Mormon Polygamy: A History
Signature Books, 1986 - 307 Seiten
An informative outline of the secret origins of Mormon polygamy, the peculiarities of the early practice, "unofficial" polygamous marriages at the turn-of-the-century and present-day fundamentalist Mormon groups which still practice polygamy.
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After arriving in Ohio from New York in February 1831 , Joseph Smith convinced
Rigdon ' s communal group to abandon the common - stock principle in favor of
the " more perfect law of the Lord . " On 9 February 1831 Smith announced God ...
PROTECTING THE LORD ' S ANOINTED " Four days after John C . Bennett
penned his 27 June 1842 letter , Joseph Smith published in the 1 July issue of
the Times and Seasons a letter “ To the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day
It seemed impossible that the Lord would go back on a principle which had
caused so much sacrifice , heartache , and trial . ” Describing what must have
been the anguish of many Saints , she added : " I thought that if the Lord and the
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Van Wagoner writes a compelling account of early Mormon polygamy. A fascinating look at how one modern American religion's culture evolved from it's beginnings with in the mid-1800's until it's ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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