Category: history

Mormon Women’s Involvement with the Sacred: Reflections on Kris Wright’s Lecture on Bread, Water, Oil, and Cloth

On Thursday, September 12th I had the opportunity to hear Kris ...

Poverty and Prosperity

Recently, we studied Section 124 of the Doctrine and Covenants, where ...

The Power of Mothers and Babies

When I was a little girl I just knew that I ...

Mormon Corridor Traditions and the Pioneers Who Started Them

This essay is part of our Questions and Insight section. We welcome guest ...

Not Pertinent to My Eternal Salvation

A few weeks ago I overheard a comment that has become ...

Part 6: In Which I Finally Get to Gay Marriage

This essay is the sixth and final in a series about Gay ...

Part 5: What is Marriage?

This essay is the fifth in a series about Gay Marriage and ...

Part 4: Why Does a Word Matter?

This essay is the fourth in a series about Gay Marriage and ...

Part 3: Gay Rights in Our Time and Place

This essay is the third in a series about Gay Marriage and ...

Part 2: American Assumptions about Orientation and Identity

This essay is the second in a series about Gay Marriage ...

Gay Marriage and Proposition 8, Part 1

Next month, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments about the ...

Questions about Joseph Smith

This question came to us and we want to talk about ...

Does Exaltation Mean Polygamy?

Does Mormon doctrine teach that in order to obtain exaltation, men must ...

Why I Think We’re Having the Wrong Conversation

Last year Neylan McBaine, founder of the Mormon Women Project, rocked ...

Tangible Gifts

This is the fourth in a series by our writers and ...

Women Giving Blessings in the Early LDS Church

This is the second in a series by our writers and ...

Keeping Christmas

Karen Austin at Segullah has a post up about her celebration ...

“Remember” as a Missionary Principle

My mind is prone to wandering to and fro trying to ...

Dia de Los Muertos

Halloween coincides with the Mexican festival Dia de Los Muertos (Nov ...

Our Matriarch

My maternal grandmother is 90 years old. She has been a ...

Learning About the Protestant Reformation

Quick, what is October 31st known for? Halloween is not an acceptable ...

Greater Than the Parts

When I was little, we'd visit my father's parents as often ...