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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Mormons have not given the 1835 marriage statement the attention deserved by
its pivotal historical significance. The neglect is understandable: the section is no
longer in Mormon scripture. When the church officially announced its polygamy ...
Though the 1904 Manifesto sought and obtained Mormon confirmation of
President Smith's statements before the Smoot hearings, most Saints knew little
of the covert post-Manifesto polygamy that church leaders had been supporting.
This position paper was approved by the other members of the First Presidency
and issued as an "Official Statement." "As to this pretended revelation," the
statement, as published in the 18 June 1933 Church Section of the Deseret News
, read ...
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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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