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The series follows the Mormon faith through the lens of “The Principle of Plural Marriage” from its genesis in 1831 with its originator Joseph Smith, through the hidden history and governmental pressure, to today and contemporary practicing Fundament...Show More
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Episode 172: American Polygamy: A History of Fundamentalist Mormon Faith

50:56 | Jun 16th

Join Lindsay as she interviews authors and historians Craig L. Foster and Marianne T. Watson about their new book, American Polygamy: A History of Fundamentalist Mormon Faith.
Episode 171: Fundamentalism and the Temple, Part Two

59:48 | Feb 11th

  Join Lindsay as she interviews two Mormon fundamentalists from Christ’s Church, about the history of the temple as it relates to Mormon Fundamentalism. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Ben’s blogwww.ChristsChurchTheBranch.orgBen’s Law Firm ...Show More
Episode 171: Fundamentalism and the Temple, Part One

1:02:30 | Feb 4th

Join Lindsay as she interviews two Mormon fundamentalists from Christ’s Church, about the history of the temple as it relates to Mormon Fundamentalism.
Episode 170: The Development of Mormon Temple Rituals, Part Two

1:19:14 | Jan 19th

Join Lindsay as she interviews temple historian Devery Anderson, Stanford scholar Cynthia Bailey Lee, and fundamentalist scholar Cristina Rosetti as they discuss the history of Mormon temple changes. * Links mentioned in this podcast:* Cynthia’s b...Show More
Episode 170: The Development of Mormon Temple Rituals, Part One

53:26 | Jan 17th

Join Lindsay as she interviews temple historian Devery Anderson, Stanford scholar Cynthia Bailey Lee, and fundamentalist scholar Cristina Rosetti as they discuss the history of Mormon temple changes. * Links mentioned in this podcast:* Cynthia’s b...Show More
Episode 169: Conversations across the Aisle With Bryan Hyde

1:02:59 | Dec 24th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews conservative talk show host Bryan Hyde about how to model hard conversations. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Bryan Hyde’s Radio Show and Network * Bryan Hyde’s interview with Julie Rowe
Episode 168: When Fundamentalism Goes Really Wrong, Part Two

57:13 | Dec 9th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she and scholar Cristina Rosetti discuss the second part of when Mormon Fundamentalism goes wrong, including the stories of Arvin Shreeve, the Lafferty brothers, and Knights of the Crystal Blade. Part one can be found here.   Li...Show More
Episode 168: When Fundamentalism Goes Really Wrong, Part One

47:12 | Dec 8th, 2018

Join Lindsay and Cristina as they discuss the case of Brian David Mitchell. This is part one of a two-part episode.   Links mentioned and referenced in this podcast: * THE MAKING OF IMMANUEL: BRIAN DAVID MITCHELL AND THE MORMON FRINGE By J...Show More
Episode 167: The Council of Fifty

1:31:34 | Oct 12th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews historians Jedediah Rogers and Cristina Rosetti about the Council of 50 minutes.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Purchase the Minutes and Book * Joseph Smith papers on the Council of 50 * By Common...Show More
Episode 166: Sermons: Plurality of Wives—The Free Agency of Man

19:32 | Sep 16th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she hosts a sermon given by Brigham Young, delivered by actor Micah Nickolaisen.   Link to the sermon: * Plurality of Wives—The Free Agency of Man
Episode 165: The Handcart Companies

1:41:29 | Sep 12th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews Joe Geisner about the Martin and Willie Handcart Company experience and how it relates to polygamy.   Links mentioned and read in this episode: * Kirsten Erickson’s experience * Brigham Young’s One Mighty ...Show More
Episode 164: Mormon Women, Sexuality, and Reproduction (Part Two)

1:16:31 | Sep 8th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews scholars Cristina Rosetti and Sara Vraneš about the history of sexuality and reproduction for Mormon women.   Links and books mentioned in this podcast: * Rediscovering the history of Midwives * The Relief...Show More
Episode 164: Mormon Women, Sexuality, and Reproduction (Part One)

55:04 | Sep 6th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews scholars Cristina Rosetti and Sara Vraneš about the history of sexuality and reproduction for Mormon women.   Links and books mentioned in this podcast: * Rediscovering the history of Midwives * The Relief...Show More
Episode 163: The Dixie Wine Mission

55:34 | Aug 31st, 2018

Join Lindsay as she discusses the history of Utah’s “Dixie Wine Mission.” Links and articles mentioned and read this in this episode: * Dennis R. Lancaster’s BYU Dissertation: Dixie Wine Mission * A Frontier Life book about Jacob Hamblin ...Show More
Episode 162: History of the Word of Wisdom (Part Two)

1:18:46 | Aug 21st, 2018

  Join Lindsay as she talks about the history of the Word of Wisdom, following the death of Joseph Smith to the modern observances of LDS people today.   Links mentioned and read in this episode: * Marijuana , Mormon Racists , Mexican B...Show More
Episode 161: History of the Word of Wisdom

55:12 | Aug 20th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she covers the early history of the Mormon idea of the “Word of Wisdom.”   Links mentioned or read in this podcast: * Clair Barrus’ research draft on Word of Wisdom * History of the Word of Wisdom by Scott Kenney * Fa...Show More
Episode 160: Ross LeBaron and the Church of the First Born

57:53 | Aug 14th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews researcher Antonio Trevisan about the life of eccentric prophet, Ross LeBaron. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Trevisan’s website about Ross * Fred Collier’s website * Discussion about Tom Green’s trial...Show More
Episode 159: William Smith, Not Quite a Prophet

1:01:23 | Jul 14th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she and Bryan Buchanan discuss the life and shenanigans of William Smith, younger brother to Joseph Smith Jr. Links mentioned or discussed in this podcast: William B. Smith: In the Shadow of a Prophet * Sisters of Joseph Sm...Show More
Episode 158: Augusta Adams Cobb (and other Boston Mormon Women)

1:19:53 | Jul 9th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian and biographer Connell O’Donovan about the life of Augusta Adams Cobb, the “Lioness of the Lord,” plural wife to Brigham Young. Links mentioned in the podcast: * Before the Beard: Trials of the Young J...Show More
Episode 157: Black Mormons in Massachusetts

1:28:18 | Jul 2nd, 2018

Join Lindsay as she speaks with Dr. Mica McGriggs and Dr. Gina Colvin to discuss the history of early black Mormons in Massachusetts and the development of Brigham Young’s ideas on race.     Links and sources mentioned and used in this podca...Show More
Episode 156: Massachusetts Mormonites

1:13:02 | Jun 25th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews editor and researcher Bryan Buchanan about the life of Samuel Brannan.   Links and work mentioned and referenced in the podcast: * Connell O’Donovan’s site * O’Donovan’s work on early Boston Mormons Sco...Show More
Episode 155: Mormon Feminists and Polygamy

1:07:28 | Jun 25th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews Nancy Ross and Sara Hanks about Mormon feminism, how they contextualize polygamy, and their new book, Where We Must Stand: Ten Years of Feminist Mormon Housewives.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Feminis...Show More
Episode 154: Leonard Arrington and Fundamentalism

1:12:25 | Jun 12th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews Mormon historian Cristina Rosetti about famed LDS church historian Leonard  J. Arrington and his interactions with Mormon fundamentalists.    Links mentioned in this podcast: * Buy the diaries here! * Arti...Show More
Episode 153: Turning the Mic on Lindsay

1:24:27 | Jun 6th, 2018

Join Sara Burlingame of Wyoming Equality, as she interviews Lindsay Hansen Park, host of the Year of Polygamy podcast about her journey hosting this podcast.   Scholars mentioned in this podcast: * Todd Compton * Brian Hales * Laura ...Show More
Episode 152: Emma’s Church; RLDS to Community of Christ

1:49:26 | May 25th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews three prominent members from Community of Christ (formerly RLDS) about their history, church, and beliefs.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Robin Linkhart, Why I Stay * Joseph Smith III biography * ...Show More
Episode 151: Daughter of a Prophet; Liz Phillipps and the AUB

1:21:49 | May 9th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews Elizabeth Phillipps who grew up in the AUB. Liz’s father is Lynn A. Thompson, the current leader of the Apostolic United Brethren (or AUB).  
Episode 150: Polygamist Therapist and Aspiring Sister Wife

1:41:58 | Apr 11th, 2018

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Mary Ellen Crase about her journey into fundamentalism and being a therapist to many in polygamous communities. Links mentioned in this podcast: * TLC’s Seeking Sister Wife * Mary Ellen’s FB community: S...Show More
Episode 149: D&C 132 with William V. Smith

2:11:33 | Mar 19th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews William V. Smith about the history and context of D&C 132 and his new book, Textual Studies of the Doctrine and Covenants: The Plural Marriage Revelation.   Links mentioned in this episode: * Read Bill’s arti...Show More
Episode 148: Tragedy in Short Creek- Family Reassignment

1:30:04 | Mar 13th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews Dan Barlow about the practice of “Reassigning” families in Short Creek. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Dan Barlow discusses his personal journey * Mormon Leaks publishes conversation between LDS woman and...Show More
Episode 147: The Elect Ladies

1:16:38 | Mar 10th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian Clair Barrus about the three American women named as “Elect Ladies,” including Jemima Wilkinson, Ann Lee, and Emma Hale Smith.   Links mentioned or read from in this podcast: * Clair’s paper on Elec...Show More
Music Contest Voting

25:02 | Mar 9th, 2018

Please listen to the episode and then choose ONE of three of the musical selections that you would like to see as the new bumper for the Year of Polygamy podcast: Loading… About the artists: * Michael Waskey, Train My Train of Thought Mik...Show More
Episode 146: Queer Polygamy

57:03 | Mar 9th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews Mormon feminist and scholar Blaire Ostler about the concept of “queering polygamy,” or how polygamy could potentially fit into Mormon cannon in a way that would reduce harm. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Bl...Show More
Episode 145: All the Different “Mormon” or Restoration Branches

1:00:09 | Feb 26th, 2018

  Join Lindsay as she interviews historian and author Steven L. Shields about the 487 groups or “expressions” that follow Joseph Smith.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Purchase Steve’s book, Divergent Paths of the Restoration
Episode 145: All the Different “Mormon” or Restoration Branches

1:00:09 | Feb 26th, 2018

  Join Lindsay as she interviews historian and author Steven L. Shields about the 487 groups or “expressions” that follow Joseph Smith.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Purchase Steve’s book, Divergent Paths of the Restoration
Episode 144: Calvin Wayman on Fundamentalism, Entrepreneurship, and Awakening

1:22:14 | Feb 14th, 2018

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Calvin Wayman, who grew up in Centennial Park and has since gone on to lose his faith and gain a whole new world.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Calvin Wayman’s site * Calvin’s book, Fish Out of...Show More
Episode 144: Calvin Wayman on Fundamentalism, Entrepreneurship, and Awakening

1:22:14 | Feb 14th, 2018

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Calvin Wayman, who grew up in Centennial Park and has since gone on to lose his faith and gain a whole new world.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Calvin Wayman’s site * Calvin’s book, Fish Out of...Show More
Episode 143: Modern LDS Polygamy

1:21:46 | Feb 5th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews Utah Women Unite founder, Joanna Smith about the newly ordained LDS prophet, Russell M. Nelson and his sealing to two women. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Email Joanna for the Sunstone Quilt project at wall...Show More
Episode 143: Modern LDS Polygamy

1:21:46 | Feb 5th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews Utah Women Unite founder, Joanna Smith about the newly ordained LDS prophet, Russell M. Nelson and his sealing to two women. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Email Joanna for the Sunstone Quilt project at wall...Show More
Episode 142: Angela Briney, Plural Wife by Choice

1:19:17 | Jan 27th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews reality television star, Angela Briney  from the show Seeking Sister Wife.  Angela chose to enter polygamy in her 40’s as a third wife, after converting to Mormonism in her 30’s.   Links to check out: * Music...Show More
Episode 142: Angela Briney, Plural Wife by Choice

1:19:17 | Jan 27th, 2018

Join Lindsay as she interviews reality television star, Angela Briney  from the show Seeking Sister Wife.  Angela chose to enter polygamy in her 40’s as a third wife, after converting to Mormonism in her 30’s.   Links to check out: * Music...Show More
Episode 141: Dan Barlow, FLDS and Family First

1:34:31 | Dec 26th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Dan Barlow, who was 16 and kicked out of his home and religion after choosing to support his father over the bishop.
Episode 141: Dan Barlow, FLDS and Family First

1:34:31 | Dec 26th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Dan Barlow, who was 16 and kicked out of his home and religion after choosing to support his father over the bishop.
Episode 140: Gracanne Fischer, a Law Unto Herself, Part Two

59:36 | Dec 22nd, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interview Gracanne Fischer about her life and exit from the FLDS religiou. This is part two of a two-part episode. You can listen to part one here.
Episode 140: Gracanne Fischer, a Law Unto Herself, Part Two

59:36 | Dec 22nd, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interview Gracanne Fischer about her life and exit from the FLDS religiou. This is part two of a two-part episode. You can listen to part one here.
Episode 140: Gracanne Fischer, a Law Unto Herself, Part One

47:44 | Dec 22nd, 2017

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Gracanne Fischer. Gracanne grew up in Short Creek and was raised a faithful member of the FLDS. In part one, she talks about her early years leading up to her marriage.    
Episode 140: Gracanne Fischer, a Law Unto Herself, Part One

47:44 | Dec 22nd, 2017

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Gracanne Fischer. Gracanne grew up in Short Creek and was raised a faithful member of the FLDS. In part one, she talks about her early years leading up to her marriage.    
Episode 139: Joseph Didn’t Fight Polygamy, Part Two

1:12:17 | Nov 29th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews historians John Dinger, Bryan Buchanan, and John Hatch about the “Joseph Fought Polygamy” arguments. This is part two of two. You can listen to the first part here.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Joseph ...Show More
Episode 139: Joseph Didn’t Fight Polygamy, Part Two

1:12:17 | Nov 29th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews historians John Dinger, Bryan Buchanan, and John Hatch about the “Joseph Fought Polygamy” arguments. This is part two of two. You can listen to the first part here.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Joseph ...Show More
Episode 139: Joseph Didn’t Fight Polygamy, Part One

1:10:28 | Nov 29th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews historians John Dinger, Bryan Buchanan, and John Hatch about the “Joseph Fought Polygamy” arguments. This is part one of two.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Joseph Fought Polygamy doc * Defending Josep...Show More
Episode 139: Joseph Didn’t Fight Polygamy, Part One

1:10:28 | Nov 29th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews historians John Dinger, Bryan Buchanan, and John Hatch about the “Joseph Fought Polygamy” arguments. This is part one of two.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Joseph Fought Polygamy doc * Defending Josep...Show More
Episode 138: Holidays in the FLDS

55:06 | Nov 26th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Roy Jeffs, Alina Darger, and Buffy Jessop about the disappearing holidays in the FLDS and what listeners can do to help.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Blog post on how you can help * Cherish Families ...Show More
Episode 138: Holidays in the FLDS

55:06 | Nov 26th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Roy Jeffs, Alina Darger, and Buffy Jessop about the disappearing holidays in the FLDS and what listeners can do to help.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Blog post on how you can help * Cherish Families ...Show More
Episode 137: Mystical, Magical, Modern-day Mormonism

1:12:36 | Nov 20th, 2017

  Join Lindsay as she interviews self-proclaimed prophet Gazelam Ale about his atheistic, polyamorous, mystical sect of Mormonism.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Find Gazelam on facebook * Mormon Zodiac * Youtube Channel * Mo...Show More
Episode 137: Mystical, Magical, Modern-day Mormonism

1:12:36 | Nov 20th, 2017

  Join Lindsay as she interviews self-proclaimed prophet Gazelam Ale about his atheistic, polyamorous, mystical sect of Mormonism.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Find Gazelam on facebook * Mormon Zodiac * Youtube Channel * Mo...Show More
Episode 136: Race, Polygamy, and Racism

1:01:44 | Nov 4th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Simmons professor, Paul Reeve about the origins of race doctrines in Mormonism and how they apply to polygamy. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Purchase Paul’s book, Religion of a Different Color here * Dariu...Show More
Episode 136: Race, Polygamy, and Racism

1:01:44 | Nov 4th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Simmons professor, Paul Reeve about the origins of race doctrines in Mormonism and how they apply to polygamy. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Purchase Paul’s book, Religion of a Different Color here * Dariu...Show More
Episode 135: A Blessing, a Confirmation

49:42 | Oct 24th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews American historian Ben Park who talks about the exciting and shocking confirmation of Joseph Smith’s polygamy found in a blessing given to Sarah Ann Whitney by Joseph Smith and written in his own hand.   Links men...Show More
Episode 135: A Blessing, a Confirmation

49:42 | Oct 24th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews American historian Ben Park who talks about the exciting and shocking confirmation of Joseph Smith’s polygamy found in a blessing given to Sarah Ann Whitney by Joseph Smith and written in his own hand.   Links men...Show More
Episode 134: Converting to Fundamentalism, an Interview with Benjamin Shaffer

47:17 | Oct 18th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Utah attorney Ben Shaffer about why he converted to Mormon fundamentalism. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Ben’s blog * More about the group Ben joined
Episode 134: Converting to Fundamentalism, an Interview with Benjamin Shaffer

47:17 | Oct 18th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Utah attorney Ben Shaffer about why he converted to Mormon fundamentalism. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Ben’s blog * More about the group Ben joined
Episode 133: Addam Swapp and Charlotte Singer Swapp

1:30:38 | Sep 3rd, 2017

  Join Lindsay as she covers the history of Addam Swapp and Charlotte Singer Swapp. Addam Swapp served 25 years in prison for blowing up an LDS stake center with dynamite. Links mentioned and audio clips used in the podcast: * Ogden Kra...Show More
Episode 133: Addam Swapp and Charlotte Singer Swapp

1:30:38 | Sep 3rd, 2017

  Join Lindsay as she covers the history of Addam Swapp and Charlotte Singer Swapp. Addam Swapp served 25 years in prison for blowing up an LDS stake center with dynamite. Links mentioned and audio clips used in the podcast: * Ogden Kra...Show More
Episode 132: John and Vickie Singer

15:20 | Aug 28th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she talks about the dramatic story of the “Singer Compound” and standoff. Links mentioned and referenced in this podcast: * Parental Rights Movement on Utah’s Capitol Hill Should Not Make Gains at the Expense of the State ‘...Show More
Episode 132: John and Vickie Singer

15:20 | Aug 28th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she talks about the dramatic story of the “Singer Compound” and standoff. Links mentioned and referenced in this podcast: * Parental Rights Movement on Utah’s Capitol Hill Should Not Make Gains at the Expense of the State ‘...Show More
Episode 131: Robert Rey Black, Muslim Mormon Prophet

2:04:42 | Aug 21st, 2017

Join Lindsay as she and Moroni Jessop interview Robert Rey Black about his journey as a Mormon Fundamentalist and polygamist.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Robert Rey Blacks’ book, The New and Everlasting Covenant * Movie on the Se...Show More
Episode 131: Robert Rey Black, Muslim Mormon Prophet

2:04:42 | Aug 21st, 2017

Join Lindsay as she and Moroni Jessop interview Robert Rey Black about his journey as a Mormon Fundamentalist and polygamist.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Robert Rey Blacks’ book, The New and Everlasting Covenant * Movie on the Se...Show More
Episode 130: Fundamentalist Mavericks of the 1970’s

51:31 | Aug 7th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Moroni Jessop and they discuss the emerging Mormon fundamentalist leaders from the 1970’s.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Contributions made by Spencer W. Kimball * Spencer Kimball’s 1974 “God Will Not...Show More
Episode 130: Fundamentalist Mavericks of the 1970’s

51:31 | Aug 7th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Moroni Jessop and they discuss the emerging Mormon fundamentalist leaders from the 1970’s.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Contributions made by Spencer W. Kimball * Spencer Kimball’s 1974 “God Will Not...Show More
Episode 129: Apostle vs. Apostle, the 1900-1920 Transition

1:36:06 | Jul 9th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Bryan Buchanan from Benchmark Books about the post-manifesto marriage period and the conflict it created among the LDS Quorum of the Twelve. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Email Bryan Buchanan * BENCHMA...Show More
Episode 129: Apostle vs. Apostle, the 1900-1920 Transition

1:36:06 | Jul 9th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Bryan Buchanan from Benchmark Books about the post-manifesto marriage period and the conflict it created among the LDS Quorum of the Twelve. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Email Bryan Buchanan * BENCHMA...Show More
Episode 128: Denver Snuffer, The Remnant Movement, and Polygamy

1:39:24 | Jun 26th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Adrian Larsen about his involvement in the Remnant movement (Denver Snuffer) and how that movement views the principle of plural marriage. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Adrian’s blog: www.totheremnant.co...Show More
Episode 128: Denver Snuffer, The Remnant Movement, and Polygamy

1:39:24 | Jun 26th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Adrian Larsen about his involvement in the Remnant movement (Denver Snuffer) and how that movement views the principle of plural marriage. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Adrian’s blog: www.totheremnant.co...Show More
Episode 127: Update on Short Creek

1:23:59 | Jun 23rd, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Terrill Musser, one of the people involved in reforming Short Creek (the towns of Hildale, Utah and Colorado City, Arizona) about where the town is now and how residents are dealing with the aftermath of Warren Jeffs. ...Show More
Episode 127: Update on Short Creek

1:23:59 | Jun 23rd, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Terrill Musser, one of the people involved in reforming Short Creek (the towns of Hildale, Utah and Colorado City, Arizona) about where the town is now and how residents are dealing with the aftermath of Warren Jeffs. ...Show More
Episode 126: Lorenzo Snow

1:13:18 | May 23rd, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews John Hatch from Signature Books about the lives and wives of Lorenzo Snow. Links and texts mentioned in this podcast: * Signature Books * Juanita Brooks lecture * Harold B. Lee Library info on Lorenzo Sno...Show More
Episode 126: Lorenzo Snow

1:13:18 | May 23rd, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews John Hatch from Signature Books about the lives and wives of Lorenzo Snow. Links and texts mentioned in this podcast: * Signature Books * Juanita Brooks lecture * Harold B. Lee Library info on Lorenzo Sno...Show More
Episode 125: The Succession Crisis

1:26:11 | May 15th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she talks with American historian Ben Park, John Hamer, and Danielle Mooney about the many leadership and priesthood splits in the Mormon movement.   Links mentioned in this episode: * DEBATING SUCCESSION, MARCH 1846: JO...Show More
Episode 125: The Succession Crisis

1:26:11 | May 15th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she talks with American historian Ben Park, John Hamer, and Danielle Mooney about the many leadership and priesthood splits in the Mormon movement.   Links mentioned in this episode: * DEBATING SUCCESSION, MARCH 1846: JO...Show More
Episode 124: Tom Bennett, the One Mighty and Wrong

1:28:40 | May 8th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interview musician Tom Bennett about his religious travels, his LDS mission, his brush with Mormon fundamentalism, and his spiritual visions and search for knowledge.     Links mentioned in this podcast: * Tom Ben...Show More
Episode 124: Tom Bennett, the One Mighty and Wrong

1:28:40 | May 8th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interview musician Tom Bennett about his religious travels, his LDS mission, his brush with Mormon fundamentalism, and his spiritual visions and search for knowledge.     Links mentioned in this podcast: * Tom Ben...Show More
Episode 123: The One Mighty and Strong Doctrine

1:25:07 | Apr 17th, 2017

  Join Lindsay as she and Mithryn discuss the One Mighty and Strong Doctrine. * Bishop Edward Partridge details * Ogden Kraut on the One Mighty and Strong * 1905 Article, full text * Letter from Joseph Smith to William W. Phelps, 183...Show More
Episode 123: The One Mighty and Strong Doctrine

1:25:07 | Apr 17th, 2017

  Join Lindsay as she and Mithryn discuss the One Mighty and Strong Doctrine. * Bishop Edward Partridge details * Ogden Kraut on the One Mighty and Strong * 1905 Article, full text * Letter from Joseph Smith to William W. Phelps, 183...Show More
Episode 122: Unforgivable: An Interview with Lawrence Barlow

1:25:39 | Apr 10th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Lawrence Barlow about being excommunicated or “sent away” from the FLDS church for “sins unforgivable.” Links mentioned in this podcast: Poem Lawrence Barlow mentioned: The Eternal Goodness
Episode 122: Unforgivable: An Interview with Lawrence Barlow

1:25:39 | Apr 10th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Lawrence Barlow about being excommunicated or “sent away” from the FLDS church for “sins unforgivable.” Links mentioned in this podcast: Poem Lawrence Barlow mentioned: The Eternal Goodness
Episode 121: Daughter of a Prophet, an Interview with Anna LeBaron

1:13:18 | Apr 3rd, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Anna LeBaron, daughter of Ervil LeBaron, a murderous Mormon Fundamentalist prophet. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Anna LeBaron’s site Buy the Book! The Polygamist’s Daughter: A Memoir * Listen to the...Show More
Episode 121: Daughter of a Prophet, an Interview with Anna LeBaron

1:13:18 | Apr 3rd, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Anna LeBaron, daughter of Ervil LeBaron, a murderous Mormon Fundamentalist prophet. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Anna LeBaron’s site Buy the Book! The Polygamist’s Daughter: A Memoir * Listen to the...Show More
Episode 120: FLDS and Faithful, Part Two

1:40:41 | Mar 29th, 2017

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Christine Katas and Irene about the politics in the town, being FLDS, and religious discrimination. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Listen to Part One first * Episode explaining the background of th...Show More
Episode 120: FLDS and Faithful, Part Two

1:40:41 | Mar 29th, 2017

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Christine Katas and Irene about the politics in the town, being FLDS, and religious discrimination. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Listen to Part One first * Episode explaining the background of th...Show More
Episode 120: FLDS and Faithful, Part One

1:17:35 | Mar 29th, 2017

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Christine Katas and Irene, an active member of the FLDS religion.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Life in the Creek blog
Episode 120: FLDS and Faithful, Part One

1:17:35 | Mar 29th, 2017

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Christine Katas and Irene, an active member of the FLDS religion.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Life in the Creek blog
Episode 119: The Prophet’s Son- An Interview with Roy Jeffs, Part Two

1:34:25 | Mar 22nd, 2017

Join Lindsay for Part Two as she interviews Roy Jeffs, the son of FLDS prophet Warren Jeffs.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Roy Jeffs speaks out for the Daily Mail * Roy Jeffs in the Salt Lake Tribune * Roy Jeffs speaks out on...Show More
Episode 119: The Prophet’s Son- An Interview with Roy Jeffs, Part Two

1:34:25 | Mar 22nd, 2017

Join Lindsay for Part Two as she interviews Roy Jeffs, the son of FLDS prophet Warren Jeffs.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Roy Jeffs speaks out for the Daily Mail * Roy Jeffs in the Salt Lake Tribune * Roy Jeffs speaks out on...Show More
Episode 119: The Prophet’s Son- An Interview with Roy Jeffs, Part One

47:21 | Mar 22nd, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews one of the sons of Warren Jeffs, Roy Jeffs, as he tells his story growing up under the shame and abuse of his father. (TW: This episode contains multiple descriptions of sexual assault) Links mentioned in this...Show More
Episode 119: The Prophet’s Son- An Interview with Roy Jeffs, Part One

47:21 | Mar 22nd, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews one of the sons of Warren Jeffs, Roy Jeffs, as he tells his story growing up under the shame and abuse of his father. (TW: This episode contains multiple descriptions of sexual assault) Links mentioned in this...Show More
Episode 118: Feminist Polygamy and Having Five Wives with Brady Williams

1:24:25 | Mar 15th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she talks to reality TV star, Brady Williams from My Five Wives about being a “feminist polygamist.” Links mentioned in this podcast: * My Five Wives television show * Brady Williams on Facebook * Sunstone Boise
Episode 118: Feminist Polygamy and Having Five Wives with Brady Williams

1:24:25 | Mar 15th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she talks to reality TV star, Brady Williams from My Five Wives about being a “feminist polygamist.” Links mentioned in this podcast: * My Five Wives television show * Brady Williams on Facebook * Sunstone Boise
Episode 117: A Foot in Two Worlds: Growing Up in a Modern Polygamist Family

1:10:28 | Mar 14th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Lyndzie Nielson about growing up in a modern-day plural family. THIS EPISODE WILL BE BACK UP SHORTLY! (Guest just wanted an edit made, so stay tuned!) Links mentioned in this podcast: * Info on the Nielsen/Nay...Show More
Episode 117: A Foot in Two Worlds: Growing Up in a Modern Polygamist Family

1:10:28 | Mar 14th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Lyndzie Nielson about growing up in a modern-day plural family. THIS EPISODE WILL BE BACK UP SHORTLY! (Guest just wanted an edit made, so stay tuned!) Links mentioned in this podcast: * Info on the Nielsen/Nay...Show More
Episode 116: Frontier Massacres

1:04:37 | Feb 28th, 2017

    Join Lindsay as she interviews Joe Geisner on Frontier Utah violence and other violence in Mormonism. Links and text mentioned in this podcast: * D. Michael Quinn The Culture of Violence In Joseph Smiths Mormonism w/ notes ...Show More
Episode 116: Frontier Massacres

1:04:37 | Feb 28th, 2017

    Join Lindsay as she interviews Joe Geisner on Frontier Utah violence and other violence in Mormonism. Links and text mentioned in this podcast: * D. Michael Quinn The Culture of Violence In Joseph Smiths Mormonism w/ notes ...Show More
Episode 115: The Council of Fifty

50:18 | Feb 20th, 2017

Join Lindsay and she and Joe Geisner discuss the newly released Council of Fifty minutes. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Previous podcasts Joe Geisner has been on. * Council of Fifty Minutes * D. Michael Quinn’s article on Violence...Show More
Episode 115: The Council of Fifty

50:18 | Feb 20th, 2017

Join Lindsay and she and Joe Geisner discuss the newly released Council of Fifty minutes. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Previous podcasts Joe Geisner has been on. * Council of Fifty Minutes * D. Michael Quinn’s article on Violence...Show More
Episode 114: Mountain Meadows Massacre

1:55:54 | Feb 13th, 2017

  This is a rebroadcast of a partnership interview recorded in 2014 with Mormon Expression and the FMH podcast. Lindsay and panelists discuss the events of the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Please enjoy this episode in conjunction with episode 11...Show More
Episode 114: Mountain Meadows Massacre

1:55:54 | Feb 13th, 2017

  This is a rebroadcast of a partnership interview recorded in 2014 with Mormon Expression and the FMH podcast. Lindsay and panelists discuss the events of the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Please enjoy this episode in conjunction with episode 11...Show More
Episode 113: Mormonsim and Mimetic Violence

1:02:11 | Feb 13th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she discusses the theories of mob psychology, mimetic violence, sacrifice, and how polygamous doctrine interacts with those theories.     Links mentioned in this podcast: * Milgram experiment * Violence and the Sacr...Show More
Episode 113: Mormonsim and Mimetic Violence

1:02:11 | Feb 13th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she discusses the theories of mob psychology, mimetic violence, sacrifice, and how polygamous doctrine interacts with those theories.     Links mentioned in this podcast: * Milgram experiment * Violence and the Sacr...Show More
Episode 112: History of D&C 132 (The 1843 Revelation), Part Two

1:27:54 | Feb 6th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she discusses the history of the “Polygamy Revelation,” or D&C 132, the 1843 Revelation, or the Celestial Marriage Revelation.   Links and texts mentioned an read in this episode: * FAIR Mormon explaining the Reed Smoot ...Show More
Episode 112: History of D&C 132 (The 1843 Revelation), Part Two

1:27:54 | Feb 6th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she discusses the history of the “Polygamy Revelation,” or D&C 132, the 1843 Revelation, or the Celestial Marriage Revelation.   Links and texts mentioned an read in this episode: * FAIR Mormon explaining the Reed Smoot ...Show More
Episode 112: History of D&C 132 (The 1843 Revelation), Part One

43:43 | Feb 5th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she discusses the history of the “Polygamy Revelation,” or D&C 132, the 1843 Revelation, or the Celestial Marriage Revelation. Featuring an interview with Lancaster scholar, Sheldon Kent.   Links and texts mentioned an read ...Show More
Episode 112: History of D&C 132 (The 1843 Revelation), Part One

43:43 | Feb 5th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she discusses the history of the “Polygamy Revelation,” or D&C 132, the 1843 Revelation, or the Celestial Marriage Revelation. Featuring an interview with Lancaster scholar, Sheldon Kent.   Links and texts mentioned an read ...Show More
Episode 111: The United Effort Plan

1:10:24 | Jan 29th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Jeff Barlow, the Executive Director of the UEP, and Shirlee Draper, a trustee of the UEP, about what is happening on the ground in Short Creek today, as the FLDS group breaks up. Articles for more context: * ...Show More
Episode 111: The United Effort Plan

1:10:24 | Jan 29th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Jeff Barlow, the Executive Director of the UEP, and Shirlee Draper, a trustee of the UEP, about what is happening on the ground in Short Creek today, as the FLDS group breaks up. Articles for more context: * ...Show More
Episode 110: Mormon Independent, Moroni Lopez Jessop

1:49:09 | Jan 25th, 2017

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Mormon Fundamentalist Moroni Lopez Jessop, about his life as an indie-punk rock youth, living as a Latino Mormon Fundamentalist and polygamist, being a father, and former social worker.     Links m...Show More
Episode 110: Mormon Independent, Moroni Lopez Jessop

1:49:09 | Jan 25th, 2017

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Mormon Fundamentalist Moroni Lopez Jessop, about his life as an indie-punk rock youth, living as a Latino Mormon Fundamentalist and polygamist, being a father, and former social worker.     Links m...Show More
Episode 109: Three Wives of the Reformation

1:16:43 | Jan 14th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she tells the story of three women who married a prominent Utah business man, Brigham Young Hampton. Their lives and relationships were forged during the Mormon Reformation. Links or text mentioned or read in this episode: * Da...Show More
Episode 109: Three Wives of the Reformation

1:16:43 | Jan 14th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she tells the story of three women who married a prominent Utah business man, Brigham Young Hampton. Their lives and relationships were forged during the Mormon Reformation. Links or text mentioned or read in this episode: * Da...Show More
Episode 108: Married to Warren Jeffs

2:02:09 | Jan 9th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Brielle Decker, one of two women who have escaped being married to FLDS prophet Warren Jeffs. Links and topics mentioned in this podcast: * Kristyn Decker and Sound Choices Coalition * Holding Out Help * ...Show More
Episode 108: Married to Warren Jeffs

2:02:09 | Jan 9th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she interviews Brielle Decker, one of two women who have escaped being married to FLDS prophet Warren Jeffs. Links and topics mentioned in this podcast: * Kristyn Decker and Sound Choices Coalition * Holding Out Help * ...Show More
Episode 107: Election Made Sure

1:19:47 | Jan 6th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she talks about the history of the Second Anointing, the “Fullness of the Priesthood,” and the ties to Plural Marriage. Links mentioned and articles read in this podcast: * The Fullness of the Priesthood: The Second Anointi...Show More
Episode 107: Election Made Sure

1:19:47 | Jan 6th, 2017

Join Lindsay as she talks about the history of the Second Anointing, the “Fullness of the Priesthood,” and the ties to Plural Marriage. Links mentioned and articles read in this podcast: * The Fullness of the Priesthood: The Second Anointi...Show More
Prelude: Emma Smith, Part Two

1:24:02 | Dec 20th, 2016

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian John Hamer about the life of Emma Smith. Part two of two.  
Prelude: Emma Smith, Part Two

1:24:02 | Dec 20th, 2016

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian John Hamer about the life of Emma Smith. Part two of two.  
Prelude: Emma Smith, Part One

54:52 | Dec 20th, 2016

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian John Hamer about the life of Emma Smith. Part one of two.  
Prelude: Emma Smith, Part One

54:52 | Dec 20th, 2016

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian John Hamer about the life of Emma Smith. Part one of two.  
Episode 106: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 6: Ghost of Eternal Polygamy 2 of 2

1:04:58 | Oct 11th, 2016

  Join Gina Colvin from A Thoughtful Faith and Lindsay Hansen Park as they engage in a two-part, joint interview with Carol Lynn Pearson, author of Ghost of Eternal Polygamy. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Buy the book: Ghost of...Show More
Episode 106: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 6: Ghost of Eternal Polygamy 2 of 2

1:04:58 | Oct 11th, 2016

  Join Gina Colvin from A Thoughtful Faith and Lindsay Hansen Park as they engage in a two-part, joint interview with Carol Lynn Pearson, author of Ghost of Eternal Polygamy. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Buy the book: Ghost of...Show More
Episode 106: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 6: Ghost of Eternal Polygamy 1 of 2

57:37 | Oct 11th, 2016

  Join Lindsay and Gina Colvin from A Thoughtful Faith as they engage in a two-part, joint interview with Carol Lynn Pearson, author of Ghost of Eternal Polygamy. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Buy the book: Ghost of Eternal Pol...Show More
Episode 106: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 6: Ghost of Eternal Polygamy 1 of 2

57:37 | Oct 11th, 2016

  Join Lindsay and Gina Colvin from A Thoughtful Faith as they engage in a two-part, joint interview with Carol Lynn Pearson, author of Ghost of Eternal Polygamy. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Buy the book: Ghost of Eternal Pol...Show More
Episode 105: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 5: Holding Out Help

56:38 | Jun 27th, 2016

Join Lindsay as she interviews Tonia Tewell of Holding Out Help, a rescue organization for those leaving polygamy.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Find Holding Out Help on Facebook * How to donate to Holding Out Help
Episode 105: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 5: Holding Out Help

56:38 | Jun 27th, 2016

Join Lindsay as she interviews Tonia Tewell of Holding Out Help, a rescue organization for those leaving polygamy.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Find Holding Out Help on Facebook * How to donate to Holding Out Help
Episode 104: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 4: Muslim Polygamy

53:01 | Jun 15th, 2016

Join Lindsay as she interviews Muslim feminist Yasmin Rehman about polygamy in Islam and in other religious communities. [powerepress] Links mentioned in this podcast: * Moving in the Shadows,Violence in the Lives of Minority Women and Chil...Show More
Episode 104: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 4: Muslim Polygamy

53:01 | Jun 15th, 2016

Join Lindsay as she interviews Muslim feminist Yasmin Rehman about polygamy in Islam and in other religious communities. [powerepress] Links mentioned in this podcast: * Moving in the Shadows,Violence in the Lives of Minority Women and Chil...Show More
Episode 103: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 3

1:01:51 | Jun 15th, 2016

Join Lindsay and her husband Dallin as they are interviewed by FMH’s Sara Burlingame about how Year of Polygamy has affected and changed them.
Episode 103: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 3

1:01:51 | Jun 15th, 2016

Join Lindsay and her husband Dallin as they are interviewed by FMH’s Sara Burlingame about how Year of Polygamy has affected and changed them.
Episode 102: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 2

1:09:07 | Jun 9th, 2016

This is part two of a six-part series updating listeners on Year of Polygamy, a year after the final episode wrapped up. Join Lindsay as she interviews Brenda Nicholoson, who left the FLDS group four years ago. Links mentioned in this podca...Show More
Episode 102: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 2

1:09:07 | Jun 9th, 2016

This is part two of a six-part series updating listeners on Year of Polygamy, a year after the final episode wrapped up. Join Lindsay as she interviews Brenda Nicholoson, who left the FLDS group four years ago. Links mentioned in this podca...Show More
Episode 101: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 1

1:18:52 | Jun 3rd, 2016

  This is part one of a six-part series updating listeners on Year of Polygamy, a year after the final episode wrapped up. Join Lindsay as she interviews Jeremy Tucker about leaving the Kingston group. Links mentioned in this podcast: ...Show More
Episode 101: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 1

1:18:52 | Jun 3rd, 2016

  This is part one of a six-part series updating listeners on Year of Polygamy, a year after the final episode wrapped up. Join Lindsay as she interviews Jeremy Tucker about leaving the Kingston group. Links mentioned in this podcast: ...Show More
Episode 100: The Final Episode

1:00:07 | Jul 1st, 2015

Join Lindsay as she records her final episode in the Year of Polygamy series. Part Two of this episode. Mormon historians talk about their personal views on Mormon polygamy: The Live Recording taped on June 27, 2015 at Writ & Vision in Pr...Show More
Episode 100: The Final Episode

1:00:07 | Jul 1st, 2015

Join Lindsay as she records her final episode in the Year of Polygamy series. Part Two of this episode. Mormon historians talk about their personal views on Mormon polygamy: The Live Recording taped on June 27, 2015 at Writ & Vision in Pr...Show More
Episode 99: D. Michael Quinn and a Polygamy Church

1:26:28 | Jun 22nd, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews famed Mormon and American historian, D. Michael Quinn as he tells the story of how the Mormon church has evolved in its relationship with polygamy.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Slate: The Case of t...Show More
Episode 99: D. Michael Quinn and a Polygamy Church

1:26:28 | Jun 22nd, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews famed Mormon and American historian, D. Michael Quinn as he tells the story of how the Mormon church has evolved in its relationship with polygamy.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Slate: The Case of t...Show More
Episode 98: How Polygamy Affects LDS Doctrine, Policy, Theology, and Culture

2:12:41 | Jun 13th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she discusses how polygamy affects modern LDS doctrine and culture. Featuring special interviews with Claudia Bushman, Kristy Money, and Cami Ashby. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Elder Russell M. Nelson discusses Morm...Show More
Episode 98: How Polygamy Affects LDS Doctrine, Policy, Theology, and Culture

2:12:41 | Jun 13th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she discusses how polygamy affects modern LDS doctrine and culture. Featuring special interviews with Claudia Bushman, Kristy Money, and Cami Ashby. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Elder Russell M. Nelson discusses Morm...Show More
Episode 97: Messy Mormon Polygamy, Part 2

1:32:04 | Jun 3rd, 2015

Join Lindsay as she discusses the way polygamy is still connected to the leadership and culture of the LDS church. Links mentioned in this podcast: * The Private versus the Public David O. McKay : Profile of a Complex Personality by Newell...Show More
Episode 97: Messy Mormon Polygamy, Part 2

1:32:04 | Jun 3rd, 2015

Join Lindsay as she discusses the way polygamy is still connected to the leadership and culture of the LDS church. Links mentioned in this podcast: * The Private versus the Public David O. McKay : Profile of a Complex Personality by Newell...Show More
Episode 97: Messy Mormon Polygamy Pt. 1

1:14:35 | Jun 1st, 2015

Join Lindsay as she tells how the LDS church transitioned into the modern age and attempted to tie up the messy, loose-ends of plural marriage. This episodes features Sara Hanks telling the story of Amy B. Lyman. Links mentioned in this podcas...Show More
Episode 97: Messy Mormon Polygamy Pt. 1

1:14:35 | Jun 1st, 2015

Join Lindsay as she tells how the LDS church transitioned into the modern age and attempted to tie up the messy, loose-ends of plural marriage. This episodes features Sara Hanks telling the story of Amy B. Lyman. Links mentioned in this podcas...Show More
Episode 96: Polygamy as Feminist? With Dr. Janet Bennion

57:23 | May 24th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews and covers the work of Dr. Janet Bennion, leading anthropologist who studies poly-families. Links mentioned in this podcast: * The meanings of marriage in the West:  Media, Gender, and the Law in Contemporary...Show More
Episode 96: Polygamy as Feminist? With Dr. Janet Bennion

57:23 | May 24th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews and covers the work of Dr. Janet Bennion, leading anthropologist who studies poly-families. Links mentioned in this podcast: * The meanings of marriage in the West:  Media, Gender, and the Law in Contemporary...Show More
Episode 95: Dueling Josephs: How two Smith cousins shaped modern polygamy

1:11:26 | May 19th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews two historians, John Hamer and Don Bradley about the Smith cousins, Joseph F. Smith and Joseph Smith III and how their public feud shaped 20th century polygamy. Links mentioned in this podcast: * The Persiste...Show More
Episode 95: Dueling Josephs: How two Smith cousins shaped modern polygamy

1:11:26 | May 19th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews two historians, John Hamer and Don Bradley about the Smith cousins, Joseph F. Smith and Joseph Smith III and how their public feud shaped 20th century polygamy. Links mentioned in this podcast: * The Persiste...Show More
Episode 94: Polygamy Controversies: Women Who Said No

1:27:44 | May 9th, 2015

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Joe Geisner about women who rejected polygamy. This is part three in a four-part series of “Polygamy Controversies” that will air throughout the rest of the series. Links mentioned in this podcast: * ...Show More
Episode 94: Polygamy Controversies: Women Who Said No

1:27:44 | May 9th, 2015

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Joe Geisner about women who rejected polygamy. This is part three in a four-part series of “Polygamy Controversies” that will air throughout the rest of the series. Links mentioned in this podcast: * ...Show More
Episode 94: Polygamy Controversies: John C. Bennett

49:35 | May 4th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian Brian Hales about John C. Bennett, his reliability, and other controversial tales. This is part two in a four-part series of “Polygamy Controversies” that will air throughout the rest of the series.   ...Show More
Episode 94: Polygamy Controversies: John C. Bennett

49:35 | May 4th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian Brian Hales about John C. Bennett, his reliability, and other controversial tales. This is part two in a four-part series of “Polygamy Controversies” that will air throughout the rest of the series.   ...Show More
Episode 94: Polygamy Controversies: Joseph Fought Polygamy?

52:43 | Apr 25th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian John Hamer about the “Joseph Fought Polygamy” claims and old RLDS polemics. This is part one in a four-part series of “Polygamy Controversies” that will air throughout the rest of the series. Links a...Show More
Episode 94: Polygamy Controversies: Joseph Fought Polygamy?

52:43 | Apr 25th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian John Hamer about the “Joseph Fought Polygamy” claims and old RLDS polemics. This is part one in a four-part series of “Polygamy Controversies” that will air throughout the rest of the series. Links a...Show More
Episode 93: The Pacific Island and Mormon Polygamy

48:31 | Apr 23rd, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian Amanda Hendrix-Komoto about the history of Mormons in the Pacific and Polynesian Polygamy. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * Remembering Iosepa by Matthew Kester * Chosen People...Show More
Episode 93: The Pacific Island and Mormon Polygamy

48:31 | Apr 23rd, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian Amanda Hendrix-Komoto about the history of Mormons in the Pacific and Polynesian Polygamy. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * Remembering Iosepa by Matthew Kester * Chosen People...Show More
Episode 92: Rachel Ivins, Heber J. Grant, and the “End” of LDS Plural Marriage

58:00 | Apr 18th, 2015

Join Lindsay and Mithryn as they discuss the life of Heber J. Grant, Rachel Ivins, and the “end” of the LDS polygamy era. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * Mithryn’s excellent timeline of Heber J. Grant * Rachel Ivins’...Show More
Episode 92: Rachel Ivins, Heber J. Grant, and the “End” of LDS Plural Marriage

58:00 | Apr 18th, 2015

Join Lindsay and Mithryn as they discuss the life of Heber J. Grant, Rachel Ivins, and the “end” of the LDS polygamy era. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * Mithryn’s excellent timeline of Heber J. Grant * Rachel Ivins’...Show More
Episode 91: Polygamy as Art

1:04:25 | Apr 16th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she talks with two LDS Mormon artists about how they have used polygamy as a medium in their art. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Leslie Olpin’s Etsy Shop * Writ & Vision Bookshop where Leslie’s art is being hosted *...Show More
Episode 91: Polygamy as Art

1:04:25 | Apr 16th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she talks with two LDS Mormon artists about how they have used polygamy as a medium in their art. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Leslie Olpin’s Etsy Shop * Writ & Vision Bookshop where Leslie’s art is being hosted *...Show More
Episode 90: Joseph F. Smith and the Changing Church

1:04:13 | Apr 12th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she describes how the church slowly begins to move out of being a polygamous-centered church and the influence that Joseph F. Smith, and those around him had on that transition.   Links and text mentioned and read in this po...Show More
Episode 90: Joseph F. Smith and the Changing Church

1:04:13 | Apr 12th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she describes how the church slowly begins to move out of being a polygamous-centered church and the influence that Joseph F. Smith, and those around him had on that transition.   Links and text mentioned and read in this po...Show More
Episode 89- An Interview with an Apostle for Centennial Park

1:27:51 | Apr 4th, 2015

    Join Lindsay as she interviews one of the spiritual leaders of a Mormon Fundamentalist group living in Centennial Park, Arizona. Claude Cawley, a High Priest Apostle for the group, tells of the history of Centennial Park and how the group c...Show More
Episode 89- An Interview with an Apostle for Centennial Park

1:27:51 | Apr 4th, 2015

    Join Lindsay as she interviews one of the spiritual leaders of a Mormon Fundamentalist group living in Centennial Park, Arizona. Claude Cawley, a High Priest Apostle for the group, tells of the history of Centennial Park and how the group c...Show More
Episode 88: Ben Bistline, FLDS Historian

1:15:47 | Mar 30th, 2015

  Join Lindsay as she interviews FLDS historian Benjamin Bistline about growing up in Short Creek and about his work. Links important for this podcast: * Benjamin Bistline’s Book, The Polygamists: A History of the FLDS * Phoenix Inter...Show More
Episode 88: Ben Bistline, FLDS Historian

1:15:47 | Mar 30th, 2015

  Join Lindsay as she interviews FLDS historian Benjamin Bistline about growing up in Short Creek and about his work. Links important for this podcast: * Benjamin Bistline’s Book, The Polygamists: A History of the FLDS * Phoenix Inter...Show More
Episode 87: The Murder of Parley P. Pratt

1:38:57 | Mar 24th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews Joe Geisner about the murder of Mormon apostle Parley P. Pratt. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * A Voice of Warning by Parley P. Pratt * Writings of Parley P. Pratt * Quest For Refuge ...Show More
Episode 87: The Murder of Parley P. Pratt

1:38:57 | Mar 24th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews Joe Geisner about the murder of Mormon apostle Parley P. Pratt. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * A Voice of Warning by Parley P. Pratt * Writings of Parley P. Pratt * Quest For Refuge ...Show More
Episode 86: Growing up FLDS, an interview with Trevor Jeffs

1:21:44 | Mar 12th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interview Trevor Jeffs, nephew of Warren Jeffs about his exit from the FLDS eight months ago. Links mentioned in this podcast: History of the FLDS part one
Episode 86: Growing up FLDS, an interview with Trevor Jeffs

1:21:44 | Mar 12th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interview Trevor Jeffs, nephew of Warren Jeffs about his exit from the FLDS eight months ago. Links mentioned in this podcast: History of the FLDS part one
Episode 85: Warren Jeffs and His Crimes

1:26:43 | Mar 9th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews Nadine Hansen, an attorney who was part of prosecuting Warren Jeffs. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * Warren Jeffs confession video Part One * Warren Jeffs confession video Part Two * ...Show More
Episode 85: Warren Jeffs and His Crimes

1:26:43 | Mar 9th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews Nadine Hansen, an attorney who was part of prosecuting Warren Jeffs. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * Warren Jeffs confession video Part One * Warren Jeffs confession video Part Two * ...Show More
Episode 84: The FLDS, Part Two

1:38:16 | Mar 6th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she discusses part two of the history and beliefs of the FLDS church.  ***MULTIPLE TW: Racism, sexism, abuse, child abuse, spiritual abuse**** Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: Listen to part one here. *...Show More
Episode 84: The FLDS, Part Two

1:38:16 | Mar 6th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she discusses part two of the history and beliefs of the FLDS church.  ***MULTIPLE TW: Racism, sexism, abuse, child abuse, spiritual abuse**** Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: Listen to part one here. *...Show More
Episode 84: The FLDS, Part One

1:17:03 | Mar 4th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she discusses the first part of a two-part series about the history of the FLDS church (The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints). Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * Brian Hales on FLDS a...Show More
Episode 84: The FLDS, Part One

1:17:03 | Mar 4th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she discusses the first part of a two-part series about the history of the FLDS church (The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints). Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * Brian Hales on FLDS a...Show More
Episode 83: Daughter of a Prophet: Kristyn Decker on Leaving the AUB

1:20:48 | Feb 27th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews Kristyn Decker, who left the AUB. This is part two in the interview and contains much better audio than the first episode. Listen to the first interview (bad audio) here. Links mentioned in this podcast: *...Show More
Episode 83: Daughter of a Prophet: Kristyn Decker on Leaving the AUB

1:20:48 | Feb 27th, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews Kristyn Decker, who left the AUB. This is part two in the interview and contains much better audio than the first episode. Listen to the first interview (bad audio) here. Links mentioned in this podcast: *...Show More
Episode 82: Different Modern-Day Fundamentalist Groups

1:31:12 | Feb 23rd, 2015

    Join Lindsay as she covers an entire list of fundamentalist sects including The True and Living Church (TLC), The Bountiful Group, The School of the Prophets (Lafferty Brothers), Christopher Nemelka, and many, many more. Links an...Show More
Episode 82: Different Modern-Day Fundamentalist Groups

1:31:12 | Feb 23rd, 2015

    Join Lindsay as she covers an entire list of fundamentalist sects including The True and Living Church (TLC), The Bountiful Group, The School of the Prophets (Lafferty Brothers), Christopher Nemelka, and many, many more. Links an...Show More
Episode 81: Lawless Women and Heber Kimball

51:01 | Feb 23rd, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews Clair Barrus about Heber C. Kimball’s Lawless Women Revelations.   Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: Memorandum Book by H. C. Kimball Clair Barrus’s current project: A blog having to do with...Show More
Episode 81: Lawless Women and Heber Kimball

51:01 | Feb 23rd, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interviews Clair Barrus about Heber C. Kimball’s Lawless Women Revelations.   Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: Memorandum Book by H. C. Kimball Clair Barrus’s current project: A blog having to do with...Show More
Episode 80: Married to a Prophet- An Interview with Irene Spencer

58:28 | Feb 23rd, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interview Irene Spencer who is the widow of Verlan LeBaron, prophet of the LeBaron group or The Church of the Firstborn of the Fulness of Times. Irene married Verlan at age 16 and moved to the LeBaron ranch in Mexico shortly after...Show More
Episode 80: Married to a Prophet- An Interview with Irene Spencer

58:28 | Feb 23rd, 2015

Join Lindsay as she interview Irene Spencer who is the widow of Verlan LeBaron, prophet of the LeBaron group or The Church of the Firstborn of the Fulness of Times. Irene married Verlan at age 16 and moved to the LeBaron ranch in Mexico shortly after...Show More
Episode 79: The Kingston Group (Davis County Co-Op)

1:33:08 | Feb 23rd, 2015

  Join Lindsay as she discusses the history of the Kingston Group or the Davis County Co-operative Society (DCCS), also known as The Order. **Trigger Warning. This episode contains upsetting stories of alleged abuse** Links and text men...Show More
Episode 79: The Kingston Group (Davis County Co-Op)

1:33:08 | Feb 23rd, 2015

  Join Lindsay as she discusses the history of the Kingston Group or the Davis County Co-operative Society (DCCS), also known as The Order. **Trigger Warning. This episode contains upsetting stories of alleged abuse** Links and text men...Show More
Episode 78: The Wives of John W. Woolley

50:01 | Feb 22nd, 2015

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Genealogist Corey Howard about her research regarding the “Matriarchs of Modern Fundamentalism,” the women married to John W. Woolley. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * Corey Howard’s ...Show More
Episode 78: The Wives of John W. Woolley

50:01 | Feb 22nd, 2015

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Genealogist Corey Howard about her research regarding the “Matriarchs of Modern Fundamentalism,” the women married to John W. Woolley. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * Corey Howard’s ...Show More
Episode 77: The AUB (Apostolic United Brethren)

1:02:45 | Feb 22nd, 2015

  Join Lindsay as she discusses a basic overview of the Fundamentalist Mormon group, the Apostolic United Brethren or AUB. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * The Polygamy Primer: Safety Net’s Polygamy Primer * Ma...Show More
Episode 77: The AUB (Apostolic United Brethren)

1:02:45 | Feb 22nd, 2015

  Join Lindsay as she discusses a basic overview of the Fundamentalist Mormon group, the Apostolic United Brethren or AUB. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * The Polygamy Primer: Safety Net’s Polygamy Primer * Ma...Show More
Episode 76: The LeBarons

1:19:42 | Feb 22nd, 2015

Join Lindsay as she tells the dark tale of Mormon Fundamentalism at its most deadly. This is the story of the LeBaron Family and the Mormon prophet that murdered his own brother and daughter. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: ...Show More
Episode 76: The LeBarons

1:19:42 | Feb 22nd, 2015

Join Lindsay as she tells the dark tale of Mormon Fundamentalism at its most deadly. This is the story of the LeBaron Family and the Mormon prophet that murdered his own brother and daughter. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: ...Show More
Episode 75: The Short Creek Raid

33:49 | Feb 22nd, 2015

Join Lindsay as she explains about some of the key players in Short Creek, Arizona and life of Joseph Musser. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast:   * Amazing images from LIFE of the Short Creek Raid * Slate: Short Creek...Show More
Episode 75: The Short Creek Raid

33:49 | Feb 22nd, 2015

Join Lindsay as she explains about some of the key players in Short Creek, Arizona and life of Joseph Musser. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast:   * Amazing images from LIFE of the Short Creek Raid * Slate: Short Creek...Show More
Episode 74: Secrets and Wives with Sanjiv Bhattacharya

1:23:20 | Jan 4th, 2015

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Sanjiv Bhattacharya, author of the book, Secrets and Wives: The Hidden World of Mormon Polygamy about his experiences with Mormonism. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: Purchase Sanjiv’s book h...Show More
Episode 73: The Birth of Mormon Fundamentalism

1:01:33 | Dec 29th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she interviews Brian Hales, author of  Modern Polygamy: The Generations After the Manifesto about his views on the beginnings of the different Mormon Fundamentalist groups. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * B...Show More
Episode 72: Generational Shifts

39:16 | Dec 28th, 2014

    Join Lindsay as she discusses generational shifts of Plural Marriage from lauded to avoided.   Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * Before the Manifesto: The Life Writings of Mary Lois Walker Morris
Episode 71: Mormon Women in Prison

1:16:26 | Dec 24th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she interviews scholars Lorie Winder Stromberg and Sarah Barringer Gordon about Mormon women who were imprisoned for practicing polygamy in the 19th Century.     Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * Lo...Show More
Episode 70: Going Underground

58:39 | Dec 22nd, 2014

  Join Lindsay as she discuss the stories of two women, Eliza Jacobsen and Ida Hunt Udall and their experiences on the “Mormon Underground.”   Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * History of Scandinavian Mormons * B...Show More
Episode 69: From Polygamy to Peace- The Changing Church

48:46 | Dec 12th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she discusses what the LDS church looked like at the turn of the century and how it slowly started shifting from being a polygamous church and the causalities that involved.     Links and text mentioned and read in this p...Show More
Episode 68: The 1886 Revelation

1:14:02 | Dec 9th, 2014

  Join Lindsay as she interviews Mithryn about the genesis of contemporary Mormon Fundamentalism, the 1886 revelation, and his experiences with fundamentalists.   Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast:   * The 1886 Rev...Show More
Episode 67: John W. Woolley

16:05 | Dec 8th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she discusses John W. Woolley, the “Father of Mormon Fundamentalism.” Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * Brian Hales’ work on John W. Woolley * Woolley’s wikipedia  
Episode 66: Mary Ann Jackson

53:32 | Dec 5th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she interview Corey Howard about Mary Ann Jackson, the young and forgotten second wife of Wilford Woodruff,  fourth President to the LDS Church.
Episode 65: Joseph’s Polygamy Revelations

1:19:57 | Nov 29th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she interviews Clair Barrus from Today in Mormon History  about the revelations Joseph Smith had about polygamy, including the revelation that lead to D&C 132. * Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: Religion and...Show More
Episode 64: Hannah Tapfield King -English Poetess

58:17 | Nov 22nd, 2014

Join Lindsay as she discusses the life of a remarkable woman, Hannah Tapfield King. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast:   * “As the Bird Sings” BYU Studies Article on Hannah * Hannah Tapfield King’s journals transcript ...Show More
Episode 63: Phoebe Woodruff the Prophet’s Wife

1:00:15 | Nov 20th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she talks with historian Corey Howard about the life of Phoebe Woodruff, first wife to Wilford Woodruff (President of the LDS Church during the Manifesto period). Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * Todd Co...Show More
Episode 62: Post-Manifesto Marriages

1:00:13 | Nov 12th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she discusses several of the most prominent known marriages that happened after both the 1890 manifesto and the 1904 manifesto.     Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * Solemn Covenant, The Mormon Poly...Show More
Episode 61: Polygamy and Abuse Intro

35:57 | Nov 10th, 2014

Lindsay speaks with Kristy Money, author of a recent oped discussing LDS.org’s essays on polygamy and how they can contribute to grooming and predatory behavior. Links mentioned in this podcast: * FAIR Mormon’s take on these issues. * Br...Show More
Episode 60: The 1890 Manifesto

1:21:25 | Oct 25th, 2014

  Join Lindsay as she discusses the events leading up to the 1890 Manifesto. Links mentioned in this podcast:   * LDS Church Authority and New Plural Marriages, 1890 – 1904 by D. Michael Quinn * The Four Hidden Revelations (1880, ...Show More
Episode 59: The New Church Essay, Part One

1:41:02 | Oct 24th, 2014

This episode originally appeared on Mormonstories.org and is hosted by John Dehlin.  Join John, Lindsay, John Hamer, and J. Nelson-Seawright as they discuss LDS.org’s newest essay on polygamy in Kirtland and Nauvoo. * Or listen on Mormon Stor...Show More
Episode 58: Ann Gordge- The Mormon Calamity Jane

1:10:33 | Oct 16th, 2014

  Join Lindsay as she discusses the fantastic and gruesome autobiography of the youngest wife of John D. Lee, Ann Gordge.  This episode contains strong themes of violence and listener discretion is advised.     Links mentioned in this...Show More
Episode 57: Polygamy Gets the Right to Vote

1:11:51 | Oct 9th, 2014

Join Lindsay and Kate Kelly as they discuss the Women’s Suffrage movement and how polygamy played and integral role. Links mentioned in this podcast: Photo of Martha Huges Cannon in the Utah State Senate in 1897 Sister-Wives and Suffragi...Show More
Episode 56: Mormon Polygamy in the Mexican Colonies

57:53 | Sep 29th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she talks with historian Barbara Jones Brown about polygamy in Mexico around the turn of the century.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Join the Mormon History Association! * Article in Deseret News, “Remembering a ...Show More
Episode 55: Emmeline Free- Brigham’s “Abandoned Pet”

27:39 | Sep 22nd, 2014

  Join Lindsay as she interview genealogist Corey Horward about one of Brigham Young’s most beloved wives, Emmeline Free. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Emmeline Free Young Biographical Sketch, by Corey Howard * Newspaper article, “...Show More
Episode 54: Lucinda Dalton, Feminist Mormon Pioneer

38:11 | Sep 20th, 2014

  Join Lindsay as she discusses the life of Women’s Exponent writer Lucinda Dalton and the strange case of her posthumous divorce from her polygamist husband.   Links mentioned in this podcast:   * Buy the reading guide here! Sister S...Show More
Episode 53: Federal Legislation of Utah Polygamy

57:40 | Sep 14th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she interviews Perry Porter about the legislation and laws surrounding Mormon polygamy.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Perry’s chronology of polygamy site * Dialogue: Politicians, Mormons, Utah, and Statehood *...Show More
Episode 52: Obscure Polygamous Women and Paula Kelly Harline

47:44 | Sep 8th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she chats with author of The Polygamous Wives Writing Club, Paula Kelly Harline about her book, her opinions on the practice of plural marriage, and the voices of obscure Mormon frontierswomen.   Links mentioned in this podc...Show More
Episode 51: Amelia Folsom “The Favorite Wife”

40:00 | Sep 4th, 2014

Join  Lindsay as she discusses the famous woman married to Brigham Young, dubbed as “Brigham’s Pet,” Amelia Folsom, said to be his favorite wife. Links mentioned in this podcast: The Tyranny of Mormonism: Or An Englishwoman in Utah; an Autob...Show More
Episode 50: Marriage to Brigham Young

1:12:45 | Aug 30th, 2014

  Join Lindsay as she interviews former LDS Church archivist and former State of Utah archivist Jeffery Johnson about the women married to Brigham Young.   Links mentioned in this episode: * Defining ‘Wife’: The Brigham Young Households,...Show More
Episode 49: Emma Lee French

38:41 | Aug 25th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she talks about Emma Batchelor Lee French, a favorite wife of John D. Lee of Mountain Meadows Massacre fame.   Links mentioned in this podcast: * Will Bagley’s: “ONE LONG FUNERAL MARCH”: A REVISIONIST’S VIEW OF THE MORMO...Show More
Episode 48: Southern Utah Polygamy- Orderville, Santa Clara, Cedar City and Violence

1:27:13 | Aug 16th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she discusses interesting Southern Utah communities that practiced plural marriage including Orderville and the United Order, Santa Clara and Cedar City.  TW: This post contains strong themes of violence.   Links mentioned in th...Show More
Episode 47: Southern Utah Polygamy- St. George

42:13 | Aug 15th, 2014

  Join Lindsay as she discusses the history of St. George and several prominent polygamists in the area. Links and text mentioned in this podcast: * Jacob Hamblin’s Bio, a Frontier Life by Todd Compton * Larry Logue, “A Time of Marriage...Show More
Episode 46: A Brief History of Relief Society

1:03:42 | Aug 10th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she discusses the creation, suspension and continuation of the Relief Society. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Keepapitchinin * Forgotten Relief Societies 1844-67 by Richard Jensen * Women of Covenant: The Story of R...Show More
Episode 45: Houses of Polygamy

58:43 | Aug 7th, 2014

‘ Join Lindsay as she discusses three famous homes integral to the history of Utah polygamy- the Beehive House, the Lion House, and the Gardo House. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: * You can read the text of this post...Show More
Episode 44: The Utah War

58:19 | Aug 3rd, 2014

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian Joseph Geisner about 1850’s Utah including stories about Bill Hickman and Porter Rockwell.  This episode contains strong themes of violence. This is part two of a two-part episode.   Links and text menti...Show More
Episode 43: Historian Joe Geisner and Violent 1850’s Utah

1:00:26 | Jul 28th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian Joseph Geisner about 1850’s Utah including stories about Bill Hickman and Porter Rockwell.  This episode contains strong themes of violence. This is part one of a two-part episode.
Episode 42: The Scandal of Soldiers, Wives, and Sex

31:51 | Jul 26th, 2014

TW: This podcast contains some discussions of rape. Join Lindsay as she discusses how women’s sexuality became the catalyst for a decade or more of Mormon violence, and the curious Victorian scandal involving Brigham Young’s daughter-in-law and a ...Show More
Episode 41: Polygamy and the Family Public and Private

1:03:40 | Jul 21st, 2014

Join Lindsay as she discusses what plural marriages did to prescribed family roles and how it affected the mental health of plural wives.    * Links mentioned in this podcast: Daily Life on the Nineteenth Century American Frontier By Mary El...Show More
Episode 40: Heber C. Kimball

1:23:12 | Jul 17th, 2014

Join Lindsay as talks with Bill McGee and Thomas Kimball about the life and polygamy of Heber C. Kimball. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Buy the reading guide here. Buy the reading guide here. * Buy the reading guide here.
Episode 39: Early Utah Period Polygamy

47:02 | Jul 12th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she discusses how the practice of plural marriage evolved in early Mormon Utah in the 1850’s.Links mentioned in this podcast: * Buy the reading guide here. Buy the reading guide here. Buy the reading guide here. Buy the readi...Show More
Episode 38: Polygamy and Blood Atonement

25:08 | Jul 8th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she discusses the first public acknowledgement of polygamy, divorces and marriages, the Early Utah Period, and Blood Atonement. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Read the transcript of this episode here. (h/t Kecia Gilliam...Show More
Episode 37: Polygamy and Winter Quarters

42:45 | Jul 2nd, 2014

Join Lindsay as she discusses the preparation for the Saints to head West, their stay  in Winter Quarters, the organizations of Bishops and Wards, polygamous divorces and the trek West. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Buy the reading gu...Show More
Episode 36: Plural Marriage and the Martyrdom

32:02 | Jun 25th, 2014

Join Lindsay as she discusses the events leading up to the Martyrdom of Joseph Smith and how it affected the Saints and plural marriage afterwards. Links mentioned in this podcast: * Buy the reading guide here. Buy the reading guide here....Show More
Episode 35: Interracial Polygamy and Lamanite Marriages

47:07 | Jun 21st, 2014

  Join Lindsay as she interviews historian Russell Stevenson about Interracial marriage in Winter Quarters and the rumored “Lamanite Marriages.” They also talk about the ordained “Lamanite Prophet” William McCary. Links mentioned in the pod...Show More
Episode 34- Fanny Young

13:46 | Jun 19th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Fanny Young. Links mentioned in this podcast: ...Show More
Year of Polygamy: Nancy Winchester, Episode 33

10:13 | Jun 13th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Nancy Winchester. Links mentioned in the podcast...Show More
Year of Polygamy: Melissa Lott, Episode 32

26:22 | Jun 5th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Melissa Lott. Links mentioned in this podcast: ...Show More
Episode 31: Desdemona Wadsworth Fullmer

25:48 | Jun 3rd, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Desdemona Wadsworth Fullmer. Links mentioned in ...Show More
Episode 30: Olive Grey Frost

17:08 | May 29th, 2014

  Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Olive Grey Frost. Links mentioned in this p...Show More
Episode 29: Rhoda Richards

15:49 | May 23rd, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Rhoda Richards. Links mentioned in this podcast:...Show More
Episode 28: Elvira Cowles Holmes

07:06 | May 22nd, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Elvira Cowles Holmes. Links mentioned in this po...Show More
Episode 27: Hannah Ells

10:27 | May 15th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Hannah Ells. Links mentioned in this podcast: ...Show More
Episode 109: It Could Have Been You- Lessons From Mountain Meadows Massacre

1:55:54 | May 12th, 2014

In partnership with the Mormon Expression Podcast and Whitefields Education Foundation, Lindsay guest-hosts a podcast for Mormon Expression about the culture of violence surrounding Mormon Meadows Massacre.  Featuring Richard Dutcher, Brian Whitney a...Show More
Episode 26: Helen Mar Kimball

32:19 | May 9th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Helen Mar Kimball. Links mentioned in this podca...Show More
Episode 25: The Lawrence Sisters

17:54 | Apr 30th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Lucy Walker. Links mentioned in this podcast: ...Show More
Episode 24: Lucy Walker

21:00 | Apr 23rd, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Lucy Walker. Links mentioned in this podcast: ...Show More
Episode 23: Almera Johnson

10:48 | Apr 14th, 2014

  Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Almera Johnson. Links mentioned in this pod...Show More
Episode 22: Eliza Partridge

40:55 | Apr 9th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Eliza Partridge. Links mentioned in this podcast...Show More
Episode 21: Joseph Smith’s Progeny

35:38 | Apr 7th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with the children and alleged children of Joseph Smith Jr.. ...Show More
Episode 20: Emily Partridge

1:06:31 | Mar 26th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Emily Partridge. Links mentioned in this podcast...Show More
Episode 19: Flora Ann Woodworth

14:50 | Mar 20th, 2014

  Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Flora Ann Woodworth. Links mentioned in thi...Show More
Episode 18: Ruth Vose Sayers

24:17 | Mar 20th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Ruth Daggettt Vose Sayers Smith. Links mentioned...Show More
Episode 17: Martha McBride Knight

12:32 | Mar 12th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Martha Knight. Links mentioned in this podcast: ...Show More
Episode 16: Sarah Ann Whitney

22:16 | Mar 6th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Sarah Ann Whitney. Links mentioned in this podca...Show More
Episode 15: Eliza R. Snow

38:02 | Feb 26th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Eliza R. Snow. Links mentioned in this podcast: ...Show More
Episode 14: Delcena Johnson Sherman

06:42 | Feb 21st, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Delcena Johnson Sherman.   Links mentioned in...Show More
Episode 13: Sarah Kingsley Cleveland

16:00 | Feb 19th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Sarah Kingsley Cleveland. Read the text of the post ...Show More
Episode 12: Elizabeth Davis Durfee

16:02 | Feb 13th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Elizabeth Davis Durfee. Links mentioned in this ...Show More
Episode 11: Marinda Nancy Johnson Hyde

22:28 | Feb 11th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Marinda Nancy Johnson Hyde. Links mentioned in t...Show More
Episode 10: Polygamy in Nauvoo

1:00:05 | Jan 29th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with polygamy in Nauvoo.   Sources (read and used)...Show More
Episode 09: Mary Elizabeth Rollins Lightner

34:00 | Jan 28th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Mary Rollins Lightner. [powerpresss] Links mentio...Show More
Episode 08: Patty Sessions

11:21 | Jan 23rd, 2014

Join Alice for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Alice’s 3rd great, grandmother Patty Sessions. Lin...Show More
Episode 07: Sylvia Sessions

09:28 | Jan 21st, 2014

Join Alice for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Alice’s great, great grandmother Sylvia Sessions. ...Show More
Episode 06: Agnes Coolbrith

14:27 | Jan 16th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Agnes Coolbrith. Links mentioned in this podcast...Show More
Episode 05: Presendia Huntington Buell

22:17 | Jan 15th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Presendia Huntington Buell. Links mentioned in t...Show More
Episode 04: Zina Huntington Jacobs Young Smith

25:27 | Jan 9th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Zina Huntington Jacobs Young Smith. Links mentio...Show More
Episode 03: Louisa Beaman

21:58 | Jan 8th, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Louisa Beaman.Links mentioned in this podcast: * Re...Show More
Episode 02: Lucinda Morgan Harris

21:31 | Jan 1st, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary stains of the practice today. This episode deals with Joseph’s “second” plural wife, Lucinda Morgan Harris. ...Show More
Episode 01: Fanny Alger

34:19 | Jan 1st, 2014

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. This episode deals with Joseph’s first plural wife, Fanny Alger. Links a...Show More