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Risky Business – Mormon Apologetics: RFM: 295

In this eye-opening episode of “Radio Free Mormon,” host RFM joined by Rebecca Bibliotheca & Landon Brophy from the “Mormonish Podcast” delve into the complex world of Mormon apologetics, shedding light on a controversial connection between the apologetic group “Book of Mormon Central” and the LDS Church. Despite claiming independence, evidence suggests that the Church plays a significant role in funding and exerting directional influence when necessary. RFM explores the high-stakes nature of this intricate relationship. He uncovers how the Church’s involvement in Book of Mormon Central raises questions about transparency and accountability within the Mormon apologetics sphere. Is Book of Mormon Central truly an independent entity, or is it, in essence, a venture controlled by the LDS Church? RFM meticulously dissects the financial ties, organizational structures, and decision-making dynamics that blur the lines between Book of Mormon Central and the LDS Church. Through meticulous research and insightful analysis, he unveils the potential impact of this connection on the narratives and defenses presented by Mormon apologists. Join RFM and Rebecca Bibliotheca & Landon Brophy as they navigate through the labyrinthine world of Mormon apologetics, peeling back layers of complexity to reveal a relationship that challenges the notion of independence. This episode will leave you questioning the boundaries between faith, scholarship, and institutional influence. Don’t miss this episode of “Radio Free Mormon” that proves that sometimes, the riskiest business is the one happening behind closed doors.



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  1. I believe the LDS church is subtly, publicly (not with their members) sneaking away from Book of Mormon references, especially Moroni and publicly (including google maps) toward a Jesus narative. Perhaps they are using the BOM Central to do that work for them. Also, just as they created 13 shell companies to hide their money, I believe they may be doing similar practice to hide their fingerprints on other things like “non-profits” and court decisions. I count 10 LDS church builldings within five mile radius of Salt Lake Temple that are closed, sold or repurposed for other things. Two examples is Ivory Construction created a nonprofit called Ivory Foundation and LDS church donated a building on 7th South and 4th East to them. Another church on 3rd E. and about 1900 South is being leased to an organization called Columbus Adult Education Center. However, the picture on their wall of Joe Smith and a quote by Tom Monson tells me the organization is a cover to subtly sneak LDS endoctrination into minds. (I purposely spell endoctrine with “e”. Kind of like ensure vs insure.) Also, a couple LDS churches on 9th west are repurposed for other uses. Sincerely, Jay Larsen

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