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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was "more important than continuing the practice of plural marriage for the
present" (Marriner Wood Merrill Diary, 6 Oct. 1890). Mormons had long been
taught that Joseph Smith established the "Kingdom of God" to prepare for the
They were given a letter from Cannon to President Anthony W. Ivins of the Juarez
Mexico Stake and were subsequently married by him in Mexico (Proceedings 4:
11). A handful of plural marriages performed in Mexico were apparently ...
Thus the future church president became one of the few members of the
hierarchy who neither took a post-Manifesto plural wife nor sealed others in
plural marriages.6 Few authorized plural marriages occurred during the first three
years after ...
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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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