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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Smith himself felt that he had done little to further Smoot's chances for being
permanently seated. After the church president's 22 March 1904 testimony,
Smoot's secretary Carl Badger recorded in his diary that Smith said over and over
On Sunday, April 7, President Smith did indeed present a "Second Manifesto" to
the Saints for their sustaining vote. "Inasmuch as there are numerous reports in
circulation that plural marriages have been entered into contrary to the official ...
This expanded account details a visit to Taylor not only from Joseph Smith but
from Jesus Christ as well. ... Such claims became a serious enough concern
during President Joseph F. Smith's administration that the First Presidency
published a ...
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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
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