Comment on 193: Ordain Women and Renewed Conversations about Priesthood by Embracing Light

By Embracing Light

Wonderful podcast, as usual. I especially appreciate the point that was made that women don’t know how to disagree and still get along, because we are supposed to stay “nice”. I believe this problem is far broader. We are told in the scriptures, “Contention is of the devil”. It seems …read more
Source: Mormon Matters

Comment on 193: Ordain Women and Renewed Conversations about Priesthood by Kristine Haglund

By Kristine Haglund

Slindblo–I think the women involved with OW face a double bind in talking about what change might look like. Laying out a fully-realized concept of administration involving women would elicit even more accusations of being “power hungry” and not deferring to the authorities of the church, while leaving things open …read more
Source: Mormon Matters

Comment on 193: Ordain Women and Renewed Conversations about Priesthood by Kristine Haglund

By Kristine Haglund

Hi Abdul–that was me. I think the LDS Church has made family form and gender roles a major boundary issue in maintaining distinctiveness from the surrounding (American) society. The sexist division of roles and power in the church is therefore more organizationally important than racist divisions ever were–by the time …read more
Source: Mormon Matters