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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Johnson in turn supposedly conferred this authority on his grandson, Alma Dayer
LeBaron. As soon as his boys "could understand things," the elder LeBaron
began to tell his sons about Benjamin F. Johnson. He told them that in Salt Lake
[Ervil LeBaron] did solicit, request, command, encourage or intentionally aid
others to intentionally or knowingly cause the death of Rulon Clark Allred"-
murder in the first degree. The vote was eleven to one for conviction. The
decision required ...
... 36, 54, 61, 66 Layton, Christopher, 125 LeBaron, Aaron, 207 LeBaron, Alma,
203 LeBaron, Alma D., 203 LeBaron, Arturo, 207 LeBaron, Benjamin, 203
LeBaron, Ervil, 203-07 LeBaron, Floren, 202 LeBaron, Joel, 202-04 LeBaron,
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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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