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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Wilford Woodruff observed in his 10 September 1842 journal : “ There was a counsel of the Twelve held for four days with Elder Orson Pratt to labour with him to get him to recall his sayings against Joseph & The Twelve but he persisted ...
Referring to the Quorum of the Twelve as the " Spiritual Wife Fraternity , " he reasoned in the 15 October 1844 issue that " it would seem almost impossible that there could be found a set of men and women , in this age of the world ...
William Clayton in his journal of this date wrote that Smith " intimated in strong terms that ( the Twelve ) were practising such things in secret but he was not afraid to do it openly . " His frankness and instability resulted in his ...
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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
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PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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