Mormon Polygamy: A History
Signature Books, 1986 - 307 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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Addressing the Saints on 25 August , he admonished the Twelve and others to “ support the character of the Prophet , the Lord's anointed . ” He lashed out at “ O [ rson ) Pratt and others of the same class ( who ) caused trouble by ...
Apostle Heber J. Grant noted in his 12 August 1887 diary that “ President Cannon stated that the parties with whom they were negotiating could secure . . . the leading papers of New York and other cities , to write articles in favor of ...
An additional reason the 1835 marriage statement receives little attention despite its dignified status as the present law of the church is that Joseph Smith was not present during the 17 August general assembly which voted on the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - wickenden - LibraryThing
Van Wagoner writes a compelling account of early Mormon polygamy. A fascinating look at how one modern American religion's culture evolved from it's beginnings with in the mid-1800's until it's ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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