Tag Archives: adultery

Retrofitting Polygamy Prophecy for Adultery

17 February

Doctrine and Covenants 132: Intro, 52 “Revelation given through Joseph Smith the Prophet, at Nauvoo, Illinois, recorded July 12, 1843, relating to the new and everlasting covenant, including the eternity of the marriage covenant and the principle of plural marriage. 52 And let mine handmaid, Emma Smith, receive all those that have been given unto my servant Joseph….” [emp. added] Jeremiah 31:31 “Behold, the […]

Polygamy and Mormon Church Leaders Thomas Woolsey Intro November 3, 1805 – January 5, 1897

30 May

Thomas Woolsey and Samuel Morey, have nothing incommon except for one thing. Neither name is widely known, much less used outside their respective fields, yet the contributions of both necessitated their presence. One thing is certain, the early nineteenth century produced its fair share of people filled with grit and ingenuity, and two of those […]

Why Wasn’t Joseph Smith Excommunicated?

02 January

Doctrines of Salvation 2:93; “How severe is the judgment on the man who has committed adultery, even though he apparently is repentant? In the Doctrine and Covenants,42:24-26, the Lord has given us a key to this situation. If a person commits adultery and then repents with all his heart, he may be forgiven. If he […]

My Five Wives on TLC

12 March

As you may have heard TLC has decided to add another show about themodern polygamist lifestyle to its nightly schedule. The new show is titled “My Five Wives” and follows the life of Brady and his wives: Paulie, Robyn, Rosemary, Nonie and Rhonda as they experience the ups and downs of being a polygamist family. If […]

Mormon Dilemma 238

29 April

Nauvoo Expositor Encyclopedia of Mormonism, pg. 48; “By 1844 Joseph Smith also faced serious dissension within the Church. Several of his closest associates disagreed with him over the plural marriage revelation and other doctrines…They became allied with local anti-Mormon elements and published one issue of a newspaper, the Nauvoo Expositor. In it they charged that […]