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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Few people took his leadership claims seriously ; he never attained a large
following . ... 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
Clark claimed to receive revelations and on one occasion reported that a " voice
from heaven ( told ) him that he was the most literal descendant of Jesus Christ
living on the earth . ” In addition , members of his organization put Clark forth as ...
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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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
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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
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PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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