Mormon polygamy: a history
Signature Books, 1989 - 255 Seiten
In this comprehensive survey of LDS polygamy, Van Wagoner traces the origins of the theology in Ohio, the peculiarities common to the practice in the Midwest and later Utah, and the extent of post-1890 plural marriage in Utah, Canada, and Mexico. He includes a chapter on contemporary, fundamentalist polygamy, which claims about 20,000 adherents throughout the so-called Mormon Corridor. What emerges is a fascinating and epic story.
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If Smith did take a plural wife in Kirtland during the early 1830s under such a
system, the woman was likely Fanny Alger. McLellin's 1872 letter described
Alger's relationship with Smith. "Again I told [your mother]," the former apostle
wrote, that ...
The instability created by disastrous financial decisions involving Smith's Kirtland
Safety Anti-Banking Society was compounded by stories about Smith's 1835
relationship with Fanny Alger. Benjamin Johnson years later noted that the Alger
Confusion over the exact nature and extent of Joseph Smith's involvement with
Fanny Alger has remained to this day. That there was a sexual relationship
seems probable. But was Smith's association with his house servant adulterous,
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - amydross - LibraryThing
A truly fascinating work. I bought this book in a mainline LDS-run bookstore, so I can only imagine that it must have been approved by the church hierarchy. That said, it appears to be irreproachably ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen
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