28 episodes

There’s the Mormon history you do know … and the Mormon history you don’t. Join Lindsay Hansen Park (Year of Polygamy) and historian Bryan Buchanan as they dig into all aspects of Mormonism’s astonishing 200-year past—uncovering the little-known stories that chronicle how a six-person church grew into a multi-billion-dollar religion.

Sunstone Mormon History Podcast Sunstone

    • Education
    • 4.7 • 124 Ratings

There’s the Mormon history you do know … and the Mormon history you don’t. Join Lindsay Hansen Park (Year of Polygamy) and historian Bryan Buchanan as they dig into all aspects of Mormonism’s astonishing 200-year past—uncovering the little-known stories that chronicle how a six-person church grew into a multi-billion-dollar religion.

    E27: John C. and the Church Key

    E27: John C. and the Church Key

    He was a man of many talents, some say too many. So who was John C. Bennett, the villain in the Mormon story? Join Lindsay and Bryan as they dig into the life of one of the most notorious anti-Mormons of all time.

    • 58 min
    E26: Straight to the Celestial Kingdom

    E26: Straight to the Celestial Kingdom

    If you want to go to heaven, look no further than a one-way ticket straight to the Celestial Kingdom. The only catch is… you have to marry Brigham Young. Join Bryan and Lindsay as they begin to discuss the practice of plural marriage in Nauvoo.

    • 1 hr
    E25: The Book of the Law of the Lord

    E25: The Book of the Law of the Lord

    How do you secure your eternal salvation? Join Lindsay and Bryan as they discuss the sacred and little-known, Book of the Law of the Lord, and how it became a place to record the name of the faithful.

    • 51 min
    E24: New, New Nauvoo

    E24: New, New Nauvoo

    Welcome back to the Sunstone Mormon History podcast! We start off season two in beautiful Nauvoo, Illinois where Lindsay and Bryan show how early Mormonism begins to shift and grow into a religion, more peculiar than ever.

    • 31 min
    Episode 23: Missouri, Bloody Missouri

    Episode 23: Missouri, Bloody Missouri

    In the last episode of season one, Lindsay and Bryan wrap up the Kirtland period and head to Missouri.

    • 36 min
    Episode 22: Hidden Histories of Kirtland

    Episode 22: Hidden Histories of Kirtland

    Join Lindsay and Bryan as they record from the Visitor’s Center in Kirtland, Ohio about some of the hidden histories and impacts of the Kirtland period on Mormonism. Listen to this episode here. 

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
124 Ratings

124 Ratings

Enjoyment 18 ,

Outstanding!

What a wonderful podcast! The history and the way it is told is poignant, substantive, and interesting. I commend the hosts of the podcast. I only wish I could ha e found it sooner to lend my support. Thank you so much!!!

wblakewright ,

Perfect!

This is deep, complex history presented in a fun and palatable medium! I love it!

StephieCamie ,

Amazing, thorough and entertaining.

Amazing, thorough and entertaining. I highly recommend this podcast to every Mormon, ex-Mormon, non-Mormon, and everything in between.

Top Podcasts In Education

Listeners Also Subscribed To