Episode 53: Meet Mary Ellen Robertson

Join Lisa as she interviews Mary Ellen Robertson, Executive Director of Sunstone.

Mary Ellen Robertson grew up Mormon in the suburbs of east Los Angeles. She attended Brigham Young University as an undergrad, which had the unintended consequence of turning her into a confirmed feminist. She earned a master’s degree from Claremont Graduate University in Women’s Studies in Religion and wrote her thesis on the historical relationship between priesthood authority and Mormon women’s use of spiritual gifts in early Mormonism.

Mary Ellen is Executive Director of the Sunstone Education Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Salt Lake City dedicated to independent Mormon Studies. The organization publishes SUNSTONE magazine, holds the largest public conference on Mormon Studies–the annual Sunstone Symposium in Utah, and holds smaller regional Sunstone Symposiums in various cities across the U.S.

Episode 25: An Interview With Kristine Haglund

photo credit: D’Arcy Benincosa: Official Photographer of Mormon Feminists since 2010

Join Lisa as she interviews Kristine Haglund about growing up, her faith and her feelings about the church and how Kristine makes it all work.

Kristine Haglund is the current editor of Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, a current or former permablogger at By Common Consent and Times and Seasons, and noted Mormon historian and cultural commentator. She has suggested that the “experience of independent Mormon publishing sector [can provide] . . . a potential model” for members “at a moment where new kinds of assimilation are called for.”

She has an A.B. from Harvard in German Studies and an M.A. from the University of Michigan in German Literature.

Episode 5: Finding Your Light in the Darkness of Doubt

Image from Genevieve McGee .

Lindsay talks to Nikki, Brooke and Katrina about “The Light of Christ” and the concept of light in Mormonism and what happens to that light when our faith is in transition, we lose our faith, or we struggle.

You can read Nikki (Idaho Spud)’s fmh posts here.

Check out Brooke McClay’s awesome food site here.

Stop by Katrina’s amazing photography blog here.