The Anointed Quorum and the church essay on women, temple and priesthood

Mormon feminist activism in recent years has sparked discussion about the role of women in the church and priesthood. The newly published essay “Joseph Smith’s Teachings about Priesthood, Temple, and Women” by the LDS church discusses some of these concerns … Continue reading

Emma’s Awareness: A Response to Brian Hales’ JMH Letter to the Editor

It has come to my attention that Brian Hales has commented on my article Keeping a Secret: Freemasonry, Polygamy, and the Nauvoo Relief Society, 1842-1844 which was published in the Fall 2013 issue of Journal of Mormon History. Brian’s comments … 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