Women at Church

Magnifying LDS Women's Local Impact

Author: Neylan McBaine

Publisher: Greg Kofford Books Incorporated

ISBN: 9781589586888

Category: Religion

Page: 189

View: 1512

A practical and faithful guide to improving the way men and women work together in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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What is Mormonism?

A Student's Introduction

Author: Patrick Q. Mason

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317638263

Category: Religion

Page: 266

View: 8573

What is Mormonism? A Student’s Introduction is an easy-to-read and informative overview of the religion founded by Joseph Smith in 1830. This short and lively book covers Mormonism’s history, core beliefs, rituals, and devotional practices, as well as the impact on the daily lives of its followers. The book focuses on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Salt Lake City-based church that is the largest and best-known expression of Mormonism, whilst also exploring lesser known churches that claim descent from Smith’s original revelations. Designed for undergraduate religious studies and history students, What is Mormonism? provides a reliable and easily digestible introduction to a steadily growing religion that continues to befuddle even learned observers of American religion and culture.
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Sister Saints

Mormon Women since the End of Polygamy

Author: Colleen McDannell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019022133X

Category: Religion

Page: N.A

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The specter of polygamy haunts Mormonism. More than a century after the practice was banned, it casts a long shadow that obscures people's perceptions of the lives of today's Latter-day Saint women. Many still see them as second-class citizens, oppressed by the church and their husbands, and forced to stay home and take care of their many children. Sister Saints offers a history of modern Mormon women that takes aim at these stereotypes, showing that their stories are much more complex than previously thought. Women in the Utah territory received the right to vote in 1870-fifty years before the nineteenth amendment-only to have it taken away by the same federal legislation that forced the end of polygamy. Progressive and politically active, Mormon women had a profound impact on public life in the first few decades of the twentieth century. They then turned inward, creating a domestic ideal that shaped Mormon culture for generations. The women's movement of the 1970s sparked a new, vigorous-and hotly contested-Mormon feminism that divided Latter-day Saint women. By the twenty-first century more than half of all Mormons lived outside the United States, and what had once been a small community of pioneer women had grown into a diverse global sisterhood. Colleen McDannell argues that we are on the verge of an era in which women are likely to play a greater role in the Mormon church. Well-educated, outspoken, and deeply committed to their faith, these women are defying labels like liberal and conservative, traditional and modern. This deeply researched and eye-opening book ranges over more than a century of history to tell the stories of extraordinary-and ordinary-Latter-day Saint women with empathy and narrative flair.
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Mormon Feminism

Essential Writings

Author: Joanna Brooks,Rachel Hunt Steenblik,Hannah Wheelwright

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019024805X

Category: Religion

Page: 352

View: 1915

This groundbreaking collection gathers together for the first time the essential writings of the contemporary Mormon feminist movement--from its historic beginnings in the 1970s to its vibrant present, offering the best Mormon feminist thought and writing. No issue in Mormonism has made more headlines than the faith's distinctive approach to sex and gender. From its polygamous nineteenth-century past to its twentieth-century stand against the Equal Rights Amendment and its twenty-first-century fight against same-sex marriage, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) has consistently positioned itself on the frontlines of battles over gender-related identities, roles, and rights. But even as the church has maintained a conservative position in public debates over sex and gender, Mormon women have developed their own brand of feminism by recovering the lost histories of female leadership and exploring the empowering potential of Mormon theology. The selections in this book-many gathered from out-of-print anthologies, magazines, and other ephemera--walk the reader through the history of Mormon feminism, from the second-wave feminism of the 1970s to contemporary debates over the ordination of women. Collecting essays, speeches, poems, and prose, Mormon Feminism presents the diverse voices of Mormon women as they challenge assumptions and stereotypes, push for progress and change in the contemporary LDS Church, and band together with other feminists of faith hoping to build a better world.
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Mormon Women’s History

Beyond Biography

Author: Rachel Cope,Amy Easton-Flake,Keith A. Erekson,Lisa Olsen Tait

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1611479657

Category: Religion

Page: 300

View: 371

Mormon Women’s History: Beyond Biography demonstrates that the history and experience of Mormon women is central to the history of Mormonism and to histories of American religion, politics, and culture. Yet the study of Mormon women has mostly been confined to biographies, family histories, and women’s periodicals. The contributors to Mormon Women’s History engage the vast breadth of sources left by Mormon women—journals, diaries, letters, family histories, and periodicals as well as art, poetry, material culture, theological treatises, and genealogical records—to read between the lines, reconstruct connections, recover voices, reveal meanings, and recast stories. Mormon Women’s History presents women as incredibly inter-connected. Familial ties of kinship are multiplied and stretched through the practice and memory of polygamy, social ties of community are overlaid with ancestral ethnic connections and local congregational assignments, fictive ties are woven through shared interests and collective memories of violence and trauma. Conversion to a new faith community unites and exposes the differences among Native Americans, Yankees, and Scandinavians. Lived experiences of marriage, motherhood, death, mourning, and widowhood are played out within contexts of expulsion and exile, rape and violence, transnational immigration, establishing “civilization” in a wilderness, and missionizing both to new neighbors and far away peoples. Gender defines, limits, and opens opportunities for private expression, public discourse, and popular culture. Cultural prejudices collide with doctrinal imperatives against backdrops of changing social norms, emerging professional identities, and developing ritualization and sacralization of lived religion. The stories, experiences, and examples explored in Mormon Women’s History are neither comprehensive nor conclusive, but rather suggestive of the ways that Mormon women’s history can move beyond individual lives to enhance and inform larger historical narratives.
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Das Buch Mormon

Author: Joseph Smith

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5883931774

Category: History

Page: N.A

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Posted in History

Kunst und schöpferisches Unbewusstes

Author: Erich Neumann

Publisher: Daimon

ISBN: 9783856306991

Category: Art

Page: 174

View: 5569

Dieser Band vereint drei klassische Aufsätze Erich Neumanns über die Beziehung des Künstlers zur Gesellschaft. In der künstlerischen Arbeit finden nach Neumann die ursprünglich formlosen archetypischen Inhalte für den jeweiligen kollektiven Zeitgeist einen Ausdruck.
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Konsequente Traditionsgeschichte

Festschrift für Klaus Baltzer zum 65. Geburtstag

Author: Rüdiger Bartelmus,Thomas Krüger,Klaus Baltzer,Helmut Utzschneider

Publisher: Saint-Paul

ISBN: 9783525537619

Category: Religion

Page: 401

View: 7594

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Warum Gott?

Vernünftiger Glaube oder Irrlicht der Menschheit?

Author: Timothy Keller

Publisher: Brunnen Verlag Gießen

ISBN: 3765570370

Category: Religion

Page: 336

View: 3107

Warum Gott? Ist es heute noch vernünftig zu glauben? Ist der Glaube nicht irrelevant, ohne Antworten auf die drängenden Fragen der Zeit? Hat die Wissenschaft nicht den Glauben an Gott längst widerlegt? Mächtige Fragen an den Allmächtigen! Tim Keller findet Antworten, die nicht nur den Zweifler nachdenklich werden lassen. Und er nennt gute Gründe für den Glauben.
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Der einsame Polygamist

Roman

Author: Brady Udall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442467938

Category:

Page: 732

View: 6462

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Women and Missions

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Women in missionary work

Page: N.A

View: 8292

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Der Weiblichkeitswahn oder Die Selbstbefreiung der Frau

Ein Emanzipationskonzept

Author: Betty Friedan

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3688100425

Category: Social Science

Page: 282

View: 9626

Der Titel dieses heftig umstrittenen Bestsellers ist in die Umgangssprache eingegangen. Weiblichkeitswahn – das ist die von mächtigen wirtschaftlichen Interessengruppen manipulierte Umkehrung der Frauenemanzipation. Die Frau wird durch psychologische Dauerbeeinflussung in der Werbung und in den Massenmedien zur «glücklichen Hausfrau und Mutter» umfunktioniert, wird als kaufkräftige Konsumentin umschmeichelt und auf ein Sexualsymbol mit Warencharakter reduziert. Betty Friedan führt ein erdrückendes Beweismaterial ins Feld gegen das entstellte Image des weiblichen Wesens in unserer Zivilisation. Die Autorin zeigt allerdings auch Wege, auf denen die moderne Frau trotz aller Widerstände ihren eigenen Glücksansprüchen und denen der Familie gerecht werden kann. Dieses Werk einer intelligenten und temperamentvollen Frau über die Frau sollte auch Pflichtlektüre für Männer sein.
Posted in Social Science

Der Buchhändler aus Kabul

Eine Familiengeschichte

Author: Åsne Seierstad

Publisher: Refinery

ISBN: 3960480504

Category: Fiction

Page: 302

View: 3733

Eigentlich ist Sultan Khan Ingenieur, aber er kann von Büchern nicht lassen. Ein Geschäft, das in Afghanistan durchaus seine Tücken hat: Wie treibt man in einem Land ohne Verlage seine Ware auf? Was tun, wenn – bei den wechselnden Vorlieben der Regime – wieder einmal verbotene Bücher in Flammen aufgehen? Und woher nimmt man den Esel, mit dem man die Raubdrucke über das Gebirge nach Pakistan schmuggelt? Die junge Journalistin Åsne Seierstad durfte auf Einladung des Familienoberhaupts fünf Monate lang im Hause der Khans wohnen und aus nächster Nähe den Alltag der islamischen Buchhändlerfamilie beobachten. Während dieser Zeit gewann sie einzigartige Einblicke in ein Land, über das wir viel zu wissen glauben, ohne es wirklich zu kennen.
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Harry Potter und die Heiligtümer des Todes

Author: J.K. Rowling

Publisher: Pottermore Publishing

ISBN: 1781102449

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 767

View: 7223

An eine Rückkehr nach Hogwarts ist für Harry nicht zu denken. Er muss alles daransetzen, die fehlenden Horkruxe zu finden, um zu vollenden, was Dumbledore und der begonnen haben. Erst wenn sie zerstört sind, kann Voldemorts Schreckensherrschaft vergehen. Mit Ron und Hermine an seiner Seite und einem magischen Zelt im Gepäck begibt sich Harry auf eine gefährliche Reise, quer durch das ganze Land. Als die drei dabei auf die rätselhaften Heiligtümer des Todes stoßen, muss Harry sich entscheiden. Soll der dieser Spur folgen? Doch er ahnt schon jetzt: Welche Wahl er auch trifft – am Ende des Weges wird der Dunkle Lord auf ihn warten...
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Achtzig Jahre und mehr

Author: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Publisher: ein-FACH-verlag

ISBN: 3928089587

Category:

Page: 410

View: 8285

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Die gelöschte Welt

Roman

Author: Nick Harkaway

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783492267045

Category:

Page: 728

View: 6392

With a fire burning along the Jorgmund Pipe, a vital protection from the bandits and monsters left in the wake of the Go-Away War, Gonzo Lubitsch and his colleagues at the Haulage and HazMat Emergency Civil Freebooting Company are hired to put it out.
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Mormon Passage

A Missionary Chronicle

Author: Gary Shepherd,Gordon Shepherd

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 454

View: 7130

This is the first book to present detailed, first-person accounts of the modern Mormon missionary experience. Armed with little more than youthful vigor and firmly held religious convictions, twins Gary and Gordon Shepherd left their home in Salt Lake City in 1964 for two years as missionaries in Mexico. Mormon Passage is one result of that experience, a combination of diaries and field notes kept by the two during their mission and later sociological analyses of their experiences. The brothers' goal is to help readers understand the consequences of the missionary experience for the vitality of Mormon religious life.
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