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 the ... 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 . 5 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 ; that she
must lay ...
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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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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