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Plural marriage.

Amelie Veronique Petit Child- Mathews

Plural marriage.

The heart-history of Adèle Hersch.

by Amelie Veronique Petit Child- Mathews

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Published by E. D. Norton, Printer in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Veronique Petit.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination99 p.
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17521516M
OCLC/WorldCa2320548

OCLC Number: Notes: "Contains a list of 27 of Joseph Smith's wives." Reprint of an article originally published in the Historical Record, v. 6, May, For plural wife Martha Cragun Cox, plural marriage led to intense prayers that brought inspiration: “I knew the principle of plural marriage to be correct — to be the highest, holiest order of marriage. I knew too, that I might fail to live the holy life required and lose the blessings offered.

Brian C. Hales is the author of seven books dealing with the restoration of plural marriage among the Latter-day Saints—most notably Joseph Smith’s Polygamy, 3 vols. (Salt Lake City: Greg Kofford Books, ).His Modern Polygamy and Mormon Fundamentalism: The Generations after the Manifesto received the Best Book Award from the John Whitmer Historical Association. In the twenty-first century, the practice of plural marriage may seem strange and perhaps difficult to accept. Unfortunately, Joseph Smith only left one document to help us understand his plural marriage teachings, (section of the Doctrine and Covenants), but it contains three reasons why plural marriage is sometimes allowed by God.

Textual Studies of the D&C: The Plural Marriage Revelation. likes 2 talking about this. Examines the text of the D&C revelation on plural marriage to explore its motivation for ers: Plural Marriage. A History Tour of Brigham Young’s Beehive House. Book Review: Jesus Christ, Message to All Nations. Persecution and Polygamy: How Many Mormons Actually Died as a Result of 19th Century Persecution? Documents and Speech Index. Plural Marriage Index.


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Plural marriage by Amelie Veronique Petit Child- Mathews Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Bible and the Book of Mormon teach that the marriage of one man to one woman is God’s standard, except at specific periods when He has declared otherwise. 1 In accordance with a revelation to Joseph Smith, the practice of plural marriage—the marriage of one man to two or more women—was instituted among members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the early s.

Polygamy is "the practice or custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time." Polygamy has been practiced by many cultures throughout history.: 3 There Plural marriage. book numerous examples of polygamy among close followers, devotees, and the faithful to God in the Old Plural marriage.

book, but it is generally not accepted by most contemporary Christians, though other Christian groups permit the. A stunning and sure-to-be controversial book that pieces together, through more than two dozen nineteenth-century diaries, letters, albums, minute-books, and quilts left by first-generation Latter-day Saints, or Mormons, the never-before-told story of the earliest days of the women of Mormon "plural marriage," whose right to vote in the state /5(68).

This book argues that competent, consenting adults have a constitutional right to plural marriage. While deconstructing traditional arguments against plural marriage, the author proposes a new legal grounding for marriage that would allow for recognition of a diverse range of intimate relationships.5/5(1).

A House Full of Females is a history exploring Mormon polygamy as it unfolded, written by one of our country's foremost historians. Laurel based the book on journals and letters of women (and some men), writings that were recorded as the marriage system developed, with the intent to understand people's true and immediate reactions to it.4/5.

Abstract: This paper reviews the Book of Mormon prophet Jacob’s proscription against plural marriage, arguing that the verses in Jacob 24–30 should be interpreted in a Law of Moses context regarding levirate marriage, by which a man was responsible for marrying his dead brother’s wife if that brother died before having an heir.

I also review how these verses have been used in arguments. Question: "Why did the early Mormons believe in plural marriage?" Answer: The Book of Mormon sets monogamy as the rule, as does the Bible.

The difference is that the Book of Mormon allows for an exception in cases that are specifically commanded by God. Book Review: Textual Studies of the Doctrine and Covenants – The Plural Marriage Revelation, by William Victor Smith. Over the last few decades, several quality books on the history of polygamy have been published.

In the case of plural marriage, “The Bible and the Book of Mormon teach that monogamy is God’s standard for marriage unless He declares otherwise” (Official Declaration 1 heading), or, in Jacob’s language, “if I will, saith the Lord of Hosts, raise up seed unto me, I will command my people [to practice plural marriage]; otherwise they.

For the range of topics related to plural marriage narrated in the first volume of Saints, see “plural marriage” in the book’s index. “Joseph Smith and Plural Marriage,” Church History Topic, online at 7. Once again, for the range of topics related to plural marriage narrated in volume two of Saints.

However, in context Jacob 2 is actually precedent for the initial commandment to practice plural marriage because of the allowance in verse 30 which notes the possibility of the Lord giving authorization and also precedent for the Manifesto in that it establishes that the Lord by priesthood authority can forbid classes of marriage even if these.

One of these is its doctrine and history regarding plural marriage. There is probably no other Church subject on which there is so much ignorance and misunderstanding and so many conflicting views" (Brigham Young and His Wives, p.

On pages 21 and 22 of the same book, Mr. Stewart states. SALT LAKE CITY — One of the most interesting documents in the newest volume of the Joseph Smith Papers goes by the unassuming title, “Revelation, 27 July ” It happens to be one of the few contemporary records from Joseph Smith that talks about plural marriage, according to.

Gospel Topics, "Plural Marriage and Families in Early Utah" Gospel Topics, ()In accordance with a revelation to Joseph Smith, the practice of plural marriage—the marriage of one man to two or more women—was instituted among members of The Church of Jesus Christ of.

A HOUSE FULL OF FEMALES Plural Marriage and Women’s Rights in Early Mormonism, By Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Illustrated. Author: Beverly Gage. The obvious approval of the polygamous patriarchs in Genesis is a more likely stimulus for Joseph's questions to the Lord about plural marriage than the Book of Mormon's generally negative view.

Joseph's First Mention of the Doctrine in The date of is reinforced by a. AUTHOR INTERVIEW Secrets of Polygamy Revealed By Irene Spencer. – Illegal in the U.S. and prohibited by the mainline Mormon church inthe practice of polygamy still survives today and, in fact, may be on the verge of a still practicing plural marriage, termed fundamentalists, believe in attaining God-like status based on the number of wives and children a man.

“The United States is ‘in the midst of a family law revolution.’ Mark Goldfeder’s book claims that, in its wake, Americans must consider legalizing plural marriage alongside other forms of polyamorous family structure.

This book will interest readers interested in the politics of marriage in the United States. NPR coverage of A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women's Rights in Early Mormonism, by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.

Plural marriage definition is - a marriage in which there is more than one husband or wife. The newest book from History of the Saints includes dozens of beautiful images, and stories from Nauvoo.

Add to Cart! Relief Society Special Offer. Special Follow Up Offer from Glenn's March 17th Fireside. Joseph Smith & The Nauvoo During The Time of Plural Marriage.This year I have had several students asking questions about the practice of plural marriage by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the 19 th century.

Usually the questions focus on why the Lord commanded this practice. Before I even attempt at formulating a response I have found that inevitably some student will raise their hand and share their opinion that the.Joseph Smith’s nephew, Church President Joseph F.

Smith, wrote in “It is difficult to convince the prejudiced mind that any but base intents and impure desires prompted the practice of plural marriage, but nevertheless it was entered into, God knows, with the highest religious and moral motives.”.