Episode 58

How Will You Be Moral After You Have Left the Church

Can you be a moral person once you’ve stepped away from your religion? This seems to be a question that is often asked about someone who has left their faith. On this episode of Mormonish Podcast, we dive into ethics and morality with our special guest, Widow’s Mite spokesperson, Professor Spencer Anderson. Spencer has recently appeared in the last of a three part Mormon Stories series on church finance and will soon appear on Mormonism Live to drop another financial bombshell from the Widow’s Mite. There are many ethical and moral questions they arise in these discussions about church finance and Rebecca and Landon take it to a broader level with Professor Spencer to discuss the whole spectrum of morality in society and individual ethics. We delve into this question by basing our discussion on one of Professor Spencer‘s favorite books, “How to Be Perfect: The Correct Answer to Every Moral Question” by Michael Schur, creator of “The Good Place.” We just loved all the insights Professor Spencer shared! We think you’ll really enjoy this discussion as much as we did!

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Rebecca Bibliotheca

Rebecca Bibliotheca is a mother or three boys, co-founder of "The Good Book Club," a virtual reading group for post and nuanced Mormons, cohost of "Mormon Media Reviews," and leader of the "Mormon Stories Book Club." She has a Masters of Library and Information Science from BYU and worked for many years at the BYU Library. She and her husband, Tom, also founded a youth theater program that is in its 19th year. Rebecca loves the theater, reading, film, spending times outdoors, church watching and iced coffee!
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Landon Brophy

Landon Brophy is the proud father of four children, two grandchildren, three ATVs and a boat. He's a former military officer, the co-founder of The Good Book Club, a reading group for post and nuanced Mormons, ann international manager for a global defense contractor, and a worldwide traveler. He and his wife founded "Utah Wanderers," an online travel guide to exploring Utah. Landon loves the outdoors, ATVing, boating, flying, reading, observing the "ongoing restoration" and second Saturdays!