I understand that polygamy was commonly taught and practiced in the early days of the LDS church by Joseph Smith and others. I'm wondering just how many wives he had and who they were. Also, were ...
What does the LDS Church teach about Jesus being married, having children, and His position on polygamy?
In the Journal of Discourses, LDS apostles suggest that Jesus Himself was married, that He had children, and that He and His disciples endorsed polygamy. It will be borne in mind that once on a ...
As I understand it, the LDS teaching is that polygamy is acceptable, in this mortal life, only when God decides to permit it, and that God has done so twice so far in history (1) during Biblical ...
Why did Joseph Smith condone, or perhaps even encourage polygamy? What scriptures, if any, support this practice?
I know that early in the formation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, polygamy was common. It's my understanding that it was an everlasting command from God to Joseph Smith. ...