Jordan Harvey is a native of Las Vegas, Nevada and a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He comes from a part-member family with interracial parents. Jordan served in the Chile Rancagua Mission before attending Brigham Young University and teaching at the Missionary Training Center. Following college, Jordan attended theRead More »The post Dialogue Gospel Study #67 w/Jordan Harvey first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
It was not in a grove of trees, and I did not see a pillar of light when I first communed with Heavenly Mother. Instead, I was lying crumpled on the floor of my shower, hot water beating down upon me. My breasts were heavy and sore from producing milk for my second baby, aRead More »The post Dialogue Out Loud #20: Mothers and Authority first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
Podcast 2022: “A History of Abortion in Utah” at RadioWest, date May 6, 2022. In a thoroughly red, deeply religious state like Utah, you’d be forgiven for thinking abortion had always been frowned upon. But that isn’t the case. Not so long ago, pregnancy and menstrual cycles were considered women’s matters — things that womenRead More »The post Topic Pages: Reproduction: Abortion, Birth Control and Birth Practices first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
“My belly is expanding. It is not as much as I had expected—nothing like the maternity models (who I suspect might not even be pregnant) who now populate my computer screen’s pop-up ads. Nonetheless, it expands, inch by inch, week by week, straining veins and skin, with my belly button starting to tighten and protrudeRead More »The post Dialogue Out Loud #19: In Praise of Belly Buttons (four meditations) first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
Rachel Hunt Steenblik founded the TinyKindness movement in 2019 as a natural extension to her work in feminism and philosophy. She is currently a professor of Philosophy teaching undergraduate courses at Kean University at the campus in Wenzhou, China. Rachel’s work focuses primarily on women, mothers, and the power and importance of telling true stories.Read More »The post Dialogue Gospel Study #66 w/Rachel Hunt Steenblik first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
Join us for the third event in a new quarterly Dialogue Webinar/Facebook Live series that features conversations about the content and themes addressed in the most recent issue of the journal. Authors from the Spring 2022 issue discuss and answer questions about their perspectives and experiences in the LDS faith tradition, and their hopes forRead More »The post Dialogue in Review #3: Heavenly Mother, Spring 2022 first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
For more on Mother in Heaven, please see the newly released Spring 2022 Issue. By Linda Hoffman Kimball The Dialogue Foundation Board was thrilled to honor three artists for their work in the 2021 Certain Women Art Show, which featured the theme “Reflections on a Mother in Heaven.” The first is Heather Graham for herRead More »The post Dialogue Awardees Certain Women Art Show 2021 first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
Mariya Manzhos is a freelance journalist, whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post Magazine, The Boston Globe, among other publications. In her stories, she’s interested in exploring the complexities of human experience and what lies below the surface of our communities, relationships, and Instagram accounts. She studied humanities and FrenchRead More »The post Dialogue Gospel Study #65 w/Mariya Manzhos first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. A beautiful oral rendering of the Spring 2022 Issue poetry including ASCENSION, AFTER JOHN DONNE by Kathryn Knight Sonntag BIG BANG, WITH STERNUTATION AND SEER STONES by Tyler Chadwick CREATION STORY by Maren Loveland MOTHERSONG by Bonnie Shiffler-Olsen GOD THE MOTHER SPEAKS OF HEARTS by Dayna Patterson BOOKRead More »The post Dialogue Out Loud #18: 2022 Spring Poetry first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
Darren Parry is the former Chairman of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation. Darren serves on the Board of Directors for the American West Heritage Center, in Wellsville, Utah, the Utah State Museum Board, the Community Advisory Board for the Huntsman Cancer Institute, the Utah Humanities Board and the PBS Utah Board of Directors.Read More »The post Dialogue Gospel Study #64 w/Darren Parry first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
Rosalyn Eves teaches English at Southern Utah University and writes young adult novels in her spare time. She earned a PhD in English from Penn State in 2008, where she wrote about Women’s spatial rhetorics in the nineteenth-century American West, focusing on the rhetorics of four very different women of the West, including Eliza R. Snow. She has written aRead More »The post Dialogue Book Report #16: Beyond the Mapped Stars by Rosalyn Eves first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
Dialogue has long been a home for important scholarship on Heavenly Mother. In the next few weeks, we are publishing a special issue, “Heavenly Mother in Critical Context.” Sign up for our newsletter to be notified when that special issue is published online. In the meantime, here are a few classic articles worth checking out:Read More »The post Dialogue: A Home for Scholarship on Heavenly Mother first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
Maxine Hanks lectures and writes on history, women’s studies and theology in Mormon studies and Christian liturgy. She did her bachelor’s in Gender Studies at the University of Utah, and her masters work in History at Arizona State University, with additional graduate work in theology and religious studies at Harvard Divinity and other schools. She was aRead More »The post Dialogue Gospel Study #63 w/Maxine Hanks first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. A beautiful oral rendering of the Winter 2021 Issue poetry including COLOR by David K. Isom SALT LAKE CITY, 1957 by Judy Darke Delogu HYMN TO A MAPLE by Gerrit van Dyk ACOUSTIC by Gerrit van DykThe post Dialogue Out Loud #17: 2021 Winter Poetry first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
Thomas A. Wayment is a professor of classical studies at Brigham Young University. The author, coauthor, or editor of many articles and several books, he completed a PhD in New Testament Studies at Claremont Graduate University and has published extensively on New Testament topics. He served as the publications director of the BYU Religious StudiesRead More »The post Dialogue Gospel Study #62 w/Thomas Wayment first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
NEW: Download the Dialogue Hallway Chat after the formal lesson with Esther Candari here. Esther Hi’ilani Candari was born to a mixed Asian American family and raised on the beautiful eastern shore of Oahu, Hawai’i. As an artist, her work reflects this rich multicultural upbringing and often draws upon Polynesian symbols and cultural idealogies. HerRead More »The post Dialogue Gospel Study #61 w/Esther Candari first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. I’m sitting in the bishop’s office. My dress is slightly damp, but I can’t determine whether the moisture is a result of the snowstorm or sweat beading beneath the cotton. I haven’t eaten since yesterday, so I can’t vomit, but the churning in my stomach wants to prove otherwise.Read More »The post Dialogue Out Loud #16: Fear, Faith, and Other F-Words first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
Taylor Petrey traces the development of doctrine about gender and sexuality within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Find all Fireside with Blair Hodges episodes from Season 1 here.The post Special Fireside with Blair Hodges episode with Editor Taylor Petrey first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
Dr. LaShawn Williams is a lifelong member of the church by way of a Southern, African-American part-member, military family. She is a licensed clinical social worker and owner of Relational Spaces, her private practice located in Orem, Utah where she helps clients create change in the relationships that matter most. She is a divorced mom to three kiddos and enjoysRead More »The post Dialogue Gospel Study #60 w/LaShawn Williams first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.
Book Review Editor Cristina Rosetti sat down with Patrick Mason to discuss two of his recent books: Restoration: God’s Call to the 21st Century World and Proclaim Peace: The Restoration’s Answer to an Age of Conflict co-written with J. David Pulsipher.The post Dialogue Book Report #15: Restoration and Proclaim Peace by Patrick Mason first appeared on The Dialogue Journal.