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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Bennett continued to reside in Nauvoo at the Robert Foster home until mid-June.
Though Joseph Smith had opposed exposing Bennett, pressures from his wife
and others, combined with testimony before the high council, apparently caused
On Saturday, 8 June 1844, the day following the issuance of the Expositor, the
city council met for over six hours in two sessions. They met again Monday, 10
June, for more than seven hours. Saturday's meetings were devoted to a
Investigators subsequently turned the church inside out to link Smith directly to
new polygamy, but the evidence proved inconclusive. The post-Manifesto plural
marriage most talked about in Washington during the hearings was the June
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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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