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Women of the Book of Mormon
TitleWomen of the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1918
Secondary AuthorsGates, Susa Young
MagazineRelief Society Magazine
Volume5
Issue Number1
Pagination47-50
Date PublishedJanuary 1918
KeywordsChastity; Law of Moses; Motherhood; Womenhood
Abstract

In the ancient world Hebrew women had more status than in other cultures.  Their chastity was imperative under the Mosaic law.  Book of Mormon women inherited this culture.  Though only three women are named in the book, references to women, mothers, and daughters are numerous.