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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As a part of their doctrine , adherents advocated " spiritual wifery , " a concept nearly identical to Mormon eternal marriage , wherein " all arrangements for a life in heaven may be made on earth ... spiritual friendships may be ...
Though " spiritual wifery " in Mormon usage much later came to be equated with promiscuous intercourse or " free love , " this was evidently not the contemporary Nauvoo meaning . " Polygamy , " " spiritual wifery , " " spiritual ...
A. There was no revelation on either polygamy , or spiritual wives . There were some rumors or something of the sort , of which I asked my husband . He assured me that all there was to it was that , in a chat about plural wives , he had ...
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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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