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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Thus , according to Pratt , " all the world who had been begotton through the
illegal marriage were bastards not Sons & hence they had to enter into the law of
adoption & be adopted into the Priesthood in order to become sons & legal heirs
According to Nancy Hyde ' s testimony during the 1860s , however , she was
sealed to Smith in May 1843 ( Bachman 1975 , 333 ) . Smith was also sealed by
proxy to Mary Ann Frost , wife of Apostle Parley P . Pratt , on 6 February 1846 .
According to Law , Emma had also complained to him about " Joseph keeping
his young wives in her house and elsewhere , and his neglect of her " ( ibid . ) .
This closeness between Law and the prophet ' s wife gave rise to rumors and ...
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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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