Mormon Marriage

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Mormon’s Marriage
I’ve come to encounter the challenge of studying in depth one of the most intriguing and quite disciplinary societies of the world. After consecutive days of research, I allowed myself to focus on their marital costumes and how such practices can affect their manners and personalities as a whole. With habits such as polygamy and celestial marriages, the Mormon community has established such a distinctive way of living that has allowed them to emerge from other religions. Their seclusion from other cultures as well as their extreme devotion to their faith has made Mormonism come out as a job full of requirements rather than just simple spiritual theology. In the following composition, I aim to inform everything about their nuptial believes, ceremonies, and demands. With that said, I will back up my claim of why I believe the Mormon society is exceedingly strict due to their pious way of living, their expectation to raise conservative individuals, and their closure to other communities.
Mormon´s earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations is an essential part of the society. Take polygamy as an example. When the doctrine was first explained back in the 1840´s by Joseph Smith, majority of the members felt repulsed by the proposal. People where then motivated by verses from the bible stated for them to follow their patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob which were told to have more than one wife. As time went by and a better explanation was given, Latter -day Saints manage to understand it as God´s will. Even though they didn’t quite understand why, they were willing to convict plural marriage because God told them to. Polygamy immediately evolved into an extremely important facet of Mormonism in the 19th century. Despite the fact American citizens and government felt angered for such practice, the Later- day Saints didn’t give up their routine until…...

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