JWHA Conference Call for Papers

Do you love church history? Visit the annual John Whitmer Historical Association meeting at Independence, Missouri, September 24–27, 2015. Listen to presentations and discuss historical events with knowledgeable authors like Erin Metcalfe, Newell Bringhurst, Joseph Johnstun, and many more.  Even better, … Continue reading

Denial and Deniability: The Church’s PR Strategy on Female Priesthood Denial

The Mormon feminist “Ordain Women” (OW) movement made headlines last year with its effort to secure female access to the males-only Priesthood session of the LDS Church’s General Conference. Ahead of the event, the group made a formal written request for … Continue reading

Moving “According to the Ancient Priesthood:” Margaret Toscano’s Vision

Margaret Toscano, “Priesthood Matters: Should Mormon Women Follow the Example of the Catholic Womenpriest Movement?” talk given at Sunstone Symposium 27 July 2012. In an impassioned speech at the Sunstone Symposium last month, Margaret Toscano called for both leaders and … Continue reading