White Roses on the Floor of Heaven

Nature and Flower Imagery in Latter-Day Saints Women's Literature, 1880-1920

By Susanna Morrill

© 2006 – Routledge

254 pages

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Hardback: 9780415977357
pub: 2006-05-10
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About the Book

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Wider Cultural Context and the Mormon Sources 2. The Adoption and Adaptation of Nature and Flower Imagery by Mormon Women Writers: The Theological and Institutional Context 3. The Adoption and Adaptation of Nature and Flower Imagery by Mormon Women Writers: The Cultural Context 4. Femaleness, Nature, and Virtue: A Triangle of Theological Meaning 5. Motherhood and the Home in the Theology of Nature and Flower Imagery 6. Suffering Women and the Theodicy of Nature and Flower Imagery Conclusion Bibliography Index

About the Author

Susanna Morrill is currently Assistant Professor in the Religious Studies Department of Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. She has contributed articles to The Encyclopedia of American Religion and Politics and also was a selector and reviewer of websites for Britannica.com.

About the Series

Religion in History, Society and Culture

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
REL000000
RELIGION / General
REL013000
RELIGION / Christianity / Literature & the Arts
REL070000
RELIGION / Christianity / General