Rosalynde Welch

ROSALYNDE FRANDSEN WELCH {[email protected]} is an independent scholar and writer on all things ofMormon faith and culture. She holds a PhD in early modern English literature, and her approach to cultural criticism incorporates literature, philosophy, and critical theory. Her writing has appeared in Dialogue, BYU Studies, Element, and many on-line venues. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri, with her husband, John, and their four children.

Review: A Not-So-Innocent Abroad Craig Harline.Way Lower than theAngels: The Pretty Clearly TroubledBut Not Even Close to Tragic Confessionsof a Real Live Mormon Missionary

Articles/Essays – Volume 49, No. 1

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At Children’s Hospital

Articles/Essays – Volume 28, No. 3

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Insight Inside

Articles/Essays – Volume 42, No. 2

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Reviews: Therese Doucet. A Lost Argument: A Latter-Day Novel Robert Rees, ed. Why I Stay: The Challenges of Discipleship for Contemporary Mormons Thomas Riskas. Deconstructing Mormonism:An Analysis and Assessment of the Mormon Faith

Articles/Essays – Volume 45, No. 4

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Mormon Priesthood Against the Meritocracy

Articles/Essays – Volume 47, No. 4

Dialogue 47.4 (Winter 2014): 85–90 Defenses of the male-only LDS priesthood generally pursue a combination of three approaches: ground the practice in ancient scripture, secure it in Restoration history and tradition, or justify it through its sociological effects on gender culture and family formation in the present day.

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