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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In the absence of an official announcement it had become a source of
embarrassment . " Women particularly were in a difficult position , Roberts noted ,
" for their standing must have become equivocal had [ the announcement ] been
In an unusual moral definition , he declared it " would be fornication for a man to
cohabit with his wife after she had thus become alienated from him . ” There was
another church - approved way in which a woman could leave a man - if the ...
... Dawn , who believed her life had “ become an emotional and financial struggle
leading nowhere , " felt pressured to join the Allred group and to become Bryant '
s second wife . Though not in love with Bryant at the time , she remembers that ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bibliostuff - LibraryThing
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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