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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The friendship between Law and Emma Smith may have been the reason that
the prophet refused to seal Law to his wife, Jane. Hyrum Smith suggests such a
possibility as recorded in the 12 June 1844 journal of William Clayton: "Law
saying, "I have refused to give any recommendations for the performance of
plural marriages since I have been President . . . and have instructed that they
should not be solemnized." One week later, in the 27 October 1889 Salt Lake
He refused: "I must ask you to excuse me from complying with your request, both
on account of my business interests and my own positive disinclinations to do so.
" Noting that he was a subject of the Canadian government, Taylor added in his ...
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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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