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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She said he told her that "the heads of the Church practiced such conduct & that
the time would come when men would have more wives than one." Hills was
excommunicated, as was Higbee. Despite Catherine Warren's testimony
wording of a circular letter to be sent to all stake presidents instructing
excommunication for anyone "who advises, counsels, or entices any person to
contract a plural marriage ... as well as those who solemnize such marriages, or
those who ...
All cultists who have held membership in the L.D.S. Church have been
excommunicated by the Church, some of them, as Joseph Musser, the ring-
leader, having been excommunicated many years ago. 3. The Church has
actively assisted ...
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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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