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Sister saints

Colleen McDannell

Sister saints

Mormon women since the end of polygamy

by Colleen McDannell

  • 237 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mormon women,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementColleen McDannell
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8643.W66 M333 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 291 pages
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26977915M
    ISBN 100190221313
    ISBN 109780190221317
    LC Control Number2018001321
    OCLC/WorldCa1021057401

    The book does a really nice job of showing the development of the domestic sphere, the providing by the men, the nurturing by the women, and how you see cultural pressures coming to bear on those changes. So that’s in the book Sister Saints written by Dr. Colleen McDannell from the University of Utah. She’s visiting here at the Institute to.   "Sister Saints: Mormon Women Since the End of Polygamy," by Colleen McDannell, Oxford University Press, pages (nf) Colleen McDannell holds the Sterling M. McMurrin Chair in Religious Studies at the University of Utah and is the author of a number of well-regarded books on American religious history.

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Sister Saints gave me a completely fresh perspective. The author is a religious scholar, not of the Latter-Day Saint faith. I think its good to read an outside perspective to avoid developing an insular view of ones culture.

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A poignant and powerful spiritual memoir about how the lives of the saints changed the life of a modern woman. In My Sisters the Saints, author Colleen Carroll Campbell blends her personal narrative of spiritual seeking, trials, stumbles, and breakthroughs with the stories of six women saints who profoundly changed her life: Teresa of Avila, Therese of /5(11).

The specter of polygamy haunts Mormonism. More than a century after the practice was banned, it casts a long shadow that obscures people's perceptions of the lives of today's Latter-day Saint women. Many still see them as second-class citizens, oppressed by the church and their husbands, and forced to stay home and take care of their many children.

"Colleen McDannell's newest book, Sister Saints: Mormon Women since the End of Polygamy, unearths the diverse lives of modern Mormon women to demonstrate the complex ways that women navigate their spiritual lives in the face of a constantly changing cultural context.

By placing the history of women first, rather than as a supplement to the Author: Colleen Mcdannell. We’re reading My Sisters the Saints: A Spiritual Memoir, by Colleen Carroll Campbell. In My Sisters the Saints, author Colleen Carroll Campbell blends her personal narrative of spiritual seeking, trials, stumbles, and breakthroughs with the stories of six women saints who profoundly changed her life: Teresa of Avila, Therese of Lisieux, Faustina of Poland, Edith Stein ofRead.

[the book] is buttressed with smooth and witty prose. Check it out." -- By Common Consent "Mormon women have come a long way, according to Colleen McDannell That's one overall takeaway from McDannell's outstanding new history Sister Saints: Mormon Women Since the End of Polygamy, which just came out from Oxford University Press I.

Buy Sister Saints by Vicky Burgess-Olson (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Book Review: Sister Saints by McDannell. Posted on Ap by Meg Stout. Scholar Colleen McDannell explores the history of women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in her well-received Sister Saints: Mormon Women Since the End of.

Sister Saints: Mormon Women since the End of Polygamy Reviewer Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Because of its freshness and clarity, I predict that Colleen McDannell’s Sister Saints, a history of modern Latter-day Saint women, will become a standard in religious studies courses and perhaps in book clubs among Latter-day Saints as well.

A poignant and powerful spiritual memoir about how the lives of the saints changed the life of a modern woman. In "My Sisters the Saints", author Colleen Carroll Campbell blends her personal narrative of spiritual seeking, trials, stumbles, and breakthroughs with the stories of six women saints who profoundly changed her life: Teresa of Avila, Therese of Lisieux, Faustina of /5(8).

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Book Review by Ann Jonas, Tradebook Buyer - CSB/SJU Bookstores this review was published in the St. Cloud Visitor. My Sisters the Saints: A Spiritual Memoir by Colleen Carroll Campbell; Image/Random House Books; Octo ; pp.; $ Colleen Carroll Campbell has encountered numerous challenges to her Catholic faith, many of which are struggles familiar to.

Today’s BIS Blog discussion is on the Communion of Saints, and I thought I would share about one of my favorite books, Colleen Carroll Campbell’s My Sisters the book is a memoir of Colleen’s early adulthood, and she writes in a way that is so down to earth and relatable, about real-life experiences and struggles as she returns to faith and tries to figure.

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Welcome to the My Sisters the Saints Book Club!We’re reading My Sisters the Saints: A Spiritual Memoir, by Colleen Carroll Campbell. In chapter one of My Sisters the Saints, Colleen writes about her spiritual awakening in college.

After growing up in a devoutly Catholic home, she went through a period in her early adult life when she was only nominally Catholic. Though they can be well-done (and often are), they can also represent a genre that, well, sends me packing and screaming and launching a book across the room.

I was unable, though, to turn down the chance to read Colleen Carroll Campbell’s new book, My Sisters the Saints: A Spiritual Memoir. And then, about halfway through, I was unable to. Book Review: Sister Saints.

by Dani Addante Published Janu Updated Janu I enjoyed this book immensely and learned a great deal from it. Sister Saints is very comprehensive, well-researched, and takes you through the different time periods of the church’s history. It does a great job of explaining the context.

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