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 ...
This position paper was approved by the other members of the First Presidency
and issued as an " Official Statement . " " As to this pretended revelation , " the
statement , as published in the 18 June 1933 Church Section of the Deseret
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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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