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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Disciples of revivalist preachers Erasmus Stone , Hiram Sheldon , and Jarvis
Rider claimed they were perfect and could no longer sin . They became known
as “ Perfectionists . " As a part of their doctrine , adherents advocated " spiritual
... a background similar to Joseph Smith ' s own . Though never a member of the
Mormon hierarchy , the resourceful Strang claimed himself Smith ' s successor on
the strength of a 9 June 1844 letter he said he had received from the prophet .
Benjamin , the oldest , claimed in 1933 that his father had given him the " mantle .
” Within two years he began proclaiming that he was the “ One Mighty and Strong
" who would “ set the house of god in order " and reconcile the Mormon church ...
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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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