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This week, Bursts spoke with Nora Samaran, author of the essay “The Opposite Of Rape Culture Is Nurturance Culture”, which became the seed of her book…
In the previous episode of this series, McKenna Denson shared her
experience recording a conversation with her former Missionary Training
Center president, Joseph Bishop, in which he can be heard admitting to
sexual misconduct with multiple women while he was a leader in The Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. On the recording, she confronts him
with the allegation that he raped her while she was a Mormon missionary in
1984, an allegation he denies.
In this part of the series, the spiritual dimension of this story begins to
How has the church responded to emerging facts — both "the church" as a
collection of individual believers, as well as the corporate institution
based in Salt Lake City?
While McKenna Denson was was training as a Mormon missionary in the MTC in Provo, Utah in 1984, she says the MTC president, Joseph Bishop, raped her in a basement room.Last year, she confronted Bishop in person and recorded their conversation, where he can be heard admitting to sexual misconduct with multiple women throughout his time as a high-ranking church leader.Bishop denies the rape allegation, but a Brigham Young University police report shows that he told officers that while he served as president of the MTC, he asked a young sister missionary to expose her breasts to him in a basement room.On this episode of Mosaic, the #MeToo movement comes to Mormonism.In this first entry in a special series on #MormonMeToo, we'll look at how the Mormon concept of obedience helps shed light on this complex, difficult story.