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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In addition he later reportedly sought permission from President Joseph F. Smith to marry Fanny Woolley as a post ... Many church members who continued to believe that plural marriage was essential to their exaltation approached ...
attained they hoped plural marriage could again be openly practiced under lenient or amended state laws . Apostle John Henry Smith discussed this in a 3 April 1888 letter to his cousin , Joseph F. Smith . “ It looks to me , " he wrote ...
Several prominent Salt Lake and Davis County patriarchs were also excommunicated for holding these views and for performing plural marriages . When he received word of the patriarchs ' involvement , President Smith issued another church ...
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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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