Doctrine and Covenants

Week 28: Eternal marriage and plural marriage

D&C 132; Official Declaration 1

1 June 2017

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Additional reading and links

Gospel Topics Essays on plural marriage. These articles, published by the Church with the help of LDS scholars, review the history and practice of plural marriage in 19th century:

Joseph Smith’s Polygamy is the website for Brian and Laura Hales’ book series on Joseph Smith and the establishment and practice of plural marriage in Nauvoo. The Hales are the most thorough and reliable scholars working on this subject. Works in the series include Brian’s three-volume scholarly examination of Joseph’s practice of plural marriage and Brian and Laura’s brief, one-volume book that summarizes his work for a lay audience.

Cover of Brian and Laura Hales, 'Joseph Smith's Polygamy: Toward a Better Understanding'