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 law , enacted 12 February 1833 , read : " Bigamy consists in the having of two wives or two husbands at one and ... Helen Mar Kimball Whitney , another plural wife to Smith , added that in Nauvoo “ spiritual wife was the title by ...
Either he could respect his wife's wishes and remain monogamous , or he could , as Joseph Smith did , ignore her objections and take plural wives without her consent . Kimball Young reported an account of a Mormon elder in St. George ...
Vilate Kimball , first wife of Heber C. Kimball , also recognized the value of romantic distance in a plural marriage . Counseling an unhappy plural wife , she advised the woman that " her comfort must be wholly in her children ...
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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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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