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Jane and Emma and God and Me

By Linda Hoffman Kimball

I had paradoxes, divine contradictions  (like justice and mercy) and Rainer Maria Rilke’s words on my mind last week as I went to the Chicago Temple. [R]esolving the tension requires a supply of love that comes from beyond ourselves, provoked by the tension itself. If we are to hold the paradoxes together, our own love …

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Interview with Jenn Lee Smith and Zandra Vranes, Producers of the film “Jane and Emma”

By Sandra Clark

Jane and Emma, recently released, breathes life into the real-life friendship of Jane Manning and Emma Smith. This important film examines their friendship within its complex matrix of history fraught with racism, the murder of the prophet Joseph, his polygamy and the strain of Emma’s marriage. The deep friendship Jane and Emma, shown in the movie and …

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Interview with Jenn Lee Smith and Zandra Vranes of Jane and Emma

By Sandra Clark

Jane and Emma, releasing this weekend, breathes life into the real-life friendship of Jane Manning and Emma Smith. This important film examines their friendship within its complex matrix of history fraught with racism, the murder of the prophet Joseph, his polygamy and the strain of Emma’s marriage. The deep friendship Jane and Emma, shown in the movie …

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