In sacred loneliness: the plural wives of Joseph Smith

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Signature Books, 01.12.1997 - 788 Seiten
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Mormons today have little idea about their founder's family life. Many do not know that Joseph Smith was a practicing polygamist with thirty-three wives. To understand the issues surrounding the prophet's domestic arrangements, Compton has painstakingly researched and recovered the life stories of the women, aged fourteen to fifty-four, whom the prophet married and whose salvation he guaranteed through this "new order".

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Review: In Sacred Loneliness: The Plural Wives of Joseph Smith

Nutzerbericht  - Andrew - Goodreads

It is time to talk about polygamy. Polygamy makes most Mormons squirm and shift uneasily in their seats. We avoid the subject. Many have vaguely heard that Joseph Smith and Brigham Young practiced ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: In Sacred Loneliness: The Plural Wives of Joseph Smith

Nutzerbericht  - Liz - Goodreads

This is a book that I have been looking forward to reading. Polygamy is an interesting subject to study, and since Joseph Smith's polygamy has not been widely discussed I have wanted to study his in ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Inhalt

PROLOGUE
1
Mormonisms First Plural Wife?
25
Wife of Two Martyrs
43
Urheberrecht

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Über den Autor (1997)

Compton, a recent Ph.D. graduate from UCLA, has taught at several southern California universities. He is the editor of Mormonism and Early Christianity. He is the recipient of a Best Book Award from the Mormon History Association.

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