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 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 ...
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 the ...
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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
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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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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