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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... plural wives in February 1842 while Hyde was on a mission to Palestine (
Quinn, "Prayer Circles," 88). Mrs. Hyde evidently first became linked with Smith's
secretary, Apostle Willard Richards, whose wife was in Massachusetts. Ebenezer
Afterwards George Reynolds incorporated the document into a telegram -the
published version of the Wilford Woodruff Manifesto (Quinn 1985, 44-45). 2.
George F. Richards later became a member of this committee and served as its
Quinn has noted that in 1887 John W. Taylor gave President Wilford Woodruff a
collection of John Taylor articles, including the 1886 revelation, which was
eventually deposited in the Joseph F. Smith Collection in LDS Church Archives.
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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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