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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There is but one principle taught by the leaders of any faction of this people that I
hold in utter abhorrence , " he announced ; “ that is a principle taught by Brigham
Young and those believing in him . ” Elaborating on his hatred of polygamy , the ...
The principle of Celestial Marriage was considered the capstone of the Mormon
religion . Only by practicing it would the highest exaltation in the Celestial
Kingdom of God be obtained " ( Tanner 1976 , 1 - 2 ) . Despite constant
exhortation from ...
Phebe Woodruff , first wife of Apostle Wilford Woodruff , also shared the
ambivalent feelings of Mormon women in polygamy . Called upon to defend the
principle in a mass meeting of Mormon women , Phebe bore testimony that " If I
am proud ...
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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
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PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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