Jacob 2:30 – “Raising Up Seed” and The Polygamy Question

Polygamy was, is, and likely ever will be Mormonism's defining doctrine.  Even though the Church officially ended the practice with Wilford Woodruff's 1890 "Official Declaration 1," spiritual polygamy, one man sealed to two or more women, is alive and well.   LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson is sealed to two women--his first wife, Dantzel (d.... Continue Reading →

“Seven Women Shall Take Hold of One Man” (Isaiah 4:1)

I was reminded recently of Isaiah 4:1, which has often been used as prooftext for polygamy. It reads: "And in that day seven women shall take hold of one man, saying, We will eat our own bread, and wear our own apparel: only let us be called by thy name, to take away our reproach." The key... Continue Reading →

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