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 ...
Joseph Kingsbury wrote that he served as a surrogate husband for the prophet : " I according to Pres [ ident ) . Joseph Smith & Council & others , I agreed to stand by Sarah Ann Whitney ( sealed to Smith 27 July 1843 ] as though I was ...
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 - 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
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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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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