No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith - My Kingdom is of This World Summary & Analysis

Fawn M. Brodie
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My Kingdom is of This World Summary and Analysis

This chapter is dedicated to the assumption that Joseph Smith taught and participated in things that were only worldly, not of God. She accuses him of having illicit affairs with women who were not his wife, of having other wives, and seeking for the wealth of the world rather than the wealth and things of the Kingdom of God.

During the last years of the Church's occupation of the vicinity of Kirtland, Ohio and surrounding territory, during the time of Joseph Smith, there were whispers and accusations of polygamy. At some point, Joseph did receive a command to begin the practice of polygamy, as a means of supporting the widows, the fatherless, and the many more women who joined the church than men. When this actually was received is not known...

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