Prominent Latter-day Saints speak out to clear up misconceptions

Prominent Mormons continue to speak in the national media about the LDS Church in the midst of the "Mormon moment."

In a National Public Radio report titled "The Oft-Misunderstood Faith of Modern Mormons," broadcast on Wednesday, Rebecca Roberts, host of "The Talk of the Nation," interviewed Michael Purdy, the media relations director for the church, and Joanna Brooks, a self-proclaimed liberal feminist Mormon and writer whose articles have been featured in the Huffington Post, the Washington Post and the New York Times, among others. Roberts also took calls from a couple of listeners.

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