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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The small group of friends and church leaders Smith entrusted with his secret
teachings continued the practice after his violent martyrdom in 1844 . Under the
leadership of Brigham Young , they formed the 1847 nucleus of the colonization
Prescindia Huntington married Norman Buell in 1827 and had two sons by him
before accepting Mormonism in 1836 . She was sealed to Smith by her brother
Dimick on 11 December 1841 , though she continued to live with Buell until ...
The Mormon population in Mexico continued to grow . In less than a decade
more than three thousand Saints had estabished eight polygamous colonies in
Mexico - six in Chihuahua and two in Sonora . Though polygamy was outlawed
by the ...
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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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