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An Overwhelming Comprehensive List

Articles:
http://www.ldssmile.com/2016/06/10/an-in-depth-look-into-our-heavenly-mother/

1 and 2 Nephi as a Temple Text

What Does the Virgin Mary Have to Do with the Tree of Life?

http://www.channingbparker.com/2018/06/what-disneys-coco-taught-me-about.html

https://byustudies.byu.edu/content/mother-there-survey-historical-teachings-about-mother-heaven

https://explorehisgrace.blogspot.com/2020/05/seeking-heavenly-mother-through-patterns.html?m=1

https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/msr/vol19/iss1/10/?fbclid=IwAR0enSLD8pXyT_SOtKgq4Go6RQbVfIXq29hji984TNUM3AK0mjKBkDKeuHA

https://speeches.byu.edu/talks/glenn-l-pace/divine-nature-destiny-women/

https://thefaithfulfeministsite.wordpress.com/2020/05/09/heavenly-mother/

https://www.britannica.com/topic/Christianity/The-doctrine-of-the-Virgin-Mary-and-holy-Wisdom

https://www.lds.org/general-conference/1991/10/daughters-of-god?lang=eng

https://www.lds.org/topics/mother-in-heaven?lang=eng

https://www.ldsliving.com/14-Myths-and-Truths-We-Know-About-Our-Heavenly-Mother/s/88439

https://www.sltrib.com/religion/2019/03/08/early-feminists-talked/

Books:
A Boy’s Guide to Heavenly Mother

A Girl’s Guide to Heavenly Mother
Dialogue Fall 2015 Issue: A journal of Mormon thought (Dialogue Journal Book 4803)
Feminism and Religion in the 21st Century: Technology, Dialogue, and Expanding Borders
Feminist Perspectives on Language
Gaia and God: An Ecofeminist Theology of Earth Healing
Goddesses and the Divine Feminine: A Western Religious History
I Gave Her a Name
Integrating Ecofeminism, Globalization, and World Religions
Laughter of Aphrodite: Reflections on a Journey to the Goddess
Mormon Feminism: Essential Writings
Mother’s Milk: Poems in Search of Heavenly Mother
Odyssey with the Goddess: A Spiritual Quest in Crete
Our Heavenly Family Our Earthly Families
Rebirth of the Goddess: Finding Meaning in Feminist Spirituality
Sexism and God Talk: Toward a Feminist Theology
She Who Changes: Re-imagining the Divine in the World
Temple Theology – An Introduction
The Red Tent
Weaving the Visions: New Patterns in Feminist Spirituality
Womanspirit Rising: A Feminist Reader in Religion
Women Healing Earth: Third World Women on Ecology, Feminism, and Religion
Women and Redemption: A Theological History
Women at Church: Magnifying LDS Women’s Local Impact
Women’s Studies in Religion (Specifically chapter by Carol P. Christ, Why Women Need the Goddess)
Women-Church: Theology and Practice of Feminist Liturgical Communities

Hymns:
https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/music/library/hymns/god-is-love?lang=eng&_r=1

Podcasts/Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07ZpvpF32s8


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilF9NXEl6Xs

https://www.ldsliving.com/Podcast-Fiona-Givens-on-Christ-s-Role-as-Healer-Heavenly-Mother-s-Role-in-the-Plan-of-Salvation-More/s/86828

https://www.thefaithfulfeminists.com/2020/03/heavenly-mother.html

https://www.ldsliving.com/Podcast-Fiona-Givens-on-Christ-s-Role-as-Healer-Heavenly-Mother-s-Role-in-the-Plan-of-Salvation-More/s/86828

Websites:
https://seekingheavenlymother.com/

http://www.amotherhere.com/index.php#sthash.L1iZAuW3.dpbs

http://www.amotherhere.com/coll/pearson1.php#sthash.tql5Rqkn.dpbs

https://www.amotherhere.com/coll/fox.php

https://www.instagram.com/ourmotherinheaven/?hl=en

Used in BYU Studies, “A Mother There”:
3 Ne. 18:19.
Aaltje Baumgart, “Mormon and Feminist? Feminist Reactions to LDS Scripture, Doctrine, and Practices,” AMERICAN@ 1, no. 2 (2003): 7, http://www.uhu.es/hum676/revista/baugmart.pdf. Women and Authority: Re-emerging Mormon Feminism, ed. Maxine Hanks (Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1992), 249.
Allen W. Litchfield, “Behind the Veil: The Heavenly Mother Concept among Members of Women’s Support Groups in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints” (Brigham Young University, 1987), 6.
Amy Irvine, Trespass: Living at the Edge of the Promised Land (New York: North Point, 2008), 302.
Appleton Milo Harmon, Appleton Milo Harmon’s Early History and Journal for His Travels through the United States, England, and Scotland in 1850, 1851, and 1852 (s.l., n.d.), 292.
B. H. Roberts, Defense of the Faith and the Saints, 2 vols. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1912), 2:439.
Barbara J. MacHaffie, Her Story: Women in Christian Tradition, 2d ed. (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2006), 245.
Benjamin G. Ferris, Utah and the Mormons: The History, Government, Doctrines, Customs, and Prospects of the Latter-day Saints (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1856), 242.
Boyd K. Packer, “Counsel to Young Men,” Ensign 39 (May 2009): 50.
Brigham Young, Discourses of Brigham Young, ed. John A. Widtsoe (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1954), 51.
Brigham Young, in Journal of Discourses, 18:259, October 8, 1876.
Bruce R. McConkie, Mormon Doctrine, 2d ed. (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1966), 516-17.
Bryant S. Hinckley, ed., Sermons and Missionary Services of Melvin Joseph Ballard (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1949), 205–6.
Cannon, Gospel Truth, 3–4, 129.
Carrie A. Miles, “The Genesis of Gender, or Why Mother in Heaven Can’t Save You,” Sunstone 20 (July 1997): 16.
Charles Lowell Walker, Diary of Charles Lowell Walker, ed. A. Karl Larson and Katharine Miles Larson (Logan: Utah State University Press, 1980), 2:100. This journal entry is dated January 19, 1896.
[Charles W. Penrose], “Women in Heaven,” Millennial Star 64 (June 26, 1902): 410.
Chieko N. Okazaki, Sanctuary (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1997), 59, 98, 149.
Chieko N. Okazaki, “Grace and Glory: Strength from Our Savior,” in Women in the Covenant of Grace: Talks Selected from the 1993 Women’s Conference Sponsored by Brigham Young University and the Relief Society, ed. Dawn Hall Anderson and Susette Fletcher Green (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1994), 243–44.
Dallin H. Oaks, “Apostasy and Restoration,” Ensign 25 (May 1995): 84.
Dallin H. Oaks, “Fundamental Premises of Our Faith,” Deseret News, 7 http://www.deseretnews.com/media/pdf/24370.pdf.
Danny L. Jorgensen, “Gender-Inclusive Images of God: A Sociological Interpretation of Early Shakerism and Mormonism,” Nova Religio 4, no. 1 (2000): 72, 75.
David C. Kimball, “Reflections on the Destiny of Man,” Millennial Star 7 (June 15, 1846): 184.
David L. Paulsen and Brett McDonald, “Joseph Smith and the Trinity: An Analysis and Defense of the Social Model of the Godhead,” Faith and Philosophy 25, no. 1 (2008): 47–74.
David L. Paulsen, “Are Christians Mormon? Reassessing Joseph Sith’s Theology in His Bicentennial,” BYU Studies 45, no. 1 (2006): 63–72, 97-98.
Edward Tullidge, The Women of Mormondom (New York: Tullidge and Crandall, 1877), 193–94.
Elder James G. Duffin, in The 79th Annual Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1909), 24.
Elder S. Dilworth Young, “The Eternal Conflict” (devotional address, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, May 30, 1978), transcript available at http://speeches.byu.edu./?act=viewitem&id=1064.
Eldred G. Smith, “Exaltation,” in Brigham Young University Speeches of the Year, 1963–64 (Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University, 1964), 6.
Eldred G. Smith, “Opposition in Order to Strength Us,” Ensign 4 (January 1974): 62.
Eliza R. Snow, Eliza R. Snow: The Complete Poetry, ed. Jill Mulvay Derr and Karen Lynn Davidson (Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press; Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2009), 313–14, 358.
Erastus Snow, in Journal of Discourses, 19:269–73, March 3, 1878.
Erastus Snow, in Journal of Discourses, 26:214, May 31, 1885.
Erastus Snow, “Discourse by Apostle Erastus Snow,” Deseret News, October 22, 1884, 2.
Ezra Taft Benson, So Shall Ye Reap (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1960), 170.
Ezra Taft Benson, The Teachings of Ezra Taft Benson (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1988), 25.
George Q. Cannon, Gospel Truth: Discourses and Writings of President George Q. Cannon, ed. Jerreld L. Newquist, 2 vols. (Salt Lake City: Zion’s Book Store, 1957), 1:135–36.
George Q. Cannon, “Discourse by President George Q. Cannon,” Millennial Star 51 (July 22, 1889): 450.
George Q. Cannon, “Mr. Canon’s [sic] Lecture,” Salt Lake Daily Herald, April 15, 1884, 8.
Glenn L. Pace, “The Divine Nature and Destiny of Women” (devotional address, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, March 9, 2010), available online at http://speeches.byu.edu/?act=viewitem&id=1886.
Gordon B. Hinckley, “Daughters of God,” Ensign 21 (November 1991): 100.
Grant Tucker Smith, “I’ve a Mother There: Identity, Language, and Experience in Mormon Women’s Literature” (PhD diss., University of Iowa, 1993), 20.
Harold B. Lee, The Teachings of Harold B. Lee: Eleventh President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ed. Clyde J. Williams (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1996), 20–21.
Harold B. Lee, “The Influence and Responsibility of Women,” Relief Society Magazine 51 (February 1964): 85.
Hoyt J. Brewster Jr., Behold, I Come Quickly: The Last Days and Beyond (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1994), 50.
Hugh B. Brown, Continuing the Quest (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1961), 8.
Hunter, Gospel through the Ages, 44–45.
Hunter, Pearl of Great Price Commentary, 104–6.
Hunter, Will a Man Rob God? 183–84.
Hyrum G. Smith, in Ninety-fifth Semi-annual Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1924), 16.
James E. Talmage, A Study of the Articles of Faith (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1982), 442–43.
James E. Talmage, The Vitality of Mormonism: Brief Essays on Distinctive Doctrines of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Boston: Gorham, 1919), 244.
James E. Talmage, “Obtaining Divine Forgiveness,” Millennial Star 54 (March 28, 1892): 194. Orson F. Whitney, Gospel Themes: A Treatise on Salient Features of “Mormonism” (Salt Lake City, 1914), 65.
James E. Talmage, “Relationship of Jesus Christ to the Eternal Father,” Liahona: The Elders’ Journal 13 (August 24, 1915): 133.
James E. Talmage, “The Eternity of Sex,” Young Woman’s Journal 25 (October 1914): 603.
James E. Talmage, “The Philosophical Basis of ‘Mormonism,’” Improvement Era 18 (September 1915): 950.
James E. Talmage, “The Philosophical Basis of ‘Mormonism,’” Liahona: The Elders’ Journal 13 (November 9, 1915): 307.
James E. Talmage, “What Mormonism Stands For,” Deseret Evening News, January 16, 1909, 25.
James T. Duke, “Marriage: Eternal Marriage,” in Ludlow, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 2:859.
Jeffrey R. Holland, Christ and the New Covenant: The Messianic Message of the Book of Mormon (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1997), 204.
Jeffrey R. Holland, However Long and Hard the Road (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1985), 47.
Jerrie W. Hurd, “The Unnamed Women in Scripture,” Sunstone 10 (July 1985): 23–25.
Jill Mulvay Derr, “The Significance of ‘O My Father’ in the Personal Journey of Eliza R. Snow,” BYU Studies 36, no. 1 (1996): 97–100.
John 14:6.
John A. Widtsoe, A Rational Theology: As Taught by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1937), 69.
John A. Widtsoe, “Everlasting Motherhood,” Millennial Star 90 (May 10, 1928): 298.
John A. Widtsoe, “Looking toward the Temple,” Ensign 2 (January 1972): 56.
John Henry Evans, A Short History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ed. Gordon B. Hinckley (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1938), 163.
John Longden, “The Worth of Souls,” Relief Society Magazine 44 (August 1957): 492, 494.
Joseph F. Smith, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph F. Smith (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1998), 181.
Joseph F. Smith, “The Father and the Son,” Improvement Era 19 (August 1916): 942.
Joseph Fielding McConkie, “Holy Ghost,” in Encyclopedia of Mormonism, ed. Daniel H. Ludlow, 4 vols. (New York: Macmillan, 1992), 2:649.
Joseph Fielding Smith, comp., Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1972), 376.
Karen Lynn Davidson, Our Latter-day Hymns: The Stories and the Messages (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1988), 288–89.
L[ula] L. Greene Richards, “A Thread of Thought,” Woman’s Exponent 29 (August 15 and September 1, 1900): 27.
LeGrand Richards, “Missionary Experiences” (devotional address, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, October 20, 1981), available at http://speeches.byu.edu/?act=viewitem&id=499.
Lee, “Influence and Responsibility of Women,” 85, citing William Dudley Pelley, “Seven Minutes in Heaven,” Improvement Era 32 (July 1029): 717.
Linda P. Wilcox in “Mormon Concept of a Mother in Heaven,” Sunstone 5 (September/October 1980): 9, 11.
M. Russell Ballard, Our Search for Happiness (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1993), 70.
M. Russell Ballard, When Thou Art Converted: Continuing Our Search for Happiness (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2001), 62.
M.[atilda] E. Picton Teasdale, “To the Young Ladies of Zion,” Young Woman’s Journal 3 (July 1892): 472.
Margaret Merrill Toscano, “Is There a Place for Heavenly Mother in Mormon Theology? An Investigation into Discourses of Power,” Sunstone 133 (July 2004): 14–15.
Mark E. Petersen, “Be Ye an Exponent of Christ,” in Brigham Young University Speeches of the Year, 1965–1966 (Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University, 1966), 4, available online at http://speeches.byu.edu/?act=viewitem&id=533.
Melvin J. Ballard, “The Pre-existence of Man,” Liahona: The Elders’ Journal 24 (June 29, 1926): 5–10.
Milton R. Hunter, Pearl of Great Price Commentary (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1951), 105–6.
Milton R. Hunter, The Gospel through the Ages (Salt Lake City: Stevens and Wallis, 1945), 4.
Milton R. Hunter, Will a Man Rob God? The Laws and Doctrine of Tithing, Fast Offerings, and Observance of Fast Day (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1952), 183.
Milton R. Hunter, “God’s Greatest Gift,” Brigham Young University Speeches of the Year, 1964–1965 (Provo: Brigham Young University, 1965), 6–7, available online at http://speeches.byu.edu/?act=viewitem&id=973.
“My Father in Heaven.” Snow, Complete Poetry, 313–14 “Invocation or the Eternal Father and Mother.” Jill Mulvay Derr, “The Significance of ‘O My Father’ in the Personal Journey of Eliza R. Snow,” BYU Studies 36, no. 1 (1996–97): 84–126. McConkie, Mormon Doctrine, 516–17;
Neal A. Maxwell, If Thou Endure It Well (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1996), 129.
Neal A. Maxwell, “The Women of God,” Ensign 8 (May 1978): 11.
Neil L. Anderson, “Looking Back and Looking Forward,” New Era 39 (August 2009): 2–4.
Nephi Anderson, “A Little Visit to Glory-Land,” Millennial Star 67 (September 7, 1905): 562–63.
Norma B. Smith, “Remember, Enjoy, Prepare,” New Era 10 (July 1980): 10–13.
Orson F. Whitney, “Bishop O. F. Whitney,” Woman’s Exponent 24 (June 15, 1895): 9
Orson F. Whitney, “Death,” Young Woman’s Journal 27 (April 1916): 200.
Orson F. Whitney, “Latter-day Saint Ideals and Institutions,” Improvement Era 30 (August 1927): 851.
Orson F. Whitney, “Our Mother in Heaven His Theme,” Deseret Evening News, July 16, 1906, 5.
Orson F. Whitney, “We Walk by Faith,” Improvement Era 19 (May 1916): 609.
Orson F. Whitney, “What Is Education?” Deseret News 20, no. 41 (1885): 1, 347.
Orson Pratt, in Journal of Discourses, 14:241–42, August 20, 1871.
Orson Pratt, “Celestial Marriage,” The Seer 1 (April 1853): 59, 158.
Orson Pratt, “Sunday Services,” Logan Leader 1 (November 13, 1879): 3.
Orson Pratt, “The Pre-Existence of Man,” The Seer 1 (February 1853): 24.
Parley P. Pratt, Key to the Science of Theology (Liverpool: F. D. Richards, 1855), 171; “The Origin and Destiny of Woman,” Latter-day Saints Southern Star 1 (January 7, 1899): 45.
Patricia T. Holland, “Filling the Measure of Our Creation,” in Jeffrey R. Holland and Patricia T. Holland, On Earth As It Is in Heaven (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1989), 4.
Paul H. Dunn, “The Cheering Section,” Ensign 10 (June 1980): 4.
Robert A. Rees, “Our Mother in Heaven,” Sunstone 15 (April 1991): 49–50.
Robert L. Simpson, “Q&A: Questions and Answers,” New Era 7 (July 1977): 11.
[Rudger Clawson], “Our Mother in Heaven,” Millennial Star 72 (September 29, 1910): 619–20.
Rulon S. Wells, “Believe the Truth for Truth’s Sake,” Liahona: The Elders’ Journal 10 (November 19, 1912): 338.
Ruth May Fox, “The Parable of the Ten Talents: A Dialogue,” Young Woman’s Journal 17 (April 1906): 172–75.
Sarah M. Kimball, “Demonstration in Honor of Bishop Hunter,” Woman’s Exponent 8, no. 3 (1879): 22.
Spencer W. Kimball, The Teachings of Spencer W. Kimball, Twelfth President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ed. Edward L. Kimball (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1982), 25.
Spencer W. Kimball, “Privileges and Responsibilities of Sisters,” Ensign 8 (November 1978): 101–5.
Spencer W. Kimball, “The True Way of Life and Salvation,” Ensign 8 (May 1978): 6.
Stanton’s The Woman’s Bible in the “The Woman’s Bible,” Woman’s Exponent 23 (April 1, 1895): 248.
Susa Young Gates, History of the Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1911), 234.
Susa Young Gates, “In the Realm of Girlhood: Lesson V,” Young Woman’s Journal 17 (January 1906): 41.
Susa Young Gates, “The Editor’s Department,” Young Woman’s Journal 2 (July 1891): 475.
Susa Young Gates, “The Vision Beautiful,” Improvement Era 23 (April 1920): 542.
Susanna Morrill, White Roses on the Floor of Heaven: Mormon Women’s Popular Theology, 1880–1920 (New York: Routledge, 2006), 56.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gospel Principles (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1978), 10.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gospel Principles (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1997), 19.
“The Family: A Proclamation to the World,” Ensign 25 (November 1995): 102.
The First Presidency, “Christmas Message to Children of the Church in All the World,” Friend 4 (December 1974): 2–3.
The First Presidency, “‘Mormon’ View of Evolution,” Improvement Era 28 (September 1925): 1090.
Theodore M. Burton, “A Marriage to Last through Eternity,” Ensign 17 (June 1987): 14.
“The Origin and Destiny of Man,” Improvement Era 12 (November 1909): 78.
“The Origin of Man,” in Messages of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint, comp. James R. Clark, 6 vols. (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1970), 4:205-6.
“The Twelve Apostles Today,” First Intermediate Sunday School Lessons: What It Means to Be a Latter-day Saint (Salt Lake City: Deseret Sunday School Union Board, 1944), 73.
Thomas S. Monson, An Invitation to Exaltation (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1997), 4.
“Topics of the Times: The Worship of Female Deities,” Juvenile Instructor 30 (May 15, 1895): 314–17.
Wilford Woodruff, in Journal of Discourses, 26 vols. (Liverpool: F. D. Richards, 1855–86), 18:32.
William W. Phelps, Letter, May, 1852.

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