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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3 Prescindia Huntington married Norman Buell in 1827 and had two sons by him
before accepting Mormonism in 1836. She was sealed to Smith by her brother
Dimick on 11 December 1841, though she continued to live with Buell until 1846,
Apostle Matthias F. Cowley related in 1911: "President Cannon told me he had
the authority from President Woodruff and Brother Joseph F. Smith told me on two
occasions that Brother Cannon had the authority and Brother Woodruff didn't ...
Reminded of the leviratic practices of the Old Testament, George Q. Cannon
spoke to his son Abraham about "taking some good girl and raising up seed by
her for my brother David. ... He told me to think the matter over, and speak to 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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