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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... of the quorum labored constantly with “ Elder Orson Pratt , whose mind became
so darkened by the influence and statements of his wife , that he came out in
rebellion against Joseph , refusing to believe his testimony or obey his counsel .
But Smith was disinclined to believe any evidence connecting his father with
polygamy . In her account of the visit Sarah said : " I saw that he was not inclined
to believe the truth about his father , so I said to him : You pretend to have ...
If such things were done , then I believe they never were of Divine authority . I
believe my father was a good man , and a good man never could have
promulgated such doctrines " ( Tullidge 1880 , 608 - 11 ) . Opposition to
polygamy and other ...
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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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