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Polygamy unscriptural or, Two dialogues between Philalethes and Monogamus by Towers, John.

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Published by Printed for the author in London .
Written in English


  • Madan, Martin, -- 1726-1790.,
  • Polygamy.

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Edition Notes

Statementin which some of the principal errors of the Rev. Mr. M-d-n"s Thelyphthora are detected.
The Physical Object
Pagination65 p.
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21978025M

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This book represents a beautiful literary memoir of growing up in polygamy. The story is told beautifully unlike other books on this topic. Her voice is strong and contains beautiful imagery that often contrasts the gorgeous southwestern scenery, with the poverty and difficult living conditions associated with living by: 6. It wasn’t until sin made man fall (Gen. ) that polygamy occurs. Cain was cursed, Lamech is a descendent of Cain and the first to practice polygamy. The first time polygamous relationship is found in the Bible is with a thriving rebellious society in sin; when a murderer named “Lamech [a descendant of Cain] took for himself two wives. The polygamy revelation, published posthumously, counseled Smith's wife Emma to accept all of Smith's plural wives, and warns of destruction if the new covenant is not observed. Emma Smith was publicly and privately opposed to the practice and Joseph may have married some women without Emma knowing beforehand. Emma publicly denied that her husband had ever . Polygamy» The evil effects of» Husband's favoritism in Deuteronomy "If a man has two wives, the one loved and the other unloved, and both the loved and the unloved have borne him sons, if the firstborn son belongs to the unloved, then it shall be in the day he wills what he has to his sons, he cannot make the son of the loved the.

John Towers, Polygamy Unscriptural (London: ); William Hepworth A Book Promoting Polygamy Was Published in England. In addition to these two admissions of polygamous tendencies, there were other indications that the English Mission was a factor in bringing "a thing which is had in secret chambers" into the Church during the Nauvoo. Tapestry Against Polygamy, composed of former plural wives, are countered by defenders of polygyny such as the women who wrote Harmony of Polygamy. For more cross-cultural examples of multiple marriage or stories about the intrigues and violence accompanying historical polygamy, see Stephanie Coontz, Marriage, A History: How Love Conquered File Size: KB. c. Polygamy is a form of marriage less satisfactory than monogamy and one which cannot do justice to the full spirit of Christian marriage but in certain circumstance individual Christian can still put up with it, as they put up with slavery, dictatorial government, and much else. d. Polygamy is one form of marriage, monogamy Size: KB.   Unscriptural and WRONG. Only kings can have many wives. Unscriptural. So Its ok if kings/royalties to have many wives but not common folks. Bible did not promote polygamy. Unscriptural. Where? Chapter and verse? Don't add your views to the Text. Bible says this is not ideal? Unscriptural. Where? Chapter and verse?

A man and his wife are supposed to picture Christ and his church (Eph. ), but this symbolism is shattered by the Mormon heresy of Polygamy. True Church Theory. The Mormon book, The Pearl of Great Price, claims that all other Christian groups are "corrupt" and are an "abomination" in God's sight (Joseph Smith, ). Mormon polygamy, however, was an important part of the teachings of the Church for fifty years. The practice began during the lifetime of founder and prophet Joseph Smith but became publicly and widely known during the time of 2nd prophet, Brigham Young. In Joseph Smith made a prayerful inquiry to the Lord regarding the ancient Old. Polygamy (from Late Greek πολυγαμία, polygamía, "state of marriage to many spouses") is the practice of marrying multiple spouses. When a man is married to more than one wife at a time, sociologists call this a woman is married to more than one husband at a time, it is called a marriage includes multiple husbands and wives, it can be called a group . Polygyny (or polygamy; having several wives at one time), however, has been a prerogative in many societies (see harem). It is commonly found where the value of women's labor is high and may be practiced as a way of acquiring allies: A man may cement his bonds with several other men by marrying their sisters or daughters.