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Mormon Land

By The Salt Lake Tribune

Mormon Land explores the contours and complexities of LDS news. It's hosted by award-winning religion writer Peggy Fletcher Stack and Salt Lake Tribune managing editor David Noyce.

  1. 1.
    How abortion and the Supreme Court might affect Latter-day Saint voters | Episode 15310/21/2020
    32:35
  2. 2.
    McKay Coppins on the role LDS voters may play in the election | Episode 15210/14/2020
    41:09
  3. 3.
    How founder Joseph Smith may have translated the Book of Mormon | Episode 15110/07/2020
    38:30
  4. 4.
    Matthew Gong discusses his LGBTQ journey with his faith, his family and himself | Episode 15009/30/2020
    21:11
  5. 5.
    How the media use the church's preferred name | Episode 14909/23/2020
    40:33
  6. 6.
    The thousands of LDS women united to clean up politics | Episode 14709/16/2020
    39:20
  7. 7.
    Affirmation and support for LGBTQ Latter-day Saints | Episode 14609/09/2020
    31:35
  8. 8.
    Finding Mother God with poet Carol Lynn Pearson | Episode 14509/02/2020
    30:30
  1. 9.
    Latter-day Saints make the case for Trump or Biden | Episode 14408/26/2020
    52:52
  2. 10.
    Therapist discusses what’s right with bishops’ interviews | Episode 14308/19/2020
    31:42
  3. 11.
    Rabbi Sam Spector on life in an LDS Zion | Episode 14208/12/2020
    33:51
  4. 12.
    The lesser-known legacy of Emmeline B. Wells | Episode 14108/05/2020
    36:45
  5. 13.
    Latter-day Saints and the end times | Episode 14007/29/2020
    39:04
  6. 14.
    Mette Ivie Harrison on the ‘five doctrines of ex-Mormonism' | Episode 13907/22/2020
    31:16
  7. 15.
    Church historians discuss the legacy of Eliza R. Snow and her 1,200 sermons | Episode 13807/15/2020
    41:48
  8. 16.
    How Mormonism embraces the Founding Fathers | Episode 13707/08/2020
    33:07
  9. 17.
    How views on sexuality and gender evolved and what that might mean in the future | Episode 13607/01/2020
    33:12
  10. 18.
    BYU activists discuss why the Smoot Building needs a new name | Episode 13506/24/2020
    27:54
  11. 19.
    Joanna Brooks on past LDS leaders’ racist views and how white supremacy took root | Episode 13406/17/2020
    39:51
  12. 20.
    LDS historian Ardis Parshall shedding light on souls lost during a previous pandemic | Episode 13306/10/2020
    25:45
  13. 21.
    What society and the LDS Church can do to erase the sin of racism | Episode 13206/03/2020
    47:45
  14. 22.
    BYU professors discuss gender research and how to elevate women’s voices in the church | Episode 13105/27/2020
    50:28
  15. 23.
    A Latter-day Saint artist on the church’s move to display more paintings of Jesus | Episode 13005/20/2020
    31:57
  16. 24.
    College administrator examines BYU’s Honor Code reversal on LGBTQ issues | Episode 12905/13/2020
    38:03
  17. 25.
    A graphic designer who worked on a previous church logo evaluates the new symbol | Episode 12805/06/2020
    23:00
  18. 26.
    Mountain Meadows, Mark Hofmann & more: Historian Richard Turley reflects on his career | Episode 12704/29/2020
    31:12
  19. 27.
    Neylan McBaine discusses blessings, sacrament and how COVID-19 is changing LDS worship | Episode 12604/22/2020
    32:54
  20. 28.
    Expert discusses where LDS church is growing fastest, who is getting temples and why | Episode 12504/15/2020
    31:08
  21. 29.
    A look back at General Conference | Episode 12404/09/2020
    26:00
  22. 30.
    LDS scholar examines the coronavirus’s effects on the global church | Episode 12304/01/2020
    25:12
  23. 31.
    A deeper look at the new handbook | Episode 12203/04/2020
    39:48
  24. 32.
    Secret polygamy, female dissent and Nauvoo’s place in the past and present | Episode 12102/26/2020
    35:11
  25. 33.
    Columnist Jana Riess on where the Sunday school curriculum measures up and falls short | Episode 12002/19/2020
    26:42
  26. 34.
    Polygamy, priesthood ban and more in latest church history volume of ‘Saints’ | Episode 11902/12/2020
    25:31
  27. 35.
    Latter-day Saint women were the first to vote in the U.S. Who knew? | Episode 11802/05/2020
    29:27
  28. 36.
    Historians examine Joseph Smith’s ‘First Vision’ | Episode 11701/29/2020
    28:00
  29. 37.
    Native American law professor discusses the ‘curse' and how to view troubling scripture | 11601/22/2020
    26:06
  30. 38.
    Scholar Richard Bushman discusses those mysterious gold plates | Episode 11501/15/2020
    29:34
  31. 39.
    Church has $100B in reserve, but one historian says its global expenses are steep | Episode 11401/08/2020
    46:34
  32. 40.
    Baptist preacher and civil rights legend recalls his 50 years serving in Mormon Land | Episode 11312/31/2019
    34:50
  33. 41.
    Law professor discusses the history of LDS Church finances | Episode 11212/26/2019
    32:24
  34. 42.
    Gayle Ruzicka on how her faith informs her conservative activism on a range of issues | Episode 11112/19/2019
    39:17
  35. 43.
    Are recent changes taking Latter-day Saints away from their communitarian roots? | Episode 11012/11/2019
    37:26
  36. 44.
    A look back at a year of change | Episode 10912/04/2019
    33:10
  37. 45.
    Zandra Vranes on Latter-day lingo | Episode 10811/27/2019
    36:53
  38. 46.
    The play focuses on a big question: What if the LDS Church brought back polygamy? | Episode 10711/20/2019
    25:36
  39. 47.
    How Latter-day Saint polygamists ended up in Mexico | Episode 10611/13/2019
    29:53
  40. 48.
    The LDS Church is growing — but not like it used to | Episode 10511/06/2019
    27:07
  41. 49.
    Psychology professor discusses conversion therapy, sexual fluidity and more | Episode 10410/30/2019
    37:03
  42. 50.
    TV journalist Jane Clayson Johnson talks about her battle with depression | Episode 10310/23/2019
    28:37
  43. 51.
    The life and legacy of Jane Manning James | Episode 10210/17/2019
    31:25
  44. 52.
    A look back at General Conference | Episode 10110/09/2019
    45:34
  45. 53.
    The Russell Nelson Era | Episode 10010/04/2019
    58:23
  46. 54.
    Sexual assault survivor behind ‘Debbie’s Law’ talks about her faith | Episode 9909/18/2019
    37:32
  47. 55.
    Latter-day Saints in Russia | Episode 9809/11/2019
    38:00
  48. 56.
    Lee Hale discusses his new ‘Preach’ podcast and his own ‘evolving’ faith | Episode 9709/04/2019
    31:17
  49. 57.
    Lolly Weed talks about how LDS theology encourages mixed-orientation unions | Episode 9608/28/2019
    35:35
  50. 58.
    ’Saturday’s Warrior’ and ‘Book of Mormon‘: A look at the faith's tie to musical theater | Episode 9508/21/2019
    36:05
  51. 59.
    LDS women are fighting for the ERA. The church is no longer fighting against it. | Episode 9408/13/2019
    28:39
  52. 60.
    General authority talks about race, Joseph Smith’s polygamy, the LGBTQ policy and more | Episode 9308/07/2019
    40:01
  53. 61.
    How to reach out in love to members who are questioning, or have left, the faith | Episode 9207/31/2019
    34:14
  54. 62.
    Nelson didn’t apologize for past racial ban, but actions matter as well, professor says | Episode 9107/25/2019
    21:25
  55. 63.
    After nearly a year, is Nelson’s campaign to erase the church’s nickname succeeding? | Episode 9007/17/2019
    27:53
  56. 64.
    How LDS art can enhance worship for individuals and the overall church | Episode 8907/10/2019
    30:20
  57. 65.
    How persecuted faiths helped shape ‘America’s greatest export’ — religious freedom | Episode 8807/03/2019
    27:54
  58. 66.
    A conversation with a Latter-day Saint attorney who makes her living defending Muslims | Episode 8706/25/2019
    34:21
  59. 67.
    A historian looks back at a pageant that united a Utah town for 52 years | Episode 8606/19/2019
    26:31
  60. 68.
    LDS scholar Melissa Inouye on building a global religion & addressing gender issues | Episode 8506/12/2019
    38:56
  61. 69.
    The ins and outs of the church’s nuanced policy on abortion | Episode 8406/04/2019
    28:01
  62. 70.
    New LGBTQ play explores struggles of Mama Dragons as they balance faith and family | Episode 8305/29/2019
    26:00
  63. 71.
    Why the LDS Church uses ‘specialists’ to help members become more politically active | Episode 8205/23/2019
    25:42
  64. 72.
    An ER doc and a hospice chaplain discuss the afterlife and near-death experiences | Episode 8105/15/2019
    42:26
  65. 73.
    Why the temple marriage change is the right move toward more inclusion | Episode 8005/08/2019
    23:10
  66. 74.
    2018 grad discusses the challenges and fears he had as a transgender student at BYU | Episode 7905/01/2019
    30:01
  67. 75.
    A Latter-day Saint therapist on why sex isn't just about making babies | Episode 7804/24/2019
    32:17
  68. 76.
    Renovating Mormonism’s ‘Notre Dame’ and preserving historic LDS buildings | Episode 7704/17/2019
    40:52
  69. 77.
    The LDS Church’s LGBTQ policy: How it came to be and why it went away | Episode 7604/10/2019
    38:50
  70. 78.
    How should missionary program be rebuilt and where might new temples go up? | Episode 7504/03/2019
    40:05
  71. 79.
    Former model Rosemary Card talks about life as a young single woman in the faith | Episode 7403/27/2019
    33:16
  72. 80.
    Therapists unite in a quest for common ground on divisive LGBTQ issues | Episode 7303/20/2019
    39:50
  73. 81.
    What President Nelson’s meeting with Pope Francis means for Latter-day Saints | Episode 7203/13/2019
    27:43
  74. 82.
    A new discovery sheds light on early black converts and the subsequent priesthood ban | Episode 7103/06/2019
    27:59
  75. 83.
    Jana Riess talks politics, LGBTQ issues and her landmark findings on LDS millennials | Episode 7002/25/2019
    37:14
  76. 84.
    Missionaries can call home more often now, but will it make a difference? | Episode 6902/21/2019
    27:22
  77. 85.
    Would yesterday’s pioneers recognize today’s temple ceremonies? | Episode 6802/13/2019
    41:47
  78. 86.
    Would Utah's birth certificate bill “erase transgender people from existence?” | Episode 6701/30/2019
    29:35
  79. 87.
    Former practitioner of ‘reparative therapy’ discusses his coming out as a gay man | Episode 6601/24/2019
    42:37
  80. 88.
    Why there are fewer litmus tests for what makes a ‘real Mormon’ outside of Utah | Episode 6501/17/2019
    34:03
  81. 89.
    What do recent temple changes mean for women, men and the wider LDS Church? | Episode 6401/09/2019
    38:32
  82. 90.
    A look back at the church’s headline-making year | Episode 6301/02/2019
    47:02
  83. 91.
    How do Latter-day Saints and Catholics view Mary? | Episode 6212/19/2018
    32:03
  84. 92.
    The potential positives and negatives of an increasingly non-LDS Salt Lake County, Utah | Episode 6112/12/2018
    29:05
  85. 93.
    The Atlantic's McKay Coppins talks about Prop 2, Mitt Romney and more | Episode 6012/05/2018
    32:52
  86. 94.
    Eco-activist explains why her fellow Latter-day Saints should be environmentalists | Episode 5911/28/2018
    30:48
  87. 95.
    Funeral potatoes, green Jell-O and the Word of Wisdom — they're all on the menu | Episode 5811/21/2018
    25:14
  88. 96.
    What is Middle Way Mormonism? Are all members essentially middle wayers? | Episode 5711/15/2018
    30:17
  89. 97.
    Are LGBTQ relations within the Mormon church deteriorating? | Episode 5611/07/2018
    50:01
  90. 98.
    The end of the Hill Cumorah Pageant | Episode 5510/30/2018
    39:41
  91. 99.
    Utah professor reveals the history — and debunks the myths — of Latter-day Saint women | Episode 5410/24/2018
    38:31
  92. 100.
    British bishop talks about youth interviews, the faith’s future in Europe and more | Episode 5310/17/2018
    29:39
  93. 101.
    Here's what did — and didn’t — happen at General Conference | Episode 5210/11/2018
    41:38
  94. 102.
    Is ‘correlation' helping or hurting the modern faith? | Episode 5110/03/2018
    42:24
  95. 103.
    The gossip you might not have heard about General Conference | Episode 5009/26/2018
    31:39
  96. 104.
    What writer Jana Riess' landmark study says about Latter-day Saint women | Episode 4909/17/2018
    33:34
  97. 105.
    Sam Young discusses his stance on youth interviews and his possible excommunication | Episode 4809/12/2018
    30:10
  98. 106.
    Independent historian examines church’s new official history book, ‘Saints' | Episode 4709/06/2018
    31:42
  99. 107.
    Why the Mormon church's push against medical marijuana might or might not work | Episode 4608/30/2018
    31:00
  100. 108.
    Former Utah lawmaker says prophet is preparing for Christ’s Second Coming | Episode 4508/22/2018
    39:24
  101. 109.
    ‘Jane & Emma’ filmmakers discuss Mormonism's first lady and a determined black convert | Episode 4408/16/2018
    44:48
  102. 110.
    A Q&A with MormonLeaks officials and their quest to expose the faith’s secrets | Episode 4308/07/2018
    53:48
  103. 111.
    Breastfeeding mom speaks out, says she’s reached a ‘compromise’ with her LDS bishop | Episode 4208/01/2018
    50:46
  104. 112.
    Brigham Young, sea gulls and hardships — separating LDS pioneer myths from reality | Episode 4107/23/2018
    39:37
  105. 113.
    Is LGBTQ support group Affirmation getting too tight with the Mormon church? | Episode 4007/18/2018
    43:26
  106. 114.
    A weekend of artistic expression — with a Mormon twist | Episode 3906/27/2018
    26:51
  107. 115.
    A new hymnal is coming. Which songs should stay, and which should go? | Episode 3806/20/2018
    30:14
  108. 116.
    Can’t we all just get along? Muslims and Latter-day Saints seem to have found a way. | Episode 3706/12/2018
    34:15
  109. 117.
    Who actually banned black Mormons from the priesthood? | Episode 3606/06/2018
    49:20
  110. 118.
    Cathy Stokes talks about her conversion and her life as a black Mormon | Episode 3505/31/2018
    36:29
  111. 119.
    Author Rachel Hunt Steenblik discusses the Heavenly Mother's role in the LDS Church | Episode 3405/24/2018
    31:14
  112. 120.
    Scouting will survive without the LDS Church, but it will change, says Scout executive | Episode 3305/17/2018
    29:24
  113. 121.
    LDS mission presidents are in the news, but what do these church leaders do? | Episode 3205/09/2018
    34:48
  114. 122.
    Author Neylan McBaine discusses feminism, Ordain Women and the Mormon #MeToo moment | Episode 3105/02/2018
    40:11
  115. 123.
    Social worker and therapist Marybeth Raynes on apologies and forgiveness | Episode 3004/18/2018
    38:31
  116. 124.
    Matt Martinich discusses the international growth of LDS communities | Episode 2904/12/2018
    21:47
  117. 125.
    Historian Matthew Bowman reflects on the latest Mormon General Conference | Episode 2804/06/2018
    28:13
  118. 126.
    LDS relationship and sexuality counselor Jennifer Finlayson-Fife on the MTC assault | Episode 2703/28/2018
    29:42
  119. 127.
    LDS professor discusses the challenges in raising kids to overcome gender stereotypes | Episode 2603/14/2018
    28:32
  120. 128.
    Researcher Jana Riess discusses survey that reveals why young LDS members leave | Episode 2503/07/2018
    39:05
  121. 129.
    BYU biology professor Steven Peck on evolution | Episode 2402/28/2018
    32:22
  122. 130.
    Former Utah Supreme Court Justice Christine Durham | Episode 2302/23/2018
    31:16
  123. 131.
    What counsel, if any, should LDS bishops give to spouses in abusive marriages? | Episode 2202/14/2018
    40:19
  124. 132.
    Josh and Lolly Weed on yearning for a ‘romantic attachment’ they never had | Episode 2101/31/2018
    56:50
  125. 133.
    Liz Layton Johnson's 95 Theses for today's Mormon church | Episode 2001/26/2018
    34:34
  126. 134.
    Exploring the woman's role in the Mormon church | Episode 1901/19/2018
    28:38
  127. 135.
    Genesis Group and black Mormons | Episode 1801/15/2018
    39:38
  128. 136.
    Adam Miller on faith and doubt | Episode 1701/11/2018
    26:02
  129. 137.
    The life and legacy of Mormon prophet Thomas S. Monson | Episode 1601/03/2018
    27:38
  130. 138.
    Hong Kong's all-women LDS branch | Episode 1512/23/2017
    16:43
  131. 139.
    How Mormons celebrate Christmas | Episode 1412/19/2017
    35:38
  132. 140.
    The bishop's interview | Episode 1312/12/2017
    38:41
  133. 141.
    Trump's visit to Utah | Episode 1212/02/2017
    27:18
  134. 142.
    Utah's Refugee Justice League | Episode 1111/28/2017
    28:28
  135. 143.
    Peggy Fletcher Stack reports on Mormons in southeast Asia | Episode 1011/20/2017
    33:15
  136. 144.
    Fiona and Terryl Givens on "The Christ Who Heals" | Episode 911/14/2017
    26:34
  137. 145.
    Mormons in today's Vietnam | Episode 811/06/2017
    24:26
  138. 146.
    Tribune columnist Robert Kirby on new Mormon missionary questions | Episode 710/30/2017
    25:11
  139. 147.
    D. Michael Quinn on LDS Church finances | Episode 610/25/2017
    50:23
  140. 148.
    Laurie Lee Hall's journey from LDS stake president to transgender woman | Episode 510/17/2017
    35:41
  141. 149.
    Coke at BYU and the Word of Wisdom | Episode 410/09/2017
    27:41
  142. 150.
    Peggy Fletcher Stack on 26 Years on the Faith Beat | Episode 310/06/2017
    1:17:23
  143. 151.
    October 2017 General Conference Wrap-Up | Episode 210/04/2017
    31:07
  144. 152.
    Tom Christofferson on being Mormon and gay | Episode 109/24/2017
    25:38

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