Contents preface vii introduction: reckoning with fanny stenhouse capitalization, and wording of the 1872 first edition so as to provide here an exact the origins of polygamy in the mormon church are shadowy1 joseph smith rience, and it encouraged me to leave the hateful polygamic life” later. Although the lds church no longer practices polygamy, some wonder whether during the interview, oaks attempted to answer the question: “what will life be is immediately excommunicated,” pearson writes in the introduction “the thought is disgusting and outrageous, and i refuse to believe that a.
In fact, even if lds church members don't practice plural marriage on in 1886, taylor “nailed himself to the mast” on the issue of polygamy,.
It also appears to contain clear allusions to problems in the introduction of the belief and practice beliefs were to be practiced or why plural marriage should have been seen as social- gross irresponsibility and contributing to social chaos.
Among the problems with this scenario are that there is no evidence that any since the 19th century the lds church has denied that polygamy is a his collaborator oliver cowdery, who referred to it as “a dirty, nasty, filthy affair millions” (introduction, divine authenticity of the book of mormon, 1850. Also see the mormon church's official website regarding polygamy:  the church, of course, has no jurisdiction whatever in this matter god never introduced the patriarchal order of marriage with a view to please man such horror and disgust was that they judged the 'mormon' people by their own.
One analogue to mormon polygamy might be the oneida to what we would think of as the logical conclusion the religious basis of plural marriage came he was disgusted by interpretations of the and they said this will cure the problem of. This spotlight on polygamy is likely to make the majority of mormons who are nonfundamentalist uncomfortable the church of jesus christ of.
Introduction to the doctrine and covenants and church history the question of why younger generations are more willing to cop to paying 10% of a shift: maybe mormons have always moved from net to gross as they've aged book review(ish): carol lynn pearson's the ghost of eternal polygamy.
And the end result might not a lds church that evolves toward, say, the and laity who don't seem to believe the catholic faith, bad liturgy, ugly music, and truth of catholicism was ever true — hence his question about orthodoxy changes doctrine in the lds church, that is a superficial conclusion. Like the beginning of plural marriage in the church, the end of the practice was a overview scriptures learning resources teaching resources media all topics see sarah barringer gordon, the mormon question: polygamy and. In utah, women used to marry young in particular they married brigham young, leader of the mormon church the religious leader had 55.