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6 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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6 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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6 years ago
soutskeptic
Looking forward to visiting with fellow Exmo's.
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6 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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6 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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6 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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6 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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6 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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6 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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6 years ago
soutskeptic
Love this comment: “A forced apology is not much of an apology.”
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6 years ago
soutskeptic
Mountain- Program is on now Excellent Program.
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6 years ago
soutskeptic
Wednesday, we're talking about the LDS Church's new statement on the policy that banned black men from the priesthood for some 125 years. When it was lifted in 1978, there was little explanation why blacks had been excluded. This statement makes it clear though: it was a policy born of racial prejudice and the Church is clearly disavowing arguments that were used to support it. We'll explore some
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6 years ago
soutskeptic
Am sure you will totally enjoy the lecture and like minded folks. Hope you will come. Presenter teaches at Dixie State University.
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6 years ago
soutskeptic
Apostasy in Sweden. The group will hear and discuss the LDS Church's official response to Swedish members' questions and concerns that undermine the foundational claims of the Church. Presentation will be by PostMormon.org's Tapir Whisperer. In the past his presentations have been excellent! Purpose of the lectures are to empower those who have discovered the Churches faith destroying history
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6 years ago
soutskeptic
TRUTH per Mormonism... Truth is absolute and eternal; it endureth forever. It never varies; what is true in one age is true in every age. (D&C 1:39, Ps. 100:5, 117:2) D&C 1:39 For behold, and lo, the Lord is God, and the Spirit beareth record, and the record is true, and the truth abideth forever and ever. Amen. Ps 100:5 For the Lord is good; his mercy is everlasting; and
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6 years ago
soutskeptic
The Believing Species and Its Struggle to Know." Latter-day Saints claim to "Know" the Church is true. What is the difference between "knowing and "believing". Are we born with a predisposition to believe first? Might there be circumstances that arise where we evaluate a belief discarding it if it does not stand up to scrutiny or making it something we call kn
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6 years ago
soutskeptic
The "Darwin fish" was created by two atheists in Southern California in the 1980s. Most Americans – 71 percent – say they believe in God with absolute certainty. Here in Utah, the percentage of firm believers climbs up to 80 percent. Even so, more and more Americans, and even some Utahns, are coming out and expressing their disbelief in a god, often to the great dismay of their r
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6 years ago
soutskeptic
Saturday, Mormon women made headlines as they sought entrance into the all-male Priesthood meeting at the LDS Church's General Conference. One-by-one, 130 women organized by the group Ordain Women were turned away. Gender roles were the topic of some talks from the pulpit, but there were also messages of inclusion for those who have left the Church and of compassion for people suffering from depr
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6 years ago
soutskeptic
A promise to provide some rational thought as a counter to LDS Conference.
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6 years ago
soutskeptic
Discovering Mormonism's Faith Destroying History in the Digital Age, how flexible is Mormon Belief. Southern Utah Ex/PostMormon Association Lecture series 2 PM Sunday October 6th at the New Lexington Hotel 850 So Bluff Street St. George Utah A special thanks to University of Utah's Radio West for helping us with this program. Refreshment will be served, for more informati
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6 years ago
soutskeptic
Yes, Arza is a past Chapter leader and still a avid supporter of the group and what a wonderful caring person.
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6 years ago
soutskeptic
You will find a bunch of Ex/PostMormons in Southern Utah. They will be meeting at the Lexington Hotel Sunday October 6th, 2 PM They have a monthly lecture series- Fall, Winter and Spring.
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7 years ago
soutskeptic
Wednesday, Doug's guest is researcher S.J. Wolfe who joins us to tell the story of Mormon founder Joseph Smith and the four mummies he bought in 1835. What really interested Smith were the accompanying papyri, but since the owner would only sell them together, Smith raised what today would be more than $64,000 to complete the deal. It wasn't just the Mormons who were fascinated; people flocked to
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7 years ago
soutskeptic
Last week, Elizabeth Smart spoke at a human trafficking forum about her 9 months as a kidnap and sexual assault victim. She said one reason she didn't run away was a story she remembered that equated a girl that had sex to a chewed stick of gum that no one would want. It's an object lesson on purity that many LDS women recognize and it's sparked a conversation on the language we use to discuss ch
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7 years ago
soutskeptic
Apostle Jeffrey Holland speaking of those who leave the Church: "If anyone is foolish enough or misled enough to reject 531 pages of a here to for unknown text teeming with literary and Semitic complexity without honestly attempting to account for the origins of those pages somehow, especially with out accounting for their powerful witness of Jesus Christ and the profound spiritual impac
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7 years ago
soutskeptic
Thursday, we're talking about the role of women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Over the last few years, a movement of Mormon women asserting their rights within the Church has reemerged. They've been asking to pray in general conference and be more involved in day-to-day decisions. Now there is a group asking to be given the LDS priesthood. But why haven't women been given th
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7 years ago
soutskeptic
In this edited segment Tom Philips shares his enlightenment, the resulting heartache of sharing his new found knowledge to family and attempts to reconcile his discovery with Apostle Jeffrey Holland. I might mention this particular segment is powerful and heart wrenching. Special thanks to Poster Tapir Whisperer for his expertise and the hours he spent on editing the interview for our allotted
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7 years ago
soutskeptic
Why did the LDS Church decide to be silent this time? The Fate of Utah's Antidiscrimination Bill Proponents of a bill that would protect LGBT Utahans from discrimination are touting the progress they made in the Utah Senate. Republican Stephen Urquhart's bill passed through committee, but died earlier this week without a vote on the floor. The bill was modeled on Salt Lake City's 2009 o
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7 years ago
soutskeptic
Come in for a FREE Personality Test This should be an excellent programn Tuesday, Doug is joined by Pulitzer prize-winning author Lawrence Wright whose latest book investigates the Church of Scientology. Wright says that he's fascinated by why people would be drawn to what he's called "the most stigmatized religion in America." Over the course of three years, Wright sat down with mor
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7 years ago
soutskeptic
Ctus Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Yep, Cedar City. email me if you guys are > interested in meeting. ctusrfm@gmail.com ________________________________________________________ Know of 5-6 regulars from Cedar City that attend the lectures.
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