Dialogue Podcasts

Dialogue Out Loud #2: Hug a Queer Latter-day Saint

For this second Dialogue “Out Loud” podcast, Blaire Ostler gives us a peek into her experience of standing at General Conference with a sign that says “Hug a Latter-day Saint.” For instance: “A gorgeous woman with dark espresso skin approaches me. As she gets closer, I can see she has a sleeping baby swaddled against her chest to free bothRead More »

Dialogue Book Report #7: D. J. Butler

Host Andrew Hall is joined by the authors D. J. (Dave) Butler and Mattathias Westwood to discuss Dave’s recent fantasy/adventure novels, including the steampunk City of the Saints, the early American epic fantasy Witchy War Series, and the historical (1930s Utah) fantasy The Cunning Man. Reviews of both the Witchy War Series (by Mattathias) and The Cunning Man (by JamesRead More »

Dialogue Sunday Study #29 w/Louise Wheeler

November 1: Louise Wheeler on Mormon 1-6 Dr. Louise Wheeler is an assistant clinical professor and assistant director of diversity and inclusion at the BYU Counseling and Psychological Services. Louise was born and raised in France where she also completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology. She obtained a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at BYU in 2017. Louise’s clinical and academicRead More »

Dialogue Fireside #1 w/Thomas Griffith

We are excited to announce the new monthly Dialogue Fireside. Our first fireside was October 25th with Thomas B. Griffith teaching us on “A Latter-day Saint Approach to Politics.” Thomas Griffith on was appointed to the U. S. Court of Appeals for the D. C. Circuit in 2005 by President George W. Bush. Just last month he stepped down fromRead More »

Dialogue Sunday Study #28 w/Rebecca Roesler

October 25: Rebecca Roesler on 3 Nephi 27-4 Nephi Dr. Rebecca Roesler is a Professor of Violin and Music Education at Brigham Young University–Idaho. She received a Ph.D. in Music and Human Learning from the University of Texas at Austin, and Bachelors and Masters degrees from Brigham Young University. Becky has presented her research at conferences for the National AssociationRead More »

Dialogue Sunday Study #27 w/Tom Christofferson

October 18: Tom Christofferson on 3 Nephi 20-26 Tom Christofferson is the author of “That We May Be One: A Gay Mormon’s Persoective on Faith and Family”, and the forthcoming “A Better Heart: The Power of Christ’s Pure Love”, both publishes by Deseret Book. Tom’s career in global investment management and asset servicing, based in Europe and the US, included nearlyRead More »

Dialogue Heritage #10

In the 10th Dialogue Heritage podcast, Editor Taylor Petrey  looks at the Dialogue years of 2010-2014 which covered the Mormon (political) Moment, more of Kristine Haglund’s editorship–which inclued some fantastic works on feminism, important interviews, and marvelous blog summaries–and Editor Taylor Petrey famous article “Toward a Post-Heterosexual Mormon Theology” And within the podcast he announces he’ll be writing a 10-yearRead More »

Dialogue Lectures #50 w/ Taylor Petrey

In this Dialogue podcast Editor Taylor Petrey discusses “Modern LDS Teachings on Gender in Context.” From the Miller Eccles website: This presentation will summarize some key findings from his forthcoming book, Tabernacles of Clay: Gender and Sexuality in Modern Mormonism (University of North Carolina Press). In particular, he will be presenting the history of the idea of gender as an “eternal” category of identityRead More »

Dialogue Sunday School #26 w/ J. Tekulvē Jackson-Vann

October 11: J. Tekulvē Jackson-Vann on 3 Nephi 17-19 J. Tekulvē Jackson-Vann is a native of Milledgeville, Georgia. Born into the Pentecostal Holiness Church, he later joined El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church before being taught by missionaries and joining The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1990. He served a full-time mission to the Michigan Lansing Mission beforeRead More »

Dialogue Book Report #6: Irreversible Things

Lisa Van Orman Hadley joins Andrew Hall in discussing her autobiographical novel, Irreversible Things. Her debut literary work, it was awarded a Special Award for Literature by the Association for Mormon Letters. The Dialogue review of the book, by Sarah Moore, beings, “Judging by its length, Irreversible Things is the kind of book that I should have been able toRead More »