Dialogue Podcasts

Dialogue Lectures #4 Mormonsandgays.org roundtable

On Thursday, December 6, the LDS Church released a new website: www.mormonsandgays.org, which has been met with both praise and criticism from both Mormons and the media. Coincidentally, this site was unveiled soon after the third Dialogue podcast featuring Dr. Bob Rees and Dr. Caitlin Ryan, who discussed ideas now also portrayed on the mormonsandgays.org. So as a follow-up, join Continue Reading »

Dialogue Lectures #3 w/ Robert Rees and Dr. Caitlin Ryan

In this third Dialogue podcast, Morris Thurston, Dialogue’s board president-elect, interviews Dr. Robert Rees, former Dialogue Editor, and Dr. Caitlin Ryan. Professor Rees teaches Mormon Studies at Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. Dr. Ryan, a pioneer in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (“LGBT”) health studies and clinical work, is Director of the Family Acceptance Project at SF State University, a Continue Reading »

Dialogue Lectures #2 w/ John G. Turner

In this second Dialogue podcast, Morris Thurston, Dialogue’s board president-elect, interviews Dr. John G. Turner, assistant professor of Religious Studies at George Mason University. Turner just released the much–discussed Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet by Harvard University Press. This is the first new biography to be published in many years about one of the most fascinating characters in all of Mormon Continue Reading »

Dialogue Lectures #1 w/ David E. Campbell

In this inaugural Dialogue podcast, Morris Thurston, Dialogue’s board president-elect, interviews Dr. David E. Campbell, associate professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame and founding director of the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy. Dr. Campbell is the co-author (with Robert Putnam) of American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us. Dr. Campbell discusses new Continue Reading »