Meet the Expert

The Basics

First Name
Bridget
Middle Name/M.I.
Jack
Last Name
Jeffries
City
Chicago
State/Territory/Province
IL
Country
USA

Professional Information

Categories of Difference
First-generation college graduate
Title
Independent Scholar
Institutional Affiliation
Discipline of Degree
American Religious History
Biographical Sketch

Bridget Jack Jeffries holds a BA in classics from Brigham Young University and an MA in American religious history from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Her research passions include deification, religious feminism (both Christian and Mormon), interfaith marriage, and interfaith dialogue. A member of the Evangelical Covenant Church, Bridget is a long-time non-Mormon commentator on the LDS faith.

Mormon Studies Expertise

Methods/ Approaches
Gender Studies, History, Religious Studies, Theology
Chronological Focus
I am not bound by time
Geographic Focus
United States and/or Canada
Research Topics
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gender/Femininity/Masculinity/Sexuality, Interfaith/Interreligious Relations/Dialogue, Scripture, Theology, Women's History
Key Words
Deification Interfaith Marriage
Bibliography

So I Married a Mormon: An Interfaith Memoir (forthcoming)

“Called and Ordained: A Priesthood of All Believers in Alma 13.” In A Preparatory Redemption: Reading Alma 12-13, edited by Matthew Bowman and Rosemary Demos. Provo, Ut.: Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Studies, August 2018.

“As God Is, Woman May Become?: Women and the Mormon Doctrine of Exaltation” master’s thesis., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 2016, ProQuest (1797426855).

How Wide the Divide, and Can Biblical Equality Bridge It?” Mutuality, Fall 2010, 15-17.