Marriage is at the center of our most precious and challenging relationships. Family life can be heaven on earth, or hell when things aren’t going well.
This episode explores the principles of healthy relationships as well as digging into polygamy, which the new Church resources engage with in an open and honest way.
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New Church Resources
- “Our Hearts Rejoiced to Hear Him Speak”: This article gives context for the revelations now found in Doctrine and Covenants 129, 130, and 131.
- “Plural Marriage in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints”: This Gospel Topics essay discusses the origins of plural marriage in the Church, the practice in early Utah, and the end of plural marriage in the 1890s and early 1900s.
- “Mercy Thompson and the Revelation on Marriage”: This article tells the story of Mercy Thompson to introduce early teachings on eternal and plural marriage.
- “The Messenger and the Manifesto”: This article gives historical context for Official Declaration 1.
Thanks to Trent Oliphant for his consistently high quality and speedy postproduction!