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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... visited a group he called " Cochranites " and disdainfully described in his 11
October 1832 journal the group ' s “ Wonderful lustful spirit , because they believe
in a ' plurality of wives ' which they call spiritual wives , knowing them not after ...
The 2 October Tribune summed up the reaction : “ No Gentile in Utah believes (
the Manifesto ] is to be what it purports to be , or what the outside world believes it
to be . " But to the church press the meaning of the Manifesto was clear .
As the 3 October 1890 Salt Lake Tribune wryly noted : " Our recollection is that (
Woodruff ] says he knows nothing of such marriages . That is , he personally has
not given his written consent to them . He was not present at the marriages .
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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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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