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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Statements that Smith and other church leaders subsequently made , as well as the fact that Smith performed marriages using the ceremony canonized in the 1835 declaration , argue for his approval of the statement .
“ To save family trouble , ” Emily added in an 1887 account of the matter , " Brother Joseph thought it best to have another ceremony performed . Accordingly on the 11th of May , 1843 , we were sealed to Joseph Smith a second time ...
He was convinced that maintaining church temples , where ordinances for the living and the dead could be performed , was “ more important than continuing the practice of plural 147 INTERPRETING WOODRUFF.
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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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