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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Emily Partridge wrote that from that day forth Emma became a bitter enemy of the
girls . “ She wanted us immediately divorced , and she seemed to think that she
only had to say the word and it was done ” ( Whitney , " Plural Marriage , " 15 ) .
O , if my husband could only love me even a little and not seem to be perfectly
indifferent to any sensation of that kind , " she wrote in her 30 September 1874
diary . “ He cannot know the craving of my nature ; he is surrounded with love on
... t handle them but let us take the consequences " ( Smoot Collection ) . Quorum
president Francis M . Lyman wrote back one week later on 15 December to
advise , “ You may feel at perfect liberty to use the resignations . . . where you
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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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