(New) [Pedestals and Podiums Utah Women Religious Authority and Eual Rights] by Martha Sonntag Bradley


  • Hardcover
  • 584
  • Pedestals and Podiums Utah Women Religious Authority and Eual Rights
  • Martha Sonntag Bradley
  • English
  • 17 April 2020
  • 9781560851899

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Characters Pedestals and Podiums Utah Women Religious Authority and Eual Rights Read ✓ Pedestals and Podiums Utah Women Religious Authority and Eual Rights 100 Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ä Martha Sonntag Bradley E Rights of Women of All Nations” In leading the LDS sisterhood Wells said she gleaned inspiration from The Revolutionpublished by Elizabeth Cady StantonFast forward a century to 1972 and passage of the Eual Rights Amendment ERA by the United States Congress Within a few years the LDS Church allied with Phyllis Schlafly joined a coalition of the Religious Right and embarked on a campaign against ratification This was a mostly grassroots campaign waged by thousands of men and women who believed they were engaged in a moral war and that the enemy was feminism itselfConjuring up images of unisex bathrooms homosexuality the dangers of women in the military and the divine calling of stay at home motherhood none of which were directly related to eual rights the LDS campaign began in Utah at church headuarters but importantly was fought across the country in states that had not yet ratified the proposed amendment In contrast to the enthusiastic partnership of Mormon women and suffragists of an earlier era fourteen thousand women the ma. It s been 30 years since the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints declared the fight against the Eual Rights Amendment to the US Constitution a moral issue That s just enough time for a generation to grow up not knowing how divisive times were for Mormon women and how Church leadership and actions contributed to that division It s also apparently been enough time for those involved in the conflict to step back and share their thoughts feelings and papers with historian Bradley The ERA uestion alone would be enough to fill one book but Pedestals Podiums also addresses the International Women s Year conferences held in and around 1977 While there is certainly enough information on each issue to warrant two separate volumes combining the two together

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Pedestals and Podiums Utah Women Religious Authority and Eual Rights

Characters Pedestals and Podiums Utah Women Religious Authority and Eual Rights Read ✓ Pedestals and Podiums Utah Women Religious Authority and Eual Rights 100 Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ä Martha Sonntag Bradley  Almost from the beginning the women’s movement has been divided into two factions–those wanting full euality with men Susan B Anthony Alice Paul and those seeking legal protections for women’s particular needs Julia Ward Howe Eleanor Roosevelt Early Utah leaders such as Relief Society President Emmeline B Wells walked hand in hand with Anthony and other controversial reformers However by the 1970s Mormons had undergone a significant ideological turn to the mainstream championing women’s uniue roles in home and church and joined other conservatives in defeating the Eual Rights AmendmentLooking back to the nineteenth century how committed were Latter day Saints of their day to women’s rights LDS President Joseph F Smith was particularly critical of women who “glory in their enthralled condition and who caress and fondle the very chains and manacles which fetter and enslave them” The masthead of the church’s female Relief Society periodical Woman’s Exponent proudly proclaimed “The Rights of the Women of Zion and th. A look into the twin historical issues of suffrage and the ERA in Utah and the impact of religion on both The book was fascinating delving deep into issues and events around the ERA and their tie to Utah women Much of the uproar worry and efforts on either side of the ERA are lost to the generations of women that followedThe content and premise and the book s focus of relating Utah women s diametric approach to the two events warrants 4 or 5 stars Unfortunately I m not sure this huge time was ever meant to be compiled into a single book Many of the chapters read as separate essays continually repeating some of the information contained in earlier chapters This made for frustrating reading going from front to backThe book s topics are important sometimes tough but best read in distinct

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Characters Pedestals and Podiums Utah Women Religious Authority and Eual Rights Read ✓ Pedestals and Podiums Utah Women Religious Authority and Eual Rights 100 Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ä Martha Sonntag Bradley Jority of them obedient determined LDS foot soldiers responding to a call from their Relief Society leaders attended the 1977 Utah International Women’s Year Conference in Salt Lake City Their intent was to commandeer the proceedings if necessary to defeat the pro ERA agenda of the National Commission on the International Women’s Year Ironically the conference organizers were mostly LDS women who were nevertheless branded by their sisters as feministsIn practice the church risked much by standing up political action committees around the country and waging a seemingly all or nothing campaign Its strategists beginning with the dean of the church’s law school at BYU feared the worst some going so far as to suggest that the ERA might seriously compromise the church’s legal status and sovereignty of its all male priesthood In the wake of such horrors a take no prisoners war of rhetoric and leafleteering raged across the country In the end the church exerted a significant perhaps decisive impact on the ERA’’s unexpected defeat. A must read for anyone who wants to understand the psychology behind the failure of the Eual Rights Amendment


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    Characters Pedestals and Podiums Utah Women Religious Authority and Eual Rights Martha Sonntag Bradley Ä 0 Characters Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ä Martha Sonntag Bradley A look into the twin historical issues of suffrage and the ERA in Utah and the impact of religion on both The book was fascinating delving deep into issues and events around the ERA and their tie to Utah women Much of the

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    (New) [Pedestals and Podiums Utah Women Religious Authority and Eual Rights] by Martha Sonntag Bradley It’s been 30 years since the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints declared the

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    (New) [Pedestals and Podiums Utah Women Religious Authority and Eual Rights] by Martha Sonntag Bradley A must read for anyone who wants to understand the psychology behind the failure of the Eual Rights Amendment

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    Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ä Martha Sonntag Bradley (New) [Pedestals and Podiums Utah Women Religious Authority and Eual Rights] by Martha Sonntag Bradley Good info would be good as a reference but it was so dense that it was hard to plow through

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