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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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 . " William Clayton ' s 16 July ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bibliostuff - LibraryThing
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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