Polygamy

Mormon Polygamy Resources

Here is a list of recommended resources when doing research on Mormon Polygamy, especially Joseph Smith’s alleged polygamy. No links on this site are affiliate links.

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Articles/Papers/Presentations/Talks/Blogs/Podcasts Author Year
In Defense of Joseph πŸ’» 2008
Why I’m Abandoning Polygamy πŸ“œ Rock Waterman 2010
Joseph Smith’s Monogamy πŸ“œ Leo Ebbert 2015
Plural Marriage Fireside πŸ“œ | Video πŸŽ₯ Denver Snuffer Jr. 2015
A Proposed Reinterpretation of Jacob 2:30 πŸ“œ Steve Reed 2017
The Restoration’s Shattered Promises and Great Hope πŸ“œ | Audio 🎧 Denver Snuffer Jr. 2018
Of Demigods and Dark Knights πŸ“œ | Audio 🎧 Jeremy Hoop 2019
First LDS Polygamist: Joseph or Brigham? πŸŽ₯ Rob Fotheringham 2020
Joseph Smith and Polygamy: Persistence of a Myth πŸ“œ Rock Waterman 2020
Hemlock Knots πŸ’» Mark Curtis 2020
The Missing Piece πŸŽ₯ Ryan Fisher 2021
We’ve Lost the Argument πŸ“œ + 🎧 Denver Snuffer Jr. 2021
132 Problems: Revisiting Mormon Polygamy πŸŽ™οΈ Michelle Stone 2022
An Enemy Hath Done This: The Seed and Weeds of Polygamy πŸ“œ Gwendolyn Wyne 2022
Removing the Stain of Polygamy from the Restoration πŸ“œ | Video πŸŽ₯ Whitney Horning 2022
Jacob 2:30 – β€œRaising Up Seed” and The Polygamy Question πŸ“œ Matt 2022
Joseph Smith vs Polygamy: The Raging Storm in Nauvoo πŸ“œ | Video πŸŽ₯ Whitney Horning 2022
A Servant’s Heart πŸŽ₯ Whitney Horning 2022
The Pure in Heart, and the Wise, and the Noble, and the Virtuous πŸ“œ | Video πŸŽ₯ Denver Snuffer Jr. 2022
Framing Joseph πŸŽ₯ Rob Fotheringham 2023
A 3rd View of Mormonism πŸŽ₯ John Hajicek 2023
Precision & Polygamy: Examining Accusations Against JOSEPH SMITH πŸŽ₯ Jeremy Hoop 2023
Polygamy Killed Honesty πŸŽ₯ Rob Fotheringham 2023
I Believe Joseph πŸŽ₯ I Believe Joseph 2023
Evaluation of 1842 Whitney “Revelation” πŸŽ₯ Rob Fotheringham 2023
Polygamy: An Enemy Has Done This πŸŽ₯ Gwendolyn Wyne 2023
Martha Brotherton Affidavit and the “Happiness Letter” πŸŽ₯ Rob Fotheringham 2023
How not to Fake a Revelation πŸŽ₯ Rob Fotheringham 2023
Joseph Smith was not the Author of D&C 132 πŸŽ₯ Rob Fotheringham 2023
A Deep Dive into Jacob 2:30 πŸ“œ Saunders Clark 2024
Polygamy Seminar “Reaction Video” Part 1 πŸŽ₯ WKJS Podcast 2024
Polygamy Seminar “Reaction Video” Part 2 πŸŽ₯ WKJS Podcast 2024

 

Recommended Books

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Book Title Author Year
Joseph Smith Revealed: A Faithful Telling: Exploring an Alternate Polygamy Narrative πŸ“– by Whitney N. Horning and Vernon Roy Horning 2022
Joseph Smith Fought Polygamy Vol. 1 πŸ“– | Free Online πŸ“± by Richard and Pamela Price 2000
Joseph Smith Fought Polygamy Vol. 2 πŸ“– | Free Online πŸ“± by Richard and Pamela Price 2014
Joseph Smith Fought Polygamy Vol. 3 πŸ“– | Free Online πŸ“± by Richard and Pamela Price 2018
Joseph Smith Fought Polygamy Vol. 4 πŸ“– | Free Online πŸ“± | Coming Soon by Richard and Pamela Price 202?
The Exoneration of Emma, Joseph & Hyrum: Part One πŸ“± by Ronald Karren 2017
The Ghost of Eternal Polygamy: Haunting the Hearts and Heaven of Mormon Women and Men πŸ“– by Carol Lynn Pearson 2016
The Secret Chamber: Spiritual Wifery and the Doctrine of Christ πŸ“± by Val Brinkerhoff 2019

 

Other Polygamy Essential Reading

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Book Title Author Year
Tell it All A Woman’s Life in Polygamy πŸ“– by Mrs T.B.H. Stenhouse 1872
Wife No. 19 πŸ“– by Anne Eliza Young 1875
Anti-Polygamy Standard πŸ“° by the Standard Publishing Company 1880-1883
The Women of Mormonism: Or the Story of Polygamy as Told by the Victims Themselves πŸ“– by Jennie Anderson Froiseth 1882
No Man Knows My History πŸ“– by Fawn M. Brodie 1945
The Twenty-Seventh Wife πŸ“± by Irving Wallace 1961
Mormon Enigma: Emma Hale Smith πŸ“– by Linda King Newell, Valeen Tippetts Avery 1984
Mormon Polygamy: A History πŸ“– by Richard S. Van Wagoner 1986
In Sacred Loneliness: The Plural Wives of Joseph Smith πŸ“– by Todd M. Compton 1997
In Sacred Loneliness: The Documents πŸ“– by Todd M. Compton 2022
Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling πŸ“– by Richard Lyman Bushman 2007
Joseph Smith’s Polygamy, Vol 1 πŸ“– by Brian C. Hales 2013
Joseph Smith’s Polygamy, Vol 2 πŸ“– by Brian C. Hales 2013
Joseph Smith’s Polygamy, Vol 3 πŸ“– by Brian C. Hales 2013
Joseph Smith’s Polygamy, Vol 4 πŸ“– by Brian C. Hales, Laura H. Hales 2015