Articles/Essays – Volume 18, No. 3
LDS Women and Priesthood: The Historical Relationship of Mormon Women and Priesthood
1985: Linda King Newell, “The Historical Relationship of Mormon Women and Priesthood,” Dialogue 18.3 (Fall 1985): 21 – 32.
While an examination of that history leaves unanswered the question of women’s ordination to the priesthood, the historical overview of LDS women’s relationship to priesthood suggests a more expansive view than many members now hold.