What gives the scriptures moral authority? Every branch of Christianity uses its favorite translation of the Old and New Testaments, but they all come away… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 091: Do the Scriptures Have Inherent Moral Authority? With Dan McClellan
This episode is in response to a few comments on the previous discussions about morality. One commenter offered an excellent criticism of the way Scott… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 069: Blind Obedience
The infamous Happiness Letter offers a glimpse into the morality used to justify the practice of Polygamy. In the letter, Joseph Smith uses an argument… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 067: The Happiness Letter
How can you be a moral person without God? Friends and Family pose this question to those of us that deconstruct religion and leave it… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 066: Divine Command Theory
Can the Church be changed into something I can see myself proudly a part of again, or is it too far gone to save? A… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 065: Be the Change You Want to See
In this episode, Scott joins the podcast Hie to Kolob and Beyond for a discussion on the prisoner’s dilemma. The tragedy of Antigone has interesting… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 064: Antigone King Noah and the Modern LDS Church
When Radio Free Mormon calls offering to review another show, the answer will always be yes. Today, RFM comes back onto the podcast to discuss… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 059: Keep Sweet Pray and Obey Documentary Review with RFM
A faith crisis is a delicate matter for anyone to navigate. My guest today has a unique experience with his journey out of the church.… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 056: Navigating a Faith Crisis While Working at Church Headquarters
Rameumptom Ruminations did not cover the general conference this spring. Instead of dissecting each talk, Scott chose one talk that stuck out the most for… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 053: All Time Low
Earlier in the month, the podcast explored the idea of judgment and the fairness of the plan of salvation. Many of the listeners reached out… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 052: One Last Thing on the Plan of Salvation
Read along with Scott in the Second episode of Exmo Book Club. The first book he’s tackling is No Man Knows My History. Julia from… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 051: Exmo Book Club – No Man Knows My History Part 2
Last week, we discussed the story of Laban and the concept that God judges people based on different codes of morals. The problems with eternal… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 049: The Plan of Salvation is Not a Standardized Test
The plan of salvation is the roadmap for eternal life according to LDS theology. Agency is at the center of this plan, but in practice,… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 048: Is the Plan of Salvation Fair?
Is Godly love perfect and pure? Can pure love require obedience? Scott dives into a comment from a listener on the subject. In the comment,… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 038: What is Love?
Continuing from the discussion in the previous episode, Scott discusses the dichotomy of control as it relates to our relationships with family and friends after… Read More »Rameumptom Ruminations: 032: The Dichotomy of Control and the Power of Could