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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9 Furthermore, Smith's nephew, Joseph F. Smith, declared in an 1878 Salt Lake
City speech that "when the revelation was written, in 1843, it was for a special
purpose, ... One of the personalities mentioned in the revelation is Emma Smith.
She was sealed to Joseph Smith for eternity and to Brigham Young for time on 14
January 1846. She died in Salt Lake City four years later on 15 May 1850. "
Joseph Smith to Emma Smith, 20 January 1840 (Jessee 1984, 454). See also ...
This late 1841 incident appears to be the reason for Smith's abrupt release of
Ebenezer Robinson as Times and Seasons editor. Respecting Emma's use of the
Relief Society to curtail polygamy, Emily P. Young noted: "She took occasion from
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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