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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Joseph Smith III , president of the rival Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints , in the mid - 1870s quizzed Sarah Pratt on these stories about his father . " Sister Pratt , " Smith asked , " it has been frequently ...
Elaborating on his hatred of polygamy , the young prophet attested : “ I have been told that my father taught such doctrines . I have never believed it , and never can believe it . If such this were done , then I believe they never were ...
In a revealing 1883 letter to E. L. Kelley , Joseph Smith III detailed his reason for discounting the evidence supporting his father's polygamy . “ I have been ambitious of but one thing , " he wrote : " to prove by the logic of conduct ...
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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
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