Exposé Of Pologamy In Utah; A Lady's Life Among The Mormons. A Record Of Personal Experience As One…

Paperback | July 5, 2012

byMrs. T. B. H. Stenhouse

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. The Revelation on Polygamy is a curious document to the unbeliever. To him it bears every mark of imposture. To the Saints it is as sacred a document as the decalogue given to Moses upon Mount Sinai. To a person who has once believed it from the teachings of the Mormon priesthood, and who has lived under its threatenings, but who has finally outgrown the whole religion, the Revelation reads like a strained effort, on the part of Joseph Smith, to justify, under the sanction of a commandment, the leadings of his own passions. Whatever its origin, whoever its author, no document was ever given to any community that caused so much misery and accomplished so little good. There is no evidence of God in it. From beginning to end, it is man, and weak man only. In glancing over it, the intelligent reader will be rather astonished to find that it entirely escaped the notice of " the Lord," that the Patriarch Isaac was not a Polygamist. There are also many other statements which no one but a true believer would be apt to receive with implicit faith. But the reader will be able to form his own judgment from the document itself, which I shall now place before him. CELESTIAL MARRIAGE: A REVELATION ON THE PATRIARCHAL ORDER OF MATRIMONY, OR PLURALITY OF WIVES. Given to Joseph Smith, the Seer, in Nauvoo, July 12/A, 1843. i. Verily, thus saith the Lord unto you, my servant Joseph, that inasmuch as you have inquired of my hand, to know and understand wherein I, the Lord, justified my servants, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; as also Moses, David, and Solomon, my servants, as touching the principle and doctrine of their having many wives and concubines: Behold! and lo, I am the Lord thy God, and will answer thee as touching this matter: Therefore, prepare thy...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. The Revelation on Polygamy is a curious document to the unbeliever. To him it bears every mark of imposture....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:July 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217209025

ISBN - 13:9780217209021

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