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Episode 20 – Joe the Ignoramus, and the Book of Pukei

Download Here this episode, we talk about the interrum period from when Joe and Marty signed the contract with E.B. Grandin to publish the Book of Mormon, until the book is published in March 1830. A lot happens, and Joe starts to really gain a reputation for himself, with both […]

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Episode 19 – Priesthood Power Play

Download Here On this episode, we try to track down the origin of the Aaronic and Melchizedek priesthoods. Their origin is shrouded in mystery, and is reportedly of angellic origins. Did the priesthood come from John the Baptist, Peter, James, and John? Or did the Priesthoods evolve out of necessity […]

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Episode 18 – Witnesses? Or Swindlers Syndicate?

Download Here On this episode, we focus strictly on the testimonies of the 3 witnesses, and the 8 witnesses. Should we take them at face value and consider them unimpeachable, or is it worth taking a closer look? The quotes seem pretty open and shut at first glance, but let’s […]

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Episode 17 – Book of Mormon Versus Reality

Download Here On this episode, we dive back into the world of Joseph Smith to find out how the Book of Mormon came to life. From persecution in Palmyra, to haraguing in Harmony, to flim-flamming in Fayette, Joe moves wherever he can find sanctuary to “translate” in peace. We’ve covered […]

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Episode 16 – Joseph Smith Plagiarist Extraordinaire

Download Here On this episode, we take a look at the View of the Hebrews (Circa 1823) theory for the authorship of the Book of Mormon. But, the fun doesn’t stop there. Where else can we possibly look for possible source material? The KJV Bible? Local maps? Textbooks from the […]

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Episode 15 – Manuscript Found by Sidney Rigdon

Download Here On this episode, we take a look at the Spalding theory for the source text for the Book of Mormon. The Spalding theory has been stuck in the margins of Mormon history for quite some time. Well, we try to rip it out of the margins, and into […]

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Episode 14 – Sidney’s Rigorous Examination

Download Here On this episode, Sidney Rigdon is in the crosshairs. He starts as a young boy working on the farm by day, and reading history books by firelight at night. Fast forward a decade or so, and Rigdon is running the biggest Campbellite church in Pittsburgh, PA. The end […]

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Episode 13 – Charles Darwin Versus Joseph Smith

Download Here On this episode, we talk about all the holes that the treasure digging team dug under the direction of Joe. Joe’s upbringing tends to parallel that of Charles Darwin, and we talk about the similarities and differences. Website nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311 Patreon patreon.com/nakedmormonism Outro music used with […]

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Episode 12 – Joseph Smith Disorderly Disgrace

Download Here On this episode, we discuss exactly what happened in Joseph Smiths 1826 trial. This is a supplement to episode 11, and contains what happened in the aftermath of the trial. A forgery by a Mormon historian, the proof of historical texts, and epic controversies abound. Joe’s ‘leg bail’ […]

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Episode 11 – Joseph Smith’s Glass Looking on Trial

Download Here On this episode, we take a look at the 1826 trial of Joseph Smith for being a disorderly man and an imposter. Raw court notes, biased accounts, and polarizing consequences fill this episode to the brim. How will the verdict affect our up-and-coming prophet? Website nakedmormonismpodcast.com Twitter @NakedMormonism Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Naked-Mormonism/370003839816311

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