The Witness of Women


The Jewish holiday of Purim which is celebrated today, honors Queen Esther, who risked the wrath of her Persian husband-king to save her people. This essay is a tribute to women who have risked much to witness both anciently and in our day.

The Witness of Women

Making Peeping Toms of Us All

Painful and terrible things happen every day in our communities and nation. And when we check out the news, we’ve all become accustomed to exploring their circumstances in often lurid detail.   Compared to the appropriate sorrow we might feel when another instance of...


Bites of the Best Books: March 2021

Unbelievers: An Emotional History of Doubt Alec Ryrie In the winding-up pages of this important study of doubt, Ryrie makes this claim: “Once the most potent moral figure in Western culture was Jesus Christ. Believer or unbeliever, you took your ethical bearings from...

The Witness of Women

Women’s role as witnesses in sharing the message of Jesus Christ begins anciently and continues into our day. Latter-day Saints believe truth is established by God through the Law of Witnesses, “in the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word shall be...