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 formed , and ...
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 marriage , " and ...
What of spiritual wifery ? 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
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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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