While the LDS Church is the largest Mormon group, there are lots of other churches tracing their founding to Joseph Smith. John Larsen of the Sunstone Podcast sat down with Rick Bennett to discuss some
The Adam-God doctrine is one of the most controversial doctrines in Mormonism. Has it always been that way? Christ’s Church apostle David Patrick and Seventy Benjamin Shaffer will talk about why it is popular, and
The LDS Church still has an Exclusion Policy when dealing with converts from polygamist groups. Why does the LDS Church seem so threatened by polygamists? Apostle David Patrick and Seventy Benjamin Shaffer explain why they
Christ’s Church was organized in 1978. In our next conversation with Apostle David Patrick and Seventy Benjamin Shaffer, we will learn more about their basic beliefs and find out that they have an even larger
Rick Bennett is the friendly, independent historian at the heart of Gospel Tangents LDS Podcast: The Best Source for Mormon History, Science, and Theology. When he isn't interviewing Mormon scholars, prophets, and others, he is teaching math and statistics at Utah Valley University. He also freelances as a research biostatistician in the fields of Dermatology and Traumatic Brian Injuries, as well as in the network television/cable T.V. industries as a sports statistician. Rick holds a Master of Statistics Degree from the University of Utah.