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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One would think these brethren had rehearsed their pieces ” ( Joseph Musser
Journal , 22 July 1909 ) . But some spoke their mind . The bishop of the
Grantsville ( Utah ) Ward , for example , argued that “ no matter what policy the
church may ...
Writing in his 19 October 1843 journal , Clayton noted that when Emma Smith
found out that his plural wife ( sealed to him by Joseph Smith ) was pregnant ,
she was very upset . Joseph told him to “ keep her at home and brook it and if
Journal . LDS Archives . Edmunds , George F . “ Political Aspects of Mormonism .
” Harper ' s Magazine 64 ( January 1882 ) : 285 - 86 . Ehat , Andrew F . , and
Lyndon Cook . The Words of Joseph Smith . Provo , Utah : Religious Studies
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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