Women

  1. Jolene Edmunds Rockwood. “Eve’s Role in Creation and the Fall.” In Women and the Power Within (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1991) 49-62.

    • This is an excellent article, though I believe she draws firmer conclusions than justified on creation. In absence of a detailed revelation on the process or nature of creation, prophets and apostles have expressed widely different opinions. See Creation.
    • Gospelink (subscription required), or pdf. file here.
  2. Jolene Edmunds Rockwood, “The Redemption of Eve” in Sisters in Spirit: Mormon Women in Historical and Cultural Perspective, ed. Maureen Ursenbach Beecher and Lavinia Fielding Anderson (Urbana of Illinois Press: Urbana and Chicago, 1987): 3-29.

    • This is a longer and more technical version of Rockwood’s “Eve’s Role in the Creation and Fall” above.
    • PDF file.
  3. Beverly Campbell, Eve and the Choice Made in Eden. (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2003)

  4. Beverly Campbell, Eve and the Mortal Journey (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2005)

    • I haven’t read this, but I presume it’s a follow-up to Campbell’s Eve and the Choice Made in Eden.
    • Deseret Book
  5. Beverly Campbell, “Mother Eve, Mentor for Today’s Women: A Heritage of Honor.” Talk given 2 April 1993 at the 11th annual conference of Collegium Aesculapium (Requires address change.)

  6. “Patriarchy and Matriarchy.” –Hugh Nibley, Old Testament and Related Studies, 87-113.

  7. RoseAnn Benson, “The Marriage of Adam and Eve, an Ancient Covenant” MA Thesis, BYU (March 2003).

  8. R. David Freedman, “Woman, a Power Equal to Man” Biblical Archaeology Review, Jan/Feb. (1983):56-58.

    • Discusses the Hebrew background and misleading translation of Genesis 2:16 as “help meet for him.”
    • PDF file.
  9. “What does it mean when the Lord said he would create for Adam ‘an help meet for him’?” Ensign, January 1994.

  10. Carol Cornwall Madsen, “Mormon Women and the Temple: Toward a New Understanding.” In Sisters in Spirit: Mormon Women in Historical and Cultural Perspective (Urbana IL: University of Illinois Press, 1987):80-111. Posted here by author’s permission. Carol Madsen is currently a senior researcher at the Joseph Fielding Smith Institute for Latter-day Saint History at BYU, and has written broadly on the experiences and history of LDS women. Her own page seems to be down, but she is listed here.

  11. Richard Neitzel Holzapfel and Jeni Broberg Holzapfel. Women of Nauvoo. (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1992).

    -Chapter 9 discusses Joseph Smith’s temple discourses to the Relief Society in Nauvoo, and the introduction of women into the temple ordinances.

  12. Beverly Campbell. “Eve.” EM: 475-76.

 
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