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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It was removed in 1876, replaced with a revelation on "celestial marriage" (D&C
132) which had been revealed to Joseph Smith on 12 July 1843, but not
accepted by the Saints until 1852. An additional reason the 1835 marriage
[A]nd no man shall know it from me" (Joseph Smith Collection, LDS Archives).
7Smith's interest in Nancy Rigdon had apparently been noticed by her father
during the Kirtland years. Clark Braden testified in a court case that a "bitter
Smith, Joseph, Jr. Collection. LDS Archives. , Oliver Cowdery, Sidney Rigdon,
Frederick G. Williams, comps. Doctrine and Covenants of the Church of Jesus
Christ ofLatter-Day Saints: Carefully Selected from the Revelations of God.
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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