Dialogue Podcasts

Dialogue Out Loud #21: A Woman There

Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. I try to strengthen my relationship with my Heavenly Mother, but I’m not always sure how. Some days I sing, “Heavenly Mother, are you really there? And do you hear and answer every child’s prayer?” but I always get stuck on the word “prayer” because President Gordon B. Hinckley said we shouldn’t pray toRead More »

Dialogue Gospel Study #67 w/Jordan Harvey

Jordan Harvey is a native of Las Vegas, Nevada and a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He comes from a part-member family with interracial parents. Jordan served in the Chile Rancagua Mission before attending Brigham Young University and teaching at the Missionary Training Center. Following college, Jordan attended the George Washington University Law SchoolRead More »

Dialogue Out Loud #20: Mothers and Authority

Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. It was not in a grove of trees, and I did not see a pillar of light when I first communed with Heavenly Mother. Instead, I was lying crumpled on the floor of my shower, hot water beating down upon me. My breasts were heavy and sore from producing milk for my second baby,Read More »

Dialogue Out Loud #19: In Praise of Belly Buttons (four meditations)

Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. “My belly is expanding. It is not as much as I had expected—nothing like the maternity models (who I suspect might not even be pregnant) who now populate my computer screen’s pop-up ads. Nonetheless, it expands, inch by inch, week by week, straining veins and skin, with my belly button starting to tighten andRead More »

Dialogue Gospel Study #66 w/Rachel Hunt Steenblik

Rachel Hunt Steenblik founded the TinyKindness movement in 2019 as a natural extension to her work in feminism and philosophy. She is currently a professor of Philosophy teaching undergraduate courses at Kean University at the campus in Wenzhou, China. Rachel’s work focuses primarily on women, mothers, and the power and importance of telling true stories. She authored Mother’s Milk: PoemsRead More »

Dialogue in Review #3: Heavenly Mother, Spring 2022

Join us for the third event in a new quarterly Dialogue Webinar/Facebook Live series that features conversations about the content and themes addressed in the most recent issue of the journal. Authors from the Spring 2022 issue discuss and answer questions about their perspectives and experiences in the LDS faith tradition, and their hopes for Mormon scholarship, culture, community, theology,Read More »

Dialogue Gospel Study #65 w/Mariya Manzhos

Mariya Manzhos is a freelance journalist, whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post Magazine, The Boston Globe, among other publications. In her stories, she’s interested in exploring the complexities of human experience and what lies below the surface of our communities, relationships, and Instagram accounts. She studied humanities and French at Brigham Young University andRead More »

Dialogue Out Loud #18: 2022 Spring Poetry

Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. A beautiful oral rendering of the Spring 2022 Issue poetry including   ASCENSION, AFTER JOHN DONNE by Kathryn Knight Sonntag BIG BANG, WITH STERNUTATION AND SEER STONES by Tyler Chadwick CREATION STORY by Maren Loveland MOTHERSONG by Bonnie Shiffler-Olsen GOD THE MOTHER SPEAKS OF HEARTS by Dayna Patterson BOOK OF LIFE, FOR TIMOTHY LIURead More »

Dialogue Gospel Study #64 w/Darren Parry

Darren Parry is the former Chairman of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation. Darren serves on the Board of Directors for the American West Heritage Center, in Wellsville, Utah, the Utah State Museum Board, the Community Advisory Board for the Huntsman Cancer Institute, the Utah Humanities Board and the PBS Utah Board of Directors. He attended the University ofRead More »

Dialogue Book Report #16: Beyond the Mapped Stars by Rosalyn Eves

Rosalyn Eves teaches English at Southern Utah University and writes young adult novels in her spare time. She earned a PhD in English from Penn State in 2008, where she wrote about Women’s spatial rhetorics in the nineteenth-century American West, focusing on the rhetorics of four very different women of the West, including Eliza R. Snow. She has written a young adult historical fantasy trilogy,Read More »