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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If any person or persons within this State , being married , or who shall hereafter
marry , do at any time marry any person or persons , the former husband or wife
being alive , the person so offending shall , on conviction thereof , be punished
wording of a circular letter to be sent to all stake presidents instructing
excommunication for anyone " who advises , counsels , or entices any person to
contract a plural marriage . . . as well as those who solemnize such marriages , or
But after staying in that depressed area through one " bitter cold winter , " the
Bryants returned to Salt Lake City . Within three years , Bryant was claiming a "
visionary experience ” in which he was told " he was the right person to fulfill a
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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
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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