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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Young stated that “ Brother Joseph has had a revelation from God that it is lawful and right for a man to have two wives ; for as it was in the days of Abraham , so it shall be in these last days ... if you will accept of me , I will ...
“ He was very anxious that I would accept the doctrine and sustain him in it . He used many arguments at various times afterward in its favor " ( Shook 1914 , 126 ) . Law's refusal to accept polygamy was compounded in the prophet's eyes ...
In essence , Reynolds settled the question of whether religious belief could be accepted as justification for an act made criminal by the law of the land . Mormons , as the articulate George Q. Cannon put it , afterwards viewed " the ...
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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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