Mormon polygamy: a history
Signature Books, 1989 - 255 Seiten
In this comprehensive survey of LDS polygamy, Van Wagoner traces the origins of the theology in Ohio, the peculiarities common to the practice in the Midwest and later Utah, and the extent of post-1890 plural marriage in Utah, Canada, and Mexico. He includes a chapter on contemporary, fundamentalist polygamy, which claims about 20,000 adherents throughout the so-called Mormon Corridor. What emerges is a fascinating and epic story.
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Thus the future church president became one of the few members of the
hierarchy who neither took a post-Manifesto plural wife nor sealed others in
plural marriages.6 Few authorized plural marriages occurred during the first three
years after ...
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 two
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
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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
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