The Mormon Concept of Heavenly Mother with Rachel Hunt Steenblik and Ashley Mae Hoiland

Ashley Mae Hoiland and Rachel Hunt Steenblik

In this episode of the Religious Feminism interview series, Rachel Hunt Steenblik, author of Mother’s Milk: Poems in Search of Heavenly Mother and the book’s illustrator, Ashley Mae Hoiland, discuss some of the beautiful and not-so-beautiful things Mormons believe about Mother in Heaven.

You can find episode notes for the Religious Feminism Podcast here at the Exponent website:

Links to Connect and Learn More:

Mother's MilkMother’s Milk: Poems in Search of a Heavenly Mother

Rachel Hunt Steenblik’s blog posts at the Exponent

Ashley Mae Hoiland’s blog posts at By Common Consent

Rachel’s website

Ashmae’s website
Mormon Feminism: Essential Writings

Mormon Feminism: Essential Writings edited by Rachel Hunt Steenblik, Joanna Brooks and Hannah Wheelwright

Rachel Hunt Steenblik on Twitter

“A Mother There” A Survey of Historical Teachings about Mother in Heaven by David L. Paulsen and Martin Pulido

Rachel’s poem at A Mother Here: Art and Poetry Contest 

One Hundred Birds Taught Me to Fly: The Art of Seeking God (A living faith book) One Hundred Birds Taught Me to Fly: The Art of Seeking God (A living faith book) by Ashley Mae Hoiland

We Brave Women cards by Ashley Mae Hoiland

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April Young Bennett

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1 Response

  1. Rachel says:

    April, it was so fun to chat with you and AshMae. Thank you!

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