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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An additional reason the 1835 marriage statement receives little attention despite
its dignified status as the present law of the church is that Joseph Smith was not
present during the 17 August general assembly which voted on the measure .
( 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
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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