Speaker: Jill Peterfeso

THE VAGINA TESTIMONIES

In 1996, Eve Ensler’s play The Vagina Monologues explored the role of female genitalia in female empowerment, individuality, and sense of self. Her later work evolved to address women’s body images and violence against women. A 2001 SUNSTONE session entitled “Sacred Spaces: Mormon Women’s Faith and Sexuality” and nicknamed “the Mormon Vagina Monologues” featured LDS …

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FELLOW CITIZENS, FELLOW CHRISTIANS?: CATHOLICS, MORMONS, AND BOUNDARIES BETWEEN THE BODY POLITIC AND THE BODY OF CHRIST

Support of Proposition 8 fostered positive relations between many Catholics and Mormons (as well as Evangelicals and others) in a cause of shared moral concern. This presentation argues that social and political collaboration has also caused a unique warming of interfaith relations between the Catholic Church and the Mormon Church that has the potential to …

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