Bushman thinks Smith felt that God commanded polygamy but Smith needed to hide his involvement in the practice because he knew it was illegal. But Bushman finds it unsettling that 10 of Smith's 28 or so wives were married to other men.[And yes, there's an evil pun buried in my previous sentence. Sniff it out, and we'll know that you can find truffles, too.]
20 December 2004
As mes amis from la belle province would say: Tabernac! (Quoi?) Key quote:
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