Question: Under what circumstances was Doctrine and Covenants Section 132 committed to writing?

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Question: Under what circumstances was Doctrine and Covenants Section 132 committed to writing?

Hyrum Smith asked Joseph to commit the doctrine to writing, because he believed that he could thereby persuade Emma of its truth

Hyrum Smith asked Joseph to commit the doctrine to writing, because he believed that he could thereby persuade Emma of its truth. Joseph did as Hyrum asked, but warned his brother that even this would not help persuade his wife.

See also Brian Hales' discussion: Emma’s Resistance Prompts a New Revelation
D&C 132 was committed to paper because of Emma's resistance, and Hyrum's desire to persuade her. (Link)
Knowledge of the Revelation Spreads
  (Link)


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