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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Brigham and Zina's only child clarified the incident further: "President Young told
Zina D. if she would marry him she would be in a higher glory" (Firmage, 15).
Brigham himself provided the clearest insight into this situation in an 8 October ...
Brigham Young, as reported by Wilford Woodruff, prayed "daily that the Lord will
take away the reigns of government of the wicked rulers & put it into the hands of
wise good [men]." In addition to dramatically reducing the size of Utah territory on
Master's thesis, Brigham Young University, 1963. Wyl, Wilhelm. Mormon Portraits,
or the Truth About the Mormon Leaders, 1830-1886. Salt Lake City: Tribune
Printing and Publishing, 1886. Young, Ann Eliza. Wife Number 19; or, The Story
of a ...
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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