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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Lorenzo Snow , president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles , added that the
section on marriage was the " doctrine and law of the church upon marriage at
that time ( early Nauvoo ) ” ( p . 317 ) . In addition , the ceremony outlined in the ...
Brigham Young said that during this period he and other members of the quorum
labored constantly with “ Elder Orson Pratt , whose mind became so darkened by
the influence and statements of his wife , that he came out in rebellion against ...
The quorum president instigated ecclesiastical and civil actions which resulted in
the man ' s excommunication and imprisonment . In 1909 church authorities
established a committee consisting of apostles Lyman , John Henry Smith , and ...
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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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