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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Rumors circulated years later that Cowdery had authored the marriage statement
against Joseph Smith's wishes ( see Brigham Young , in Joseph F. Smith Journal
, 9 October 1869 , LDS Archives ; Stenhouse , 193 ) . If this were true , the ...
[ A ] nd no man shall know it from me ” ( Joseph Smith Collection , LDS Archives )
. Smith'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 of Latter - Day Saints : Carefully Selected from the Revelations of God .
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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