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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Yet Smith went a step farther than either Swedenborg or the Perfectionists by
advocating what he termed "celestial marriage" -a mixture of eternal marriage
and polygamy. Mary Elizabeth Rollins, married to non-Mormon Adam Lightner
A more reasonable explanation is that while Smith may have justified biblical
polygamy at an early period in his life, the revelation on celestial marriage was a
document contemporary to 12 July 1843. Smith's journal entry for the day
Morris, J. H. C. "The Recognition of Polygamous Marriages in English Law."
Harvard Law Review 66 (April 1953): ... LDS Archives. , ed. The New and
Everlasting Covenant of Marriage an Interpretation of Celestial Marriage, Plural
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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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