19 episodes

21st Century Saints

Introducing conversations about the lived experiences of those affiliated with or adjacent to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the UK and around the world.

Channel, opinions and views shared are hosts and guests own.

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21st Century Saints

Introducing conversations about the lived experiences of those affiliated with or adjacent to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the UK and around the world.

Channel, opinions and views shared are hosts and guests own.

    s1 ep 19 LIVE! With Laura and Julian Heath: Sunstone and more!

    s1 ep 19 LIVE! With Laura and Julian Heath: Sunstone and more!

    We're in the studio with Laura and Julian Heath this week talking about this month's Sunstone UK Symposium. What is Sunstone and why are Restoration movements so interested in Sunstone Conferences? Laura and Julian tell us more and will be taking your questions Live!  

    To support the podcast you can make a donation via 

    https://paypal.me/21stCenturySaints

    Sunstone UK Facebook Page 

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/143828186747679 

    Sunstone UK Discussion Group 

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/758432028304593 

    Sunstone Website 

    https://sunstone.org/sunstone-uk/?fbclid=IwAR11suHe4C4lfr1eqdbu6Trs83KxrzYrxu_juzJlN72HFFOhIZzNAETeFIw

    • 2 hr 19 min
    s1Ep18: LIVE! With Patrick Q Mason

    s1Ep18: LIVE! With Patrick Q Mason

    This week we speak with Latter-Day Saint Historian and author, Patrick Q Mason.   



    We discussing latest book that everyone's talking about, RESTORATION: God's Call To The 21st Century World. We highly recommend!   Join us Live, where we ask him your questions!   And do please join us in the chat!  



    Patrick Q. Mason holds the Leonard J. Arrington Chair of Mormon History and Culture at USU.  He has written or edited several books, including Mormonism and Violence: The Battles of Zion (Cambridge University Press, 2019); What Is Mormonism? A Student's Introduction (Routledge, 2017); Out of Obscurity: Mormonism since 1945, co-edited with John Turner (Oxford University Press, 2016); Directions for Mormon Studies in the Twenty-First Century (University of Utah Press, 2016); and The Mormon Menace: Violence and Anti-Mormonism in the Postbellum South (Oxford University Press, 2011).  He was a Fulbright Scholar in Romania in 2015 and is a past president of the Mormon History Association.  Professor Mason is frequently consulted by the national and international media on stories related to Mormon culture and history.

    • 1 hr 39 min
    S1 Ep17 LIVE! Introducing Dr Sheldon Greaves

    S1 Ep17 LIVE! Introducing Dr Sheldon Greaves

    Please note, your hosts audio sounds super quiet in this episode.  There aren't any technical issues as such, its simply that Dr Sheldon's voice sounds like the voice of an Archangel! We'll try to compensate by upping our volume the next time he joins us! 

    Join us for this week's Livestream as we introduce Dr Sheldon Greaves, host of the Discovering The Old Testament Podcast Series.  You're going to love him!   

    This is the first in a new series which is going to change the way you look at scripture.  

    Dr Greaves has a Ph.D. in ancient Near Eastern Studies from the University of California at Berkeley in 1996, with his main area of emphasis on the Hebrew Bible.  

    This episode sees us discuss Dr Greave's LDS background, his education as a biblical scholar, the September Six, his fascinating career which has included training spies and cyber security, his Discovering The Old Testament Podcast, and his approach to biblical scholarship.   

    Show notes  

    Dr Sheldon Greaves blog https://www.lafkospress.com/about-us/... 

    Dialogue Journal  Summer 2009 The Education of A Bible Scholar by Dr Sheldon Greaves https://www.dialoguejournal.com/artic... 

    Discovering the Old Testament Podcast can be found wherever you get your podcasts.  

    Dr Greaves collaboration with Miguel Barker-Valdez podcasts episodes are available on the Rational Faith Podcast

    • 1 hr 49 min
    S1 Ep 16: LIVE! The Church In Exile with Peter Bleakley

    S1 Ep 16: LIVE! The Church In Exile with Peter Bleakley

    The outcome of Brit Podcaster Peter Bleakley's LDS Church membership council was announced last week with the result that his membership has been withdrawn. We talk about 21st Century Excommunication, the impact of the decision and what's next for Peter.   



    This is our longest episode yet! 



    You can financially support the podcast by donating to us via our Paypal link: @21stCenturySaints

    • 3 hr 41 min
    S1 Ep 15: Urban Legends with Rachael Henderson

    S1 Ep 15: Urban Legends with Rachael Henderson

    Meet the newest member of the 21st Century Saints team, our resident NeverMo, Rachael Henderson! We're going to be talking about Latter-day urban legends. Do you have any favorites you'd like to share in the chat? 

    • 1 hr 23 min
    s1 Ep 14: LIVE! Affirmation with Ken McFadyen

    s1 Ep 14: LIVE! Affirmation with Ken McFadyen

    We spoke Live with Dr Ken McFadyen, President of Affirmation UK & Ireland.

    In this episode Ken shares his experiences as a teen convert, missionary and his marriage to a wonderful woman with whom he has two children.

    Prior to marriage, Ken underwent 18 months of reparative therapy.  He is an openly gay man and a Clinical Psychologist.    



    You can find out more about Affirmation UK and Ireland right here: https://www.facebook.com/Affirmation-UK-Ireland-113901023346530

    • 1 hr 42 min

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