Articles on the Priesthood Ban

In light of the current media attention on the LDS Church’s priesthood ban, Sunstone presents some of its best articles on the subject.

Dispelling the Curse of Cain: Or, How to Explain the Old Priesthood Ban without Looking Ridiculous,” by Armand Mauss

A quick review of LDS publications that promote racial folklore.

Sunstone‘s first article on the lifting of the ban, “To Every Worthy Member,” by Janet Brigham

The Persistence of Racialized Discourse in Mormonism,” by Darron Smith

An Unintended and Difficult Odyssey,” by Newell G. Bringhurst

Reflections on a Lifetime with the Race Issue,” by Armand Mauss