Are We Open-Minded?

Critics of our faith sometimes assume that we hold our beliefs out of a stubborn closed-mindedness. Is that true, or is it a false narrative that critics use to reassure themselves?

What exactly is open-mindedness?

What is the opposite of open-mindedness?

What are some things that look like open-mindedness, but aren’t?

We answer these questions and more in the presentation below:

YouTube video narration here:

Slides available for download here:


We’re all biased. Let’s explore how.

Spiritual experiences, motivated reasoning, and objectivity

Cognitive Ground Rules

The Inevitability of Epistemology in Historiography: Theory, History, and Zombie Mormon History

What does it mean that the church is true?

Our series on sexual minorities and the Family Proclamation:

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