August 25, 2014

Forget priesthood — moderate Mormon feminists seek a middle way

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In a letter dated July 23, 2014, excommunicated Mormon Kate Kelly appealed her sentence to Scott Wheatley, the president of her former stake in Virginia. Creative Commons image by Maralise Petersen.

Creative Commons image by Maralise Petersen

In a letter dated July 23, 2014, excommunicated Mormon Kate Kelly appealed her sentence to Scott Wheatley, the president of her former stake in Virginia. Creative Commons image by Maralise Petersen.

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SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Some Mormon women in the U.S. and abroad have embraced a careful approach short of ordination.

  • Neon Genesis

    Unfortunately I somehow doubt even these significant but theologically compatible changes will be met by outrage by certain people in the Mormon church and the larger outside American society who generally see any attempts to improve religion as a threat on our “freedoms.”

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  • Voiceofreason

    The ideas presented here would bring about positive change, not radical restructuring of the organization. I feel much more comfortable with these ideas. Nicely written Peggy.

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