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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3 percent married only two wives , 21 . 2 percent married three , 6 . 7 percent
married four , and a scant 5 . 8 percent married five or more women . Although
defenders of Mormon polygamy stress that the principle was intended for
His sorrow was the more poignant because the young man had not yet married
and hence would have no kingdom in the hereafter . Reminded of the leviratic
practices of the Old Testament , George Q . Cannon spoke to his son Abraham ...
According to Gudmundsen ' s revelation , which bore remarkable similarities to
the spiritual wifery practices of Joseph Smith ' s early New York contemporaries ,
a married person often found in another mate his or her social , intellectual , and
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bibliostuff - LibraryThing
Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
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PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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