Podcast Episode on the Gospel Topic Essay: Peace and Violence among 19th-Century Latter-day Saints

This is the next in our series of podcast episode discussions regarding how my friends and I personally experienced the Church History Gospel Topics Essays.

For this episode, my co-hosts were Bill Reel and Allan Mount.

Episode 8 is a review of the Essay titled: Peace and Violence among 19th-Century Latter-day Saints

This Essay has the potential to really affect readers/listeners differently as they unpack the degree to which some of the adherents to and leaders of the Latter-day Saint movement contributed to a culture and practice of violence—even murder—in the 19th Century.

When I studied this Essay, from the cited sources, and went further into learning about Mormonism and Violence, I discovered that the narratives I learned and taught from the leaders and manuals of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints regarding what happened in the 19th Century were in many cases, misleading and polished.

Here is a link to the Mormon Discussion Podcast page with links to the audio and supporting cites and resources:

Link to episode page for the Essay, Peace and Violence among 19th-Century Latter-day Saints

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