Mormon polygamy: a history
Signature Books, 1989 - 255 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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Johnson in turn supposedly conferred this authority on his grandson, Alma Dayer
LeBaron. As soon as his boys "could understand things," the elder LeBaron
began to tell his sons about Benjamin F. Johnson. He told them that in Salt Lake
City in the 1920s the angelic form of Johnson appeared to him and told him of the
mission he was to perform. LeBaron promised one day to pass the "authority" or "
mantle of Joseph Smith" on to the most worthy of his sons. Despite LeBaron's
[Ervil LeBaron] did solicit, request, command, encourage or intentionally aid
others to intentionally or knowingly cause the death of Rulon Gark Allred"-
murder in the first degree. The vote was eleven to one for conviction. The
decision required unanimity. After three more hours, the jury returned to the court.
The group found LeBaron guilty of the murder of Rulon Allred and guilty of
conspiring to murder his own brother, Verlan LeBaron. Many Utahns were
surprised to hear news reports ...
... Christopher, 125 LeBaron, Aaron, 207 LeBaron, Alma, 203 LeBaron, Alma D.,
203 LeBaron, Arturo, 207 LeBaron, Benjamin, 203 LeBaron, Ervil, 203-07
LeBaron, Floren, 202 LeBaron, Joel, 202-04 LeBaron, Rebecca, 205 LeBaron,
Ross, 202-04 LeBaron, Verlan, 205-07 Lee, Ann, 2 Lee, John D., 46, 50 Leeds,
Utah, 91 Lehi, Utah, 96, 118 Leviratic practices of Old Testament, 165 Lewis, Hiel
, 4 Lewis, Levi, 4 Liberal Party, 137 Liberty, Missouri, 11, 25 Lightner, Adam, 43,
48 Lightner, ...
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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
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