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19th Century Biography Joseph Smith Latter-day Saint History Polygamy

The Remarkable Legacy of Emma Smith

Emma Hale Smith is sometimes viewed only as “Joseph Smith’s wife, Emma.” Stories are told of her wrestles with polygamy or her decision to remain in Nauvoo. But Emma is more than a story. In this interview, Jenny Reeder shares insights from her Emma Smith biography, First: The Life and Faith of Emma Smith.

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19th Century 20th Century Latter-day Saint History Polygamy

See How the Church Changed in Remarkable ‘Saints 3’

Saints 3 is the third volume in the new official history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Scott Hales (General Editor and lead writer) and Jed Woodworth (General Editor and lead historian) discuss the Saints book and tease Saints Volume 4.

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Latter-day Saint History Polygamy

These Scholars Will Make You Think about Polygamy

Historians Brian and Laura Hales reflect on their years spent researching polygamy and plural marriage, and talk about their latest projects.

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Latter-day Saint History Polygamy

Let’s Talk about Polygamy with Brittany Chapman Nash

What is polygamy? Did Joseph Smith have more than one wife? Did Latter-day Saints love or hate plural marriage? Historian Brittany Chapman Nash tackles these questions and more in a candid interview.