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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Eliza Roxcy Snow, "Zion's Poetess," had been living in the Smith home since 14
August 1842. Her sealing to Smith two months earlier on 29 June had been kept
secret from Emma. Apparently Emma later found out about the relationship, ...
While Emma was on a trip to St. Louis, Lucy Walker, a seventeen-year-old "dining
room girl" living in the Smith home, had been sealed to Smith by William Clayton
on 1 May 1843. 11 The next morning, prior to Emma's afternoon arrival at the ...
Woodruff saying that the Manifesto would never apply to our living with our wives,
and he would see them damned and in hell before he would agree to cease
living with his wives or advise any other person to do so." Grant personally felt "
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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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