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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When he asked her if she would burn a private letter he wanted to send to her , Emily replied that she could not accept it from him . But she reconsidered . On 4 March 1843 Smith sent a " friend to plurality , ” Mrs. Elizabeth Durfee ...
Joseph H. Jackson , a non - Mormon opportunist who gained the confidence of Smith in Nauvoo , recorded in an 1844 expose of Mormonism : “ Emma wanted Law for a spiritual husband " because Joseph “ had so many spiritual wives ...
Later that evening when the two were engaged in private discussion , Young told him that " he wanted me to get all the wives I wanted , and it was his council that I should do so " ( Kunz , 87 ) . Though the Mormons were living in ...
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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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