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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Even after Orson Pratt returned from his mission , Sarah kept the incident to
herself . Public difficulties between Joseph and Orson did not surface until a year
later . Bennett claimed the problems at this point resulted from Smith ' s
Ebenezer Robinson later remembered the excitement : “ Apostle Pratt had been
told Joseph wanted Orson ' s wife as his own plural wife and John C . Bennnett
was accused of having committed adultery with his wife . Both men denied these
Being away from home on church assignment was a hallmark of dedication for
Mormon males , and during the years 1839 - 68 , Orson Pratt was absent from his
home for a total of nearly eleven years . Thirteen children were born during this ...
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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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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