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Our Imperfect God

May 18, 2012
Our Imperfect God

When we do a really careful study of what JS taught about God and gods, when we understand the history of God, and when we understand the nature of God as presented by Jesus in what little we have of his authentic teachings, we see that God is not the platonic ideal.  The LDS answer […]

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The Polygamy Principle

April 9, 2012
The Polygamy Principle

Today’s guest post is by Wayfarer. Joseph Smith approached both Helen Mar Kimball (14 years old) and Nancy Rigdon (19) to join him as his celestial wife, using in both cases the promise of exaltation if complied with, and something quite onerous if not.  Neither woman/girl wanted to accept the ‘principle.’  Helen Mar received a […]

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Posted in Morality, Mormon, Mormon Belief, Mormon Culture, Polygamy, Pride, Prophet, Uncategorized | 51 Comments »