Mormon polygamy: a history
Signature Books, 1989 - 255 Seiten
In this comprehensive survey of LDS polygamy, Van Wagoner traces the origins of the theology in Ohio, the peculiarities common to the practice in the Midwest and later Utah, and the extent of post-1890 plural marriage in Utah, Canada, and Mexico. He includes a chapter on contemporary, fundamentalist polygamy, which claims about 20,000 adherents throughout the so-called Mormon Corridor. What emerges is a fascinating and epic story.
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But Haven, like most Saints, rejected this logic: "I cannot believe that Joseph will
ever sanction such a doctrine" (Mulder and Mortensen 1967, 126). Those
uninitiated into the inner circles of the church had good reason to feel as
That Joseph Smith would acknowledge publicly that he had taught and practised
the doctrine of plurality of wives, that he brought a revelation supporting the
doctrine, and that he should own the whole system (revelation and all) to be from
Brigham Young conceded in 1866 that "Joseph was worn out with it, but as to his
denying any such thing I never knew that he denied the doctrine of polygamy.
Some have said that he did, but I do not believe he ever did" (Unpublished ...
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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
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