4 edition of Plural marriage found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Veronique Petit|
|LC Classifications||PZ3.M4225 P|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||99 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||99|
|LC Control Number||07036077|
The end of plural marriage required great faith and sometimes complicated, painful—and intensely personal—decisions on the part of individual members and Church leaders. Like the beginning of plural marriage in the Church, the end of the practice was a process rather than a single event. Revelation came “line upon line, precept upon. And a man that violated this law in the Book of Doctrine and Covenants, edition, until the acceptance of that revelation by the church, violated the law of the church if he practiced plural marriage. Yes, sir, he would have been cut off from the church. I think I should have been if I had.
2 – The wisdom behind permitting plural marriage. 1 – Plural marriage helps to increase the numbers of the ummah (nation, Muslim community). It is known that the numbers can only be increased through marriage, and the number of offspring gained through plural marriage will be greater than that achieved through marriage to one wife. It appears that sometime shortly after the Book of Mormon was published, Joseph Smith learned that plural marriage was a true doctrine and would eventually be practiced by Church members. In , Joseph revised the Bible noting the accounts of .
Plural marriage can be a difficult historical fact for people to understand, both members and nonmembers alike It is often not the Lord's pattern to give a multitude of reasons for His commandments, and we are often left to draw our own conclusions—which may be completely wrong (Moses ). 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 Followers:
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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.
Thereafter, for more than half a century, plural marriage was practiced by some Latter-day Saints. While much has been written about same-sex marriage, as of yet there has been no book-length legal treatment of unions among three or more individuals.
The first major study on plural marriage and the law, In Defense of Plural Marriage begins to 5/5(1). This book is a unique collection of original essays written by 95 contemporary plural wives and 5 other women who are supportive Plural marriage book plural marriage.
Also included is a chapter presenting historical, legal and doctrinal overviews of Latter-day Saint plural marriage, as well as a chapter on why women choose this religious lifestyle/5(14). Looking for Plural Marriage Books. Browse a list of books tagged "plural marriage" by our Plural marriage book members to find the best plural marriage books.
Two chapters on plural marriage with fifteen others on controversies in LDS doctrine and Church history. Joseph Smith’s Polygamy: History and Theology, 3 Volumes. Also available atBenchmark Books, and Greg Kofford Books.
Modern Polygamy and Mormon Fundamentalism: The Generations After the Manifesto. 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 shall hearken unto these.
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, a distinguished history professor emerita from Harvard University, has recently released a long–awaited and widely acclaimed work on women and plural marriage in early Mormonism, titled A House Full of has previously published four books related to Colonial and Revolutionary America, one of which, A Midwife's Tale, won both a Bancroft.
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. 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. The difference is that the Book of Mormon allows for an exception in cases that are specifically commanded by God. The practice of plural marriage, or polygamy, in Mormonism goes back to Joseph Smith, who in said he received an eternally binding commandment from God that men should take multiple wives.
Official Mormon sources have recently admitted that Smith. But in his groundbreaking new book, The Cultural Evolution Inside of Mormonism, popular author and speaker Greg Trimble tackles the topic of plural marriage head.
The Manifesto and the End of Plural Marriage - Response to An essay on The Manifesto and the End of Plural Marriage was added on 10/22/14 in the topical guide of the website. The essay focuses on the the Manifesto that started to bring about the end of polygamy.
It is found here: The Manifesto and the End of Plural Marriage. Plural Marriage; Polygamy; Polygame; Multiple wives; Big love; ; ; ; ; The Book of Mormon makes clear that, though the Lord will command men through his prophets to live the law of plural marriage at special times for his purposes, monogamy is the general standard (Jacob ); unauthorized polygamy was and is viewed as adultery.
Polygamy Book draft chapters written by Gregory L. Smith Jump to Subtopic: Initiation of the practice of plural marriage; Summary: It is claimed that Joseph Smith had a long history of "womanizing" before practicing plural marriage.
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For Only $ ($ Regular Price) 4 Complete Seasons. Joseph Smith & The Nauvoo During The Time of Plural Marriage. Samuel Friedrich Willenberg, a doctor of law at the University of Cracow wrote the pro-plural marriage book De finibus polygamiae licitae.
Inhis book was ordered to be burned. Inhis book was ordered to be burned. NPR coverage of A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women's Rights in Early Mormonism, by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.
Polygamy is the practice of having more than one spouse at the same time. It is illegal in all 50 states. Yet, there are thousands of men, women and. 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 .Polygamy (called plural marriage by Mormons in the 19th century or the Principle by modern fundamentalist practitioners of polygamy) was practiced by leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) for more than half of the 19th century, and practiced publicly from to by between 20 and 30 percent of Latter-day Saint families.
Just as understanding the historical and social context of nineteenth-century Latter-day Saint plural marriage is important to fully appreciate the experiences of the men and women who both embraced and opposed it, so too is understanding the context of Jacob’s temple sermon recorded in Jacob 2 important to fully appreciate the teachings of this Book of Mormon .