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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12 August 1843 meeting of the Nauvoo High Council , Dunbar Wilson " made inquiry in relation to the subject of a plurality of wives , as there were rumors about respecting it , and he was satisfied there was something in those remarks ...
The group issued a prospectus for an opposition newspaper , The Nauvoo Expositor , 10 May 1844. Nauvoo citizens were forewarned that the paper would advocate repeal of the Nauvoo Charter , " foster religious tolerance and freedom of ...
... California , 215 Nauvoo , Illinois , 15-79 , 166 , 212 , 230 Nauvoo Agricultural and Manufacturing Association , 15-16 Nauvoo Charter , 65 Nauvoo City Council , 21 , 41 , 66 Nauvoo Expositor , 65-69 , 71 , 234 Nauvoo High Council ...
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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