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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Like most polygamists with Mormon roots , Potter viewed the Utah law as
unconstitutional , an interference with his First Amendment rights . In early
October 1985 , however , the United States Supreme Court declined to y review
Potter ' s ...
McGee and his wife , Maria , a couple who participated in sacred temple rites and
later wrote about the experience , viewed the ceremonies as " the
commencement of the Law of god , and the laws of the land are no more binding
on us ; all our ...
The average age of third wives was nineteen as were fourth wives whose
husbands by then were between thirty - six and forty - five ( Embry 1987 , 34 - 35 )
. Though polygamous families were always a minority , most Mormons viewed
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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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