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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Excommunicated in 1973 for his outspoken views on polygamy , the charismatic
Joseph began collecting wives and formed his own polygamous church , the
Church of Jesus Christ in Solemn Assembly . Less flamboyant and more typical
Scores of federal officials were brought into the territory to conduct " cohab hunts ,
" and bounties were offered for information leading to the arrest of polygamists .
Mormons not wishing to give up their plural wives and children faced dismal ...
The pardoned polygamists were expected to live " only with their legal wives , in
homes separate from those occupied by their plural spouses and the children . "
They had to “ make a sincere effort to support the other women and the scores of
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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
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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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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