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The Divine Feminine, Mormon Style: Carol Lynn Pearson’s _Mother Wove the Morning_, Joanna Brooks, and Faithful Mormon Feminism

Feminist. It’s a divisive word among Mormons. When I’ve told people that I consider myself a Mormon feminist it gets a wide range of reactions, from pleasant surprise from my more secular friends and peers who have a firm idea … Continue reading

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The Mormon Ibsen: A Tribute to Eric Samuelsen

When I discovered that Eric Samuelsen was retiring from BYU as the playwriting professor, I have to admit a little bit of my heart broke. In many ways it may the best decision. From what I understand, Eric’s battle with … Continue reading

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The Beauty of (Church) Pageants

by Scott Hales Last summer my family took a trip to Palmyra to attend the Hill Cumorah Pageant. I had not been to the pageant since 1987–when I was still too young to get much out of it.[1] In fact, … Continue reading

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On-Stage: January’s “Mormon Drama Spotlight”

This is cross-posted at A Motley Vision. Every month I also plan on setting little spotlights on little news items and tidbits about Mormon Drama along with the monthly Scripting Mormon Drama spot.

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Scripting Mormon Drama: Series Introduction

Due to a miscommunication, this was originally posted at A Motley Vision. Later posts in this series will be here, at Dawning of a Brighter Day. Not living in Utah anymore has its advantages and its drawbacks… for me one … Continue reading

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On-Stage: How it Happens: An Introduction

I claim to be a writer. As proof, I offer these facts: I have completed several short stories in the science fiction and fantasy genre (two of which have been published); two LDS mainstream novels (neither of which have been … Continue reading

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