Gender and Marriage in Latter Day Saint Theology


Michael Stokes explores the topics of marriage and gender from a Latter Day Saint theological perspective. He elaborates by drawing from the teachings found in Latter Day Saint sacred texts, such as: the Book of Mormon, Doctrines & Covenants and the Pearl of Great Price, as well as scriptural texts.

In this podcast:
    • 0:17: Introduction to the Teachings of the Latter Day Saints
    • 13:11: The Puspose of Gender & Immortal Life
    • 15:37: The Eternal Nature of Family & Marriage
    • 25:00: The Role of Husband and Wife: Equal and Complementary
    • 26:50: On Same Sex Marriage


This presentation was part of The Christopher Dawson Centre for Cultural Studies’ 2016 Colloquium on the theme “The nature of men and women: complementary but different”, hosted in Hobart, Australia.

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