Ask a Mormon Sex Therapist

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.

Book Review: “The Christ Who Heals” by Terryl and Fiona Givens

At a recent Sacrament Meeting I heard the following message: “The world tells women to be independent, confident, and educated, but we know women are instead supposed to be chaste, virtuous, and modest.” Sunday School then featured these highlights: “We are constantly...

The CES Podcast: Paul’s 2nd Epistle to Timothy and Paul’s Epistle to Titus (episode 50; 193)

What do Star Wars and Star Trek have to do with Paul's 2nd Epistle to Timothy? Why are the old men being told to behave? All these questions and more are answered on this podcast episode which covers Paul's 2nd Epistle to Timothy and Titus. If you would like to email...

The CES Podcast: Paul’s 1st Epistle to Timothy (episode 49;191)

Was the author of The First Epistle to Timothy a misogynist? Who wrote Paul's First Epistle to Timothy? All these questions and more are answered on this podcast episode which covers Paul's First Epistle to Timothy. If you would like to email Dr. Greaves a question,...

The CES Podcast: Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians – chapters 4-6(episode 46; 189)

Did Paul really write the sexist verses we find in The Epistle to the Ephesians? Who wrote Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians/ All these questions and more are answered on this podcast episode which covers Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians chapters 4-6. If you would like...

What’s Not Pissing Off Miguel This Week? – with Jack Naneek: “The Problem with White Liberals” (episode 3: 188)

What's the problem with white liberals? Miguel Barker-Valdez and Jack Naneek discuss whiteness as a proxy for power, rather than a mere skin color or race. Power dynamics inside society in general and churches specifically are considered. Miguel's burden to educate...

The Primary Thing

1. Asking if the Mormon Church is "true" is not the right question. 2. Mormons assume that belonging to the right church is the Primary Thing. 3. A church or religious group can be instrumental and helpful. It can sometimes even be necessary. But it can’t be the...

The CES Podcast: Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians (episode 45; 186)

Did Paul write the Epistle to the Ephesians? What is pseudepigrapha? Why was psudephigrapha written? All these questions and more are answered on this podcast episode which covers Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians chapters 1-3. If you would like to email Dr. Greaves a...

Shoulder to the Wheel

June 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the end of the priesthood and temple ban. Although the ban is behind us, it has left lasting legacies in our faith community. We are writing to ask for your help in encouraging others to prepare for this upcoming anniversary...

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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)