Behind-the-scenes of the Fascinating Womanhood Documentary
Monday, July 9, 2012
Maxine Hanks Profile
Maxine Hanks is most well-known for her book Women and Authority (1992), a historical review of women's position within the LDS church. Hanks is uniquely situated to comment on Helen's cultural roots who was a Mormon woman who used the opportunities available to her to promote her ideas about gender and marriage.
Hanks offers a sympathetic perspective on Helen's attempts to be recognized for what she saw as doctrinally accurate strategies in fixing marriages.