Welcome to the most complete online source of information on Joseph Smith’s plural marriage practices and teachings.


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Polyandry? Young Wives? Fanny Alger? Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about early Mormon polygamy.

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THE GHOST OF ETERNAL POLYGAMY Contains Multiple Inaccuracies

“Opportunity Lost,” A review of Carol Lynn Pearson’s The Ghost of Eternal Polygamy, by Brian C. Hales


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