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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Whenever he deemed it appropriate he could release a woman from her earthly
marriage and seal her to himself or to another with no stigma of adultery . This
thinking is similar , in part , to the revolutionary “ spiritual wifery " philosophy of ...
He also said that there was No law in Heaven or on Earth that would Compel a
woman to stay with a man either in time or Eternity . " When asked what would
happen if a woman did not wish to go with a high priest who claimed her , Young
He suggested in an 1861 address that " when a woman becomes alienated in
her feelings and affections from her husband , it is his duty to give her a bill and
set her free . " In an unusual moral definition , he declared it " would be
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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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