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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In a 1 March 1845 letter Isaac Scott wrote of this confusion: "The Church is now
divided, and part go for Sidney Rigdon and William Law, the only Presidents left
the Church. The other part hold to the Twelve, who arrogate to themselves the ...
In addition, not only would amnesty be offered to polygamists who complied with
specific conditions but children born to plural marriages prior to 1 January 1883
would be declared legitimate.2 House debate on the bill began on l3 March.
"The Memoirs of President Joseph Smith (1832-1914)." Serialized in Saints'
Herald, 1934-37. Smith, Joseph F. "Polygamy in the United States -Has it Political
Significance?" North American Review, March 1903, 450-58. , to Anthony W.
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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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