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 ...
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 - 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