Fall 2021

The Fall 2021 issue begins with Michael MacKay’s “The Secular Binary of Joseph Smith’s Translations.” This fascinating piece is followed by Cristina Rosetti’s intriguing “The Development of Joseph Smith Deification in Woolleyite Mormonism.” Also includes many reviews, poetry, a new fiction piece and gorgeous art. Plus “An Open Letter to Bishops” from a bishop.

Contents

The Secular Binary of Joseph Smith’s Translations Articles/Essays Prophets, Joseph Smith

The Secular Binary of Joseph Smith’s Translations

Michael Hubbard MacKay

Praise to the Man: The Development of Joseph Smith Deification in Woolleyite Mormonism, 1929–1977 Articles/Essays Joseph Smith

Praise to the Man: The Development of Joseph Smith Deification in Woolleyite Mormonism, 1929–1977

Cristina Rosetti

Mormonism and the Possibility of a Materialist Apostasy Articles/Essays

Mormonism and the Possibility of a Materialist Apostasy

Zachary J. Gubler

“I Cannot Describe Salt”: Elizabeth Willis, Poets in Exile, and the Church Invisible in the Age of Pandemic Articles/Essays Poetry

“I Cannot Describe Salt”: Elizabeth Willis, Poets in Exile, and the Church Invisible in the Age of Pandemic

Jacob Bender

Thoughts on the Sacrament During a Pandemic Personal Voices

Thoughts on the Sacrament During a Pandemic

Lori Davis

The Joy and Burden of Serving as Bishop: An Open Letter to Bishops Personal Voices Service

The Joy and Burden of Serving as Bishop: An Open Letter to Bishops

Bryant Skeen Thompson

Spirit of Pentecost Personal Voices

Spirit of Pentecost

Samuel Wolfe

LePetit Richards and the Big Dipper Carpet—An Amusement Based on a Reworking of Whittle’s Research Notes Fiction

LePetit Richards and the Big Dipper Carpet—An Amusement Based on a Reworking of Whittle’s Research Notes

Simon Peter Eggertsen

Created in His Image Poetry

Created in His Image

Alixa Brobbey

Daffodils Poetry

Daffodils

Alixa Brobbey

Bi-Bestiary Poetry

Bi-Bestiary

Gregory Brooks

The Leper Poetry

The Leper

Gregory Brooks

Casual Violence in Sunday School Poetry

Casual Violence in Sunday School

Gregory Brooks

Young Gods Poetry

Young Gods

Blaire Ostler

Sisterhood and the Divine Feminine Twila Newey, Sylvia Reviews

Sisterhood and the Divine Feminine Twila Newey, Sylvia

Rebecca Bateman

The Dark Side of Devotion Robert Hodgson Van Wagoner, The Contortionists Reviews

The Dark Side of Devotion Robert Hodgson Van Wagoner, The Contortionists

Shayla Frandsen

Book of Mormon Poetry James Goldberg, A Book of Lamentations Reviews

Book of Mormon Poetry James Goldberg, A Book of Lamentations

Edward Whitley

Unpacking Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Mormonism Taylor G. Petrey, Tabernacles of Clay: Sexuality and Gender in Modern Mormonism Reviews

Unpacking Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Mormonism Taylor G. Petrey, Tabernacles of Clay: Sexuality and Gender in Modern Mormonism

Alison Halford

The Words and Worlds of Smith and Brown  Samuel Morris Brown, Joseph Smith’s Translation: The Words and Worlds of Early Mormonism Reviews

The Words and Worlds of Smith and Brown Samuel Morris Brown, Joseph Smith’s Translation: The Words and Worlds of Early Mormonism

Jonathan A. Stapley

Historic Sites Holy Envy Sara M. Patterson, Pioneers in the Attic: Place and Memory Along the Mormon Trail Reviews

Historic Sites Holy Envy Sara M. Patterson, Pioneers in the Attic: Place and Memory Along the Mormon Trail

John G. Turner

Dialogue Fall 2021

Dialogue Fall 2021