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 take you straight to ...
There is evidence to suggest that on at least one other occasion Smith convinced
one of his would - be young wives to accept polygamy by persuading her that it
was a " spiritual order and not a temporal one . " Helen Mar Kimball , fifteen ...
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 by
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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
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Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
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PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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