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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Rigdon demanded an audience with Smith . George W . Robinson reported that
when Smith came to Rigdon ' s home , the enraged father asked for an
explanation . The prophet " attempted to deny it at first , ” Robinson said , “ and
face her ...
Rigdon stressed secrecy : “ Say not a word to any person living but to Hiram only
. ( A ] nd no man shall know it from me " ( Joseph Smith Collection , LDS Archives
) . Smith ' s interest in Nancy Rigdon had apparently been noticed by her father ...
Brotherton a " mean harlot , ” and Nancy Rigdon suffered the same treatment
after she opposed Smith ' s polygamous proposals . Stephen Markham , a close
friend of Smith , certified in the 31 August 1842 “ Affidavits ” that he saw Nancy ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bibliostuff - LibraryThing
Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen