Articles/Essays – Volume 51, No. 3
Roundtable: A Balm in Gilead: Reconciling Black Bodies within a Mormon Imagination
2018: Janan Graham-Russell, “Roundtable: A Balm in Gilead: Reconciling Black Bodies within a Mormon Imagination” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Vol 51 No. 3 (2018):185–192.
“As much we may hope that one would disregard the explicitly racial teachings of the past, the significance of corporeality in the Mormon imagination is such that Mormonism’s racial wounds run deep. With-out a thoughtful consideration of the impact of the priesthood and temple restrictions, their legacy manifests in implicit and explicit ways.”