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 small group of friends and church leaders Smith entrusted with his secret
teachings continued the practice after his violent martyrdom in 1844 . Under the
leadership of Brigham Young , they formed the 1847 nucleus of the colonization
Some have admitted that Joseph Smith became involved in polygamy but later
tried to disentangle himself from the practice . Brigham Young conceded in 1866
that “ Joseph was worn out with it , but as to his denying any such thing I never ...
In a 29 April 1905 letter to Sidney Rigdon ' s son John , Joseph clarified his
position : “ Whether my father was or was not the one through whom the practice
was introduced into the church and was or was not guilty of practicing it , both the
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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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