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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The reality of her husband ' s polygamous relations undoubtedly evoked painful
memories for Emma . It may be that she refused to give tongue to memory simply
because she could not face the shadows of the past . Emma , like her son ...
Government pressure to stamp out polygamy and a too - often - absent husband
made Martha ' s marriage less than enviable . Forced to leave Salt Lake
frequently to prevent her husband ' s arrest for practicing polygamy , she
described her ...
Women who were not overly fond of their husbands in a romantic sense seemed
to make the easiest adjustment to the ... there were strong proscriptions against
the development of very strong emotional bonds between spouses ; husband
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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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