252.2: Redeeming the Dead (D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 30)

By Jared Anderson

“The Prisoners Shall Go Free”

In this episode we discuss the history and doctrine underlying the third mission of the Church–to redeem the dead. We will explore

  • Ancient precedents to vicarious rituals including the interpretation of 1 Cor. 15:29
  • The background to vicarious ordinances in Church History
  • The way approaches …read more
    Source: Mormon Stories Sunday School

Podcast: The Delicate Art of Critical Judgment with George Handley

By FairMormon

In November 2015, George Handley, associate dean of the College of Humanities at BYU, spoke on his journey of faith in an Education in Zion lecture that was later published in BYU Studies.

Partially because of its timing and mainly because of its powerful message, …read more
Source: FAIR-Cast

251.2: The Church in Nauvoo (D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 29)

By Jared Anderson

Building the Kingdom of God in Nauvoo, Illinois

The Nauvoo period of 1839-1846 proved both productive and tumultuous. This episode will explore this critical segment of Church history with an emphasis on the following points:

251.1: The Church in Nauvoo (D&C Gospel Doctrine Lesson 29, Updated)

By Jared Anderson

Building the Kingdom of God in Nauvoo, Illinois

The period the Saints lived in Nauvoo was one of cooperation and outpourings of revelation and spiritual blessings. In addition to covering this history, this update addresses our relationship to history itself–it isn’t everyone’s passion, which is why it …read more
Source: Mormon Stories Sunday School