Polygamy: Latter-day Saints and the Practice of Plural Marriage


Subject:
Christianity , Families , Mormon Church , Marriage

Description:
This article discusses "polygamy -- or more correctly polygyny, the marriage of more than one woman to the same man [which] was an important part of the teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for a half century [in the 1800s]." Addresses the origins of plural marriage in the Mormon Church, and the reasons why the church outlawed it. From the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Publisher:
Intellectual Reserve, Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://newsroom.lds.org/ldsnewsroom/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=a27704c176d9f010VgnVCM100000176f620aRCRD&vgnextchannel=3e0511154963d010VgnVCM1000004e94610aRCRD


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