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 ...
Erasmus Stone , a prominent Perfectionist leader , taught that " all arrangements
for a life in heaven may be made on earth ; that spiritual friendships may be
formed , and spiritual bonds contracted , valid for eternity ” ( Ellis 1870 ) . In many
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 ,
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - wickenden - LibraryThing
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
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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