Before condemning an entire demographic of the population to eternal punishment and damnation, perhaps we should explore what the Bible has to say on the… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 017: Did Paul Condemn Homosexuality?
Rameumptom Ruminations is a podcast centered on Mormon theology. As Scott deconstructs the mainstream interpretations of scripture, he uses philosophy, literature and art to see the world in a healthier way. Husband, father, podcast host, and writer, Scott is constantly juggling his various projects.
Inherent to the restoration of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is an understanding that all the beliefs and practices of the church… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 016: Is it the Same Yesterday Today and Forever?
What is the difference between religion and mythology? Do we take it out of context when we understand it simply as a set of dogmatic… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 015: The Difference Between Myth and Religion
Elder Rasband visited my area over the weekend and gave a devotional. While I did not personally attend, a copy of the audio found its… Read More »Ramuemptom Ruminations: 014: Elder Rasband Explains the Vaccine Recommendation
Prophets see through a glass darkly. According to modern LDS apologists, members of the church need to excuse the leaders of the church for making… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 013: Looking Through a Glass Darkly
Did Moses write that? When was the Bible written? How much time passed between its writing and the events of the Bible? In this episode,… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 012: Did Moses Write That?
Gary Stone, the host of Topic Discuss, invited Scott onto his show for a chat about Morality. During their conversation, Scott and Gary discuss various… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 011: Ruminations on Morality with Gary Stone
In many cultures outside of the Abrahamic traditions, there are masculine and feminine representations of deity. Joseph Smith taught on a few occasions, that we… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 010: The Ancient Origin of Mother in Heaven
Mormons on all sides of the spectrum talk about Cafeteria Mormonism. In this episode, Scott discusses his theory that everyone in the church is a… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 009: Cafeteria Mormonism
Do we perceive the world around us objectively? How would we know? Why can’t our believing friends and family see the truth when we point… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 008: Mormon Tinted Glasses
As we deconstruct religion, many of us are faced with the task of rationalizing spiritual experiences and understanding them in a new light. What if… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 007: Spiritual Fallacies
Four people stand before God to be judged, each from a different time, with a unique list of commandments for them to follow to enter… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 005: The Source of Morality
After posting a few of his Ruminations, Scott got a little pushback from believing members of the church in the Tiktok community. A few different… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 003: Harmonizing the Prophets
In this episode, Scott examines the Russian Nobleman thought experiment and what implications this concept has on the impermanence of a person’s ideals. Is a… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 002: On Covenants and the Impermanence of Things
The Good Ship Zion is a term used in the Mormon church to refer to itself. In the first episode of Rameumptom Ruminations, Scott discusses… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 001: The Good Ship Zion