Episode 1: Colleen McDannell and Sister Saints

On this episode, co-host, Cristina Rosetti, sits down with Dr. Colleen McDannell to talk about her new book, Sister Saints: Mormon Women Since the End of Polygamy. Dr. McDannell is the Sterling M. McMurrin Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Utah. Her research covers topics such as the history of Heaven, Vatican II, material culture, and now, Mormon women.

In this conversation, McDannell talks about the impact Mormon women had on the creation of parallel organizations in the Church, the legacy of Helen Andelin and Sonia Johnson, and the impact correlation had on women in Mormonism.

Listen to this episode here.