Joseph Smith Marries 14 Year Old Girl

Joseph Smith Marries 14 Year Old Girl

A local news story here in the Seattle area got me to thinking about Joseph Smith the other day. In short, a 39 yr old man was arrested a few days ago for a handful of disgusting deeds, one of which is suspicion of kidnapping. (Keep in mind this suspect is also a...

Fanny Alger: Joseph Smith’s First Polygamous Wife

Fanny Alger: Joseph Smith’s First Polygamous Wife

A few days ago I came upon an interesting journal written by Levi Hancock’s son, Mosiah, which got me thinking about one of the essays published by the Church last year (Oct. 2014). In this essay the Church came out with their own version of history on polygamy in...