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Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife is a psychotherapist who focuses on issues surrounding female sexuality and feminism within the LDS framework. Questions are asked from listeners and answered on the podcast.

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150: The CES Podcast, episode 31: 1 Corinthians 5-8

Does Paul contradict Jesus' teachings and example regarding associating with "sinners"? Why is Paul concerned with male prostitutes and not female prostitutes? What are Paul's views regarding homosexual acts? Was female prostitution prohibited under Jewish Law? All of...

My visit to the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati

This semester I’m team-teaching a class with a sociologist friend on American political and religious identity. As part of the class we recently took a field trip to the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati. Our hosts were wonderful and spent several hours giving us...

148 The CES Podcast, episode 30: 1 Corinthians 1-4

Was Jesus of Nazareth's atonement, through His death and resurrection, logical? Who was the Master-debater of whom Paul is speaking in 1 Corinthians? What is the difference between Platonism versus Neo-Platonism? Do Oregonians use umbrellas when it is raining? Welcome...

146 The CES Podcast, episode 29: An Introduction to 1st Corinthians

Was the Gospel Paul was preaching different than the message Jesus was teaching? Is Ricardo Montelban's "Rich Corinthian leather" even a thing? Are there similarities between the present-day Mormon problem of taking the Wasatch Front culture to all the world and what...

A Prayer for My Gay Marriage

This past Sunday Elder Quentin L. Cook came to my stake in Boise, Idaho to speak. We haven't had an apostle come to my stake in 17 years so I really anticipated and looked forward to hearing and learning from him. I showed up to the stake center early so that I could...

144 CES Podcast, episode 28: Galatians

Why was there such a huge debate over circumcision? It's just the tip, right? In Paul's letter to the Galatians, who was his audience? Why is Paul so dang angry? What does Paul actually mean when he talks about "works"? Did the early Christians adopt a "separate but...

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"It is not as a child that I believe and confess Jesus Christ. My hosanna is born of a furnace of doubt." (Fyodor Dostoevsky)