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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It was not unusual for Smith to encourage his polyandrous wives to remain with their legal husbands . Joseph Kingsbury wrote that he served as a surrogate husband for the prophet : “ I according to Pres [ ident ) .
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 Joseph ...
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 ...
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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
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