University of Illinois Press. And you seek out whatever you can find I guess. According to a consensus of historians, the practice of plural marriage was taught by Joseph Smiththe founder of the Latter Day Saint movementand after Smith's death was formally acknowledged in by Brigham Youngleader of the LDS Church. Silence, secular conformity, counterrevolution, and emerging reform". To achieve our exaltation, an eternal marriage between a man and a woman is necessary.
McNeill and John Boswell have produced work on the history and theological issues at the intersection of Christianity and homosexuality.
It's Just a Bro-Job. No Homo.
Unfortunately this evil doctrine is being taught as a virtue by many people who consider themselves cultured and highly educated. Archived from the original on 15 January Reynolds also notes that it is important to understand how Westernized culture, and what is currently labeled as acceptable sexual behaviors, heavily influences how a man might understand their own sexuality and how it may contribute to an overall confusion when things do not work out as simply as society has designated. No, except in myths and urban legends. In her studies, Reynolds has found that in the case of straight women seeking out other women, it is usually because they feel neglected, but states that it doesn't seem to be the same active motivator in cases with straight men who seek out other men. Members who are found entering into or solemnizing polygamous marriages or associating with polygamous groups are now subject to church discipline and possible excommunication.
Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers reprint ed. Such individuals and groups make the general argument that the Catholic Church's line on homosexuality emphasises the physical dimension of the act at the expense of higher moral, personal and spiritual goals. It hurt, but that's just how it is. A disciplinary council should not be held to discipline or threaten members who do not comply with the Word of Wisdom, who are struggling with pornography or self-abuse, or whose transgressions consist of omissions, such as failure to pay tithing, inactivity in the Church, or inattention to Church duties. Retrieved 9 December