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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In a retrospective newspaper account months later , Martha Brotherton , a young Nauvoo woman , reported that during the same week the debates were held she was privately approached by Brigham Young and asked " were it lawful and right ...
“ You need have no such fear , " Sarah is reported to have replied , “ your father was never guilty of ... There is no truth in the reports that have been circulated about him in this regard " ( Anderson and Hulmes 1952 , 69-71 ) .
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 ...
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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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