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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P . M . took Alice L [ ongstrot ] h by the [ hand ) of our own free will and avow
mutually acknowledge each other husband & wife , in a covenant not to be
broken in time or Eternity for time & for all Eternity , to all intents & purposes as
though the ...
The couple thus clarified the " object a man has in getting more than one wife " : "
He is to be promoted through all eternity , according to this theory , by his
posterity , which are the subjects of his dominion ; and of course the more wives ,
The new revelation called for the restoration of biblical polygamy , integrated
within the framework of sealing for time and eternity . All marriages not sealed by
the power of the priesthood were " of no efficacy , virtue , or force in and after 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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