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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On 18 June the prophet spoke “ his mind concerning the iniquity & wickedness of Gen. John Cook Bennet , & exposed him before the public ” ( Kenney 2 [ 18 June 1842 ] : 179 ) . Bennett , who may have thought his difficulties with the ...
enough difficulties that the prophet was cited in the 17 June 1844 Nauvoo Neighbor Extra as blaming " all the sorrow he ever had in his family ” upon “ the influence of Wm Law . ” The friendship between Law and Emma Smith may have been ...
On 21 June , Governor Ford sent a letter to the mayor and city council asking for statements from “ well - informed and discreet persons , who will be capable of laying before me your version of the matter , " and requesting that the ...
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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