a video to explain a Mormon practice that has been a curiosity for outsiders: the Temple Garment. It’s underclothing worn by faithful members and is considered a sacred symbol of their religious commitment. Wednesday, our guest is religion scholar Colleen McDannell. We’re talking about the temple garment: its history,
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4 years ago
soutskeptic
Southern Utah Ex/PostMormon Association will meet Sunday, November 2nd, 2 PM at the Lexington Hotel- 850 S. Bluff St. St. George The two lectures will examine recent LDS Church web "Essay's" which address criticism's of Church doctrine. Many view the Essays were published as an effort to curb the growing apostasy within the Church. LDS general authority Marlin Jensen, the faith
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4 years ago
soutskeptic
OCTOBER 21, 2014 The "Religious Liberty" Campaign By Doug Fabrizio http://radiowest.kuer.org/post/religious-liberty-campaign Photo by lori05871, CC via Flickr There’s been a lot of talk recently about religious freedom, and it seems to have intensified as gay marriages have become legal in many states. Sen Orrin Hatch calls judges “uniformly hostile to religion.” Pundits se
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4 years ago
soutskeptic
Long time Sunstone presenter Nadine Hansen will help catch us up on recent actions against members. We will then as a group talk about dealing with the Magical Thinking expressed in Mormonism. Come and share your experience. Time 2 PM, Place Lexington Hotel 850 S. Bluff St. George. For further information contact soutpostmormons@hotmail.com Refreshments will be served. Come meet
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
In a world that tends to separate people into defined groups, it’s not easy to be bisexual. Psychologist Lisa Diamond says the stereotype is that people who claim to be attracted to both sexes just haven’t come out yet. Of course, it’s much more complicated. In 2008, Diamond wrote a book about how flexible sexuality is for women. These days, she’s learning men are, as she puts it, “pret
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
UofU Institute professor was pretty slipper when the Radio West host tried to pin him down. Guy sure has to do a lot of mind gymnastics to come to terms with his religion.
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
In otrher words how do you test religious nonsense? The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has published another in a series of articles on controversial historical topics on its official website. This one looks at the origin of the Book of Abraham, the source of some uniquely Mormon teachings. The Book of Abraham is part of what Mormons call the Pearl of Great Price, a book acc
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has published another in a series of articles on controversial historical topics on its official website. This one looks at the origin of the Book of Abraham, the source of some uniquely Mormon teachings. The Book of Abraham is part of what Mormons call the Pearl of Great Price, a book accepted by the church as scripture, along with the Bible and
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
I attended a lecture given by D. Michael Quinn where he told about women holding the Priesthood and giving blessings. So why did the Church take the priesthood from women? See: http://signaturebookslibrary.org/?p=1171
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
Radio West presents Balance in its programming today as we hear from the Churches Public Affairs. (Contention is of the devil?) Could be a good opportunity for some hard ball questions… Latter-day Saints and Excommunication, Part II By Doug Fabrizio Tuesday, we're continuing our conversation on discipline and excommunication in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Doug's gue
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
Last week, two prominent voices in the progressive Mormon community were notified they face possible excommunication from the LDS Church. John Dehlin is creator of a popular podcast discussing Mormon issues and an advocate for LGBT rights. Kate Kelly is founder of Ordain Women, the group seeking access to the all-male priesthood. Monday, Doug sits down with each to talk about what excommunication
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
Many on a journey to RFM Over the last decade, there's been a small group of Latter-day Saints carving out space for themselves in the Mormon community. They are often called "New Order Mormons." They don't believe everything the Church teaches, but they stay because they love the culture and are spiritually nourished by their involvement. Wednesday, Doug sits down with John Dehlin,
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
An examination of Church membership claims and numbers. Southern Utah PostMormons will then share enlightenments experiences These usually are extremely powerful in helping us know we are not alone. Come and feel the spirit of the Postimony's given. Presentation will take place 2 PM at the Lexington Hotel 850 S. Bluff St. George The May 4th presentation will be the last in the Sp
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
Having figured out Mormonism, can you now question your own assumptions? Do you employ skepticism to what is presented you in everyday life? Today on Radio West is a program that will warm the hearts of Skeptics, call it a burning in the bosom. Through the Lens: An Honest Liar James "The Amazing" Randi was a renowned magician and escape artist, but he couldn't abide charlatans. S
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
See first hand just how powerful the conditioning is. http://videowest.kuer.org/ Sister Wives
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
Great way to spend Conference Weekend- in Utah's Dixie Examining The Thomas Monson Summons · The rational behind the Summons. · What was hoped for and what and why the outcome. · Is the Mormon Church a Corporation, if so how does a corporation exercise religion? · Will also discuss if the Mormon Church is immune from prosecut
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
n a new blockbuster film, the actor Russell Crow portrays Noah as he struggles to save God’s creation from a global flood. The story of Noah and the ark is strongly linked to the Hebrew Bible, but that’ not the only place the myth of a global flood appears. According to the archeologist Irving Finkel, a very similar flood myth circulated among the Babylonians, long before Hebrew existed, and
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
Plan B Theater Company’s Eric Samuelsen's "3" Is a total HOOT in looking at LDS Culture, great one for TBM spouses. Where you ever projectified? Listen to a run down on the play here: http://radiowest.kuer.org/post/eric-samuelsens-3 Wednesday, we're profiling the last play in Plan B Theatre's season dedicated to Utah playwright Eric Samuelsen. It's called 3, and it consi
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
NEWELL G. BRINGHURST will lecture on his recent book with edited with Craig Foster titled The Persistence of Polygamy: From Joseph Smith's Martyrdom to the First Manifesto, 1844 to 1890. They have assembled an array of new research into the wide diversity of polygamy as practiced by different Latter Day Saint groups during the later nineteenth century. Author and co-author of several boo
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
Yes, lectures bring up the issues and the discussions are what really help bring the groups together, for example how would you like to be a middle school teacher and when you present the MMM event as part of your Utah history lesson you have parents call and complain to the principal...
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
Looking forward to visiting with fellow Exmo's.
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
Southern Utah Attorney Nadine Hansen will present: "Why same sex marriage doesn't lead to polygamous marriage". Nadine is a well know presenter at Sunstone. Southern Utah Ex/PostMormon Association will meet Sunday February 2nd, 2 PM at the Lexington Hotel 850 S. Bluff St. St. George Utah Refreshments will be served. Ya ALL Come!
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
So called Trade Associations: American Psychological Association view on Discrimination endorsed by: AmericanAcademy of Pediatrics AmericanAssociation of SchoolAdministrators AmericanCounselingAssociation American Federation of Teachers American PsychologicalAssociation American SchoolCounselorAssociation American SchoolHealthAssociation InterfaithAlliance Foundation NationalAssociati
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
NY Times Article- Utah, in Opposing Gay Marriage, Finds Three Arguments Are Better Than One “A substantial body of social science research confirms,” the brief said, “that children generally fare best when reared by their two biological parents in a loving, low-conflict marriage.” Utah responded that it would not be swayed by “politically correct trade associations,” referring to,
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
Exmo’s- Here’s your chance to call in with respectful hardball questions. Governor Gary Herbert has made clear his opinion that marriage should only be between a man and a woman. His official actions have reflected that opinion in the weeks since a federal judge struck down Utah’s Amendment 3. Thursday the governor joins us to discuss the state’s stance on same-sex marriage. We’ll
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
Well known Southern Utah artist David Jorgensen will be giving an account of the events that led up to the massacre as well as the event itself. He also composed a song telling the story, as a tribute to the victims of the massacre... ExMormon Conference goers know David Jorgensen well with his Conference performances. He indicates he will bring some interesting guests. Presentation w
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
Friday, federal judge Clark Waddoups delivered a ruling that essentially decriminalizes polygamy in Utah. It's still illegal to have more than one marriage license, but Waddoups overturned the part of the law that made it a 3rd degree felony to cohabit with someone while legally married to another person. Attorney for the plaintiffs, the polygamist Brown family of Sister Wives fame, called this
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
Love this comment: “A forced apology is not much of an apology.”
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5 years ago
soutskeptic
Mountain- Program is on now Excellent Program.
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