The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, has been around for almost two centuries. It has ebbed and fluctuated in such a predictably adaptive manner throughout it's relatively short life in the religious realm. This Church has a very sordid past, which it does a very good job of teaching for itself, whether the history is slanted or not, is yours to decide. Join me on a journey through the history of the LDS Church through the eyes of the people that were actually there. We will learn about the founding members, where the practices came from, where the Book of Mormon (Mormon Bible) came from, and most importantly, we will examine Joseph Smith in every aspect possibly available to us today.

On this episode, Brigham Young and the Quorum of Apostles slowly trickle back into Nauvoo after their surprisingly successful mission trip in Europe. Joseph provides a divine revelation to Bloody Brigham, thus relieving him from any future mission trip duties. Zina Diantha and the entire Huntington family enters our timeline with a powerful visionary experience kicking off her belief in the Mormon religion. The Huntington family make their way to Kirtland, Missouri, and finally to Illinois in Spring 1839, where Joseph and Zina become rather friendly, in spite of Zina being half his age. Joseph’s proactive heroism earns him one more deed to add to the column leaving behind a legendary legacy. After that, we have on Michael Schaffer from the Reasonable Risk Podcast.

Links:

Manuscript History of Brigham Young
https://www.boap.org/LDS/Early-Saints/MSHBY.html

Dimick Huntington Constable Appointment
https://byustudies.byu.edu/content/volume-4-chapter-15

Glossolalia
http://www.slate.com/culture/2018/02/tips-to-offset-sweetness-in-any-dessert-plus-a-black-pepper-pear-crisp.html

Improvement Era 1901 on Zina D.H. Young
https://books.google.com/books?id=INURAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA43&lpg=PA43&dq=wells+emmeline+B+improvement+era+1901&source=bl&ots=P-DPuy45sY&sig=gL3nt416DqbPxJ6WJkDTw4ZvDWc&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwist6Lzv47MAhVM32MKHel_CWsQ6AEIJDAC#v=onepage&q=wells%20emmeline%20B%20improvement%20era%201901&f=false

Zina D.H. Smith Young
http://josephsmithspolygamy.org/plural-wives-overview/zina-diantha-huntington/

Dimick Huntington Bio
http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/dimick-baker-huntington

Did Joseph Smith Have to Take Algebra
https://books.google.com/books?id=My5-lUmN-jsC&pg=PT7&lpg=PT7&dq=joseph+smith+stops+runaway+carriage&source=bl&ots=5f-Y8MKqsp&sig=vr6SkrR3rbS_Q6ENdJOSUZLrC4M&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj5_8jFnrrZAhVG52MKHeDPAWUQ6AEIMjAB#v=onepage&q=joseph%20smith%20stops%20runaway%20carriage&f=false

Actual Joseph Smith Horse Carriage Story
https://rsc.byu.edu/archived/joseph-smith-prophet-and-seer/joseph-smith-goes-washington-1839-40

Michael Shaffer Interview:

Reasonable Risk on MLM
http://reasonableriskpodcast.com/rr-ep-25-pyramids-arent-just-for-illuminati

Reasonable Risk Bryce Blankenagel Guest Spot
http://reasonableriskpodcast.com/rr-ep-32-joseph-smith-puts-the-profit-back-in-the-prophet-with-bryce-blankenagle-of-naked-mormonism

Deseret News Affinity Fraud Epidemic in Utah
https://www.deseretnews.com/article/865665746/Utahs-fraud-epidemic-Victims-share-anger-embarrassment-hurt.html

Other Guest Spots:

League of Nerds
https://theleagueofnerds.co.uk/2018/02/18/197-fun-with-mormonism/

Opening Arguments
https://openargs.com/oa149-russian-indictments-utah-silence-feat-bryce-blankenagel/

Show links:

Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com
Twitter @NakedMormonism
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311
Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism
Music by Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/
Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/
Legal Counsel http://patorrez.com/

Direct download: Episode_91Reg.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:38pm EST
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On this episode, we begin with an interview discussing 19th-century American politics. Our guest walks us through the rise of the Jacksonian Democratic party in the wake of the War of 1812 and walks us through how popular opinion and anti-Jackson sentiments led to the rise and fall of the Whig political party. Dovetailing off the discussion with Chris, we jump into Illinois politics and the formation of the Anti-Mormon political party to combat the growing power of the Saints in Nauvoo and Handcock County politics. The Mormons organize the Nauvoo Legion into a military parade for the 1841 4th of July celebration, which a number of politicians and dignitaries attended to show their support for the Mormons. Jo’s truly living the American dream.

Links:

Teacher’s History of U.S. Podcast
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/teachers-history-united-states-podcast-about-american/id1218263890?mt=2

Times and Season 1841
http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/NCMP1820-1846/id/9099

Abraham Lincoln Timeline
http://www.abrahamlincolnonline.org/lincoln/education/polbrief.htm

Prophet of Palmyra – Thomas Gregg
https://books.google.com/books?id=H8xGAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA168&lpg=PA168&dq=senator+sidney+h+little&source=bl&ots=UIow52UU7J&sig=-hnVeNOOiA-srD3JpA4j2e6GPKs&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwikj-XN1KTZAhULx2MKHd1wAvYQ6AEIPTAD#v=onepage&q=senator%20sidney%20h%20little&f=false

Warsaw Signal 1841
http://www.sidneyrigdon.com/dbroadhu/il/sign1841.htm

Announcements:

Darwin Day
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b49a5af2aa02-darwin1

Reddit AMA
https://www.reddit.com/r/MormonDoctrine/comments/7x94in/ama_i_am_bryce_blankenagel_of_the_naked_mormonism/

Scathing Atheist BoM trivia
https://audioboom.com/posts/6675630-dontcha-come-back-no-mormon-edition

In the Name of God Podcast
http://nameofgod.podbean.com/

Show links:

Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com
Twitter @NakedMormonism
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311
Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism
Music by Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/
Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/
Legal Counsel http://patorrez.com/

Direct download: Episode_90.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:15pm EST
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On this episode, we give Willard Richards his very own NaMo Nickname and read his whitewashed history of Jo’s arrest and court hearing in June of 1841. Jo had found some way to squirrel himself out from under nearly every legal trouble with which he was accused since he’d started the religion 11 years prior to this and his lawyers saw it fit to stick with the trend. We discuss how the trial of the prophet was seen by local periodicals and the Warsaw Signal’s reaction to the increasing political power wielded by Jo and the church. After that we have on Gottfried to discuss Isaiah in the Book of Mormon from a nuanced perspective and finish up with a very brief listener mail segment spurring a much-needed correction.

Links:

Missouri Joint Fact-Finding Committee report
https://www.sos.mo.gov/cmsimages/archives/resources/findingaids/fulltext/f01_f01-06.pdf

Stephen A. Douglas: The Political Apprenticeship by Reg Ankrom
https://books.google.com/books?id=sLEGCAAAQBAJ&pg=PA167&lpg=PA167&dq=sheriff+thomas+king+1841&source=bl&ots=s1YLeZyLgj&sig=_Lz0HdyCqtzBcTsY9d_kfmT5XOA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjd0M3G4pLZAhUDwWMKHSQrCogQ6AEIUzAM#v=onepage&q=sheriff%20thomas%20king%201841&f=false

Times & Seasons June 1841
http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/NCMP1820-1846/id/9099

Warsaw Signal 1841 archive
http://www.sidneyrigdon.com/dbroadhu/il/sign1841.htm

Calvin (Charles) Warren, Esq.
http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/calvin-averill-warren

1841 Growing Conflict in Illinois
https://www.lds.org/manual/church-history-in-the-fulness-of-times-student-manual/chapter-twenty-one?lang=eng

Joseph Smith and the Criminal Justice System
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Smith_and_the_criminal_justice_system

Nauvoo Charter
https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Nauvoo_Charter

1841 articles Missouri News Articles
http://www.sidneyrigdon.com/dbroadhu/MO/Miss1841.htm#061941

1841 Quincy Whig
http://www.sidneyrigdon.com/dbroadhu/IL/whig1841.htm#0612

MyBoM Episode 190 - Gottfried Comment
https://mybookofmormonpodcast.com/2018/01/13/190/#comments

Isaiah Variants in BoM
https://rsc.byu.edu/archived/isaiah-and-prophets-inspired-voices-old-testament/isaiah-variants-book-mormon

Show links:

Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com
Twitter @NakedMormonism
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311
Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism
Music by Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/
Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/
Legal Counsel http://patorrez.com/

Direct download: Episode_89.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:10am EST
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On this episode, we pick up with giving Wilford Woodruff his very own NaMo nickname. After that we jump into the historical timeline following the Q12 on their journey from Liverpool to New York and the great tempests and near death they faced. Then we zoom back in to Nauvoo to see what Jo and friends were up to while the Quorum was on their way back. ThomAss Sharp fires some shots across the bow of the Mormons’ Times and Season, and the Mormons fire back. After that we’re joined by a children’s book author who offers some insight to his method of teaching children a love for science and skepticism.

Links:

Manuscript History of Brigham Young
https://www.boap.org/LDS/Early-Saints/MSHBY.html

Willard Richards
http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/willard-richards
http://famous-trials.com/carthrage/1254-chronology
http://www.116pages.com/2017/11/willard-richards-prophecy.html

Times and Season 1841
http://www.centerplace.org/history/ts/v2n14.htm
http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/NCMP1820-1846/id/9099

Warsaw Signal
http://www.sidneyrigdon.com/dbroadhu/il/sign1841.htm

Annabelle & Aiden Children’s science books
https://www.annabelleandaiden.com/
http://christiannews.net/2016/09/05/increasingly-aggressive-atheists-target-children-in-new-evolution-promoting-book/

Show Links:

Website http://nakedmormonismpodcast.com
Twitter @NakedMormonism
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311
Patreon http://patreon.com/nakedmormonism
Music by Jason Comeau http://aloststateofmind.com/
Show Artwork http://weirdmormonshit.com/
Legal Counsel http://patorrez.com/

Direct download: Episode_88.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:25pm EST
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