Faithful Transgressions in the American West: Six Twentieth-Century Mormon Women's Autobiographical Acts

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The central issue Bush finds in these works is how their authors have dealt with the authority of Mormon Church leaders. As she puts it in her preface, "I use the phrase 'faithful transgression' to describe moments in the texts when each writer, explicitly or implicitly, commits herself in writing to trust her own ideas and authority over official religious authority while also conceiving of and depicting herself to be a 'faithful' member of the Church." Bush recognizes her book as her own act of faithful transgression. ...

Faithful Transgressions in the American West: Six Twentieth-Century Mormon Women's Autobiographical Acts 2004, Utah State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780874215519

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