Topic pages: Polygamy

August 3, 2016

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Many–but not all–of the men and especially women entering into Joseph Smith’s order of plural marriage did so primarily as a show of loyalty, obedience and sacrifice to Smith, coupled with Smith’s assurance that blessings unimaginable awaited them. — Gary James Bergera

1974: Lawrence Foster, “A Little-Known Defense of Polygamy from the Mormon Press in 1842,” Dialogue 9.4 (Winter 1974): 21 – 34.

1979: James Clayton, “The Supreme Court, Polygamy and the Enforcement of Morals in Nineteenth Century America,” Dialogue 12.4 (Winter 1979): 46– 61.

1985: D. Michael Quinn, “LDS Church Authority and New Plural Marriages, 1890-1904,” Dialogue 18.1 (Spring 1985): 9– 105.

1985: Richard S. Van Wagoner, “Mormon Polyandry in Nauvoo,” Dialogue 18.3 (Fall 1985): 67– 83.

1985: Kahlile Mehr, “Women’s Response to Plural Marriage,” Dialogue 18.3 (Fall 1985): 84– 98.

1985: Jessie Embry and Martha S. Bradley, “Mothers and Daughters in Polygamy,” Dialogue 18.3 (Fall 1985): 99 – 107.

1985: Jessie Embry, “Exiles for the Principle: LDS Polygamy in Canada,” Dialogue 18.3 (Fall 1985): 108 – 116.

1987: Roger D. Launius, “Methods and Motives: Joseph Smith III’s Opposition to Polygamy, 1860-90,” Dialogue 20.4 (Winter 1987): 138– 154.

1987: Eugene England, “On Fidelity, Polygamy, and Celestial Marriage,” Dialogue 20.4 (Winter 1987): 138– 154.

1987: Jesse L. Embry, “Burden or Pleasure? A Profile of LDS Polygamous Husbands,” Dialogue 20.4 (Winter 1987): 158 – 166.

1988: John C. Lehr, “Polygamy, Patrimony, and Prophecy: The Mormon Colonization of Cardston,” Dialogue 21.4 (Winter 1988): 114– 121.

1991: Ken Driggs, “Twentieth-Century Polygamy and Fundamentalist Mormons in Southern Utah,”

1993: Julie Hemming Savage, “Hannah Grover Hegsted and Post-Manifesto Plural Marriage,” Dialogue 26.3 (Fall 1993): 100– 117.

1998: D. Michael Quinn, “Plural Marriage and Mormon Fundamentalism,” Dialogue 31.2 (Summer 1998): 1– 68.

2001: George D. Smith, “Nauvoo Roots of Mormon Polygamy, 1841-46: A Preliminary Demographic Report,” Dialogue 34.1/2 (Spring/Summer 2001): 123– 158.

2005: Gary James Bergera, “Identifying the Earliest Mormon Polygamists, 1841-1844,” Dialogue 38.3 (Fall 2005): 1– 74.

2009: Brian C. Hales, “Nauvoo Polygamy: The Latest Word Nauvoo Polygamy: “…but we called it celestial marriage.” by George D. Smith,” Dialogue 42.4 (2009): 213– 235.

2009: Todd M. Compton, “The Beginnings of Latter-day Plurality Nauvoo Polygamy: “…but we called it celestial marriage.” by George D. Smith,” Dialogue 42.4 (2009): 235 – 240.

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