In sacred loneliness: the plural wives of Joseph Smith
Mormons today have little idea about their founder's family life. Many do not know that Joseph Smith was a practicing polygamist with thirty-three wives. To understand the issues surrounding the prophet's domestic arrangements, Compton has painstakingly researched and recovered the life stories of the women, aged fourteen to fifty-four, whom the prophet married and whose salvation he guaranteed through this "new order".
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Review: In Sacred Loneliness: The Plural Wives of Joseph SmithUser Review - Laura - Goodreads
In Sacred Loneliness is incredibly researched. I was under the impression that there wasn't much evidence for polygamy in Nauvoo, but there is and Todd Compton provides it in great detail. Compton ... Read full review
Review: In Sacred Loneliness: The Plural Wives of Joseph SmithUser Review - Andrew - Goodreads
It is time to talk about polygamy. Polygamy makes most Mormons squirm and shift uneasily in their seats. We avoid the subject. Many have vaguely heard that Joseph Smith and Brigham Young practiced ... Read full review
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