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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But then one of the dissidents obtained a warrant for Smith ' s arrest on a charge
of fraud . ... Prominent on the list of nine charges was " seeking to destroy the
character of President Joseph Smith jr by falsly insinuating that he was guilty of ...
Six months pregnant , Emma Smith also defended her husband from charges of
polygamy . In a 5 September 1842 letter to Illinois governor Thomas Carlin , who
on 2 August had signed an order for Smith ' s arrest and delivery to Missouri ...
No adultery charges were mentioned during his excommunication proceedings
in April 1844 . One day previous to the Neibaur journal entry , however , Law had
filed a suit against Smith in Hancock County Circuit Court , charging the prophet ...
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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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