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 - wickenden - LibraryThing
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
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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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