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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This earlier date seems to be supported by the difficulties Smith and Rigdon were
having during this time . For example , the prophet dictated a letter to Rigdon on
12 May " concerning certain difficulties , or surmises which existed ” ( HC 5 : 6 ) .
The 27 August 1842 Wasp , for example , branded Martha H . Brotherton a "
mean harlot , " and Nancy Rigdon suffered the same treatment after she opposed
Smith ' s polygamous proposals . Stephen Markham , a close friend of Smith ...
Rigdon vented his dismay at the deceptive practices of church leaders : " How
often these men and their accomplices stood up before the congregation , and
called God and all the holy Angels to witness , that there was no such doctrine
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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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