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Resources: Articles and Blog Posts


This is a collection of a few of the resources available to learn about Heavenly Mother.



Articles


A Mother There: A Survey of Historical Teachings by David L. Paulsen and Martin Pulido, BYU Studies Quarterly.

Toward a Mormon Theology of God the Mother by Janice Allred, Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought.

Nephi and his Asherah by Daniel C. Peterson, Journal of Book of Mormon Studies.

How to worship our Mother in Heaven (without getting excommunicated) by Kevin Barney, Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought.

"'The Perfect Union of Man and Woman:' Reclamation and Collaboration in Joseph Smith's Theology Making" by Fiona Givens, Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought.

"The Eternal Heavenly Mother: Shattering a Sacred Silence Through An Examination of What Church Leaders Have Taught About Her" by Allison Welch, Square Two.

"What did King Josiah reform?" by Margaret Barker, Glimpses of Lehi’s Jerusalem, Maxwell Institute.

"Hidden in Plain View: Mother in Heaven in Scripture" by Val Larsen, Square Two.

"We Are Daughters of Our Heavenly Parents: The Opening Line of a Crucial Discussion" by Kayla Bach, Square Two.

"The Father and Mother: An Adaptation by V.H. Cassler from an October 2018 General Conference Talk by Elder Brian K. Ashton" by V.H. Cassler, Square Two.

"Mother, where art thou?" by Alison Moore Smith, Mormon Momma.

"The Mystical Body of God the Mother" by Edward Jones III, Sunstone.

"The Mormon Concept of a Mother in Heaven" by Linda Wilcox, Sunstone.

"Heavenly Mother: Silences, Disturbances, and Consolations" by Margaret Toscano, Sunstone.

"God as Mother" by Carrie A. Miles, Sunstone.

"God as Mother" by Carrie A. Miles, Sunstone.

"Is there a place for Heavenly Mother in Mormon Theology? An Investigation into Discourses of Power" by Margaret Merrill Toscano, Sunstone.

"Is Heavenly Mother Making a Comeback in Mormonism?" by Joanna Brooks, Religion Dispatches.

"Is Heavenly Mother Making a Comeback in Mormonism?" by Joanna Brooks, Religion Dispatches.

"Finds in Israel add weight to theory God "had a wife"" by Rob Waugh, Yahoo News.

"5 Revealed Truths About Heavenly Mother" by Breanna Olaveson, UtahValley360.

"The mother of all Mormon questions: What is our Mom God like?" by Amy Lewis Davis, The Salt Lake Tribune.

"Kirby: The forgiving nature of Heavenly Mother" by Robert Kirby, The Salt Lake Tribune.

"Teaching the Mormon Heavenly Mother: “Women want to know her”" by Jana Riess, Religion News Service.

"The Other Half of Heaven: Debunking Myths about Heavenly Mother" by Warren Ashton, Meridian Magazine.

"The Other Half of Heaven: Debunking Myths about Heavenly Mother" by Warren Ashton, Meridian Magazine.

"The Mother in Heaven and Her Children" by Margaret Barker, Fair Mormon.


Blog Posts


"What I first learned about Heavenly Mother" by Rachel Hunt Steenblik, Exponent II.

"I am a child of Heavenly Mother" by Lily Darais, By Common Consent.

"Heavenly Mother: The Mother of All Women" by Blaire Ostler.

"Heavenly Mother in Young Women's: What you hadn't noticed about the personal progress program" by Jenni.

"Truth Eternal Tells Me I've a Mother There" by Becca, Real Intent.

"Sophia of the Proverbs and the Feminine Divine" Mormon Matters.

"God the Wife" BCC.

"What I first learned about Heavenly Mother." by Rachel, Exponent II.

"Heavenly Mother’s Day: God the Mother Revisited." by Janice Allred, Exponent II.

"Heavenly Mother’s Day: Dreaming of the Divine Feminine" by Maxine Hanks, Exponent II.

"Book of Mormon Lesson 3: Heavenly Mother & the Tree of Life" by Rachel Hunt Steenblick, Mormon Women.

"Ask Mormon Girl: Why do we not talk about Mother in Heaven?" by Joanna Brooks, Ask Mormon Girl.

"Finding My Heavenly Mother – Part 1" by Joanna Brooks, Times and Seasons.