..."I had learned to call thee Father,
Thru thy Spirit from on high,
But until the key of knowledge was restored,
I knew not why.
In the heav'ns are parents single?
No, the thought makes reason stare!
Truth is reason; truth eternal
Tells me I've a Mother there"...
Invocation, or the Eternal Father and Mother, A Hymn by Eliza R. Snow
The Tree of Life as Nurturing Mother
The Bee in the Judeo-Christian, Essene, Mormon, and Esoteric Traditions
To Bee, or not to Bee: History in the Book of Mormon, Pearl of Great Price Noting The Deseret Connection
The Tools of the Ancient Bee Priestess
LISTEN to the Bee Priestesses:
- The Divine Feminine (in the Deseret News!)
- Nephi and his Asherah
- Plain and Precious Things Restored: Margaret Barker and the Queen of Heaven
- Margaret Barker's Response at The (Library of Congress) World's of Joseph Smith Conference
- God the Mother in Mormonism
- Shekinah the Presence of Diety (discusses the Mormon Heavenly Mother)
- BYU Exhibits Teichert Work During Da Vinci Code Lecture Series
- Mother Wove the Morning
- Some Early Mormons Believed That Eve is the Mother Goddess
- Mother Eve: Mentor for Today's Woman - A Heritage of Honor
- Goddess Worship in Ancient Israel
- Is There a Place for Heavenly Mother in Mormon Theology?
- In the Heavens are Parents Equal?
- Mother In Heaven
- Do We Have a Mother in Heaven?
- More on Mother in Heaven
- Our Mother Which Art in Heaven
- THE DIVINE MOTHER GODDESS OF MORMONISM
- A Brief History of Mormon Feminism
- Mormon Women as Natural Seers: An Enduring Legacy
- Where Have All the Mormon Feminists Gone?
- Another Good Article on the Feminine in the Book of Mormon: Nephite Feminism Revisited
- Heavenly Mother, Gods Soul Companion
- Links to all of (non-mormon) scholar Margaret Barker's online articles and MP3 speeches
Complete texts newly online:
Women and Authority: RE-Emerging Mormon Feminism
Strangers in Paradox: Explorations in Mormon Theology
- Glenn Kimball's review of The Chalice & the Blade is crucial!
- Dangerous History: Laurel Thatcher Ulrich and Her Mormon Sisters, Ch. 8 in Jan Shipps' Sojourner in the Promised Land
- Edward Tullidge and the Women of Mormondom by Claudia Bushman Or read online
- God the Mother and other Theological Essays
- The Common Origin of the Ancient Hebrew/Pagan Religion and the Demise of the Hebrew Goddess
- Pedestals and Podiums: Utah Women, Religious Authority, and Equal Rights
- The Matriarchal Priestesshood and Emma's Right to Succession as Presiding High Priestess and Queen
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