Does the Book of Mormon Forbid Polygamy?

Title

Does the Book of Mormon Forbid Polygamy?

Magazine

The Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star

Publication Type

Magazine Article

Year of Publication

1933

Editors

Widtsoe, John A. (Secondary), Merrill, Joseph F. (Secondary), and Wallis, James H. (Secondary)

Pagination

296–297

Date Published

4 May 1933

Volume

95

Issue Number

17

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Bibliographic Citation

"Does the Book of Mormon Forbid Polygamy?", Edited by Widtsoe, John A., Merrill, Joseph F., and Wallis, James H. The Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star, Vol. 95. no. 17 1933:296–297.

Abstract

In Jacob’s sermon on immorality (Jacob 2) polygamy is not forbidden. What is forbidden is the taking of wives and concubines without the sanction of God.

Marriage
Polygamy
Plural Marriage
Wife

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