Year of Polygamy

Episode 67: John W. Woolley

Join Lindsay as she discusses John W. Woolley, the “Father of Mormon Fundamentalism.” Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: Brian Hales’ work on John W. Woolley Woolley’s wikipedia  

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Episode 66: Mary Ann Jackson

Join Lindsay as she interview Corey Howard about Mary Ann Jackson, the young and forgotten second wife of Wilford Woodruff,  fourth President to the LDS Church.

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Episode 65: Joseph’s Polygamy Revelations

Join Lindsay as she interviews Clair Barrus from Today in Mormon History  about the revelations Joseph Smith had about polygamy, including the revelation that lead to D&C 132. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: Religion and Sexuality:

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Episode 64: Hannah Tapfield King -English Poetess

  Join Lindsay as she discusses the life of a remarkable woman, Hannah Tapfield King. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast:   “As the Bird Sings” BYU Studies Article on Hannah Hannah Tapfield King’s journals transcript Hannah’s

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Episode 63: Phoebe Woodruff the Prophet’s Wife

Join Lindsay as she talks with historian Corey Howard about the life of Phoebe Woodruff, first wife to Wilford Woodruff (President of the LDS Church during the Manifesto period). Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: Todd Compton’s

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Episode 62: Post-Manifesto Marriages

Join Lindsay as she discusses several of the most prominent known marriages that happened after both the 1890 manifesto and the 1904 manifesto.     Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast: Solemn Covenant, The Mormon Polygamous Passage

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Episode 61: Polygamy and Abuse Intro

Lindsay speaks with Kristy Money, author of a recent oped discussing LDS.org’s essays on polygamy and how they can contribute to grooming and predatory behavior. Links mentioned in this podcast: FAIR Mormon’s take on these issues. Brian Hales’ views on

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Episode 60: The 1890 Manifesto

  Join Lindsay as she discusses the events leading up to the 1890 Manifesto. Links mentioned in this podcast:   LDS Church Authority and New Plural Marriages, 1890 – 1904 by D. Michael Quinn The Four Hidden Revelations (1880, 1882,

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Episode 59: The New Church Essay, Part One

This episode originally appeared on Mormonstories.org and is hosted by John Dehlin.  Join John, Lindsay, John Hamer, and J. Nelson-Seawright as they discuss LDS.org’s newest essay on polygamy in Kirtland and Nauvoo. Or listen on Mormon Stories here!    

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Year of Polygamy

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today. Episode 01: Fanny Alger Episode 02: Lucinda Morgan Harris Episode 03: Louisa

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