Today is a bit of a classic deep dive into early Mormon history, sort of. We crack open the pages of Rick Grunder’s Mormon Parallels (linked below; please pick up a copy) and investigate what was in the air of 18th and early 19th century America. Turns out, Joseph Smith was not an island and the Book of Mormon is very much a product of its time. Let’s see how Shannon does with my clever little game of Mormon or Not!? After that we review a graphic novel Joseph Smith in Space: May the Farce Be With You recommended to us by a lovely listener with a solid bead on our type of humor. Then we round out with some happy news about the Utah Supreme Court actually coming to the right decision for goddamn once!
Mormon Parallels by Rick Grunder sold directly by the author!
MOGP: The graphic novel Joseph Smith In Space: May the Farce Be With You, by Z.M. Thomas: https://smile.amazon.com/Joseph-Smith-Space-May-Farce-ebook/dp/B084326B9J/ref=sr_1_3
Info on Z. M. Thomas: https://twincitiesgeek.com/twin-cities-geek-staff/z-m-thomas/
Happy news: Utah Affirms Transgender Right to Change Birth Certificates: https://apnews.com/article/utah-business-f27731c87eed5de4050d67e94661a1fc
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