Sunday in Outer Blogness: Personal Thoughts Edition!
This week’s question: (courtesy of the new LDS Wave) Is Mormon Feminism an oxymoron? (Are they real Mormons?) Molly offers a list of small changes that would be a good starting point. Oh, and the ERA is back. In other questions about women’s roles, some SAHMs are feeling angsty about the cushiness of their role, while others aren’t thrilled about the commodification of personal growth.
Some folks of Outer Blogness have been contemplating feelings and reasoning, the human brain, and their own thoughts. Here are some things that move us: familiar music, phrases we’ve heard a few times too often, fear and relief, bonding with friends; growing up and moving on. A “traditional” marriage goes sour while a non-traditional (or perhaps hyper-traditional???) family claims marital bliss.
We also have some theological points to contemplate: Tired Road Warrior claims that “Robert Kirby is by far and away the best theologian that the LDS Church has. His insights are always thought-provoking and his columns are much more interesting than the correlated Sunday School lessons” — see if you agree. On the other side of the coin, the Bloggernacle Back Burner claims that Meridian Magazine just sold their soul. Both Mormons and early Christians have questions about how later editors treat older texts. (And what’s up with those Democrats and Republicans?)
Plenty of food for thought for the week!