Sixth LDS Church president Joseph F. Smith with his wives and children.
Biblical prophets did not take many wives in God’s name and lie about it; Joseph Smith did.
WWCB series (Why We Can't Believe)
An overview of the subject in light of the LDS Church's statement that appeared on its official website in October 2014.
Was Fanny Alger the first plural wife of Joseph Smith, or a case of simple adultery?
How should we view Joseph taking about ten teenage girls, including two who were only 14 years old, as wives?
A dozen or more of Joseph's plural wives were legally married to other men at the time. The evidence shows that he had sexual relations with at least some of these married women and even had at least one child by such a union.
David and Solomon did indeed have many wives. However, the Old Testament makes it clear that in having many wives they were disobeying God.
Lists the names, ages and marital status of young girls and women when taken by Joseph as a plural wives. Includes historical and biographical notes.
Details several telling parallels between Warren Jeffs, a notorious modern polygamist, and Joseph Smith.
Photo-documentation on the history of LDS polygamy.
One man’s testimony of coming out of a polygamous Mormon sect.
Examines the LDS doctrine of eternal or celestial marriage and shows that its real origin is as justification for Joseph Smith’s polygamy.
Seven reasons why Mormon polygamy, though no longer practiced in the LDS Church, still raises relevant critical issues about its claim to be the only true church.
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