06.07.2011 [The Guardian] - Mormon poet Carol Lynn Pearson compared the church's relationship to Heavenly Mother to the death of her own mother. She says, "My mother died when I was 15, and I learned what it was to live in a motherless house. In my longings for God, I encountered
public. She heard it again last weekend, during an audience discussion that
followed a packed-house performance of her play "Facing East" at Theatre
Rhinoceros. How, one woman asked, could Pearson justify her own ...
with Mormon Stories Book Club) we interview the beloved poet, playwright, LGBT
activist and Mormon author Carol Lynn Pearson about her new book entitled, “
The Hero's Journey of the Gay and … Mormon” (click here for the Kindle ...
admits to a homo…ual lifestyle that eventually dissolves their marriage. Though
she doesn't understand it, she finally accepts it and continues to love and support
him. Carol Lynn Pearson is a fourth generation Mormon.
We discuss her book “The Ghost of Eternal Polygamy” along with several other
issues including LGBT inclusiveness and the development of her own faith. Carol
Lynn has been a long time ally and friend of those who feel ...
year, but as I do not have a voracious appetite for all books Mormon, I did not get
around to reading it until this month. I'd like to blame Christmas for me not posting
about it until now, but the fact is that I love reading books and ...
and … Mormon, is out. Based on Joseph Campbell's description of the
hero's journey, Pearson's fable chronicles the symbolic journey that many LGBT
Mormons embark on as they discover their identity and accept a call to be
kind of annoyed at how she was telling gay people and their loved ones that her
stake in Oakland is pretty much OK with …, and that all it takes is to have a
decent SP or Bishop who won't throw the book at homo…uals.
been an inspired historical practice, Carol Lynn Pearson proposes in her new
book, and discontinue marriage practices dictating it in heaven. The Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints teaches that the practice of some ...
author and activist Carol Lynn Pearson says the idea is “alive and unwell” in
Mormon theology. According to doctrine, a man can still be spiritually sealed to
multiple wives and those plural marriages are a reality in heaven.
21.06.2008 by Steven P Carol Lynn Pearson, Robert Rees, Darius Gray, Tamu Smith, Eugene AND Charlotte England, and definitely Lowell Bennion–who was a mentor for several of these. Little Sister Says: June 21, 2008 at 8:48 pm. E, yes, I suppose you are right. ...