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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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
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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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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