White Roses on the Floor of Heaven: Nature and Flower Imagery in Latter-Day Saints Women's Literature, 1880-1920

White Roses on the Floor of Heaven: Nature and Flower Imagery in Latter-Day Saints Women's Literature, 1880-1920

ISBN-10:
0415977355
ISBN-13:
9780415977357
Pub. Date:
05/01/2006
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Overview

White Roses on the Floor of Heaven: Nature and Flower Imagery in Latter-Day Saints Women's Literature, 1880-1920

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415977357
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/01/2006
Series: Religion in History, Society and Culture Series
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Series Editors' Foreword     vii
Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     1
The Wider Cultural Context and the Mormon Sources     15
The Adoption and Adaptation of Nature and Flower Imagery by Mormon Women Writers: The Theological and Institutional Context     41
The Adoption and Adaptation of Nature and Flower Imagery by Mormon Women Writers: The Cultural Context     67
Femaleness, Nature, and Virtue: A Triangle of Theological Meaning     87
Motherhood and the Home in the Theology of Nature and Flower Imagery     113
Suffering Women and the Theodicy of Nature and Flower Imagery     141
Conclusion     169
Notes     187
Bibliography     219
Index     233

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