Criticism of Mormonism/Books/Blood of the Prophets: Brigham Young and the Massacre at Mountain Meadows/Chapter 1

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Response to claims made in "Chapter 1: Their Innocent Blood Will Cry unto the Lord of Hosts"

A FairMormon Analysis of: Blood of the Prophets: Brigham Young and the Massacre at Mountain Meadows, a work by author: Will Bagley

Response to claims made in Blood of the Prophets, "Chapter 1: Their Innocent Blood Will Cry unto the Lord of Hosts"


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The author(s) of Blood of the Prophets make(s) the following claim:

 Author's quote: [celestial marriage] allowed the most ordinary backwoodsman to become a god and rule over worlds of his own creation with as many wives as his righteousness could sustain....

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The author(s) of Blood of the Prophets make(s) the following claim:

 Author's quote: ...[Mormons gave] total submission to a leader they considered ordained by God....

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The author(s) of Blood of the Prophets make(s) the following claim:

Joseph Smith fought against freedom of the press because of the destruction and suppression of the Expositor.

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The author(s) of Blood of the Prophets make(s) the following claim:

Joseph Smith was charged with seduction, polygamy, counterfeiting, and setting up a theocracy.

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The author(s) of Blood of the Prophets make(s) the following claim:

 [ATTENTION!] Expositor?

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The author(s) of Blood of the Prophets make(s) the following claim:

 Author's quote: [Temple requires members] to avenge the blood of the Prophet, whenever the opportunity offered, and to teach their children to do the same....

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