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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In a retrospective newspaper account months later, Martha Brotherton, a young
Nauvoo woman, reported that during the same week the debates were held she
was privately approached by Brigham Young and asked "were it lawful and right
8 Nancy showed Smith's letter to her father and told him of the incident at the
Hyde residence. Rigdon demanded an audience with Smith. George W.
Robinson reported that when Smith came to Rigdon's home, the enraged father
asked for an ...
Either he could respect his wife's wishes and remain monogamous, or he could,
as Joseph Smith did, ignore her objections and take plural wives without her
consent.5 Kimball Young reported an account of a Mormon elder in St. George
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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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