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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Bennett had earlier announced in the 30 April Nauvoo Wasp that "a sham battle
will be fought between the mounted Riflemen under the immediate command of
Lieutenant General Smith, and the Invincibles under the immediate command of
Orson Pratt, widely respected among Mormons for his theological insight, was
selected to introduce the doctrine officially during a church conference on 29
August 1852. Pratt announced that he had unexpectedly been called upon to
During a special priesthood meeting on 8 April 1912, President Smith announced
that the "One Mighty and Strong to deliver as referred to in the D and C Sec. 85
has no application to the Church at present" (A. W. Ivins Journal, 8 April ...
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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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