Hypnotism: therapy or heresy?

Religions answer questions about the entertainment fad

By Lynn Arave, Deseret News staff writer
Deseret News, 6 November 1999, page E1

Article Summary:

“Hypnotism shows are popular along the Wasatch Front with as many as four different shows on stage on any given Saturday night between Ogden and Provo.  But some local church leaders urge caution and even avoidance for church members.”

Avalon Theater

John Daughters stages regular hypnotism shows at the Avalon Theater.  He has performed up to twice monthly for 20 years.

Country Club Theater

Mark Livingston's hypnotism show on Saturday evenings has been going for about 320 consecutive weeks