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by MisterCurie
25 Jan 2010, 09:00
Forum: Book & Media Reviews
Topic: 8: The Mormon Proposition
Replies: 3
Views: 748

8: The Mormon Proposition

So, "8:The Mormon Proposition" premiered yesterday at Sundance. Here's an article about the premiere in the Salt Lake Tribune: http://www.sltrib.com/collegesports/ci_14260127 And here's a article from the Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/fred-karger/8-the-mormon-proposition_b_326832.ht...
by MisterCurie
31 Dec 2009, 12:18
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gospel Essentials
Replies: 8
Views: 878

Re: Gospel Essentials

I actually don't think it is going to be that different. It seems that the "Teachings of the Prophets" manuals have basically followed the same general pattern as each other and the Gospel Principles manual, a basic gospel principle is chosen and then quotes from the prophets that support the curren...
by MisterCurie
27 Dec 2009, 16:45
Forum: Book & Media Reviews
Topic: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?
Replies: 72
Views: 6895

Re: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?

Oh, with the Section 132 revelation. Apparently it is in BY's handwriting. And BY stated that the original was destroyed by Emma, but luckily he had the only surviving copy. Fishy, if you ask me. Also, he waited until 1876 to put it in the D+C replacing the Section 101 Article on Marriage (which sp...
by MisterCurie
27 Dec 2009, 16:34
Forum: Book & Media Reviews
Topic: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?
Replies: 72
Views: 6895

Re: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?

Lol--Okay, I have practically re-read 1/2 the book trying to answer y'all's questions. I needed a refresher anyhow. Here is an excerpt from the book. (Higbee was another member of Bennett's circle, who confessed in writing to fornication and telling the lie that JS secretly preached polygamy. Like ...
by MisterCurie
27 Dec 2009, 16:22
Forum: Book & Media Reviews
Topic: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?
Replies: 72
Views: 6895

Re: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?

I don't have all the answers regarding Law. But: 1. The Higbees did confess to lying about Joseph. So did Bennett. The Price's refer to Law several times throughout their book, almost exclusively in a positive light as a witness for JS's distance from polygamy. Law signed the affidavit saying he he...
by MisterCurie
27 Dec 2009, 15:58
Forum: Book & Media Reviews
Topic: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?
Replies: 72
Views: 6895

Re: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?

So I got the book "Joseph Smith Fought Polygamy" through interlibrary loan and it does appear that the full contents of the book are located at the following website: http://restorationbookstore.org/jsfp-index.htm , for anyone interested in reading it. They even have additional research that has bee...
by MisterCurie
22 Dec 2009, 09:28
Forum: Book & Media Reviews
Topic: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?
Replies: 72
Views: 6895

Re: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?

One of the best documented plural marriages of JS was to 17 year old Sarah Ann Whitney, even when using contemporary sources. The information in this post was compiled into Chapter 14 of "In Sacred Loneliness." A "revelation" (although unpublised at the time) given on July 27, 1942 given through JS ...
by MisterCurie
22 Dec 2009, 08:50
Forum: Book & Media Reviews
Topic: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?
Replies: 72
Views: 6895

Re: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?

The authors of "Joseph Smith Fought Polygamy" argue that Cochranism is the original source of polygamy in the LDS church. I don't debate that the Cochranite movement may have influenced JS's thinking about polygamy, but I still think JS introduced polygamy. http://restorationbookstore.org/articles/n...
by MisterCurie
20 Dec 2009, 11:59
Forum: Book & Media Reviews
Topic: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?
Replies: 72
Views: 6895

Re: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?

I don't have all the answers regarding Law. But: 1. The Higbees did confess to lying about Joseph. So did Bennett. 2. Bennett kept lying (indisputably) about Joseph as long as he lived. He was a sworn enemy of JS. 3. Bennett and the Higbees and apparently the Fosters are all close associates. Law i...
by MisterCurie
20 Dec 2009, 11:46
Forum: Book & Media Reviews
Topic: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?
Replies: 72
Views: 6895

Re: Did Joseph Smith Found or Fight Polygamy?

Here is a Sunstone article about William Clayton and his journal entries, many of which give insight into polygamy during JS lifetime and specifically state that JS encouraged Clayton's polygamous relationships.

https://www.sunstonemagazine.com/pdf/086-32-35.pdf