Spring 2022

The Spring 2022 issue is a special one. “Heavenly Mother in Critical Context” begins with Art Editor Margaret Olsen Hemming on “The Divine Feminine in Mormon Art” and continues with Margaret Toscano’s “In Defense of Heavenly Mother: Her Critical Importance for Mormon Culture and Theology.” Other highlights include, “Guides to Heavenly Mother: An Interview with McArthur Krishna and Bethany Brady Spalding. And love the cover? It was carefully curated by Andi Pitcher Davis. You can read more about Sara Lynne Lindsay’s cover art here. The issue is full of other fascinating scholarship, as well as personal essays and poetry all in honor of Heavenly Mother.

Contents

The Divine Feminine in Mormon Art Articles/Essays Art

The Divine Feminine in Mormon Art

Margaret Olsen Hemming

In Defense of Heavenly Mother: Her Critical Importance for Mormon Culture and Theology Articles/Essays

In Defense of Heavenly Mother: Her Critical Importance for Mormon Culture and Theology

Margaret Toscano

A Queer Heavenly Family: Expanding Godhood Beyond a Heterosexual, Cisgender Couple Articles/Essays

A Queer Heavenly Family: Expanding Godhood Beyond a Heterosexual, Cisgender Couple

Charlotte Scholl Shurtz

I Am a Child of Gods Articles/Essays LGBT Issues

I Am a Child of Gods

Blaire Ostler

“O My Mother”: Mormon Fundamentalist Mothers in Heaven and Women’s Authority Articles/Essays

“O My Mother”: Mormon Fundamentalist Mothers in Heaven and Women’s Authority

Cristina Rosetti

Guides to Heavenly Mother: An Interview with McArthur Krishna and Bethany Brady Spalding Interview Women

Guides to Heavenly Mother: An Interview with McArthur Krishna and Bethany Brady Spalding

In Praise of Belly Buttons (four meditations) Personal Voices

In Praise of Belly Buttons (four meditations)

Megan Armknecht

Mothers and Authority Personal Voices

Mothers and Authority

Katie Ludlow Rich

A Woman Here Personal Voices

A Woman Here

R.R.

Dear Heavenly Mother Personal Voices

Dear Heavenly Mother

Taisha Ostler

The Seeking Heavenly Mother Project: Understanding and Claiming Our Power to Connect with Her Personal Voices

The Seeking Heavenly Mother Project: Understanding and Claiming Our Power to Connect with Her

Kayla Bach, Emily Peck, and Charlotte Scholl Shurtz

Ascension, after John Donne Poetry

Ascension, after John Donne

Kathryn Knight Sonntag

Big Bang, with Sternutation and Seer Stones Poetry

Big Bang, with Sternutation and Seer Stones

Tyler Chadwick

creation story Poetry

creation story

Maren Loveland

Mothersong Poetry

Mothersong

Bonnie Shiffler-Olsen

God the Mother Speaks of Hearts Poetry

God the Mother Speaks of Hearts

Dayna Patterson

Book of Life, for Timothy Liu Poetry

Book of Life, for Timothy Liu

Dayna Patterson

Benediction Poetry

Benediction

Dayna Patterson

God the Mother Speaks of Xenia Poetry

God the Mother Speaks of Xenia

Dayna Patterson

God the Mother Speaks of Salt Poetry

God the Mother Speaks of Salt

Dayna Patterson

Prism Poetry

Prism

Robert A. Rees

Dedicated Blank Pages

Dedicated Blank Pages

Dialogue Spring 2022 Issue

Dialogue Spring 2022 Issue