Articles/Essays – Volume 53, No. 1
The Order of Eve: A Matriarchal Priesthood
2020: Kyra N. Krakos, “The Order of Eve: A Matriarchal Priesthood,” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Vol 53 No. 1 (2020): 99–107.
Elder Oaks clarified that priesthood is the authority and power of God. By extension, that must also be the authority and power of our Heavenly Mother. I decided to give it a name. Not the Order of Aaron, that great Old Testament wingman to Moses, or the Order of Melchizedek, mentor and life coach to Abraham, but the Order of Eve, a matriarchal priesthood, in honor of the mother of all living.