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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Evidently it was at this time that Smith explained to Hyrum the full meaning of "
celestial marriage . " Hyrum ' s first wife , Jerusha Barden , had died on 13
October 1837 . Smith explained : " You can have her sealed to you upon the
In a 3 February 1888 letter to her husband , Martha Cannon explained that had
she not believed living in plural marriage would have enabled her to " associate
with the elect in eternity , " she would " undoubtedly have given plural marriage a
President Woodruff explained that because of the agreement entered into by the
Manifesto , no more plural marriages would be solemnized in the United States
and suggested that Allred go where polygamy could be practiced without ...
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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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