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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One THE " RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS ' ' Joseph Smith , Jr. , the charismatic founder of Mormonism , emerged from the ferment of Jacksonian America during a time when religion was regaining its hold over American life , when abolitionist ...
If Bennett had not moved ahead so fast all would have been well now , as I look at things with them . " And Smith may have been commenting on this very point when Erastus Snow heard him say at the time , “ many of the Elders were doing ...
His 21 May 1843 diary , for example , records a public address in which he said , “ We have no claim in our eternal comfort in relation to Eternal things unless our actions & contracts & all things tend to this end .
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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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