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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... that he came out in rebellion against Joseph, refusing to believe his testimony
or obey his counsel." When Pratt insisted "he would believe his wife in preference
to the Prophet," according to Young, "Joseph told him if he did believe his wife ...
But Smith was disinclined to believe any evidence connecting his father with
polygamy. In her account of the visit Sarah said: "I saw that he was not inclined to
believe the truth about his father, so I said to him: "You pretend to have
I have never believed it, and never can believe it. If such things were done, then I
believe they never were of Divine authority. I believe my father was a good man,
and a good man never could have promulgated such doctrines" (Tullidge 1880, ...
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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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