Mormon Feminism

Author: Joanna Brooks
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019024805X
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The selections in this book-many gathered from out-of-print anthologies, magazines, and other ephemera--walk the reader through the history of Mormon feminism, from the second-wave feminism of the 1970s to contemporary debates over the ...

Women And Authority

Author: Maxine Hanks
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" Women were set apart as healers "with power to rebuke diseases." In addition, Mormon theology spoke reassuringly of a Mother God of the divinity of Mary, Mary Magdalene, and Eve.

Parting The Mormon Veil

Author: Ángel Chaparro Sainz
Publisher: Universitat de València
ISBN: 8437092000
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Wallace Stegner The Mormon Woman as a Writer (and Character) In “Border
Crossings,” Laurel Thatcher Ulrich seems to take a breath to speak for the last
time about why she understands Mormonism and Feminism to rhyme in both
prosody and essence. She concludes by saying that “Feminism may be larger
than they imagined and Mormonism more flexible” (Ulrich, Border 5). In what
resembles a strenuous but necessary exercise, Ulrich confesses to an
awareness that these two ...

The Columbia Sourcebook Of Mormons In The United States

Author: Terryl L. Givens
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231520603
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These events divided Mormon women as nothing in Mormon history ever had:
they polarized feminists and non-feminists, fragmented feminists from each other,
and left emotional scars still evident to the present . . . Contemporary Mormon
feminism (or its fourth wave) began in the mid1980s. . . it includes the full
spectrum of feminist approaches. Three prominent areas of focus are: theological
discussion of a mother in heaven and female priesthood . . . social and historical
research on ...

Feminism And Religion In The 21st Century

Author: Gina Messina-Dysert
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134625316
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An important subset of Mormon women«s blogs is Mormon feminist blogs. Like
other Mormon women«s blogs, Mormon feminist blogs often discuss the triumphs
and challenges of motherhood, but they also produce innovative ideas regarding
Mormon practice and theology, as feminist Mormons work to resolve the
sometimes-conflicting ideals that feminism and Mormonism present. I found the
world of Mormon feminist blogs in 2005 at atime when I was struggling to
navigate my ...

Creating Space

Author: Verlyne Nzojibwami
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The purpose of this study is to investigate how Mormon women reconcile their feminist attitudes within a patriarchal religion.

Journal Of Mormon History

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Some scholars date women's missionary activity from biblical times, continuing
though the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Deborah Kirkwood, "Protestant
Missionary Women: Wives and Spinsters," in ibid., 23. 12Robert, Gospel Bearers,
Gender Barriers, 10. 13Maxine Hanks, "Sister Missionaries and Authority," in
Women and Authority: Re-emerging Mormon Feminism, edited by Maxine Hanks
(Salt Lake ("Jennie") Brimhall (Knight), received their momentous calls to the
British ...

Journal Of Feminist Studies In Religion

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As they endure and persevere, this is what Mormon feminists hope and pray for.
But perhaps the most important realization for church leaders and non- feminist
Mormon women is that feminism is neither alternative nor oppositional to Mormon
theology; rather, Mormon feminism has its roots in Mormon theology. Mormon
feminists do not want to become men and leave childbear- ing behind them.
Mormon feminists want to claim their birthright of priesthood possession to
enhance their ...