Yes, the protests of Mormon students will make a difference--not just in BYU's policy, but in a more honest acknowledgment of how institutional change happens in the Church.
If a Mormon president is unafraid to boldly (and publicly) challenge a policy of previous church leaders, what other changes may be coming?
Mormons are abuzz with speculation about this weekend's General Conference, which will feature 2 new apostles and possibly a major announcement. Will the LDS Church finally get an apostle of color?
Today we talk to historians Kate Holbrook and Jenny Reeder. In celebration of Mormon women's history, their monumental new book looks at the sermons and theological contributions of women. Happy 175th, Relief Society!
A survey released last month indicated that Mormon views on women and priesthood haven't changed much in the last few years, but researcher Nancy Ross says the reality is actually more complex -- and more hopeful than I first thought.
The results are in from a major new research study on changing views on Mormon women and priesthood, and it's not exactly great news for feminists.
NPR's "Interfaith Voices" devotes a segment to the LDS Church's recent announcement of expanded roles for Mormon women leaders, and wonders aloud if change is afoot.