Tag Archives: Joseph Smith

September 24, 1890

On September 24, 1890, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officially renounced polygamy. The church elders said that the fantasy of multiple wives jumping to the beck and call of one husband was just that, a stupid… Continue reading

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July 12, 1843

On July 12, 1843, 37-year old Mormon leader Joseph Smith declared that God allowed polygamy. But only when it was one man with several wives. If it was a wife with multiple husbands, that was distasteful, unless the other husband… Continue reading

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May 15, 1829

On May 15, 1829, Joseph Smith claimed that John the Baptist ordained both him and Oliver Cowdry into the Aaronic Priesthood and gave them the ability to baptize other people. Of course, like all good, credible religious miracles, only John … Continue reading

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