Mormon Feminism: A Review

I was pleasantly surprised to discover this collection of essays, poems, and scholarly articles written by Mormon feminists over the last 40+ years. (Mormon feminists, you might ask? Isn't that an oxymoron? No. We are actually OxyMormons.) Having grown up in a culture that taught me that women don't have anything of value to say, … Continue reading Mormon Feminism: A Review

Book for May 2017 is “The God Who Weeps: How Mormonism Makes Sense of Life” by Terryl Givens and Fiona Givens

Our book for May 2017 is “The God Who Weeps: How Mormonism Makes Sense of Life” By Terryl Givens and Fiona Givens. You can find it here on GoodReads and Amazon. The first author (T Givens) is a professor of Literature and Religion at the University of Richmond where he teaches courses in Romanticism, 19th-century cultural studies, and the … Continue reading Book for May 2017 is “The God Who Weeps: How Mormonism Makes Sense of Life” by Terryl Givens and Fiona Givens

A tale of two futures: A response to The Handmaid’s Tale

This dystopian novel takes place in an alternative historical timeline in the United States (US). When the novel begins, members of the US government have been executed, including the president and all of congress. A new theocracy has taken power and eliminated women’s rights to own property, work for pay, read, fall in love, choose whom … Continue reading A tale of two futures: A response to The Handmaid’s Tale