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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has been Dr. Bennett's wish that his wife should get a bill of divorcement, but as
yet she has not" (TS 3 [1 July 1842]: 842). This report did not prevent the prophet
from appointing Bennett assistant president to the church in early April 1841 .
3 To complicate matters further for the Pratts, Bennett's 15 July letter urged Sarah
to come forth and confirm the details of Smith's polyandrous proposals to her. As
may have been his custom during personal turmoil, Orson Pratt sought solitude.
On 12 July 1843, after Hyrum returned from being rebuked by Emma, the
revelation was read to several other church leaders. Towards evening Bishop
Newel K. Whitney asked Joseph if he could make a copy of the document.
William Clayton ...
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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