Speaker: Maxine M. Hanks

WHERE HAVE ALL THE MORMON FEMINISTS GONE?

In October 2003, religion writer Peggy Fletcher Stackassessed the current state of Mormon feminism in anarticle, entitled, “Where Have all the Mormon Feminists Gone?” Her article noted the passing of feminist activism into history and the arrival of a more moderate feminism in the institutional or Church setting, particularly at BYU. When the article appeared …

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PANEL. FACT IN FICTION? CRACKING ‘THE DA VINCI CODE’

Last year, The DaVinci Code swept other books aside in sales as well as cultural impact. The plot consumed readers while its esoteric information piqued widespread curiosity and its religious themes struck a universal nerve—with the divine feminine, hidden in history, art, and culture, now emerging from obscurity. The book sparked a mass infatuation with …

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