The First Fifty Years of Relief Society: Key Documents in Latter-day Saint Women’s History

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Church Historian's Press #ad - The groundbreaking book that harvard professor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich has called "the most important work to emerge from the Mormon press in the last fifty years. This collection of original documents explores the fascinating and largely unknown history of the Relief Society in the nineteenth century. Snow, Emmeline B.

The story begins with the founding of the Nauvoo Female Relief Society, and the complete and unabridged minutes of that organization are reproduced in this book for the first time in print. H. Not only did relief society women care for their families and the poor, founded a hospital, built assembly halls, went to medical school, gave healing blessings and set apart Relief Society officers, stored grain, fought for women's suffrage, they manufactured and sold goods, defended the practice of plural marriage, and started the Primary and Young Women organizations.

The First Fifty Years of Relief Society: Key Documents in Latter-day Saint Women's History #ad - The large majority of the volume covers the lesser-known period after the Relief Society was reestablished in territorial Utah and began to spread to areas as remote as Hawaii and England. Wells, Zina D. Young, and many others. Prominent in the documents are the towering figures of Mormon women's history from this period, including Emma Smith, Eliza R.

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At the Pulpit: 185 Years of Discourses by Latter-day Saint Women

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Church Historian's Press #ad - These discourses allow readers to hear the historical and contemporary voices of Latter-day Saint women--voices that resound with experience, wisdom, and authority. The discourses, given by women both well known and obscure, represent just some of the many contributions of women to Latter-day Saint thought.

. In addition to being a scholarly history, At the Pulpit is intended as a resource for contemporary Latter-day Saints as they study, teach, speak, and lead. The significant new collection of sermons by Mormon women. At the pulpit showcases the tradition of latter-day saint women's preaching and instruction by presenting 54 speeches given from 1831 to 2016, with selections from every decade since the founding of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Sister Saints: Mormon Women since the End of Polygamy

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Oxford University Press #ad - 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. 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, and deeply committed to their faith, these women are defying labels like liberal and conservative, outspoken, traditional and modern. Progressive and politically active, Mormon women had a profound impact on public life in the first few decades of the twentieth century.

Sister Saints: Mormon Women since the End of Polygamy #ad - 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. 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.

They then turned inward, creating a domestic ideal that shaped Mormon culture for generations. 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. 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.

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Insights from a Prophet's Life Russell M. Nelson

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Deseret Book #ad - This unique collection of life experiences is told in short episodes for the purpose of helping readers gain their own personal insights. In insights from a prophet s life, Sheri Dew takes us through the life of President Nelson from childhood to the current day. More than a biography. Nelson took advantage of every opportunity to learn and become more.

What kind of life preparation does the lord give the men he will one day call to be prophet? And what are the lessons to be learned from such a life? From being raised in a home without the foundation of the gospel to the early days of his marriage and the stress of medical school to his last open-heart surgery in China, President Russell M.

Insights from a Prophet's Life Russell M. Nelson #ad - For if we have much to learn from what a prophet says, surely we have much to learn from how a prophet lives.

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Women and Mormonism: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

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University of Utah Press #ad - The expansive approach of this essay collection highlights an assortment of individuals, viewpoints, and challenges that ultimately invigorate our understanding of women and religion. Contributors include lay members and prominent scholars in multiple disciplines, including both LDS and non-LDS viewpoints.

Univ of Utah Pr. This engaging and seminal volume employs a variety of sources—vivid primary documents, candid surveys, and illuminating oral histories—to explore the perspectives of Latter-day Saint LDS women. How do women who are members of a predominantly male-led church experience personal agency in formal religious settings, an African American woman who found empowerment and strength in Mormon ritual despite suffering exclusion based on her race, to contemporary church members who are more likely to prioritize personal revelation than hierarchy, and within themselves? From Jane Manning James, in intimate relationships, Mormon women have answered this question in a number of ways.

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Women of Faith in the Latter Days, Volume 1

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Deseret Book #ad - As they come to know and love these women of faith, readers will feel that they are not alone in the challenges they face. Although roughly half the people in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been women, their lives of faith and dedication haven t always received the attention they deserve.

Women of Faith in the Latter Days, Volume 1 #ad - Univ of Utah Pr. This new, seven-volume series aims to enhance awareness of these women through inspirational vignettes. Each volume will contain approximately 50 ten-page chapters on women from all walks of life and from different periods in Church history. Each chapter will contain a photograph or portrait of the woman if available, a brief biography, and an uplifting experience from her life.

Today s women will feel connected to their spiritual heritage as they read about choices made by faithful women in Church history who came from many different backgrounds. Used book in Good Condition.

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Women at Church: Magnifying LDS Women's Local Impact

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Greg Kofford Books, Incorporated #ad - Readers will understand how to evaluate possible pain points in current practices and propose solutions that continue to uphold all mandated church policies. Used book in Good Condition. She then examines ample real-life examples that are currently happening in local settings around the country that expand and reimagine gendered practices.

Women at church is a practical and faithful guide to improving the way men and women work together at church. Readers will be equipped with the tools they need to have respectful, empathetic and productive conversations about gendered practices in Church administration and culture. Univ of Utah Pr. Greg kofford Books Inc.

Women at Church: Magnifying LDS Women's Local Impact #ad - . Looking at current administrative and cultural practices, the author explains why some women struggle with the gendered divisions of labor.

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A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women's Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835-1870

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Knopf #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Knopf. From the author of a midwife's tale, and the age of homespun--a revelatory, and deeply intimate look at the world of early Mormon women whose seemingly ordinary lives belied an astonishingly revolutionary spirit, drive, nuanced, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize for History, and determination.

A stunning and sure-to-be controversial book that pieces together, minute-books, " whose right to vote in the state of utah was given to them by a Mormon-dominated legislature as an outgrowth of polygamy in 1870, the never-before-told story of the earliest days of the women of Mormon "plural marriage, or Mormons, albums, letters, or because of, through more than two dozen nineteenth-century diaries, fifty years ahead of the vote nationally ratified by Congress, and who became political actors in spite of, and quilts left by first-generation Latter-day Saints, their marital arrangements.

A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women's Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835-1870 #ad - Laurel thatcher ulrich, has brilliantly reconstructed these textured, writing of this small group of Mormon women who've previously been seen as mere names and dates, complex lives to give us a fulsome portrait of who these women were and of their "sex radicalism"--the idea that a woman should choose when and with whom to bear children.

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The Witness of Women: Firsthand Experiences and Testimonies from the Restoration

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Deseret Book Company #ad - Teachers, parents, gospel scholars, and every member seeking a connection with the women of our past will relish discovering the vital role that women played in the Restoration. Learn to handle adversity by seeing how they coped with severe trials. We know that women were there every step of the way from Palmyra to the Salt Lake Valley and beyond.

Greg kofford Books Inc. Share women's experiences and testimonies in lessons, talks, and at home. Latter-day saint women actively participated in the Restoration, and their voices and testimonies need to be included in Church history. Univ of Utah Pr. Knopf. Gain greater understanding from their insights about Jesus Christ, the temple, priesthood, education, revelation, and other timeless topics.

The Witness of Women: Firsthand Experiences and Testimonies from the Restoration #ad - As you read their words, you'll be able to: Draw on their witness of the Book of Mormon and experiences with the Prophet Joseph Smith to strengthen your own conviction. Used book in Good Condition. The witness of Women helps accomplish that. Now you can come to personally know those women through their own inspiring words.

Through short, first-person experiences and testimonies helpfully organized by topic, readers will now be ale to learn directly from women who witnessed and participated in the Restoration.

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The New Testament: A Translation for Latter-day Saints

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Religious Studies Center and Deseret Book #ad - The original paragraph structure of the New Testament is restored and highlights features such as quotations, hymns, and poetic passages. Knopf. Where applicable, the Joseph Smith Translation has been included. Univ of Utah Pr. Used book in Good Condition. This new translation from the best available Greek manuscripts renders the New Testament text into modern English and is sensitive to Latter-day Saint beliefs and practices.

Greg kofford Books Inc. New and extensive notes provide alternate translations, commentary on variant manuscript traditions, and historical insights. The notes contain the most complete list of cross-references to New Testament passages in the Book of Mormon and Doctrine and Covenants that has ever been assembled.

The New Testament: A Translation for Latter-day Saints #ad - This translation is readable and accessible for a wide range of readers.

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The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ, Maxwell Institute Study Edition

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Neal A. Maxwell Institute, BYU Religious Studies Center, Deseret Book Company #ad - The latest lds scholarship is reflected in its brief, although the focus is always on the text itself--its wording, thoughtfully considered footnotes, structure, and interconnections allowing the book's sacred message to be heard anew. Greg kofford Books Inc. The maxwell institute study edition, produced by believing scholars, is ideally suited to both new readers of the Book of Mormon and also those who know the book well and have loved its teachings and testimony of Christ for many years.

. Used book in Good Condition. This exquisitely produced volume presents the official lds edition of the Book of Mormon in an attractive, quotation marks, poetic stanzas, section headings, accessible, readable version that brings to Latter-day Saints the helpful features that have been part of standard Bible publishing for decades: paragraphs, and superscripted verse numbers.

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