For our tenth episode, Cody teams up with Bryce Blakenagel of the Naked Mormonism Podcast, exploring evidence of psychedelic/entheogenic/sacramental drug use by the early Mormon church.. This is part one of a two part series, in which Cody and Bryce read and dissect a research paper they've been working on regarding this theory. Both episodes are quite lengthy, so we forgo our new segments and dive DEEP into this groundbreaking new interpretation of Mormon history.
Cody and Bryce will be presenting this hypothesis at the 2017 Sunstone Symposium in Salt Lake City Utah on July the 29th. Please join us in Salt Lake City should you find yourself in the area.
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Revelation Through Hallucination. A discourse on the Joseph Smith-entheogen theory - By: Bryce Blankenagel and Cody Noconi - PDF version of the paper we are discussing. Please leave comments and continue the dialogue!
R. R. Griffiths & W. A. Richards & U. McCann & R. Jesse. “Psilocybin can occasion mystical-type experiences having substantial and sustained personal meaning and spiritual significance.” Springer-Verlag 2006. Received: 20 January 2006 /Accepted: 27 May 2006.
Owens, Lance S. “Joseph Smith and Kabbalah: The Occult Connection.” Gnosis.org. Pub 1994. Last accessed December 2016. http://gnosis.org/jskabb1.htm
Co-authored by John Halpern, Andrea Sherwood, Torsten Passie, Kiimberly Blackwell, James Ruttenber. “Evidence of health and safety in American members of a religion who use a hallucinogenic sacrament.” MedSciMonit. Received: June 1 2008 / Accepted: July 9 2008. www.medscitmonit.com
Luman Walters Documents - http://www.fullerconsideration.com/sources.php?cat=GP-LW
Newman, P.D. “Masonry and the Mysteries of Eleusis Revisited: Threshing Floors and Waterfalls.” Reality Sandwich. Pub 2013.