What I read in that other book was a new subject for me. It was a weird subject. The book was interesting, informative, and sometimes confusing. That book and others I read at the public library served me well.
Sexuality and Mormonism
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From Big Love, a TV series about a man and his many wives in a fringe sect in Utah, to Sister Wives, which is basically a reality-television version of the same show, depictions of the faith have often focused on sex. In part, that's driven by the history of polygamy in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: In the s, many male members started taking multiple wives, a practice that has been both outlawed and frowned upon by the U. Known as temple garments, the inner layer of clothing worn by many observant Mormons has been an object of non-Mormon curiosity for nearly two centuries, in large part because the Church has intentionally kept information about the garments private. Or at least until today, when the LDS church released a video on its website explaining the ritual purpose of temple garments, requesting that non-Mormons and members of the media to treat "Latter-day Saint temple garments as they would religious vestments of other faiths. Ridiculing or making light of sacred clothing is highly offensive to Latter-day Saints.
Why I Wrote a Sex Manual for Mormons
By Timothy Egan Nov. George, Utah, a few years ago, I felt duty-bound to ask an obvious question: Where did the other women sleep? Other women? I wondered about arrangements and jealousies, the conjugal timing of a man who was married to 55 women, by most accounts. All religions undergo historical face lifts.
Well, he has planted, in accordance with this, a natural desire in woman towards man, and in man towards woman and a feeling of affection, regard, and sympathy exists between the sexes. We bring it into the world with us, but that, like everything else, has to be sanctified. An unlawful gratification of these feelings and sympathies is wrong in the sight of God, and leads down to death, while a proper exercise of our functions leads to life, happiness, and exaltation in this world and the world to come. In the context of lawful marriage, the intimacy of sexual relations is right and divinely approved.