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polygamy question.

Speech of Hon. Eli Thayer, of Massachusetts.

by Thayer, Eli

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Published by Buell & Blanchard, Printers in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Mormon Church -- Speeches in Congress

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDelivered in the House of Representatives, April 3, 1860.
    GenreSpeeches in Congress.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ994 .T3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7014519M
    LC Control Number09033605
    OCLC/WorldCa28116886

    From the Mormon Church's public announcement of its sanction of polygamy in until its formal decision to abandon the practice in , people on both sides of the "Mormon question" debated central questions of constitutional law. The polygamy revelation, published posthumously, counseled Smith's wife Emma to accept all of Smith's plural wives, and warns of destruction if the new covenant is not observed. Emma Smith was publicly and privately opposed to the practice and Joseph may have married some women without Emma knowing beforehand. Emma publicly denied that her husband had ever preached or practiced .

    Discusses Joseph Smith's introduction of polygamy into early Mormon Church. Subjects include polyandry, young brides, theology, children, and Emma Smith. The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America. Section and Issue. Book Review. from. Journal Product. Product Attributes. PDF (Download) $ Download PDF. The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth–Century America. Author Sarah B. Gordon. Chapel Hill.

      The Seminar in American Religion convened on October 7, , to discuss Laurel Thatcher Ulrich’s landmark book, A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women’s Rights in Early Mormonism, – (Knopf, ). Ulrich is the th Anniversary University Professor in the Department of History at Harvard University, well-known for her studies of early New England Phone: ()   Mormons do not currently practice polygamy. They abide by the country's laws. The only "Mormons" that still practice are the fundamentalists, and the church does not accept them as LDS. But to answer the question, I believe that sleeping with someone who is not your wife/wives would be considered adultery.


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The Polygamy Question. Janu Septem Joseph Dewey. This entry is part 16 of 50 in the series A. The one thing that I noticed about the Book of Mormon scriptures on “no polygamy for the Nephites” is that one must take a look at who the Lord gave as an example when he decided not to allow the Nephites to.

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