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Feminists and feminist thought in the Mormon Church

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a surprisingly deep history of feminist thought, which Dr. Joanna Brooks talks about in an interview with The Huffington Post’s Spirituality and Religion editor. Dr. Brooks and her co-editors have an upcoming anthology, Mormon Feminism Essential Writings, exploring the history of feminism in the Mormon Church.

Sadly, there is no transcript available, but Dr. Brooks has recently written an article for HuffPo covering much of the same

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New Book Explores Fundamentalist Focus on the Apocalypse

Matthew Avery Sutton explores Christian fundamentalist opposition to the Affordable Care Act, climate change, and Federal versus State governance in his newest book, American Apocalypse. The Bible doesn’t directly address States rights, or healthcare models, but fundamentalist and evangelical Christianity has had a large presence on these issues.

Sutton’s curiosity resulted in a 480 page book exploring the mindset of a faith focused on the Apocalypse, and how that lens can affect views on climate science and even the allocation of healthcare resources.

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