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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William Clayton , in an 1874 affidavit , reported that Hyrum had asked Joseph on
12 July 1843 , “ If you will write the revelation on celestial marriage , I will take it
and read it to Emma , and I believe I can convince her of its truth , and you will ...
Perhaps Smith thought Emma had her eye on William Clayton . On 29 May
Clayton wrote in his diary that Smith asked him “ if I had used any familiarity with
E [ mma ) . I told him by no means & explained to his satisfaction . ” Considerable
Apparently Emma had uncovered additional evidence that the prophet had taken
other women to wife without her knowledge . While Emma was on a trip to Saint
Louis , Lucy Walker , a seventeen - year - old “ dining room girl ” living in the ...
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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