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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Prescindia's sister, Zina D. Huntington, lived in the Smith home. Henry B. Jacobs
married the twenty-year-old Zina in March 1841. According to family records,
when the Jacobs asked Smith why he had not honored them by performing their
Though his health returned, his spirits remained low. On 27 August 1847 his
missionary companion and brother-in-law, Oliver Huntington, received a letter
from his wife informing the two missionaries that "Zina had gone to Salt Lake City
to live ...
In the 1876 women's mass meeting Zina proclaimed, "The principle of plural
marriage is honorable. It is a principle of the gods, it is heaven born. God
revealed it to us as a saving principle; we have accepted it as such, and we know
it is of him ...
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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
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Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen
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