Year of Polygamy Podcast

Year of Polygamy Podcast

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The Story of Mormon Plural Marriage

Episodes

Episode 100: The Final Episode  

Join Lindsay as she records her final episode in the Year of Polygamy series. Part Two of this episode. Mormon historians talk about their personal views on Mormon polygamy: The Live Recording taped on June 27, 2015 at Writ & Vision in Provo, Utah.   Special thanks to Writ & Vision and Brad Kramer for hosting […]

Episode 99: D. Michael Quinn and a Polygamy Church  

Join Lindsay as she interviews famed Mormon and American historian, D. Michael Quinn as he tells the story of how the Mormon church has evolved in its relationship with polygamy.   Links mentioned in this podcast: Slate: The Case of the Mormon Historian PBS interview with D. Michael Quinn Books by D. Michael Quinn

Episode 98: How Polygamy Affects LDS Doctrine, Policy, Theology, and Culture  

Join Lindsay as she discusses how polygamy affects modern LDS doctrine and culture. Featuring special interviews with Claudia Bushman, Kristy Money, and Cami Ashby. Links mentioned in this podcast: Elder Russell M. Nelson discusses Mormon Celestial Marriage at the 178 General Conference Dialogue Article on the demographics of the Celestial Kingdom Chapter 7: Providing Temple […]

Episode 97: Messy Mormon Polygamy, Part 2  

Join Lindsay as she discusses the way polygamy is still connected to the leadership and culture of the LDS church. Links mentioned in this podcast: The Private versus the Public David O. McKay : Profile of a Complex Personality by Newell  G. Bringhurst Teachings of Presidents of the Church: David O. McKay: David O. McKay […]

Episode 97: Messy Mormon Polygamy Pt. 1  

Join Lindsay as she tells how the LDS church transitioned into the modern age and attempted to tie up the messy, loose-ends of plural marriage. This episodes features Sara Hanks telling the story of Amy B. Lyman. Links mentioned in this podcast: Wives and Other Women: Love, Sex, and Marriage in the Lives of John […]

Episode 96: Polygamy as Feminist? With Dr. Janet Bennion  

Join Lindsay as she interviews and covers the work of Dr. Janet Bennion, leading anthropologist who studies poly-families. Links mentioned in this podcast: The meanings of marriage in the West:  Media, Gender, and the Law in Contemporary Mormon Polygamy Women of Principle: Female Networking in Contemporary Mormon Polygyny Desert Patriarchy: Mormon and Mennonite Communities in […]

Episode 95: Dueling Josephs: How two Smith cousins shaped modern polygamy  

Join Lindsay as she interviews two historians, John Hamer and Don Bradley about the Smith cousins, Joseph F. Smith and Joseph Smith III and how their public feud shaped 20th century polygamy. Links mentioned in this podcast: The Persistence of Polygamy, Volume II Joseph Smith III: Pragmatic Prophet book LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley’s […]

Episode 94: Polygamy Controversies: Women Who Said No  

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Joe Geisner about women who rejected polygamy. This is part three in a four-part series of “Polygamy Controversies” that will air throughout the rest of the series. Links mentioned in this podcast: Daymon Smith’s dissertation Elizabeth Brockbank’s story Martha Brotherton’s Story Dialogue Article about Sarah Pratt

Episode 94: Polygamy Controversies: John C. Bennett  

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian Brian Hales about John C. Bennett, his reliability, and other controversial tales. This is part two in a four-part series of “Polygamy Controversies” that will air throughout the rest of the series.   Links mentioned in this podcast: Part one of episode 94 What Abortion was like in the […]

Episode 94: Polygamy Controversies: Joseph Fought Polygamy?  

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian John Hamer about the “Joseph Fought Polygamy” claims and old RLDS polemics. This is part one in a four-part series of “Polygamy Controversies” that will air throughout the rest of the series. Links mentioned in this podcast: Joseph Fought Polygamy website Joseph Fought Polygamy ebook Rock Waterman: Why I’m […]

Episode 93: The Pacific Island and Mormon Polygamy  

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian Amanda Hendrix-Komoto about the history of Mormons in the Pacific and Polynesian Polygamy. Links mentioned in this podcast: Remembering Iosepa by Matthew Kester Chosen People, a Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawaii by Okalani K. Aikau Waves of Resistance by Isaiah Helekunhini Walker Lanier Britsch’s Mormona: The Mormons in […]

Episode 92:  Rachel Ivins, Heber J. Grant, and the “End” of LDS Plural Marriage  

Join Lindsay and Mithryn as they discuss the life of Heber J. Grant, Rachel Ivins, and the “end” of the LDS polygamy era. Links mentioned in this podcast: Mithryn’s excellent timeline of Heber J. Grant Rachel Ivins’s bio Ron Walker’s work on Rachel Ivins List of practitioners of polygamy Testimony of Heber J. Grant Amazing […]

Episode 91: Polygamy as Art  

Join Lindsay as she talks with two LDS Mormon artists about how they have used polygamy as a medium in their art. Links mentioned in this podcast: Leslie Olpin’s Etsy Shop Writ & Vision Bookshop where Leslie’s art is being hosted Writ & Vision Facebook Page Melissa Leilani Larson’s site Info about Melissa Leilani Larson’s […]

Episode 90: Joseph F. Smith and the Changing Church  

Join Lindsay as she describes how the church slowly begins to move out of being a polygamous-centered church and the influence that Joseph F. Smith, and those around him had on that transition.   Links mentioned in this episode: Kenney’s Sunstone Article: Before the Beard, Trials of the Young Joseph F. Smith Fundamentalist Periodical, Truth […]

Episode 89- An Interview with an Apostle for Centennial Park  

    Join Lindsay as she interviews one of the spiritual leaders of a Mormon Fundamentalist group living in Centennial Park, Arizona. Claude Cawley, a High Priest Apostle for the group, tells of the history of Centennial Park and how the group claims authority.   Links mentioned in this podcast:  Episode on the LDS Succession […]

Episode 88: Ben Bistline, FLDS Historian  

  Join Lindsay as she interviews FLDS historian Benjamin Bistline about growing up in Short Creek and about his work. Links important for this podcast: Benjamin Bistline’s Book, The Polygamists: A History of the FLDS Phoenix Interview with Mr. Bistline Ben Bistline’s Family Tree Article on Fumarase Deficiency Syndrome Annie Bistline recalls the Shortcreek Raid […]

Episode 87: The Murder of Parley P. Pratt  

Join Lindsay as she interviews Joe Geisner about the murder of Mormon apostle Parley P. Pratt. Links mentioned in this podcast: A Voice of Warning by Parley P. Pratt Writings of Parley P. Pratt Quest For Refuge by Marvin Hill A Bone in the Throat by David Whittaker Parley P. Pratt’s account of the Battle […]

Episode 86: Growing up FLDS, an interview with Trevor Jeffs  

Join Lindsay as she interview Trevor Jeffs, nephew of Warren Jeffs about his exit from the FLDS eight months ago. Links mentioned in this podcast: History of the FLDS part one

Episode 85: Warren Jeffs and His Crimes  

Join Lindsay as she interviews Nadine Hansen, an attorney who was part of prosecuting Warren Jeffs. Links mentioned in this podcast: Warren Jeffs confession video Part One Warren Jeffs confession video Part Two CNN Report on the trial of Warren Jeffs Photos of Warren and Naomi on their capture Article about Warren Jeffs’ revelations from […]

Episode 84: The FLDS, Part Two  

Join Lindsay as she discusses part two of the history and beliefs of the FLDS church.  ***MULTIPLE TW: Racism, sexism, abuse, child abuse, spiritual abuse**** Links mentioned in this podcast: Listen to part one here. Bumper for this episode, “Father is our Favorite Friend” FLDS 101 Blogspot Holly Welker’s article in Bitch Magazine about Fascinating […]

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