Resources: Books

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


Dove Song edited by Tyler Chadwick, Dayna Patterson, and Martin Pulido.

Mother’s Milk: Poems in Search of Heavenly Mother by Rachel Hunt Steenblik.

I Gave Her A Name by Rachel Hunt Steenblik.

Did God have a Wife?: Archaeology and Folk Religion in Ancient Israel by William G. Dever.

One Hundred Birds Taught Me to Fly: The Art of Seeking God by Ashley Mae Hoiland.

Model Mormon: Fighting for Self-worth on the Runway and As an Independent Woman by Rosemary Card.

Walking with the Women of the Old Testament by Heather Farrell.

The Tree in the Center by Kathryn Knight Sonntag.

Women and Authority: Re-emerging Mormon Feminism edited by Maxine Hanks. Or read chapter 12, Emerging Discourse on the Divine Feminine.

Mormon Feminism: Essential Writings, edited by Joanna Brooks, Rachel Hunt Steenblik, and Hannah Wheelwright. See "Suggested Readings by Topic, Mother in Heaven" on page 310.

Strangers in Paradox: Explorations in Mormon Theology, by Margaret Toscano and Paul Toscano. See chapters 5-7.

Children's Books

Our Heavenly Family, Our Earthly Families by Caitlin Connolly, Bethany Brady Spalding, and McArthur Krishna.

Mama God, Papa God: A Caribbean Tale by Richardo Keens-Douglas.

Are you my Mother? Breaking the "Sacred" Silence by E. M. Hatchard. Learn about the creation of this book.