Joseph Smith And Polygamy Essay

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Heather, Kelleye, Victoria, Kayla, McKayla, Krystal Ms. B College Comp/MW 4/14/14 Deceptions of Polygamy Polygamy is the state or practice of having two or more wives at the same time. Mormon polygamy arose when the founder of Mormonism, Joseph Smith, brought the act forward as a requirement from God and taught the people that “the only men who become Gods, even the sons of Gods, are those who enter into polygamy” (, N/A). Although the Mormon Church has formally denounced support for plural marriage, there still exists subgroups that are actively involved in polygamy. In this practice, the wives are encouraged to accept and encourage the new wives to show commitment to their religious ideals. Not only are there personal…show more content…
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