Marianne Appleton and A. Garr Cranney provide conclusive research on the percentage and significance of reading among LDS women in this issue. To the question "Will every body be damned but Mormons?" Joseph Smith replied, "Yes, and a great portion of them, unless they repent and work righteousness": Grant Underwood discusses these Protestant notions about being "saved" or "damned" in early Church history. Garold N. Davis's article illuminates some of the beautiful truths of the Gospel found in Goethe's Faust. Finally, Maureen Ursenbach Beecher tells of the use of poetry in The Women's Exponent, the editor of which became so because of a poem she sold to the Salt Lake Herald.