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 ...
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 ...
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 .
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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