Martha Sonntag Bradley

Martha Sonntag Bradley was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on June 18, 1951.[1] She had three brothers. Bradley-Evans is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Bradley-Evans was the president of the Mormon History Association. Bradley-Evans was also the co-editor of Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought.The journal encouraged members of the LDS Church to freely express their opinions and promoted discussion of various topics.Bradley-Evans taught at Brigham Young University (BYU) in the history department where she was awarded a teaching excellence award. She resigned from BYU in July 1993.

The Cloning of Mormon Architecture

Articles/Essays – Volume 14, No. 1

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Mothers and Daughters in Polygamy

Articles/Essays – Volume 18, No. 3

Dialogue 18.3 (Fall 1985): 99–107
An analysis of what the individual wives’ roles are in the 19th century among plural marriages. Embry and Bradley make the argument that the daughters in a polygamous relationship pay attention to how their own mom is doing, which determines whether or not when they are older they enter into a polygamous relationship.

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The Women of Fundamentalism: Short Creek, 1953

Articles/Essays – Volume 23, No. 2

Dialogue 23.2 (Summer 1990): 15–38
Bradley describes how even after the Short Creek Raids happened, the women there still believed in plural marriage.

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“Seizing Sacred Space”: Women’s Engagement in Early Mormonism

Articles/Essays – Volume 27, No. 2

Dialogue 27.2 (Summer 1994): 69–82
Zina, like many other early converts to Mormonism, was a child of the Second Great Awakening.

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The Times — They Are Still A’ Changin’

Articles/Essays – Volume 31, No. 3

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