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Paul Toscano – Could Mormonism Still Be True? [Mormonism LIVE: 156]

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Join Bill Reel & RFM (Radio Free Mormon) for an engaging episode of “Mormonism LIVE,” featuring a special interview with the well-known Mormon figure, Paul Toscano. In this thought-provoking conversation, Paul will offer unique insights into his personal journey within the Mormon faith, touching upon his involvement in the infamous “September 6” event—a pivotal moment in Mormon history. Paul Toscano and his wife were key figures in the “September 6,” a group of intellectuals and scholars excommunicated from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1993. During the interview, Paul will share a glimpse into this historical moment, shedding light on the challenges faced by those who questioned certain aspects of Mormon doctrine and history. The heart of the discussion, however, will revolve around Paul’s perspective on how Mormonism remains true for him, despite the complexities and controversies that have arisen over time. Paul will delve into his personal beliefs, highlighting the resilience and adaptability of his faith in the face of challenges and historical intricacies. Whether you’re a devout follower, a curious skeptic, or someone navigating your own faith journey, this interview promises to be a nuanced exploration of the intricate relationship between individuals and their beliefs. RFM and Bill Reel, known for their insightful conversations on Mormonism, will guide the discussion with respect and openness, creating a space for a meaningful dialogue about faith, doubt, and the enduring nature of religious conviction. Tune in for a captivating episode that seeks to bridge understanding between diverse perspectives within the Mormon community, offering a platform for candid discussions on the complexities of faith and personal belief. Subscribe, like, and share as we navigate the fascinating intersections of history, belief, and the ever-evolving landscape of Mormonism.

RESOURCES: https://www.amazon.com/Books-Paul-Toscano/s?rh=n%3A283155%2Cp_27%3APaul+Toscano

Chapters
2:00 ish? Intro to Paul Toscano
12:20 Could Mormonism still be true?
16:15 My agreements with most Ex-Mormons
17:18 Other Triggers for Faith Crises
19:00 Why care about alternative narratives?
26:30 History vs Myth, Fact vs Fiction
32:00 Problems for the Church
36:40 Current Church History Timeline
42:40 Clues that it’s a myth, not a history
53:00 Godhead problems


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