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 ...
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 , certified ...
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 - 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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