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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Because Smith had begun to practice polygamy earlier than 1843 , Mormon
leaders after his death concluded that the revelation was given as early as 1831
and merely written down on 12 July 1843 . A more reasonable explanation is that
and several others that , according to Clayton , “ Emma had so teased , and
urgently entreated him for the privilege of destroying ( the revelation ) , that he
became so weary of her teasing , and to get rid of her annoyance , he told her
she might ...
As to this pretended revelation , " the statement , as published in the 18 June
1933 Church Section of the Deseret News ... of the Church contain no such
revelation ; nor any evidence justifying a belief that any such revelation was ever
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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
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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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