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 truth of ( this ) , " he said , " was no small matter . Joseph bore testimony that
he had received a revelation on this principle ( plural marriage ) in Kirtland , but
the Lord told him not yet . The Angel of the Lord came to him in Nauvoo and told ...
Robinson claimed that Smith took her into a room , ' locked the door , and then
stated to her that he had had an affection for her for several years , ' and wished
that she should be his ; that the Lord was well pleased with this matter , for he
Apostle John Henry Smith remembered Young ' s counsel on this matter : "
President Young once proposed that we marry but one wife " ( Anthon H . Lund
Journal , 10 Jan . 1900 ) . 8 . Young ' s position on this matter fluctuated . Two
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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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