Posts Tagged ‘Mormon Women’

Mormon News, August 8–12

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In the News CLINTON PITCHES TO UTAHNS AS MORMON RUNS Hillary Clinton pitched the case for her campaign to Utahns in a rare  op-ed published in the Deseret News this week at the same time a BYU graduate and Mormon announced...

Mormon News, August 17–21

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The LDS Church added the presidents of three women’s groups to historically all-male councils this week. Relief Society President Linda Burton, Young Women’s President Bonnie Oscarson, Primary President Rosemary Wixom will be a part of the Priesthood and Family...

Mormon Women Gather to Discuss Issues

Fresh Courage Take
Salt Lake City – What are the dilemmas faced today by moderately feminist women who belong to an anti-feminist church, in this case the LDS Church based in Utah? In their collection of essays published by Signature Books, Fresh...

Fresh Courage Take

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The twelve essays in this anthology provide a refreshing array of female perspectives, personalities, and circumstances. Along with an introduction by Jamie Zvirzdin, the essays invite readers to recognize and own their personal struggles, gifts, faults, and desires and...

Mormon News, September 1–5

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In news about Latter-day Saints this summer, the spotlight has shined on women and feminism, for better or for worse. Meanwhile, as protests exploded in Ferguson, Missouri, over the shooting death by police of Abraham Plateeighteen-year-old Michael Brown, black...

Review – The Challenge of Honesty

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Open Frances Menlove’s The Challenge of Honesty and be reminded that the warmth of the smallest act can change a life, perhaps the world. Hear the call to conscience in her essay on religion and politics. Feel the lift...

Four Zinas

4 Zinas
Mother, daughter, granddaughter, and great-granddaughter—it was an impressive line of prominent women, all named Zina. One converted to Mormonism in New York in 1835. The next married Joseph Smith and Brigham Young successively and served as the church's general...