TWiM turns 100! Thanks to all of you for helping us reach this milestone. You make it all worthwhile. To celebrate, we pat ourselves on the back and spend the end of the show reading every episode title of This Week in Mormons, ever.
David Archuleta’s mission plans result in a nicely balanced article about LDS missions in the Wall Street Journal.
President Monson is among the most admired religious leaders in the world!
Tuscon hates Mitt Romney. Jon Hunstman is a better Mormon, says they, because he actually likes immigrants.
The top religious stories from Utah in 2011! It’s a big deal.
Other stuff: Explanation on Mormons becoming gods, more on the Mormon Ponzi scheme, old Nauvoo city council minutes.
Episode #144 – The End of the Mormon Moment? (Kunkel’s Krinkles)
The US election is over. Does this mean the Mormon Moment is over? We recap election stuff, Mitt Romney's loss, and what this means for the continuing of the Mormon Moment and the Church going forward. All in all, we're pretty proud of what's happened to the Church in the past few years.
Episode #108 – Bottgate the Bottracist Quite the unfortunate week for Randy Bott, famed and beloved religion professor at BYU. His statements to the Washington Post spark controversy about racism.
Are Mormons actually wary of publicly supporting Mitt Romney? The answer may surprise you.
The Jews/Hindus/Everyone temple baptism drama...
Episode #92 – Soviet Booze Ban Lighthearted discussion on LDS tech advances and the Church's social media efforts. OK, we're tech dorks. Sue us.
The Circling the Wagons conference - a Mormon LGBT gathering - took place in Salt Lake over the weekend. One bishop declared homophobia in the Church an "atrocity." Pretty awesome stu...
Episode #134 – Mormon Milk Makes Mormon Cheese
Great stuff this week. We build a lot of discussion around last week's Rock Center with Brian Williams special on Mormonism. Business? Family? Cheese? Temples? Garments? Joanna Brooks and feminism? Abby Huntsman speaks with no authority? We cover it all.
Have you grown red bell peppers?...
Episode #87 – Sans Avion This past weekend was General Conference. What does that mean for TWiM? A special episode of This Week in Mormons in which we pore through the content of about half of Conference and talk about what spoke to us the most. We'll cover the rest of it next week.
We are forgoing the typical writeup fo...
Episode #123 – Remember the Teepee
We return from our glorious road trip across North America. It's pretty hard to argue that there's not a Divine hand in things when you see how incredible the world is.
But on to serious business:
Active Mormon comes out on his ten-year anniversary, and he and his wife remain happily mar...